$1,000 Per Bottle Napa Cult Cabs

The Premiere Napa Valley Wine Auction is scheduled to take place on February 21st.  Eleven cabs sold for more than $1,000 per bottle at last year’s auction.  Experts are speculating as to which wines will be the cult cabs of this year’s auction.  Read about the auction and the speculation about this year’s results here.

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February 13th and 14th – Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner at The Empty Glass

The Empty Glass in Tomball is hosting a Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner on February 13th and 14th.  Call 832-698-4722 for details.

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January 27th – Australian Wine Dinner at Backstreet Cafe

The Backstreet Cafe is hosting an Australian wine dinner on January 27th at 7 p.m.

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For reservations, call 713-521-2239.

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January 22nd — Perrier-Jouet and G. H. Mumm Champagne Dinner at Artisans

Artisans is hosting a Perrier-Jouet and G. H. Mumm Champagne Dinner on January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. View the menu here. Make reservations here.

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Houston Wine Salutes Runners in Chevron Houston Marathon

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Twenty-five thousand runners participated in today’s Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. Here are a few pictures from today’s race:

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In the shadow of Napa, Sonoma has more soil varieties than all of France

IMG_6495The recent earthquake in Napa reminds us that plate tectonics have shaped the Napa Valley. But we shouldn’t forget that plate tectonics have also shaped the neighboring Sonoma Valley. In an interesting article in the Daily Beast, Clive Irving examines how plate tectonics have gifted Sonoma with more soil varieties than all of France. [Read more].

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Wine industry tallies spilled wine, shattered barrels

Wine industry tallies spilled wine, shattered barrels.

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