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The Seventh Generation of Winemakers Living in Texas: Messina Hof Winery and Resort


by Melba Allen Originally called Zancle, somewhere around the 8th Century, today Messina, Italy is one of the 3 largest cities on the island of Sicily. Known more for its food than its wine, Hof, Germany is located in the … Continue reading

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Family Tradition in Roussillon


by Melba Allen Bernard Cazes is a passionate man. Every time I see him and his wife, I am always in awe of the simple way he explains to me what he and his family does. Bernard and his family … Continue reading

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You know? Sommeliers in France are not always…


by Melba Allen (This is a correction of an earlier blog!) tall thin guys dressed as if they are the ‘Men in black’, but without the sunglasses! there are sometimes normal looking people with normal lives who also enjoy their … Continue reading

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