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judd fruia with ch margaux

The Ranch at Las Colinas pouring $250 glass of wine

When’s the last time you popped the cork on a bottle of Chateau Margaux, the rarified first growth Bordeaux wine?  How about an even rarer (and more expensive) magnum? Yeah, I can’t recall that either. This weekend, Judd Fruia, the top dog at the Ranch at Las Colinas (and a strong supporter of EscapeHatch) will Continue reading →


wsj wine in dallas

WSJ finds a lot to love in Dallas-area wine purveyors, including Whole Foods, Kroger, Central Market

In today’s Wall Street Journal, wine writer Lettie Teague spends some quality time with her sister, who lives in Frisco, and goes spelunking among the wine shelves of some area supermarkets. “A great deal of wine is sold in Lone Star grocery stores,” she writes. “Only California and Florida sell more. But the better wines are a fairly recent Continue reading →


messina hof harvest

Help Messina Hof harvest wine grapes at August 1 Moonlight Harvest

Time to check your pedicure and pack your bag for Bryan, Texas— Messina Hof Winery kicks off four weeks of Harvest Festival events on Friday, August 1, starting with its Moonlight Harvest. Other events are scheduled throughout the month of August in Bryan and Fredericksburg. The first festival event includes grape picking, grape stomping, and finally, a Continue reading →



Hot Date: TexSom, the Single Best Wine Seminar in the World, is August 11-12 at the Four Seasons Dallas, Register NOW

I have no idea what you call the world’s largest grouping of master sommeliers — I’m pretty sure they’d prefer “college” to “gaggle” — but dozens and dozens of them are gathering (or gaggling) at the Four Seasons Resort in Las Colinas again this year for TexSom, the annual wine education summit that’s the single Continue reading →


the Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival

Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival to Expand in 2014, Attract More Americans

WTF? A Food and Wine Festival without Guy Fieri, Tyler Florence, Super Mario or Tim Love? How can that be?? Well, it can’t, which is why the folks who run the globally flavored Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival have decided to mate with Food & Wine’s world dominating empire after two years of flying Continue reading →


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