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4 Blend reserve – 2005; Sister Creek Vineyards; Sisterdale, Texas

Can you just say delicious? Sister Creek is one of those wineries that always produce consistently good quality red blends. The Cabernet four blend reserve is no exception.  79 more words


Graciano - 2012; Alamosa Wine Cellars; Bend, Texas

This is a great successor to the 2010 vintage. It has a beautiful nose and is not too dry. For the 2012 wine, you’ll note subtle peppery and smoky flavors along with hints of black cherries and a bit of a cocoa to round out the flavor profile. 126 more words


La Palèrna

A Roman Farm in Umbria

When I was researching for Sustenance, my book about agriculture in the Upper Tiber Valley, I became fascinated with the writings of the Roman lawyer, Pliny the Younger. 558 more words


Viognier – 2008; Brennan Vineyards; Comanche, Texas

Just one look at this rich yellow hued white wine and you know you’re in for a special treat.  This nicely aged un-oaked Viognier has buttery and apricot notes and a smooth body. 75 more words


Try something new! Sel Wine

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word wine? For me grapes is the word. Be it red or white grapes, most of us think its the only type of fruits that can make wine, at least that’s what I thought. 246 more words


Palette – 2010; Alamosa Wine Cellars; Bend, Texas

Introduce your taste buds to some fine Rhone style wines from Texas. This blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache, and Cinsaut is what it’s all about in fine Texas wines.  126 more words


Something to Wine About.

We all love our wines, be it red, white, sparkling or rose. I prefer red, maybe it’s just that my mouth palette appreciates it more. 361 more words