by Andrew Chalk
That is what Sabrina Houser has heard on “good authority”. She is with Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and Winery which I used as example when I wrote about non-Texas wine in the Texas wine section of a new Whole Foods Market in the Dallas area. If her source is correct, Whole Foods may be implementing a policy change whereby the Texas wine section will be populated only by Texas wines. California wine sold by Texas wineries will be moved elsewhere. This actually opens up the tantalising possibility of Whole Foods sourcing more Texas wines from more wineries (they could use the winners of our Viognier tasting or our Tempranillo tasting as a crib sheet to start off). Furthermore, it makes Whole Foods a leader in Truth In Labelling regarding Texas wines. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
As the temperature’s rise well beyond that century mark our drink of choice is fast becoming a beer. Victory Brewing Company has a few new items that will guarantee a quick cool down.
In the past year Victory has released the Headwaters Pale Ale which has this dynamic copper color, loaded with citrus hops and extremely sessionable at 5.1% APV. The hops are apparent but do not beat you down and remains extremely drinkable with yeast and fruity notes and a back beat of sweetness. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The building in Addison that was originally home to Sakowitz, and more recently a Bed, Bath and Beyond, will be the newest location for Whole Foods. This store will replace the aging location at Coit and Belt Line in Richardson.
“We signed a lease on a property in The Village on the Parkway Shopping Center, located at the Southeast corner of Belt Line Road and Dallas North Tollway, approximately three miles west of our Richardson store.,” said Marleen Maxie, the Richardson store manager. Continue reading