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Play it Cool with Pinot Grigio

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You don’t have to spend a ton to get a good Pinot Grigio. Bright, crisp and alive with flavor, these are great all by themselves, served chilled, or with a variety of hot weather foods. Find all three at H-E-B!

New Back to School Wine Finds!

Wine fans, we have something for every palate as we gear up for yet another school year! The return to routine brings new additions to H-E-B shelves, as selected by Ralph my ‘Wine Guy’!

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The Right Wine Glass Changes EVERYTHING!

I’m pleased to introduce the man who changed the way I appreciate wine and, more importantly, the glasses we all use when indulging. Consider Georg Riedel of Riedel Wine Glass Co. a wine glass guru…

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Restaurant Week Eats on SA Living!

Check out some of my picks participating in San Antonio Restaurant Week! Expect specialized lunch and dinner menus at over 100 local restaurants for a limited time! The event runs from August 13-27.

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August Wines that Wow!

Since it’s already August, we thought we’d do a re-cap of some of our favorite wine finds of the season; an ode to summer’s end if you will. Here’s three hot weather varietals from H-E-B that still have us buzzing…

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It’s the Hottest Time for Rosé!

The heat is ON during these dog days of summer. It’s also prime rosé weather – light, crisp, drinkable wines that are dry and not necessarily sweet. Check out three inexpensive finds for right now…

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ANY Day for Rosé!

One of my very favorite wine varietals is also one of the most misunderstood… rosés! Classic rosé wines are dry and crisp…not sweet. They’re also generally VERY inexpensive…

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Red, White & Bargain Wine Finds at H-E-B

Red or white–wine fans you’re in luck! We have summer varietals to please all palates from Ralph my “Wine Guy” at the H-E-B Plus at Blanco & 1604. Seasonal deals to drink to!

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Wines of the Week – Episode 13

Hot weather wines – what ’til you hear the prices! Three picks for under $15 this summer from H-E-B, including one of my favorite finds all year long…a mimosa in a bottle!

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Food Therapy in Episode 13!

All aboard for one last rodeo…for now! Our season finale of Goodtaste with Tanji airs this weekend, July 2-3, in select Texas cities with an UPDATE for San Antonio folks! Just in time for fireworks on the Fourth!

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Wines of the Week – Episode 12

Now that the hot weather is here – lighter, brighter styles of wine are perfect for summer from H-E-B. This week it’s all about rosé…

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A Few French Whites We Like!

The summer heat is on and we have just the thing to cool you down! Fun French whites perfect for this weather from the Westlake H-E-B in Austin! They’re lighter in body and able to pair with quite a bit…

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Savory Summertime Eats in H-Town!

We’re doing a little lightening up for summer on KPRC. All throughout July, Masraff’s is hosting their annual Month of Giving. Southern Goods also supplied us with several nostalgic southern dishes…

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