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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Texas Beer, Wine, and Bed and Breakfast - News and Information - 2.3.2012


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 Burleson winery cleans up in California competition - The Burleson ...
According to the Texas Department of Agriculture, the number of Texas wineries grew from 46 in 2001 to more than 220 in 2011, and the number of wine cases ...
www.burlesonstar.net/ci_19887339


 Food Matters: Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale, Foodways Texas' second symposium ...
Austin 360
After 103 years, Spoetzl Brewery has finally released an ale. The company that makes the ever-popular Shiner Bock beer, as well as the Blonde, Light Blonde, Black Lager, Hefeweizen and seasonal favorite Cheer, debuted Wild Hare Pale Ale this week.
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Travelocity Names Top 14 Romantic Hotel Deals for Valentine's Day
MarketWatch
Emily Morgan Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. The official hotel of the Alamo is ... This downtown boutique hotel will allow you and your date to explore The City ...

 Texas Bed and Breakfast Romantic Getaway | Blair House Inn: A Hill ...
Looking for the perfet romantic getaway for Valentine's Day? Book a romantic texas vacation to the hill country in Wimberley, Texas. You will enjoy a.
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Update: Jester King Craft Brewery - impactnews.com
Brewers' lawsuit to change how beer is defined, advertised in Texas. ... The judge also ruled that Texas breweries could advertise where their beers were ...
impactnews.com/articles/update%3A-jester-king-craft-brewery

Texas wine industry suffering after budget cuts
WOAI
We were winery Number 56 in the state of Texas. Today we're approaching 250 wineries." State funding has produced a lot of the success.
Homestead, La Buena Vida Top Wine Tour Voting
PR.com
Grapevine, TX, February 01, 2012 --(PR.com)-- In its latest quarterly vote, guests of the Grapevine Wine Tours chose Homestead Winery as the city's “Most ...
Employ etiquette at wine tastings
Your Houston News
Trivia: Comes from Texas' oldest winery founded in 1883 by Italian Immigrant Frank Qualia and is now in its fourth generation of family winemakers.
Touring the local wine country
Lewisville Leader
"Most people don't even know about the wineries in Grapevine, we're a hidden ... The wines are great, and there are some excellent Texas wines," Biro said.


Would You Like a Beer With That Movie?
Wall Street Journal
Perhaps most promising, Tim League, the founder of the Austin, Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain, has targeted New York as a major site for a national expansion that could change the city's movie culture. "There are a lot of people doing a wide ...
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Wall Street Journal
iProspect Ranked In Top Two Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly
MarketWatch (press release)
"There are probably very few places where a new feature or formula being discovered in Excel is celebrated with a beer and a few high fives. We pride ourselves on fostering a culture built on open communication and an environment where our employees ...
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State/local briefs
San Antonio Express
Bankruptcy filings in South Central Texas fell 25 percent in January, ... Luxury hotel opens at Éilan on N. Side A new luxury boutique hotel opened its ...
Healthcare system moving hundreds of jobs to North Texas
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Both hotels are in downtown Fort Worth. "The Ashton Hotel proves that luxury looks good in a smaller size," the report said. "This petite boutique only has ...



Fun, cheap road trips are possible through South Texas
UT The Daily Texan
When you're ready to kick off your dancing shoes, make the 15-minute drive north from New Braunfels to Gruene, Texas and check into the Gruene Mansion Inn for the ultimate bed and breakfast experience. Each room boasts its own unique décor, ...
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UT The Daily Texan

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Texas is Romantic | Texas Bed and Breakfast News
It's easy for romance to flourish in Texas. Whisk your Valentine to Texas for a romantic getaway this February. Sip wine in the Texas Hill Country or walk.
www.texasbb.org/blog/texas-travel/texas-is-romantic
Bed And Breakfast In Ennis Tx | Ashton House Bed and Breakfast
A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDTX 77058 • www. clearlakearea.com See Page 7 3 Member Renewals 4 New Members 7 Chairman's Ball ...
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Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Feb. 2
D Magazine
Also happening tonight is a Tempranillo tasting over at Fuqua Wineries. It's one of their 2010 wines, produced from Texas hill country grapes, ...
New Unity Theatre Production in Brenham
KBTX
... Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site - "The Birthplace of Texas," more than 40 bed and breakfast inns, wineries, Brenham's historic Main Street ...


Texas Big Beer Brewery brews coming this spring | Beernews.org
McKissack, who lives in Vidor, has been in the planning stages of opening Texas Big Beer in rural Newton County for 16 1/2 months. It wasn't until the Texas.
beernews.org/.../texas-big-beer-brewery-brews-coming-this-sp...

