Category: Wine Industry

Texas Wine as a Family Affair
Texas Wine as a Family Affair October has been officially designed as Texas Wine Month by the Texas Department of Agriculture. The vast majority of Texas wineries are “Mom and [...]
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KNOWING WHEN TO PICK GRAPES
KNOWING WHEN TO PICK GRAPES The grapes are coming into the wineries along the Gulf Coast and the Texas Hill Country. Vineyards across the country are also starting to bring [...]
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THE CULMINATION OF 20 YEARS OF WINE IN THE WOODLANDS
THE CULMINATION OF 20 YEARS OF WINE IN THE WOODLANDS This weekend ends the 20th year for WINE AND FOOD WEEK IN THE WOODLANDS with huge celebrations. This week of [...]
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BOTTLE LANGUAGE
BOTTLE LANGUAGE Tradition has established three basic bottle styles for “still wines” which normally exemplify the characteristics of the wines in them. Those three basic bottle shapes have the same [...]
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BOTTLE LANGUAGE OF WINE
BOTTLE LANGUAGE OF WINE Wine bottles tell you a lot about its contents. In the past, heavy bottles usually denoted high quality wine. That was before sustainability percolated into the [...]
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FIGHTING FOR RECOGNITION OF TEXAS WINES
FIGHTING FOR RECOGNITION OF TEXAS WINES It was 186 years ago that Texas won its independence from a Dictator. In fact, Texas was the seventh Revolt against Santa Anna. Texas [...]
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Wine Events for your Spring Enjoyment
WINE EVENTS FOR YOUR SPRING ENJOYMENT The weather has been awesome in our part of Texas with wild flowers erupting across our greening environment. Spring is also a great time [...]
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Texas Wine Industry is Huge
TEXAS WINE INDUSTRY IS HUGE The Texas Wine Industry has evolved into a major economic component of the Texas economy. It was 43 years after Prohibition ended that Texas got [...]
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International Woman Winemaker is Today
INTERNATIONAL WOMAN WINEMAKER’S DAY IS TODAY Today is International Woman Winemaker’s Day. Women have been involved in the Texas Wine Industry since the 1970’s. One of the women pioneers in [...]
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Grapes that Go into Wines
GRAPES THAT GO INTO WINES I am amazed at the staggering number of varieties of grapes there are in this world that are used. By last count, there are over [...]
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