Texas Hill Country Wineries are Blooming into their Own!

Texas Hill Country Wineries are Blooming into their Own!

During a quick business trip to the USA , I spent a couple of days in one of my favourite wine regions in Texas, the Hill Country and found in just a few months some exciting events to come. The Opening of wineries like (more…)

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A Journey in Georgia

A Journey in Georgia

Even as a little girl, I always wanted to go to far away places and learn about strange, yet beautiful things. I was always curious about how other people lived, worked and their appreciation of life. I never thought that those dreams would (more…)

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William Chris Wines Wins Gold in France!

William Chris Wines Wins Gold in France!

Is it really that hard to believe that Texas wines can win International Wine Competitions in Europe (not to think of France of all places)? Well, you should believe it! For the second year in a row, (more…)

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The French Disneyland for Wines: Georges Duboeuf

The French Disneyland for Wines: Georges Duboeuf

Preparing myself for this years’ International Wine Tourism Conference to be held in Tblisi Georgia, I was just recently going over last year’s notes and photos and I came across one lecture that was really inspiring. Fellow blogging colleague, Diane Letulle, talked about giving a memorable experience and gave many interesting examples. One example was close to home for me as she mentioned a wine theme park in the Beaujolais wine region of France. What really caught my interest is (more…)

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La Gironda and Charlemagne?

La Gironda and Charlemagne?

What an unlikely place to find traces of the first King of France. Nestled inside the Monferrato hills, the gateway to Langhe of the Piemonte area, La Gironda sits high overlooking apart of the village of Nizza. So what does la Gironda di Galandrino have to do with Charlemagne? (more…)

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Texas Wines again going for the Gold in Lyon France!

Texas Wines again going for the Gold in Lyon France!

As the city of Lyon is known by many as the food capital of the world, it is also surrounded by some of France most distinguished wine regions.   Regions like (more…)

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Coming Soon to New Orleans! Second Vine Wine

Coming Soon to New Orleans! Second Vine Wine

Photo Courtesy: Troy Gant & Louis Keyes

Friday morning after Thanksgiving, I wanted to go to New Orleans to scout out more business opportunities as well as to take a break and visit a dear friend. Before leaving Houston,  I got a tip on someone opening a wine shop with a philosophy similar to our own. So I was curious and wanted to meet this person. Our meeting was short but very interesting… (more…)

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Goodbye 2013! Hello 2014!

Goodbye 2013! Hello 2014!

Well now that all the eating, drinking and partying is over with, it is now time to come back down to earth and get back into our daily routines, oh hummmmm!

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Dallas Inner City Wineries: Times 10 Cellars

Dallas Inner City Wineries: Times 10 Cellars

As usual, I caught off gaurd co-owner, Rob Wilson of Times Ten Cellars in T-shirt and shorts (more…)

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Beaujolais Time!

Beaujolais Time!

What started out as a local funfilled  event in the Beajolais region over sixty years ago, (more…)

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