Wine

Holiday Wine Recommendations from Houston’s New Iron Sommelier

POSTED: November 23, 2022 AT 9:27 am   /   Bars, Wine

At the recent annual Iron Sommelier competition, 13 celsius’ longtime general manager Adele Corrigan Wade walked away as the newest champion after several years of competing. Her wine theme, which showcased a grape that seldom gets attention, was “Over the Moon for Meunier,” and her flight of wines were Chavost “Blanc de Noirs” Brut Nature […]

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City Cellars HTX in the Museum District Offers Surprisingly Great Chef-Crafted Fare

POSTED: November 4, 2022 AT 1:19 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Wine

Located at 1801 Binz, City Cellars HTX, a wine-centered restaurant, now occupies Dak & Bop’s original home in the Museum District. (Dak & Bop still has a location on 18th.) Initially a catering and party business, owner Daniel Wolfe pivoted in response to a lack of public events at the time, due to the COVID-19 […]

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Food-Focused Bar in Unexpected Venue is a Houston Heights Gem

POSTED: October 6, 2021 AT 2:48 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Wine

Opening a restaurant or bar during the height of the pre-vaccine pandemic was a risky endeavor, but Tashi and Rebecca Garcia were determined. With an industry background (Garcia paid his dues working front and back of the house at Smith and Wollensky, Brash Brewery, State of Grace and Johnny’s Gold Brick), the couple were running […]

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Heights Wine Bar Serves Up Wine Country Experience

POSTED: May 24, 2021 AT 11:36 am   /   Bars, Wine

All Houston restaurants faced challenges last year due to the pandemic, but perhaps none more so than places that opened just as the Texas government ordered state-wide dining room shutdowns. Mutiny Wine Room, a combination tasting room, restaurant and retail outlet at 1124 Usener, fell into that dire category. In January 2020, about two months […]

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