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Oz Clarke Picks A Few Texas Favorites (Me, Too)
So, to continue from my last post,we ended up tasting about 50 wines. At the end of the night, we put our heads together to make some picks.

5:07PM Sat. Nov. 13, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

A private tasting with the English wine expert
Oz Clarke on Texas Wines
In the middle of October, 2010, I got a phone call from Oz Clarke’s publicist asking if I would like to join him in a private tasting of Texas wines.

3:18PM Sat. Oct. 30, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Evan Meeker Wins With Gin
Competitions sponsored by liquor distributors are becoming quite popular. After all, it coaxes a faction of our finest mixologists into using the company’s product to create a new concoction. The latest competition was this past Sunday at Townhouse. The contest was sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin.

4:01PM Tue. May 25, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Vodkas and Skulls: Talking to Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd spends more time than you might guess in Austin. The man known for his comedic masterpieces like Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers, Beldar Conehead, the "wild and crazy" Festrunk boys, Fred Garvin-Male Prostitute, and Julia Child ("Oh, I’ve cut myself!") is also a very smart businessman.

3:48PM Mon. May 10, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

There Better Be Butterbeer on Tap
Intellectualism and trivia bar games don't at first blush seem to have much in common (except, maybe, a bad rap), but the quizmasters at Geeks Who Drink aim to put a shine on both. This weekend, they get quizzy with Harry Potter.

3:09PM Wed. Apr. 14, 2010, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Where's the Wine?
Greg Cobb, an associate professor at Texas A&M University, took the time to map the locations of Texas wineries and the results are fascinating.

12:34PM Mon. Apr. 12, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

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World Wide Guinness Day
Today, people around the world will drink over 10,000,000 pints of Guinness. Tomorrow, heaven only knows how many pints will be downed in the name of St Patrick.

4:17PM Tue. Mar. 16, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Meet One of Burgundy's Great Winemakers
Anyone interested in the great wines of Burgundy should consider the last minute addition of the renowned Jacques Lardiere, director of winemaking at Maison Louis Jadot.

5:16PM Sun. Feb. 28, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

What Oscar Winners Will be Drinking
Wish you could be at the Oscars on March 7? Well, you may not get to walk the red carpet, but you can drink the same concoction being served to the stars at the ceremonies.

4:19PM Wed. Feb. 24, 2010, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

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