Valencia Group Hotels Named Among Top Hotels in U.S.
PR Web
The boutique Hotel Valencia Santana Row was lauded for its exceptional location, ... was rated #2 in San Antonio, out of 360 hotels in the Texas city.
Just a Taste: Ocho
San Antonio Express
Fast facts: Boutique hotel entrepreneur Liz Lambert of Austin's Hotel San José ... The result is a South Texas-meets-Cuba array of small plates (snacks), ...
New Balance seeks to build new HQ, sports complex, hotel across 14 ...
Boston.com
... sports complex, boutique hotel, and up to three office buildings along with ... in Brighton and MEC Transportation is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Galveston has new attractions for Spring Break
Your Houston News
Galveston is home to the Texas Seaport Museum and 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, ... The island is also home to the European-style boutique hotel The Tremont House, ...
Taking the kids and making time for romance
Chicago Tribune
... or boutique hotel like The Sky Lodge (www.theskylodge.com) in Park City, Utah. ... Texas that integrate local activities and organic culinary programs.

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Good Boutique Hotel - Review of Hotel Derek Houston Galleria ...
Hotel Derek Houston Galleria: Good Boutique Hotel - See traveler reviews, 62 candid photos, and great deals for Houston, TX, at TripAdvisor.
www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g56003-d223167-r1...


Sunday, January 22, 2012

Texas Beer, Wine, and Bed and Breakfast - News and Information - 1.22.2012


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Texas wines win big in San Francisco
Your Houston News
We are proud to have made a great name for Texas,” said Paul Bonarrigo, winemaker and co-founder of Messina Hof Winery & Resort.


Boost in wine sales could mean boost for economy
39online.com
... but Fredericksburg, Texas winemaker Ken Maxwell says that is number may be an underestimate. Despite January usually being a slow month at wineries, ...



Food: Austin Food + Wine Festival Announced; Morimoto, Zimmern ...
Austinist
... local wineries were heavily represented, while local breweries generally didn't participate. With the growing presence of Texas wine and craft beer ...


ON WINE: Farmyard, Band-Aid could be positives
San Angelo Standard Times
By Gus Clemens SAN ANGELO, Texas — Second week of wacko wine descriptors. ... Current descriptor preferred by wineries for this nose note: "sun-dried ...


Dry weather may be helping Texas wine sales|WOAI: San Antonio ...
People in Texas love their 'vino,' at least that's what sales at one Hill Country winery are saying.
www.woai.com/.../Yrd6JNV8J0CFC09d5ZoA4g.cspx?rss...


What's the Texas wine scene like? By Ray Isle (Food and Wine ...
News Flash: The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival, April 27-29, 2012 ... [VT: I'm sure that we will be hearing more about Ray's Texas wine "Blips of Brilliance" as we ...
vintagetexas.com/blog/?p=5897


Bud Light Platinum to land in Texas a week early
Houston Chronicle
... goes on sale in Texas on Monday, a week earlier than the rest of the country. ... The rollout follows another stagnant year in domestic brewing.

Houston Chronicle
Flying Saucer to Host 6th Anniversary Party
Memphis Commercial Appeal
... with a variety of offerings from many other exclusive breweries as well. ... Flying Saucer Draught Emporium was founded in 1995 in Fort Worth, Texas.


Film on Tap: Beer Docs Shooting in Austin
Slackerwood
Two film crews recently made the rounds to brewpubs and breweries in Central Texas to document the history, culture and challenges of our local brewing ...
Humperdinks Invites Sports Fans to Watch the NFL Conference ...
PR Web
Humperdinks Restaurant and Brewery is excited to announce that they will be ... Hail Mary Bloody Marys with Texas Style Skewers as well as shots of Jager, ...
Cool Winter Festival attendance up a cool 2481 folks Third time's ...
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
She and her husband came from Texas specifically to cook at the Estes Park Greed is good and ... ( Juley Harvey ) Nine wineries, one cidery, 14 breweries, ...


Travel Picks: Top 10 rooftop pools
Reuters
The Joule, Dallas, Texas There's plenty to soak in from this cantilevered marvel on the 10th floor of Dallas' smartest boutique hotel.


Small, Boutique Hotel? - San Antonio Forum - TripAdvisor
... San Antonio travel forum, travelers are asking questions and offering advice on topics like "Small, Boutique Hotel?". ... #298 of 339 hotels in San Antonio, TX ...
www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60956-i76-k5078508-Sma...


Jester King Craft Brewery: News Story Highlights How Texas Beer ...
This news report from YNN does a nice job getting at the core of the issue, and that is how Texas beer laws hold back the growth of our own, locally grown ...
jesterkingbrewery.com/news-story-highlights-how-texas-beer-l...


