GO TEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com Conference

After much press, the 2009 GOTEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com conference is here! Starting Saturday, August 15th, the conference will include 3 seminars focusing on trends in Texas wine, the distinctive grapes that Texans are using to make those wines, and how consumers can work to get more regional wines in stores and restaurants. The final event includesRead more

Texas Goes Local!

Established in January 2008, the state of Texas will hold their 2nd annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up event from September 28th through October 2nd. The annual event promotes restaurant owners and chefs dedicated to serving fresh, local ingredients and pouring great Texas wines. During the week long event, consumers around the state will be encouragedRead more

Maynard James Keenan and Arizona Wines

Join Arizona Winemaker Eric Glomski and Maynard James Keenan, the lead singer and co-founder of international recording acts TOOL, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, as they sign bottles from their local wineries, Caduceus Cellars, Merkin Vineyards, and Arizona Stronghold. Details June 12, 4:30 – 7:30PM Whole Foods 8003 Turkey Lake Road Phillips Crossing Orlando, FLRead more

Bottleshock!

In continuation of the blind tasting events held two weekends ago (see my earlier post), the finale included one of my favorite red grape varieties, Cabernet Franc. An up and coming variety, especially on the East Coast, Cabernet Franc continues to receive praise from wine writers and awards at competitions. In similar fashion to theRead more

GO TEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com Conference

DrinkLocalWine.com will hold its first-ever conference and tasting on Aug. 15 in Dallas. Called the GO TEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com Conference, the event will focus on Texas wine, featuring some of the state’s best wines, top winemakers, and leading growers. The conference follows the success of the Web site’s Regional Wine Week last fall, in which moreRead more