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Grapefest People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic 2011

by David Donalson

On a lazy, warm Sunday afternoon, what could be better than drinking wine? How about drinking a lot of wine in an hour and a half?  Well, I hope you were able to make it out to Grapefest this weekend and  got into the  People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, where you could sample 113 wines from 33 different Texas wineries.

I know I could not pass up the chance to revisit some wines I have covered previously while exploring some new places and adding them to my list of wineries to visit.

Before you got to go into the pavilion area, I offer a couple of pieces of advice based on experience. First, ask yourself why you are going in. Do you want to drink to have a good buzz and converse with friends or do you want to taste every wine? Most people choose the first route and I do not blame you. Wine is meant to be a social event and having discussions with your friends about which wine you like best is fun.    Continue reading

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Win Tickets to GrapeFest

by Steven Doyle

GrapeFest- A Wine Experience, will celebrate its 25th anniversary and the best of Texas wines on September 15, 16, 17 and 18. Festival goers will enjoy award-winning wines perfectly paired with culinary treats at the largest wine festival in the Southwest.

This year, a special focus on Australian wines and culture livens up the action, while the festival’s trademark activities continue: People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic – the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation, Culinary Pavilion, GrapeFest Golf Classic, GrapeStomp and six stages of live entertainment.    Continue reading

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