What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last but not least – red wine.
I recently spent an afternoon with Chris Benziger touring his family’s beautiful vineyards. The Benzigers are not only farming their grapes organically but also biodynamically.
Celebrate summer with these ‘farm-to-bar’ fresh cocktails from the Westin La Cantera. The newly redesigned Gantry Bar is a beautiful place to enjoy the many colors…and flavors of summer. Situated next to the Lost Quarry Pools, enjoy them pool side…or make them at home. The recipes are below. Click here to see ‘Mixologist’ Robert Millican […]
Summer was made for salads like this! These colorful fruit cups are fun and delicious.
If you’re feeling a little ‘under the weather’…you might want to sip on this! It’s called ‘Dr. B’s Cure’…packed with anti-oxidants, vitamin b and fresh fruit and it’s from Zinc Wine Bar.
The good news for wine drinkers is that prices have never been more competitive—especially in the higher priced wines. By higher priced, I mean $30 and above. Those wines are moving more slowly, hence, the good old law of supply and demand kicks in. Watch for sales and compare prices. That Quintessa that sells for […]
The 100 degrees temperatures are getting old aren’t they? I’ m working on reorganizing my recipe section on the website (it grew so fast it’s out of control – a good problem to have). As I scrolled through the recipes I started looking for something that would be good in these Amazon-like conditions. I found […]
This Go Texan WineCast episode features Pat Brennan of Brennan Vineyards in Comanche, Texas discussing Viognier, one of Texas’ signature white grapes.
It’s busy, incredibly crowded but a lot of fun. Anxiety, excitement and a wonderful rich grape aroma fill the air as wine makers all over the valley begin the mammoth task of harvesting their grapes. What a fun time to be in wine country! When you go, you’ll see that it’s a scientific process that’s […]