Artisanal brewers hope to catch lightning in a bottle
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Craft beers are coming from all different places these days. A brewery brews beer, which it sells to bars and restaurants; in Texas, it cannot sell its product directly to customers at its facility. Examples: Rahr, Franconia, Deep Ellum Brewing Co. ...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Weekend beercast: A better deal for Yaga's beer fest
Houston Chronicle (blog)
And if you haven't had the chance to sample any of Cornel's beers from down around Beaumont, owner/brewer Corey Nelson's Smokin' Hot Blonde will be on tap as well. Fort Worth's Rahr & Sons Brewing rounds out the Texas contingent with a winter warmer ...


Travel deals to impress your valentine – and save you money
Toronto Star
... to couples who get engaged with its 'Deep in the Hearts of Texas' package. ... 10 - 15 from $319 per night with breakfast in bed, a 'Wine & Dine' meal, ...


Ten chili contest chefs draw crowd of tasters
Wallowa County Cheiftain
In the end, Syd Montgomery of Chandlers Bed and Breakfast, ... Dub Darnielle, Texas Hold 'Em: no-bean venison chili with Grand Marnier liqueur. ...
Online searches help furnish dream home
Shreveport Times
In Sadie McMaster's bedroom a 1940s French bed unit including two armoires is ... roamed Canton, Texas' First Monday sale, used family pieces and had two ...



Hotel Galvez Invites Couples to Renew Vows During Wedding Vow ...
PR.com
... on the bed as part of the hotel's turndown service and breakfast in bed ... 2 tourism attraction in Texas for in-state and out-of-state travelers. ...

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Texas Beer, Wine, and Bed and Breakfast - News and Information - 1.17.2012


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Janice Ann's Journal: Corks and Forks shaping up to be special night
Lufkin Daily News
... for a listing of participating restaurants and wineries. ... Granddaughter Laura Hughey graduated from Texas State University in May and is working in ...

Web 1 new result for texas wineries
Bed & Breakfast Marble Falls TX - Heart of Texas Wine Tours
wineries of Central Texas. Home ... Texas Wineries, Vineyards ...
www.heartoftexaswinetours.com/marble_falls_food.aspx


Texas wine for Texas cowboys at Rodeo Austin's Off the Vine
CultureMap Austin
A unique event, iconic California wineries like Silver Oak and Caymus Vineyards stood shoulder-to-shoulder with small up-and-coming Texas wineries like ...
Winter concerts set for Bernhardt event room
Your Houston News
Winery, a winery on Texas 105, west of FM 149. Retreat Hill Cellars, the wine-aging cellars of Retreat Hill Vineyards located north of Texas 105 on FM 149. ...
Ray Isle on What's Next in Wine and Beer
Eater National
I lived in Texas and realized if I never left Austin I would never do anything. ... Food & Wine Festival, so we'll be revisiting Hill Country wineries. ...



Try All Five Local Breweries and Support Texas Brewers at March ...
Dallas Observer
13 2012 at 1:25 PM ​Just days after Texans celebrate the state's Independence Day on March 2, drinkers can support its independent brewers and try offerings ...
Looking Back: Harvest Queen opened in 1907
Plainview Daily Herald
According to "The History of Hale County, Texas," published by Mary Lee Cox in 1936, ... such as brewery grits for breweries, sorghum flour and meal, ...

Cooper Hotel & Conference Center Announces New Name, Providing ...
MarketWatch
DALLAS, TX, Jan 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Cooper Aerobics today announced ... The 62-room, full-service, boutique hotel caters to individuals and ...
Cooper Hotel & Conference Center Announces New Name, Providing ...
Marketwire
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Jan 16, 2012) - Cooper Aerobics today ... The 62-room, full-service, boutique hotel caters to individuals and corporate groups. ...


For men only
El Paso Inc.
... originally with the idea of turning it into a bed and breakfast, ... Paso and eventually take her brand to other major cities in Texas and New Mexico. ...
Comfort experiencing development boom
San Antonio Express
... ended its reign as the longest continually operated general store in Texas. ... of the nearby Comfort Commons, a bed and breakfast and antique store. ...


Coleman Fire Leaves 45 Senior Residents Unable To Return Home
KTXS
By Casey James, KTXS News COLEMAN, Texas -- At 8:35 pm on Saturday night the ... The mayor herself opened up two bed and breakfast's she owns to help take ...
Odessa seniors await decision on scholarship
Odessa American
Still, both Odessa High School seniors were recognized as Texas ... Charisma said the night before the test she looked over a practice exam and went to bed. ...

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Front and center
Allentown Morning Call
... starring William Forsyth, and "Bed and Breakfast," a psychological thriller. ... This year, he returns to the genre with "Leatherface 3-D," a "Texas ...

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McKinney, TX Bed and Breakfasts - scout.me
McKinney, Texas Bed and Breakfast and Inns listings. Find the best deal with the largest selection Boston B&Bs to choose from.
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