High Plains Winegrowers

Something new is coming. A bunch of us High Plains winegrowers got together and decided to form a group to celebrate the great fun that we have growing grapes. In the past, some of us have hosted a vineyard tour for the wineries of Texas to come see the beautiful...

March GOTEXAN Twitter Tuesday

What a lovely trio we have here, So what do you know? My Honey gets to be a guest in the GOTEXAN Twitter Tuesday, March 1st at 7:00 p.m. I know, I know, the people that really know Cliff will say, “But Cliff doesn’t ‘do’ Twitter. He is too busy...

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...

Dinner at Becker Vineyard

While we were down in Fredericksburg for TWGGA Grape Camp, we were invited to a lovely dinner at Becker Vineyards. Richard and Bunny Becker have a wonderful vineyard and winery that is a treat to visit. The dinner was held in a building at the winery that is used to...

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...

Landon Winery Tempranillo 2008

There are new wines to show you! I really like doing this, but well – well I have lots of things to do, and even if one of my favorite things to do is running down to wineries and tasting the wine that they have made with our grapes  – well I just...

Landon Winery

I am about to put up a post about a wine made by Landon Winerythat they made with our Texas grapes, but between start and finish of that note, we got to visit Landon Winery in the historic downtown of McKinney, Texas. They also have a new location in historic downtown...

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...

Moscato Giallo

I need to write a note about what I did “yesterday” not what I did “today.” Yesterday we tasted the menus to be served at the TWGGA annual conference. But this was soooo fun that I’ll stick this in, and make myself put up another note...