Wine- The Mild Alcohol

 The one alcoholic drink that has respect among men and women is wine. Wine is considered to be a status symbol among the elites....more

Ferocious Friday Wine Review December 21, 2012

 This weeks Ferocious Friday at the Grape is all about bubbles. We are very excited to be featuring the beautiful Domaine Chandon. The founders are from France who I’m sure you have heard of, Moet & Chan...more

Do You Know How To Find The Best Wine Club?

 The finest wine club must not be hard to find. Every tasting group is not right for everyone. Your place, vino favorites, and chosen social circle will all dictate the right tasting group for you....more

Becoming A Wine Collector? - A Guide To Getting Started

 When starting your wine collection you must ponder the following things: 1) How much money do you want to invest in collecting wine?   This will help you determine the size of wine cellar you need as well as help you to select the proper wines to fill it.  2) How much space do you have for your collection? And where are you going to put it? ...more

Chronicles of French Culinary Education

First of all I am loving my saturated culinary life in a French kitchen, deep in the Heart of Texas, I am tired, but if you love what you do....its all relative. We had a fast and furious evening that included me, myself, and I preparing the escargot!  That's right, I punched holes in the little slippery suckers, made the special butter, and prepped many, many small pans similar to the image below.  It was awesome, fairly laborious, and totally worth it! ...more


Cliches. I’m not sure how many there are out there in the world, but many have held strong and some even proven themselves to be true over time. We are known by the company we keep – like Kim and wine....more

Wine Should BE Calorie Free!!!

Just being a little silly...Wine should be calorie freethen I would be a smaller mebut unfortunately that is not the casewhich explains my expanding waist.This is something I think we'd all agreethat wine should be calorie free! Face gets puffy, rings don't fitbecause of what I medicate withIt's made of grapes, shouldn't be a problemAll my issues? Wine helps solve them.But bloated and bubbly is what I tend to bethat's why wine should be calorie free......more

Wine Tips for Holiday Party Planning

Getting ready for a holiday party should be fun but, with so many things to worry about, it’s not surprising that it can also be stressful. How much ice will you need? How many bottles of wine should you buy and what kinds? There are plenty of details to remember. ...more

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8 Last Minute Ways to Pair Wine with Your Thanksgiving Menu

It’s so late to be just now looking for wines for Thanksgiving. What were you thinking? Well, never fear, finding a great wine for Thanksgiving is simple. You just have to think of the big picture now, since it’s probably too late to track down specific recommendations....more