wine&beer

“Anything But Chardonnay” for Summer Wines!

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There’s an old wine axiom – ABC (“anything but Chardonnay”) – that we’re keeping in mind heading into the summer months. It’s a playful reminder to seek out some lesser known white wine varietals. Our selections come from all around the world with the majority under $12!

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wine-diet

Diet and Drink Healthy at the Same Time

The word diet puts me in a bad mood. And, if that diet goes even further and eliminates my daily glass of wine, that mood gets even worse. Good news—you can work a glass of wine into your diet, perhaps even a cocktail or beer.

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Gold Medal Wins for These Texas Wines!

Well, we couldn’t be prouder to be “wine drinking Texans”. The results of a recent major state competition show that Mediterranean varieties and Texas terroir make for a perfect pariing as Tempranillo, Tannat and Viognier varietals were among the top winners…

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The ‘Hottest’ Wine Trail in Texas is Off Hwy 290!

There’s no way around it: the way we taste our Texas wines has changed. We’re now America’s No. 5 wine-producing state! If you haven’t heard the buzz on the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 as of late, it’s time to hit the trail. Some of the best wine in Texas is being produced right in our own backyard…

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red-wine

A Toast to These Low-Price Wines on Easter!

We put together an incredible assortment of delicious ideas for your Easter holiday and got to thinking…we need some wines to go with! So, here are a few of my wine suggestions that will pair perfectly with your Easter meal. One of the most versatile pairing wines (and one that will please almost everyone) is…

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All Kinds of Finds in H-E-B’s Brand New Wine Cellar!

By now you’ve probably heard about the beautiful new San Felipe H-E-B — a 91,000-square-foot space that includes the in-store restaurant, Table 57, and The Cellar; a temperature-controlled, walk-in wine cellar for vintage wines and top-growth Bordeauxs…

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New Wine Arrivals for March!

Time to shop in the wine department at H-E-B! We’re previewing several brand new labels you’ll see floating around shelves this March…

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It’s a Peak Month for Pinots

Thinking ahead to Easter, you’ll want a nice bottle of Pinot Noir for Sunday dinner with the fam. Pinot is a crowd-pleaser and still the most popular varietal out there today. All three of our selections are sure to cover just about everyone’s preference for red wine on your holiday!

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The Buzz is Building on Sauvignon Blanc

Time to capitalize on one of the most sought-after wine varietals on the market – Sauvignon Blanc. With spring on the way, our three selections from H-E-B are light, accessible and all under $20!

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‘Here’s to Your Health’ on KHOU!

It is possible to include wine in your New Year’s diet and in any healthy diet all year long. See why the alcohol content in the wine not only plays a big role in the calorie content of each wine and the taste of the wine but also find out how higher alcohol wines can have a big impact on your sobriety.

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Splurge on These Rare Holiday Wines at H-E-B!

Some of the best wine money can buy is on shelves at H-E-B. Treat yourself or someone special…and why not? It’s the holidays! These collectible wines also make incredible gifts…hint, hint.

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Celadon Chef Says It’s the Best Steak He’s Seen…

We came for the gorgeous setting, and stayed for some delicious food. Chef Marcos Uribe of Celadon in downtown Napa took care of the latter! One of the nicest products he’s ever cooked with, however, is a proud addition to his dinner menu…

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Pinot is the People’s Wine for the Holidays

Pinot Noir is your best bet for a crowd-pleasing wine come the holidays. Plus, it pairs with just about anything your Smorgasbord of a table can throw its way. My sommelier Sean has some standout pinots, all under $25, at H-E-B.

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