4 Upcoming Food and Wine Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Spring is stunning in Dallas. It’s probably the best time of year to live in our great city. But if you have a little spring fever and you’re looking for a reason to get out of town on a long weekend, here are a few ideas over the coming months that are great excuses to hop on a plane or take a road trip.

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Savor Dallas: New Events We Hope to See Again Next Year

As part of Savor Dallas, Republic National Distributing hosted a panel wittingly titled “Stirring Up Innovation” that focused on the craft spirit movement. Sly Cosmopoulous (yes, it’s on her birth certificate) led the effort as we ventured through a number of unique cocktails, both old and new. My personal favorite was the Dear John, a blend of Garrision Brothers Bourbon, lemon juice, simply syrup, cardamom and elderflower tonic. Second place was the Eclipse Punch, consisting of the five required components of spirit (in this case, chamomile infused Mt. Gay rum), citrus, water, herb and sugar.

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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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What To Drink Now: Texas Wine, Spirits and Beer for GO TEXAN!

As noted earlier this week the Texas Department of  Agriculture GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up runs through Sunday with restaurants around town, like Chamberlain’s, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Battuto and Smoke, featuring special menus filled with local Texas produce and products paired with wines, spirits and beers from around the state.  This morning on D: The Broadcast […]

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Texas Fest at Sigel’s Tonight

Over the past several years the entrepreneurial spirit has grasped many spirit loving individuals throughout our state, taking hold in a variety of forms from wine to craft beer to quality spirits, even mead.  Tonight from 6-8pm Sigel’s will welcome many to their Fitzhugh location for a celebration of all things Texas, including Post Oak […]

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What To Drink Now: Savor Dallas Reserve Tasting and International Grand Tasting

Each year Savor Dallas continues to grow, bringing residents from all over North Texas together for a weekend of wine and food celebration. This year, in its ninth, Savor added evening events at Trinity Groves, the Perot Museum, and a special evening at the Dallas Arboretum, bringing Dallas Blooms and wines from all over the […]

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What To Drink and Buy Now: Gifts for the Wine, Food, and Spirits Lover

Looking for a few unique gifts for the person on your list who has everything? Consider one of these beautiful ideas that will please even the most finicky friends. Earlier this year famed photographer Annie Leibovitz lent her talents to The Macallan’s Masters of Photography Series to create unique, limited production single cask whiskies now being […]

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What To Drink Now: New Spirits

Spirits have come a long way in recent years, moving beyond the traditional brands to more artisanal products created with innovation, passion and determination in mind, and always keeping high quality and great taste in mind. Here are a few new spirit brands available in Dallas that embrace these ideas. A few selections were sent […]

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