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Preview: The Tasting Room & Ladies of Craft Beer Grapes vs. Grains Dinner

October 31, 2011

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When fellow beer lover, and good friend of mine, Leah, announced that she was partnering with The Tasting Room to do a Grapes Vs. Grains (wine vs. beer) dinner, I was excited to see what they would come up with. As the Houston Ladies of Craft Beer organizer, Leah hosts monthly happy hours to encourage […]

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San Diego Part II- Saturday 4/16

April 28, 2011

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Part I (Friday 4/15) is here. Saturday, April 16th: We woke up early to get a head start on the day, with the first stop being the famous San Diego Zoo. I really only wanted to see the pandas, so when we bought our tickets I cried a little inside having to pay $40 a […]

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Hookah, Huntin’ and Karl’s at the Riverbend

September 30, 2010

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So, my father works in Libya for most of the year (oil-duh) and makes a few, short (2 weeks) visits home, well this most recent visit has been fantastic so far. He’s hoping to come back to Houston for good, but that’s another story. He arrived on Sunday with presents (yes, we are still little […]

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Houston Wine Fest

September 25, 2010

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This weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, Houston was home to the inaugural Wine Fest. For two days, there were vineyards and other food and retail vendors gathered in Houston Park (Bagby and Allen Parkway) to show off their goods. Normal tickets were $35 for one day, but luckily I had won 2 sets of tickets. I took my boos, […]

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Tuesday Tasting at Block 7 Wine Co- Under 500 Case Taste

September 14, 2010

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Well, it’s Tuesday again, but at least it’s not Monday! On Tuesdays, Block 7 Wine Company, in the Heights, does a free wine tasting from 6-9PM usually with a different theme each week.  This week’s theme is “Under 500 Case Taste” or a tasting of small case production wines from California and Washington. This is […]

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Tuesday Tasting at Block 7 Wine Co- The Revolutionaries

September 7, 2010

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All of my posts to date have been about delicious beers, but at heart I am a red wine girl. When I was 14, at Thanksgiving dinner, I was allowed to drink red wine by my father. This has to be my earliest memory of drinking and serious bonding with my pops. From then on, […]

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