Tag: wine

Vinamare holiday cheer

Duke and Sue Halsted hosted “Vinamare” at their home.

Teresa Blackburn-Korn Duke and Sue Halsted hosted the final  2014 gathering for Vinamare Food and Wine Pairing Club, and what a spectacular event it was! The evening began with Jim and Patti Lafferty presenting a starter of prosciutto-wrapped fig, basil leaf and goat cheese on finger toast, which they paired with Chardonnay from the Frank…

Winners again

Pam and Wayne Casalino are winners again!

Catherine W. Bass For the second time in the past three months, Pam and Wayne Casalino have chosen the winning wine at Tuesday Tasters! They are getting to be pros at selecting award-winning wines. The Tuesday Tasters met at the home of Tom and Vickie Moses for their November tasting. Five wines were sampled along…

Wine and Dine – December 2014

Pollo Tropical Lolly Evans When I first saw the signs that “Pollo Tropical” was being built on Loop 288 in front of the Denton Mall, I was ecstatic. We used to eat quite often in a Caribbean restaurant in Marble Falls, and we both enjoyed it tremendously. I thought Pollo Tropical would be the same.…

History by the glassful

Beverlee Deardorff and Kathy Perry

Bernadette Fideli Washington State has the wealthiest person in the United States in Bill Gates with 82 billion. It also has the 2014 Super Bowl Champions in the Seattle Seahawks. However, Texas has the richest woman in the United States in Alice Walton, 38.5 billion, who lives in Fort Worth. And the Dallas Cowboys defeated…

Tuesday Tasters – November 2014

Vicki Moses and Susan Milosar

Pat Wilson Wine tasting with a Halloween feel was held at the home of Donn and Pat Wilson on Tuesday, 10/21/2014. In an attempt to identify the best of the best, the theme for the evening was Previous Winners. Everyone was asked to bring a wine that had been picked as a winner throughout the…

Grape Therapy Wine Tasting Group get-together

Left to right: Pam Kanawyer, Judy Klenz, Bob Klenz, Cindy Brekke, Dale Brekke, Beverlee Deardorff, Frank Deardorff, Linda Truitt and Bob Horton. Photo by Tom Kanawyer.

The “Grape Therapy” wine group had its get-together on Wednesday, October 22. We held the meeting at the home of Dale and Cindy Brekke. Outside around the pool, overlooking the 18th fairway, hors d’oeuvres and champagne were awaiting the members as they arrived. The members provided a magnificent culinary variety of goodies including a great…