Wine Apps Make Wine Selection and Learning Easier

VineSleuth | By Amy Gross – Looking for a great bottle of wine amid a massive wall of wine at the grocery store or big box wine retailer? I’m sure you know there are treasures there for every tastebud, but finding the perfect bottle for yourself or a friend can be a challenge. Some stores have great...

Cheers to Relaxing with Rosé

VineSlueth | By Amy Gross –  One thing I love about September in Memorial  is that it brings more time to enjoy delicious dry rosé wines in the heat. Sure, I love a zingy New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the summer, and at times, a crisp Pinot Gris can also be refreshing. But these late summer days...

Family Winery Tour

VineSleuth By Amy Gross –  As I write this month’s column, I am escaping the heat, instead enjoying winter in Patagonia with my family. We arrived in Chile, then ventured to Argentina and will return for another two days in Santiago before flying home. On our first full day, we visited Emiliana, an...

What Kind of Wine Do You Like?

By Amy Gross – Does this question fill you with trepidation and fear when asked by the sommelier, or does it make your heart leap in joy for the possibilities? Maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but believe me, I know that question can lead to a lot of anxiety. Fortunately, though, when you are asked that...

What Happens at a Wine Competition?

By Amy Gross – The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HLS&R) just announced the winners of this year’s international wine competition, so as you are out snatching up as many of the delicious winners as you can, I thought I’d fill you in on what it’s like to judge the wines and pick the best...

Bargain White Wines Under $10

By Amy Gross, CEO and Co-Founder of Wine4.Me and blogger at MomsToolbox.com – Although our neighbors to the north may have moved on to red wines and cooler temperatures, here in Houston we can still enjoy refreshing white wines in October. And, refreshing white wines don’t have to be expensive. Here...

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