Archive for October, 2007
Wednesday, October 31st, 2007 Posted in reviews, wineries | 1 Comment »
I kept this one Halloween wine back from my series at Eternal Vigilance (sorry Gaby!) and saved it for my own Halloween posting. I just love those Bogle wines ... Read more..
Monday, October 29th, 2007 Posted in wine bars | 2 Comments »
I taste a lot at Lake Travis Wine Trader: it's close to my home, there's a wide selection of wines, and they have lots of interesting tastings. I only really ... Read more..
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007 Posted in industry, reviews | 3 Comments »
I'm sure there's a car that epitomizes power and finesse. I don't know what it is, because I'm not a car-brand-knowing-type-person. But whatever car that is, this wine ... Read more..
Friday, October 19th, 2007 Posted in wine bars | 5 Comments »
Decided to try a new wine shop/bar last night, and hustled my scamp over to the Vino 100 in Lakeway, whose claim to fame is "100 wines under $25." ... Read more..
Thursday, October 18th, 2007 Posted in reviews | No Comments »
Yet another review of a wine I have deemed Halloween-appropriate is awaiting your pleasure at Eternal Vigilance. Did you know that (according to an infallible source) the seven holy ... Read more..
Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in events | 1 Comment »
Do you have any idea how many wine events are happening in and around Austin every week? If you're tired of drinking that tasty Riesling or McLaren Vale Syrah ... Read more..
Monday, October 15th, 2007 Posted in reviews | 2 Comments »
Another of my Halloween wine reviews can be found at Eternal Vigilance. Learn all about how Don Melchor kept his wine safe and what the FBI's witness protection program ... Read more..
Friday, October 12th, 2007 Posted in personal | 3 Comments »
When I was in the wine business, the thing I hated the most was to pour at a public wine tasting event.Â Considering how gung-ho I am about de-mystifying wine ... Read more..
Thursday, October 11th, 2007 Posted in events, regions, wineries | No Comments »
Another fun time was had by all at Specs' Tasting Tuesday at the Brodie Lane store this last Tuesday. This time I attended with a friend, which increased my enjoyment ... Read more..
Wednesday, October 10th, 2007 Posted in grapes, regions, reviews, Wine Blogging Wednesday | 5 Comments »
This was an exercise in trust for me; I've never been a fan of Portuguese table wines, at least nothing other than Vinho Verde, which I like very much. I ... Read more..