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Value Christmas Wines Bring Holiday Cheer

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With Christmas just weeks away, the 2015 holiday season is coming to a close. No holiday party would be complete without wine bottles with festive holiday wine labels. Here are our top wines for Christmas dinner, a holiday holiday party or simply to just to fill your wine glass! Whether your big celebration falls on Christmas Eve, Christmas day or anywhere in between, being around family and those who matter most to you is what it is all about. But, don’t forget to celebrate with some great tasting food and wine. Luckily there are some great Christmas themed bottles to make any table complete! We recommend a few fabulous bottles of wine and beer, as well as a traditional holiday cocktail recipe that are pure Christmas cheer.   Continue reading

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Win a $150 Gift Card From The Capital Grille

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The Capital Grille is a fine-dining restaurant offering dry aged steaks, fresh seafood, and an award-winning wine list. Our expertly prepared steaks are custom-aged in-house for 18 to 24 days and then hand-cut by the restaurant’s on-premise butcher.

The restaurant is also known for its award-winning wine list of more than 350 selections, curated by our Advanced Sommelier. The wine list includes some of the most highly allocated and sought-after wines in the world.   Continue reading

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Sea Breeze Fish Market Hosting Walt and Hall Wine Dinner Dec 6-7

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Great seafood is made even better with great wine, and the team at Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill knows it.  They’ve paired with Walt and Hall Vineyard’s Chad Newsomea to create two amazing evenings of wine and food at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 7.  Seating is very limited for this event, and reservations are required.    Continue reading

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Meet Webster Cellars Winemaker Keith Webster

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We had an occasion to do a tasting with Keith Webster of Webster Cellars. As is often the case with great wine makers the man behind the wine is ever bit as interesting as the wine itself.

Webster grew up in Germany (his father was a spy) and often found himself visiting neighboring countries such as Spain, Italy and France and recalls his first wine as a Spanish Madeira. This was his foray into wines, and was hooked on Old World vintages that were lower in alcohol, high in acidity and extremely well-balanced.   Continue reading

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House Hosts Stags’ Leap Winery

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and Stags  Leap Winery joined forces Sunday night, treating guests to a five-course pairing dinner. The event was one of over a hundred hosted at Ruth’s Chris all over the country simultaneously. The featured wine was Stags’ Leap newest addition, the Stags’ Leap Investor Red Blend.   Continue reading

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Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines

by Steven Doyle

From the author of the bestselling Red, White and Drunk All Over, comes, Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines that will amuse and enthrall with its character sketches of obsessive personalities, travel to gorgeous vineyards, mouth-watering descriptions of food and wine, “hidden” wine education and neurotic humor.

Packed with colorful stories about the passionate personalities who inhabit the world of wine, award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean whisks you to the mountainside vineyards of Germany, the baked red earth of Australia, and the shady verandahs of Niagara–as well as to scenic, offbeat locations in southern Italy, the Mediterranean, Argentina, Chile and South Africa–all in search of the best value bottles the world has to offer.   Continue reading

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Chefs for Farmers 2016 Bigger and Brighter Event, September 23-25

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Chefs For Farmers is an annual food and wine festival held in Dallas that brings chefs, artisans and culinary influencers together to celebrate supporting local and regional farmers at a three-day culinary blowout. Now in its 5th year, the festival will be held Friday, Saturday 23 – Sunday, September 25, 2016 with the mission to celebrate supporting the local and regional farming industry. 

In addition to some of the hottest chefs in Dallas, national chefs are also participating. This year, 60+ chefs along with 35+ farmers/artisans and 50+ wineries, breweries and distilleries are all gathered for this “down home no mess, no fuss” weekend.  Please note that the Sunday event has been moved to Gilley’s due to rain concerns. Continue reading

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