Join us at Wine Enthusiast’s Red-and-White Bash April 3rd in Houston

Would you like to sample over 70 different wines next Thursday evening in Downtown Houston with live music and food by some great Houston restaurants? Join Another Wine Blog as we taste 90+ rated wines at the Wine Enthusiast Red-and-White Bash, April 3rd from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Jones Lawn at Discovery Green. This event promises to be a great way to kick off April in Houston! “Wine Enthusiast’s Red and White Bash is […]

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Wine Tasting Blind: The Label Project Contest

Part of any respectable sommelier program includes identification of wines through only the wine student’s sensory perceptions. Be it the Court of Master Sommeliers, Institute of Masters of Wines or International Sommelier Guild, to name a few, the student learns to identify the grape varietal, region of origin, alcohol by volume and often even the vintage of the wine, simply through sight, smell and taste. Joe learned to do so through courses with the International […]

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Learning to Taste

Everyone knows how to taste, right? It is one of the five senses that we are born with, so it stands to reason that there is not much to be learned. While it is true that tasting is something that we do naturally, it is also true that it is something that we can learn to do better. While wine can certainly be enjoyed without honing the ability to taste, enjoyment does increase with education […]

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Wine Tasting Party?

Last night I attended a wine tasting held in a shop owned by a friend of my wife. The event was fun and appeared to be a successful way for her to get people into her store. Nothing wrong with that, it is a nice shop and the people running it are exceptionally nice themselves.. The folks pouring the wine were also trying to get people to sign up for their wine club. Nothing wrong […]

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