Take part in Texas Fine Wine’s Talk & Taste event celebrating 4 local wineries

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Calling All Wine Lovers: Attend a Free Texas Fine Wine Educational Session at Thursday October 7 via Zoom!

The idea is to bring people together… while being safe. Texas Fine Wine hosts these events on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and you are welcome to jump to their published link. Texas Fine Wine is a group of 4 local wineries. The October theme pays homage to Texas Wine Month.

Here’s what each cellar tastes like:

  • Bending Branch Winery 2018 Tempranillo, Newsom Vineyards – notes of cranberry, mushroom and cinnamon
  • Duchman Family Winery 2016 Aglianico Oswald Vineyard – notes of black cherry, plum, cedar and baking spices
  • PCaves edernales 2016 Family Reserve – notes of dried strawberries, cherries, raspberries, black pepper and cocoa
  • Spicewood Vineyards 2017 Good guy – blend of Tempranillo, Graciano, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with notes of bing cherries, ripe strawberries, sandalwood and leather

Big news here: For their holiday wine tasting on November 11, they are offering a “Texas Fine Wine Package” that includes one wine from each winery. More details to come!

Get the Zoom link to “chat and taste” – and more information on upcoming in-person events – at TexasFineWine.com.

Learn more about the wineries involved below:

Bending Branch Winery, Comfort

Bending Branch Winery, which adopts sustainable cultivation and winemaking practices, is known for its intense wines, from the high acidity of Picpoul Blanc to the bold tannins of Tannat. The cellar also uses innovative winemaking processes such as Cryo-Maceration and Flash Détente to improve the color, structure and flavor of its red wines.

Duchman Family Winery, Driftwood

Working with the best producers in the state, Duchman Family Winery produces 100% Texan wines from carefully selected varieties adapted to Texas, including many Italian grape varieties. Focused on the pure expression of fruit and the Texan terroir, Duchman wines demonstrate precision, character and balance.

Caves Pedernales, Stone wall

Pedernales Cellars is a winery specializing in Spanish and Rhône style wines. Its owners are sixth generation Texans dedicated to fine artisanal wines and sustainable practices. The estate’s vineyard, Kuhlken Vineyards, was planted in Texas’ oldest AVA, Bell Mountain, which is located in the Texas Hill Country AVA.

Spicewood Vineyards, Spicewood

Spicewood Vineyards is one of the original Texas Hill Country wineries, established in 1992 and purchased by Ron Yates in 2007. It produces estate wines on 32 acres and a neighboring 10-acre vineyard at Round Mountain. Passionate about Spanish grape varieties such as Tempranillo, Graciano and Carignan, Spicewood Vineyards is also recognized for its Sauvignon Blanc estate.


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