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Carl Hudson
 
June 22, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Tempranillo Showdown

A pairing event to compare and contrast Tempranillo wines grown and produced in Texas versus other key regions, including Spain and southern Oregon is scheduled in the Texas Wine Collective Event Center on Sunday, 26-Jun-2022, with sessions at 12:30 and 2:30 pm.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 22, 2022 at 10:30 AM Permalink to Tempranillo Showdown Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
June 8, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Texas AVA's- Where Most Texas Grapes are Grown

A significant number of THP AVA vineyards are scattered along U.S. Hwy 380, commonly called the “Grape Route of Texas,” running from Tahoka westward through Brownfield and Plains to the NM border.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM Permalink to Texas AVA's- Where Most Texas Grapes are Grown Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
May 25, 2022 | Carl Hudson

June Wine Club Release Update!

Springtime in the Hill Country has been different this year. Very little rain, few bluebonnets, and widespread grass fire danger. Let’s hope that is all behind us now so we can celebrate summer with the June Texas Wine Collective Wine Club Release and Pick-up Events!  Continue »

Time Posted: May 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM Permalink to June Wine Club Release Update! Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
May 8, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Carl's Corner - Texas Hill Country AVA

The Texas Hill Country is the central Texas region containing the largest concentration of wineries in the Lone Star State and where most of the wine tourist trade happens.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 8, 2022 at 1:30 AM Permalink to Carl's Corner - Texas Hill Country AVA Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
April 13, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Texas vs. California, Rhône-style Grape Varieties

This special wine pairing event provides a fun opportunity to appreciate similarities and differences between wines produced in Texas and California from grapes that thrive in the hot, arid climate of southern France. Six wines served at each session - a white, a red blend, and a second red based on Syrah - grown and produced in Texas will be paired versus similar wines from California. To make this event even more special, Chef Amber, TWC tasting room/events manager, will prepare several delicious food bites to accompany the wines. We hope you will join us for this event to enjoy tasting these delicious wines and share in the fun discussions.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 13, 2022 at 3:33 PM Permalink to Texas vs. California, Rhône-style Grape Varieties Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
March 28, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Carl's Corner - Wine Club releases for April 2022

Even though cold weather seemed to hang on longer than normal, spring may have finally arrived. It’s now time to celebrate spring with the April Texas Wine Collective Wine Club Release and Pick-up Events.  Continue »

Time Posted: Mar 28, 2022 at 9:11 AM Permalink to Carl's Corner - Wine Club releases for April 2022 Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
March 14, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Texas Wine Collective – Carl’s Corner Financial Value of an AVA Designation

One certainly may wonder about the value, financial and otherwise, to having an AVA designation and using such on a wine label. Many studies have been done to explore this issue, and some of the most informative ones are noted in the Journal of the American Association of Wine Economics  Continue »

Time Posted: Mar 14, 2022 at 9:06 AM Permalink to Texas Wine Collective – Carl’s Corner Financial Value of an AVA Designation Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
February 28, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Carl's Corner - How is an AVA Established?

To start the process of creating an AVA, in any state, a petition to the Alcohol and Tobacco, Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is required. This involves a relatively complicated set of guidelines specified under the Code of Federal Regulations 27 CFR 9.12.  Continue »

Time Posted: Feb 28, 2022 at 10:38 AM Permalink to Carl's Corner - How is an AVA Established? Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
February 15, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Carl's Corner: Texas vs. France: French-origin Grape Varieties

A special wine pairing event scheduled at Texas Wine Collective on Sunday, 27-February, provides a fun opportunity to appreciate the similarities and differences between several key French origin grape varieties and the wines they produce both in France and Texas. There will be two sessions, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. To make this event even more special, Chef Amber, TWC assistant manager (tasting room and events), will prepare several delicious small bites to accompany the wines. Have fun tasting these delicious wines and join in the fun discussions. For more information and to make a reservation, check the www.texaswinecollective.com website.  Continue »

Time Posted: Feb 15, 2022 at 1:23 PM Permalink to Carl's Corner: Texas vs. France: French-origin Grape Varieties Permalink
Carl Hudson
 
February 1, 2022 | Carl Hudson

Wine Club Release- February 2022

The new year, 2022, is well underway and it’s time for the February Texas Wine Collective Wine Club Release and Pick-up Events, scheduled for Sundays, 13-Feb and 20-Feb, with 11:00-1:30 or 2:30-5:00 sessions. The format will remain consistent with the opportunity to taste all 6 dry wines, red and white, along with 3 small-bite food pairings. Or, club members and their guests may choose a complimentary single glass of wine from the release list. There is also the option to taste the sweet wines if that is your club selection.  Continue »

Time Posted: Feb 1, 2022 at 1:14 PM Permalink to Wine Club Release- February 2022 Permalink
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