Category: Reviews

2006 Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Polenta and Meat Sauce paired with Ruffino Chianti Classico

I make no claims to the authenticity of this as a classic Italian dish, but I will state with conviction that is it is delicious and tastes pretty Italian to me. The meat melts in your mouth and the polenta ...

Somewhere Over the Rhine: Riesling

Toledo, Ohio is know for a number of things: The Toledo Mud Hens and Tony Packo's, being two. What many may not know, is that Toledo is home to an amazing collection of art glass housed in the Toledo Museum ...

Kismet and the Most AMAZING Texas Wine

Back when we were working on the same litigation project, my friend Joycelyn and I sometimes talked about wine. One day we were talking and she casually mentioned that she "knew a guy that grew wine grapes." Well not just ...

It’s Old vs. New Guard at First Houston Wine Conference

Last weekend nearly 200 wine lovers parked their cars along the narrow streets in Houston's Museum District and stepped inside the historic Milford House to sample wine and food at the first Houston Wine Conference. Hosted in the Italian Cultural ...

Hahn Estates Cabernet Franc 2006

When most people think about Cabernet Franc, if it even does cross their mind at all, they think about it as a grape to be blended, usually with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The reason for this is that it does ...

Finally!

Massive wardrobe of cowboy clothes Top of my head to the tip of my toes Ah you look so good in my hat with fringe on it So put on my boots mmm doggone it - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmy Vaughan, Good Texan In ...

When the Judge calls do you tell him you’re drinking?

While we were in Napa after the Wine Blogger Conference in July, I got a text message from a Houston criminal defense attorney. No it wasn't about something I did. Well in a round about way I guess it was. I think ...

Another Wine Blog Does Dallas!

Most Saturday afternoons you'll find us in Houston, enjoying Tintos tapas and tastings with a group called the Urban Wineauxs. As defined by the groups' creator Iris Allen: an Urban Wineaux is "A wine connoisseur who consumes large quantities of ...

Guest Post: Napa Valley for Kids What to Do (And Not Do)

A friend I met at the MOM2.0 Summit last February in Houston, writes a blog about her family's travel adventures. The Founder & Managing Editor of MOMocrats where I occasionally guest blog, Glennia describes her personal blog as that of ...