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A Glass & Chat with NY Times Wine Critic Eric Asimov

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It was through my love affair with the dining and travel section of the New York Times that I came to be familiar with the work of their wine critic, Eric Asimov. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eric to interview him for Goodtaste.tv. Eric’s knowledge of wine is immense. His passion contagious.

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Vacation Reds & More Summer Wine Steals!

No matter if you can’t make the trip, transport your tastebuds to exotic locations with the perfect vacation wine. It’s cheaper than a plane ticket! Where have you always wanted to go? Allow the perfect bottle to take you there – if just for one evening!

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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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Just Arrived July Wines at H-E-B!

Expect fireworks for these newly shelved wines at your local H-E-B! Something for palates across the board this summer. We’re spotlighting a pricier bottle of red, a popular, inexpensive white and our rosé of right now…

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Easy Drinking Summer Reds are In at H-E-B

New wines for summer have arrived in the Wine Dept. at HEB – three in fact that we’ve handpicked for your drinking pleasure! Don’t forget, when you buy ANY six bottles, you’ll still receive a 10% discount off your purchase…

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“Anything But Chardonnay” for Summer Wines!

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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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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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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