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03/22/19

The Taste of Memorial City Food and Wine Festival will be taking over the Memorial City lawn on May 4. The festival is set to feature over 30 of the best Houston restaurants, wineries and breweries.

03/22/19

In Fremont County alone, Jorgenson estimates that more than a million bushels of corn and nearly half a million bushels of soybeans have been lost after water overwhelmed grain bins before they could be emptied of last year's crop. His calculation using local grain prices puts the financial loss at more than $7 million in grain alone. That's for about 28 farmers in his immediate area, he said.

03/21/19

It's a writer's dilemma - to not rely on clichés, even though all of the clichés are true, and perfectly applicable to the composition at hand. That's what it's like to write about Rebecca Murphy, and her founding of what is now the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (IWA).

03/21/19

"Texas Farm Bureau strongly supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and commends the Trump administration for working tirelessly to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into a true 21st Century trade deal. Trade with Canada and Mexico has had a tremendous positive impact on the Texas farm economy.

03/20/19

Under the agreement, states would voluntarily give up water to keep Lake Mead and Lake Powell from crashing. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation previously predicted a more than 50 percent chance that water deliveries to Arizona and Nevada would be cut in 2020.

03/20/19

It's a writer's dilemma - to not rely on clichés, even though all of the clichés are true, and perfectly applicable to the composition at hand. That's what it's like to write about Rebecca Murphy, and her founding of what is now the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (IWA)

03/19/19

TEXSOM Co-founders and Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks today announced the results for the 2019 TEXSOM International Wine Awards. The Awards garnered almost 3,300 entries representing 32 countries and 18 U.S. States, a record for the competition.

03/19/19

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Carl Ray Polk, Jr. to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. Polk joined the TSSWCB in May of 2017.

03/18/19

An armed man walked into the casino and approached a popular poker cage, where he demanded money, before quickly fleeing out the north entrance, Las Vegas police said in an overnight press conference.

03/13/19

This past weekend, Austin hosted the Wonder Women of Wine conference, the first national conference advocating gender equality in the wine industry.

03/11/19

Maynard James Keenan, a popular musician, has worked the past decade to make his mark in the wine industry. He's opened a few wineries in Northern Arizona and now, he's bringing a little taste to Old Town, Scottsdale

03/11/19

House Bill 549 passed in the House back in February and Saturday night, the Senate also gave it the green light. The bill would allow people who don't finish their bottle of wine to take it home. Bill sponsors say it's just one more way to help curb New Mexico's DWI problem. To be in compliance with the law, the seller would have to re-cork the bottle and seal it in a tamper-proof bag with the receipt before you leave. That bill now heads to the governor's desk.

03/11/19

The store at 865 West Antelope Dr. will feature eco-friendly designs, better signage and a "wine cave." In addition, Utah's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has partnered with the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food to promote more Utah-made sprits, wine and beers.

03/08/19

The Verde Valley Wine Festival today announced the names of the 16 Arizona wineries chosen to participate in the 2019 event, held Saturday, May 11 at the Clarkdale Town Park.

03/07/19

For more than 31 years, the Texas Ag Forum has increased stakeholder knowledge of policy and market issues important to Texas agricultural producers and commodity leaders by providing informative analysis, said Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas Ag Forum secretary and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, College Station.

03/07/19

Aridus Wine Company has been named a "Hot Brand" by Wine Business Monthly in its February 2019 issue. "We are enormously honored and thrilled," said founder/proprietor Scott Dahmer, "to be recognized by this honor, which comes on a national scale and in a field of very distinguished other contenders."

03/06/19

The Messina Hof Harvest Green Winery will break ground later this year in Harvest Green, a 1,300-acre master-planned community anchored by a working farm. The award-winning winery's fourth Texas location will feature a wine bar, tasting rooms that can be booked for private events and a 130-seat restaurant with an open kitchen and a 2,600-square-foot covered patio.

03/06/19

The states - Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming - have been working for years on drought contingency plans. But Arizona and California have missed two deadlines set by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and still have work to do.

03/05/19

The Bonarrigo family, owners and operators of Messina Hof Wine Cellas, Inc. with locations in Bryan, Grapevine and Fredericksburg, today announces plans for their fourth Texas location: Messina Hof Harvest Green Winery outside of Houston.

03/04/19

Wedding Oak Winery, a premier winery in the Texas Hill Country, promoted three valued team members, and hired an operations manager. The winery, named for the centuries old Wedding Oak Tree in San Saba, Texas, is set to expand its operations in 2019.

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