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Where To Find Great, Inexpensive Wine On Tap In Houston

Posted: May 16, 2017 at 7:40 am   /   Wine

  Kegs aren’t just for beer anymore, and the proof is in select restaurants and bars around the city proudly serving a different beverage on tap: wine. Though some may be tempted to brush off kegged wine as a trend, the market looks poised to keep growing, as eliminating bottles means less waste, lower costs, […]

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Greek red wine at Helen

5 Greek Wine Selections And How To Pair Each With Food

Posted: March 30, 2017 at 12:05 pm   /   Wine

When it comes to wine, the sentiment “it’s all Greek to me” is a good thing, especially when experts like Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food & Wine are available for guidance. Though varietals from California, Italy and France get the lion’s share of attention from American wine aficionados, bottles from the land of antiquity […]

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Tim Smith and Phyllis Adato of French Country Wines

French Country Wines Is Celebrating A Decade Of Business With A Party

Posted: February 16, 2017 at 11:44 pm   /   Wine

French Country Wines at 2433 Bartlett (just off of Kirby) is celebrating their tenth anniversary on Saturday, February 18 with a party. From noon to 6 p.m., guests who visit can sample wine, cheese and crepes from Creative Crepes. The celebration will include current samples from the original four wines that customers ever tasted in the […]

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Evan Turner

This Deal At Helen Greek Food & Wine Is A Little “Krasi”

Posted: February 14, 2017 at 5:31 pm   /   Wine

Anyone who talks more than 12 seconds with Evan Turner, sommelier and proprietor of Helen Greek Food and Wine, will likely learn he’s on a crusade to get the world to drink more Greek wine. If the wine sales at Helen are any indication, his efforts are having an impact. The cozy Rice Village restaurant […]

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Cider Throwing

Houston Wine Bars Celebrate Basque Cider Season With Events & Specials

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Bars, Wine

Camerata at Paulie’s, 13 Celsius and Public Services Wine & Whisky are joining forces to celebrate the start of the Basque cider season with a series of events called “¡Txotx!” (pronounced “choach”). That’s the exclamation of a cider house owner to alert his guests that he’s about to tap a barrel and to gather around […]

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