American wine no longer has the second-class status it had years ago. California wineries are widely respected. The Washington Post and the New York Daily News have both declared Virginia to be the next "it" place for wine lovers.
Via Larry Darling Texas Syrah grapes to other grapes: "Suck it."
So how does Texas wine match up against the world's best? That question will be settled at Texas Vs. the World, the Syrah edition, on December 9, a tasting that will allow the attendees to judge Texas Syrah (Shiraz, if you're a Yellow Tail drinker) against more prominent vintners. Gusto Tastings is hosting the showdown at Times Ten Cellar in East Dallas.More »