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Coffee & Wine Bar Penny Quarter in Montrose Is Closing Indefinitely

Posted: June 1, 2020 at 11:20 am   /   Bars, Coffee & Tea, Wine

Mark up another casualty of the COVID-19 situation. After being open less than a year, coffee shop and wine bar Penny Quarter is already closing. Located at 1424 Westheimer, behind Anvil Bar & Refuge in the former Etro dance club space, the space had been fully remodeled for a modern, bright look with plenty of […]

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Houston Wine Bars Adapt to COVID-19 By Selling Wine To Go

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 4:25 pm   /   Bars, Wine

Relaxing at your favorite wine bar is out of the question as we try to flatten the coronavirus curve, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take the wine bar home with you. Many area wine bars and wine-focused businesses have transitioned to retail-only, offering wine by the bottle as well as food for takeout, curbside […]

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What to Drink & Eat at the Houston Rodeo Champion Wine Garden

Posted: March 5, 2020 at 3:08 pm   /   Bars, Food & Drink Festivals, Wine

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is in full swing, and thousands of people are headed to NRG Park for entertainment, barbecue, carnival fare and more. One part of the festivities that should not be overlooked is the Champion Wine Garden, featuring more than 70 award-winning wines from the 2020 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition. Visitors […]

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Judgment of Paris wine flight at Perry's Steakhouse & Grille​

Special Wine Flight at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is a Taste of History

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 11:19 am   /   Bars, Wine

There was a time when the world didn’t have much regard for wines from the United States — not even those produced in Napa Valley. Conventional wisdom was that the best wine came from France. That was the case until the Judgment of Paris. Organized by Steven Spurrier, a Brit who owned a wine shop […]

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A TXOTX passport, Basque cider and pórron at Camerata

Houston Wine Bars Are Showcasing Spanish Wine & Cider Through Jan. 31

Posted: January 22, 2020 at 5:49 pm   /   Bars, Wine

Texas TXOTX, the annual celebration of food and drink from the Basque region of Spain, runs through January 31. This is the fourth year that Texas bars and restaurants — including several in Houston — have participated in showcasing what this mountainous region nudging the French border has to offer. (There are other participants in […]

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