HISTORIC GRAPEVINE, TEXAS

HISTORIC GRAPEVINE, TEXAS

A Hidden Golf Gem in North Texas – Who knew about the Wine??? Historic Grapevine, is the premier go-to destination when planning a trip to Texas! Grapevine, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, provides visitors a sophisticated escape from the big...
Wine Tasting Terms

Wine Tasting Terms

Some basics from those in the know! This is always a fun topic amongst those of us that pretend to know what flavors and aromas wines really have.  I am in no way a sommelier and frankly don’t ever want to be one.  I do drink my fair share of wine, I like to try some...
Another Round August 2021

Another Round August 2021

A little bit of this and a little bit of that.  Here are few highlights of what we have been drinking over the past month or so.  Some very reasonably priced whites, a fantastic Cab from Washington State and a Spanish red that resembles Amarone plus another...

Another Round – June 2021

Just in time for Canada Day we lead of with a surprising Chardonnay from Ontario.  Still on an awesome red rampage from a smorgasbord of countries…… a revisit with a French red that makes me think I should try more, a Spanish red that would be worth...
FOR THE WINO WHO HAS EVERYTHING

FOR THE WINO WHO HAS EVERYTHING

Or so they think – Wine – Not -(A)-Barrel I think I am one of those winos, and probably always will be.  I always have plenty of wine around the house, at one time as many as 400 bottles.  I have the fancy wine openers and decanters, a cooler which holds over...
Another Round – June 2021

Another Round – June 2021

Chianti as promised, a couple of interesting whites and a not so often available Port CHIANTI is all about Italia.  Very reasonably priced and flavorful! Melini Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2017: $19.80, Tuscany, Italy What you can Expect:  A dry smooth silky medium...