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 city....

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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...

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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...

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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 stocking up on...

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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 100...

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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...

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Another Round – Latest Samplings

Another Round – Latest Samplings

Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay: $19.95California USA    What You Can Expect:  Flavorful and crisp, this dry straw coloured Chardonnay has flavours of green apple, tropical fruit, vanilla and a hint of toasty oak. Zuccardi Serie A Torrontés 2020: $16.95Salta,...

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Chianti – The Italian red wine that is easy to LOVE!

Chianti – The Italian red wine that is easy to LOVE!

A Beginner’s Guide to Chianti and Chianti Classico If you’re like me, you have probably had Chianti with just about any meal and you can even enjoy the less expensive ones as a guzzler.  There is no challenge that Chianti does not live up to. There was a time when...

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Another Round – March 2021

Another Round – March 2021

With California wine in my glass so often, It’s no surprise that California golf was on my mind! More whites than reds for a change, some bubbles, a nice late bottled vintage port and a couple of delicious odds and sods. Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay...

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Another Round – February 2021

Another Round – February 2021

Just because we can’t physically travel doesn’t mean that our pallets can’t – Right! Over Christmas and all through the month of January did just that.  Spent some time falling in love with Spain always leading the way with inexpensive good reds, stepped into Portugal...

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