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Slow Down and Savor the Wines of Texas

Across America and around the world, wineries in specific geographic areas have joined forces to form groups for the purposes of promotion and marketing. In California, for instance, we have the Russian River Valley Winegrowers in Sonoma County, the Rutherford

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The Secrets of Bell Mountain, the First AVA in Texas

Given California’s place in the wine world today, you might think that it was the first state where Franciscan priests established vineyards. That’s what I’d always assumed… until I did a little digging. It turns out that during the 17th

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles

The Order of Things: Getting the Most Out of a Wine Tasting

The first time you visit a tasting room at a winery, it can be a daunting experience. Daunting in a delicious, palate-awakening, senses-satiating way… but daunting nonetheless. This is especially true if the winery offers lots of wines to sample.

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Touring & Tasting Unveils List of 8 Napa Valley Tasting Rooms Worth Visiting

There are more than 500 wineries in California’s Napa Valley. No wonder it has been called, “Disneyland for grown-ups.” That number is both a blessing and a curse for wine lovers. It’s a blessing because there are so many choices

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