Wines to Cap off a GREAT Summer!


The end is in sight! ‘Wine down’ summer with Ralph my “Wine Guy,” who’s back for another monthly installment of wines you should keep an eye out for at your local H-E-B. It’s a great time for reds and whites — it all depends on what you fancy!



Dogfish Head Brewery

The demand is high for Dogfish Head Brewery these days. And in the dog days of summer, there’s no better way to unwind than with their seasonal Festina Peche. The same gang that proudly pushes the mantra “off-centered ales for off-centered people,” also just released their latest experimental brew this past June — the Rosabi…



Glasses Up for the 5th Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival!

Beer lovers rejoice! This upcoming Labor Day weekend, you’ll taste many ‘firsts’ at BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival – named on of the top ten best beer festivals in America. It’s your time to get crafty with over 400 craft brews, live music, spectacular scenery — culminating with fireworks at Palm Beach!



Rosés are On the Rise!

Rosé to the rescue! If you’re looking for relief just as temperatures are heating up, take on the remaining summer months with a wine that’s just as great to pair with as it is all by itself….rosé. July is a great time to include one of our picks with your next picnic or BBQ.



Summer Wines on the Fly from HEB!

New wines to try in July from H-E-B! When our routines are kicked back for summer, it makes for a great time to experiment and try something new…



Crash the Cabs for Dad SALE at HEB

Grab a cab for Dad this month at H-E-B — all Cabernet Sauvignons in the store are 10% off during select dates in June in honor of Father’s Day! Forget the tie; get him something he really wants…



Fruit-Forward Wines Go Forth this Summer!

I can always count on Ralph my Wine Guy for new monthly wines to try from H-E-B, but a couple of these I’ve never seen before! Track down our three picks and you’ll be set for summer. I’ll be honest, I was stealing glances at this bottle all along…



Cool Wines for Hot Temps are at H-E-B!

Things are finally heating up in South Texas. Summer is just around the corner and it gets hot here pretty quickly! My always dependable wine aficionado, Ralph Cortez, has your monthly dosage of wines just right for the current weather. We’re thinking…



Spring Wines are Right On Time!

After a slow start, spring is FINALLY here in Texas. It’s always a good time to lighten up on food and wine once the seasons shift in favor of warmer weather. Goodtaste has the latest selections from Ralph Cortez, my resident Wine Guy at H-E-B. You can never go wrong with…



Celebrating Women In The Food & Wine World

In honor of Women’s History Month, and KPRC are featuring female culinary stars in Houston. There’s a lot of them! We’re talking about some amazing dishes, and also wine pairings…



Top Chef Rebecca Masson & Her Fluffernutter Revolution!

All in favor of a #FluffernutterRevolution, say “I”! Pastry Chef Rebecca Masson, aka Houston’s Sugar Fairy, certainly creates some enticing magic in the kitchen. Her famous, creamy peanut butter Fluffernutters will hook you, and no diet in the world will keep you from going back for more…



Hot Weather Food: A Family Affair at LENOIR

Husband and wife team, Chefs Todd Duplechan and Jessica Maher, opened LENOIR in Austin with two big ideas: to help build a strong culinary community, and to redefine the food style of Austin. All the while raising a family that’s soon to expand…



Mexican Cuisine Made with Love by Blanca Aldaco

There’s a (very) select group of women that can boast a quarter-century of owning, operating…doing everything in their restaurant. It’s why and the Wine Sisterhood have chosen to recognize Blanca Aldaco for her outstanding accomplishments during Women’s History Month!


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