Daily Food: Wines
Bending Branch Makes White Wines, Too
Unless you have lived in Uruguay for the last two decades, you might have missed one of the great red wine grapes currently experiencing a worldwide reawakening.

9:45AM Fri. Dec. 16, 2016, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Pedernales Cellars Offers Another Delicious Tempranillo
Texas wines continue to explode on the regional market, especially wineries that have outposts in the Texas Hill Country. The good news is, we are finally finding the best grapes for our soils and our winemakers are really knocking a few of them out of the park.

3:25PM Tue. Jul. 12, 2016, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Texas Chardonnay?
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1:00PM Thu. Jun. 23, 2016, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

Beaujolais Nouveau Hits Austin Market
Saying hello to the first wine of the season, sating goodbye to a favorite shop, and more morning wine news.

11:30AM Wed. Nov. 18, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery Opens in October
What exactly is an urban winery? According to the founders of the Infinite Monkey Theorem Wine Lab, it's a place where no vineyards and no pretenses are definitely not a problem.

2:30PM Thu. Sep. 3, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Time to Stomp Some Grapes
These days, grapes are crushed by state-of-the-art machinery, but some Hill Country wineries like to recreate the crushes of the past with grape stomp parties after harvest every summer. Festivities always include wine, food, and music, plus a souvenir t-shirt with grape-stained footprints to document your contribution to the new vintage.

11:00AM Sat. Aug. 15, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

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AC Wine: Randall Grahm's Great Grenache
Californian winemaker Randall Grahm lives and works in Santa Cruz, which is sort of a soul brother to Austin. The town is dominated by the 17,000 student UC Santa Cruz and, at least by reputation, exists in a never-ending fog of pot fumes. See any similarities?

3:30PM Thu. Jul. 23, 2015, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

It's Harvest Time at Flat Creek Estate
Pinot Grigio grapes are always the first to ripen at Flat Creek Estate Winery & Vineyard near Marble Falls. The folks out there could use some help with the harvest this weekend.

11:45AM Wed. Jul. 22, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

AC Wine: Sparkling Rosés
For a warm Austin night, you can never go wrong with a sparkling rosé. The versatile wines go great with a variety of summer staples – from grilled fish to melon and chicken. Alone, they are the perfect after work sip on a patio.

1:00PM Tue. Jul. 14, 2015, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

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