Tag: wine

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…

Tuesday Tasters sample Tempranillo

Wayne and Pam Casalino show off their winning wine and the traveling trophy for Tuesday Tasters.

Catherine Bass September brought the Tuesday Tasters to the home of Susan and Mike Miloser for Tempranillo Wine sampling. Tempranillo is a wildly diverse food-pairing wine that is easy to find and has a great flavor for the value. If you’re never had Tempranillo or have only tried it in isolated circumstances, there are a…

Singles enjoyed annual Jazz/Wine train trip

Janice Ritchie and Kitty Waldrop.

Barbara Moyles and Judy Petersen Thirty-five members of the Robson Ranch Singles Group car pooled to Grapevine, Texas, to board the train for a memorable trip on the annual Jazz/Wine Train. What a fun time was had by all! The jazz musicians were in each and every car and continued playing throughout our two-hour trip.…

Vinamare springtime food and wine pairing

Duke Halsted uncorks Estancia Zinfandel to breath before serving.

Teresa Blackburn-Korn “Spring” was the theme as members of Vinamare Food and Wine Pairing Club gathered at the home of Luther and Barb Robinson on April 5. Eric and Teresa Korn started the evening by serving Moet and Chandon Imperial Champagne paired with an appetizer plate of ripe strawberry, shaved Parmesan cheese and spring roll…

Vino Amores celebrate Labor Day

Wally Davis September 2 was a good night for some good wine tasting. The Vino Amores met at the home of Helen and Wally Davis. Almost all of our surviving members were on hand to enjoy six classic Zinfandel Wines, all from California but from several different areas in the wine country. Food provided by…