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Duchman Family Winery Trebbiano

Wow, I have been so lazzzzy lately. I haven’t been keeping you guys up to date on what is going on here. Instead I have been doing routine stuff like washing clothes, reading to children, teaching them how to find the area of a circle, painting pictures with...

2010 Grape and Gridiron Classic

My Honey and I went to Dallas for the 2010 Grape and Gridiron Classic, which was a taste off of 11 Texas and New York wines. All wines were made from grapes grown in their perspective states. I like New York. I haven’t been there in over 40 something years, but...

What else we do on the farm and vineyard

So, I still haven’t gotten current pictures of the vineyards up, or pictures of the hedger in the vineyards. But sometimes “life” interferes with “life.” Sometimes I have to just slow down a little to enjoy it all for a little while. One...

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...

Texas wine made with organically grown grapes

This Viognier is made from grapes from our vineyard by Cap*Rock Winery (http://www.caprockwinery.com/html/wines.htm) This wine has a floral nose with strong honeysuckle accents. It has a slightly sweet taste on the pallet, but finishes dry. It makes a nice pair with...

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!...

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...