Fun Summer Wines

Fun Summer Wines

Summer’s here, and the time is right for drinking simple, lively, refreshing wines with food to match. Not every wine we drink needs to be complex and profound. Mahler is great, but if it were the only thing there was to listen to, music wouldn’t be so popular. Ditto...
A Tasting of Mexican Beers

A Tasting of Mexican Beers

The arrival of summer means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For more than a few Houstonians, it offers excellent incentives and opportunities to regularly indulge in one of our most distinctive regional treats: Tex-Mex food and cold beer....
The Backyard Sommelier

The Backyard Sommelier

While the severity of Houston’s winters can easily be questioned – unless you consider temperatures in the mid-60s to be nippy – its summers are world class. With that in mind, here are a dozen ideas for what to drink with some quintessential summer foods. Caprese...
Cheap, Cheap, Cheap Wine

Cheap, Cheap, Cheap Wine

Wines for Under Four Dollars (a bottle) – A My Table Tasting Pretty much anyone can pick out a bottle of wine for $30 and end up with something perfectly drinkable, if not downright excellent. It gets a little harder at $10. But how about for under $4? The fine folks...
Bottles Worth Bringing

Bottles Worth Bringing

Bottles Worth Bringing The Holidays are upon us, as is the hopefully pleasant task of choosing the perfect gifts for friends, loved ones and other people necessarily further down our list of acquaintances. A bottle of holiday cheer has been a popular present or...
Long Distance Winemaking

Long Distance Winemaking

Long Distance Winemaking Many people enjoy an occasional glass of wine – and for good reason. More than a few make it one of their life’s great interests: learning, collecting, socializing, traveling to the world’s great wine regions and more, all for the sake of...