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Savor Dallas: For the Love of Wine

Savor Dallas celebrated its tenth birthday this past weekend, and did so in elegant fashion. As the brainchild of Jim White and and Vicki Briley-White, the gathering continues to be one of the most respected and cherished events for oenophiles, chefs, and food-enthusiasts alike.

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6 Events You Shouldn’t Miss at Savor Dallas This Weekend

Every year, Savor Dallas, a food and wine festival, takes all the best chefs in Dallas, squeezes them into one giant room for the International Grand Tasting, and leaves us always wanting more. Well, this year, we got our wish. All our classic, favorite events—Arts District Wine Stroll (sold out), Savor Arboretum, and Reserve Tasting—are still there, but Savor’s added a few new ones. Check it out.

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Celebrate With Drinkables From DFW

Every year on SideDish, we like to devote our energy to supporting small local food businesses here in DFW. For the twelve days, we’ll be highlighting jams, jellies, pies, classes, wines, coffees, teas, and basically any food product made locally on Dallas (or close to it) soil. Today is Drinkables Day. If you’ve got a […]

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Chalk Talk: Arché Winery Follows Its Own Road And Makes An Impressive 2011 Syrah

Howard and Amy Davies will never be accused of following the crowd. They started growing grapes in 1999 and opened Arché Winery in Montague County in 2007. They didn’t choose either of the two major grape growing areas in Texas–the High Plains around Lubbock and the Hill Country–to plant their vineyard. They didn’t choose the […]

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Sigel’s Celebrates Texas With Spirits, Beer and Wine

In celebration of our recent Texas Independence Day, Texas Flag Day and Sam Houston Day (all of which occurred last Friday, March 2) Sigel’s is holding a TexasFest with a Lone Star sized celebration of all things Texas including some of the state’s best beer, wine and spirits.  This Saturday from 1pm-4pm at the Sigel’s-Elite […]

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FUQUA Winery Wins Best of Class for FUQUA Cavalier Tawny Port

Hip, hip, hooray for Lee Fuqua and his brewing buddy Courtney Elizabeth Key. Together they took the top award in its category at the prestigious 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. “We beat all the other Double Gold Medal winners to win the Best of Class award for our port, meaning that our FUQUA Cavalier […]

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The New Boundary of Chardonnay Growing – Dallas County

Nancy Nichols showcased  local food items as holiday presents.  I’m here to recommend some local wine that is not just made in town, it is grown here. I’m delighted to announce that a successful Dallas County Chardonnay growing has just emerged. The 2010 Inwood Estates Chardonnay, Dallas County is grown in the vineyards on Inwood […]

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Two Corks And A Bottle Opens in Uptown

Old friends John Ley and Elwyn Hull left their full-time jobs in search of more satisfying work.  They  knew they loved working with people and wanted to find a way to help nonprofit organizations. So, naturally, they opened Two Corks and a Bottle—a custom winery and wine bar (where the serve as the wine makers) […]

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Here Is A Great Reason To Head To Austin

Not that we need a reason to head to one of the best places in our great state, but if you are looking for something to do over the first weekend in June an event notice came a across that would make me take the drive down I35 featuring our own Paula Lambert, sitting beside […]

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Final Report: Buffalo Gap Food & Wine Summit 2011

Last night’s dine around dinner and wine tasting took place on the grounds of Perini Ranch. Chefs and wineries cooked and poured for over three hours. I was a bad reporter. I didn’t take notes or shoot many pictures because I wanted to just experience the evening. However, I ended up with a few videos […]

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Savor Dallas International Grand Tasting Was All About The Food

And wine…and spirits…but mainly the evening showcased a stunning assortment of flavors created by 60+ of the best chefs in the city.  Though there was a bit of a line to get into the venue, once in guests comfortably strolled throughout the two large ball rooms at The Sheraton Dallas downtown sipping, tasting and enjoying everything Savor […]

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Texas Trounces New York in Monday Night’s Grape & Gridiron Face Off

We sent intern Meredith Stein to the 2010 Grape and Gridiron Classic for a play-by-play account of last night’s face-off between Texas and New York most able-bodied wines. Here’s her report from the sidelines: Though the Cowboys suffered a devastating blow Monday night from the New York Giants (poor Romo), Texas wines plowed their competition […]

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