TasteLive Finger Lakes Pinot Noirs

I participated in my first TasteLive event this past week with a small group of friends in downtown Orlando. The event, a tasting of Finger Lakes Pinot Noirs was coordinated and hosted by Lenn Thompson, founder and chief editor of the popular New York Cork Report, in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Wine Country TourismRead more

DrinkLocalWine.com Conference Day 1

Day 1 of the GOTEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com Conference is in the books, with today’s action including a series of seminars focused on the Texas wine industry, capped off with the Texas Twitter Taste-Off! I’m watching the action from afar leveraging such technologies as TweetDeck and Twitter Search (hash tag #DLW09). Russ Kane, who will be moderatingRead more


The Texas Department of Agriculture is launching a new online video series called the GO TEXAN WineCast available via YouTube. The inaugural six episodes introduce the Texas wine industry and feature some of Texas’ distinctive grapes in three- to five-minute episodes. In the WineCast, Tanji Patton, longtime Texas broadcast journalist and host of goodtastewithtanji.com, speaksRead more