An alternative ending for The Polar Express movie

In the big town near us there is a real train that does Christmas rides that go along with the movie “The Polar Express.” This got me interested, so I watched the movie. It was alright, but to be really honest – I was rather let down by the movie. I –...

Becker Cabernet Franc Reserve 2008

Becker Vineyards This Cabernet Franc is made with grapes from our vineyard and from Cooper Vineyards in the Texas High Plains. The wine was aged 1 year in new American White Oak barrels. slight floral notes, truffles, mushrooms, and ripe raspberries…delicious!...

Carol-o-grams

I think I kept my promises well enough. But really this is long enough, it isn’t an announcement anymore it is just – well – history. When Savannah found out that she was going to be on TV, that was OK with her, but I wasn’t allowed to tell...

TWGGA Grape Camp 2009

So, you say you have always wanted to put a vineyard in. Well, here is your chance to learn how. Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association (TWGGA) is having 2009 Grape Camp this weekend in beautiful Fredericksburg, Texas. Early bird members special has been extended...

Fireweed at Hope, Alaska

“Fireweed at Hope, Alaska” is available as a 24″ x 20″ signed and numbered print. See more of Peggy’s paintings at her web site PeggyBingham.com You may contact Peggy about paintings, prints, or notecards at...

Magill Peak

“Magill Peak” is available as a 20″ x 24″ signed and numbered print. See more of Peggy’s paintings at her web site PeggyBingham.com You may contact Peggy about paintings, prints, or notecards at...

Rojo red table wine 2008 from Texoma Winery

Texas Tasting Rojo This soft-dry red wine can be enjoyed by the seasoned wine drinker as well as a novice wanting to move from sweeter to dryer wines. Just a hint of sweetness followed by a whif of spice makes this a perfect choice for all types of casual dining....

Lubbock Wine Festival 2009 update

We went to the Lubbock Wine Festival last night. There was quite a line as you can see. A few minor difficulties getting things rolling. But, hey, maybe everyone will be patient since this is just the first year. What did they have there? Well, there was food. La...