Texas vintners held their own at the competition, which included more than 3,200 entrants.
Texas-based Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fans looking for a safe-bet in their pursuit of quality wines from California should consider an upcoming Houston wine tasting event on Monday, March 30 from non-profit organization In Pursuit of Balance (IPOB). Founded in 2011 by Rajat Parr of Domaine de la Côte
TEXSOM, the nation's largest wine education conference, celebrated its ten-year anniverary, and Joelle Cousins, who works at Austin's Red Room Lounge, was named the best Texas sommelier in 2014, the sixth time an Austinite has taken home the honor.
"I don't know if it was the vintage, the vine age or the winemaking confidence, but that was a particularly motivating flight."