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Steaktown: Capital Grille Dallas’ Nathan Crumpton showcases Napa’s O’Shaughnessy Winery

In one of the more intimate wine dinners in town (intimate as in “small group of wine lovers” –  not intimate in an adult,” take-of-your-clothes” way), the Capital Grille Uptown Dallas hosted Napa’s well-regarded O’Shaughnessy winery last week. Ten well-heeled guests and I sipped and swirled with Capital Grille’s wine director, Nathan Crumpton, who interned at the Continue reading →

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Bottle Rockets: Big “Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux” wine tasting on Wednesday, April 22 – and tickets are just $40!

Crazy about wines from Bordeaux (the village in France, not the street in Highland Park, though, yes, there’s probably a lot of overlap)?  Click here to buy a $40 pass to Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux, a sip-and-swirl event featuring wines from 36 Left and Right Bank Bordeaux wineries. This year’s three-city event begins in Continue reading →

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Bottle Rockets: 3 Pinot Noirs you should know about

Except for bubbles, there’s no single wine that suits all occasions, no Everyman bottle that will excite a wine connoisseur, delight a sommelier and unpucker your inlaws at the same time. But good American Pinot Noir comes close, and that generally means Pinot from cooler regions on the West Coast. Elegant, earthy, effusive, with aromas Continue reading →

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