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Report From TexSom 2012: Photos From Closing Ceremonies

Monday night TexSom celebrated the success of this year’s international wine conference with a grand tasting and awards ceremony event at The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. Andrew Chalk was there and so was our eagle-eyed photographer Desiree Espada. Hayley Hamilton reports on the wine represented. Andrew has run out of […]

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Report From TexSom 2012: Ryan Tedder of FT33 Named Texas’ Best Sommelier

The Texas Sommelier Association’s 8th annual international wine conference at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas ended last night. The closing ceremonies included the announcement that Ryan Tedder of FT33 Restaurant in Dallas is Texas’ Best Sommelier. The Texas’ Best Sommelier Competitions is run behind the scenes  during the two-day conference organized […]

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Report From TexSom 2012: “For Sale In Texas Only” Label on Wine Bottles Misleads Consumers

Yesterday I attended TexSom, the international wine conference held at The Four Seasons Resort and Club in Irving. At lunch I was seated at the same table with a woman named Lindsay (last name redacted) who runs a restaurant in Austin. She tells our table that buying local is critical in Austin. “Chains just don’t […]

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TexSom Conference Kicks Off at Four Seasons Resort and Club in La Colinas

I am at The Four Seasons Resort and Club in Irving attending a day of pre-program events centered around TexSom. TexSom is the best DFW-area wine conference of the year. TexSom Conference and the Texas’ Best Sommelier Competition were founded by James Tidwell MS, CWE, Beverage Manager at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in […]

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TexSom 2012: Court of Master Sommeliers Introductory Sommelier Course

Would you like a chance to fill your life-long dream of becoming a Master Sommelier? Then you must contact this nice lady, Kathleen Lewis, and she’ll get you on your way. Here is what she’s got: Spaces have become available for the 2-day Introductory Sommelier Course prior to TEXSOM in Las Colinas. The Program Dates: August […]

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The 8th Annual Texas Sommelier Conference: Registration is Open!

The dates for one of the area’s most interesting events is set. On August 12- 13, the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas will host the 8th Annual Texas Sommelier Conference. The three-day conference includes educational sessions, wine tastings, and social media workshops. The 2011 TexSom conference featured the largest contingent of […]

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