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Seghesio: Still a Family Winery

It was raining when I arrived at the vast Seghesio Family Vineyards’ facilities for a harvest time tour. Unlike Texas that would have welcomed it after a drought that wrought mass brush fires searing a swath through the Lone Star State culminating with a firestorm known as the Bastrop County Complex Fire, the early California rain was not invited. The particular Texas hell storm that engulfed Bastrop had, by September 30, destroyed 1,645 homes, burned 34,068 […]

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TasteLive: Wine & Chocolate Fantasy

We start the TasteLive New Year with a celebration of wine and chocolate. We will be joining the folks at TasteLive and some of our fellow wine bloggers on Thursday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m. Central (6:00 p.m. Pacific and 9:00 p.m. Eastern) to pair three varying levels of chocolate with Rodney Strong wines. We will taste three wines; Rodney Strong 2009 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Knotty Pines Zinfandel and A True Gentleman’s Port. Rod […]

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New Year’s Resolutions? No thank you, none for me.

I’m not a big fan of making New Year’s Resolutions. As a former, and hopefully future, gym rat, I have had a front row seat to observe how effective they are. The first week of the year is a horrible time to go to the gym. There are guys sitting all over the equipment, chatting as they “rest” from having done some ineffective workout consisting mostly of isolation exercises to muscles that don’t much matter […]

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