2019 Lone Star Wine Competition

We enter six wines in the 2019 Lone Star Wine Competition and all six won medals. Those wines are: 2016 Dirt Farmer, Silver in proprietary blends catagory 2015 Tempranillo, Silver in Tempranillo catagory 2018 Malvasia Bianca, Silver in other white wines catagory NV...

2015 Lone Star Wine Competition

And the results are in! From the 2015 Lone Star Wine Competition. We won four silver medals! For our Viognier, Trebbiano, Turnrow, and Cloudburst. And two bronze medals for our Chardonnay and Vermentino! We did enter three of our wines twice, once in the Texas...

Thank You’s for Yesterday Turned to Reminiscing

Cross Timbers Winery in Grapevine just hosted a gathering of winemakers and winegrowers from across the state of Texas for a working discussion time. I started out this post thinking of “thanking” Cross Timbers in some way for hosting the event yesterday....

Lunch today at TWGGA 2012 Annual Meeting

Of course first, we had some interesting speakers such as Elizabeth Slater talking to us about wine clubs. Then Dr. Keith Striengler on rootstock evaluation, choosing the best rootstocks for our vineyard plants. Then came lunch… First a salad of spinach leaves with...

Grape Camp 2010

My Honey and I are taking a little break from harvest by attending TWGGA Grape Camp 2010. Grape harvest is over, peanut harvest if over, but cotton harvest is still underway. Most of the family is still at home working on cotton harvest. It takes a lot of helpers to...

Preview of the TWGGA 34th Annual Conference

This is the hotel lobby of the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson Texas. Isn’t that a cool looking statue? My two children who came on this trip loved the hotel and the indoor pool. Hmmm, maybe I am the one who loved being there. Isn’t it just beautiful? Just...