Wine Picks: Three Easy Wine Pairings for Every Holiday Dinner

Three Easy Wine Pairings for Every Holiday Dinner

It’s that time of year when we eat too much and hopefully, wash it down with fabulous wine. Sometimes, it’s tough to select the perfect pairing and please everyone at the table. I’ve helped you out with three simply choices that are universally enjoyed and pair well with typical holiday dishes.I’m providing links to Texas […]

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Vineyard Picnic

I’ve had an itching to create a vineyard picnic this year and finally made it happen after tons of rain and weather had interfered with my plans since harvest. Because of the wine region in Texas where we live, typical vineyards keep the rows plowed because weeds grow so easily. So, I knew good blankets […]

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Wine Dinner Series: Spinach & Arugula with Prosciutto and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Ever wanted to impress your guests with a tasty, gourmet wine dinner, but had no idea where to start? The new Burklee Hill Blog’s Wine Dinner Series will be your new best friend: providing simple, yet impressive courses with wine pairing suggestions that will be sure to take the intimidation out of an at home […]

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4.0 Cellars Krick Hill Vineyards Montepulciano

This Wine Pick Wednesday features 4.0 Cellars Montepulciano from Krick Hill Vineyards (89% Montepulciano, 11% Ruby Cabernet). My hubby grew this fruit on our family’s vineyard, so I may be a bit partial, but I have to say, it’s genuinely pretty yummy. Montepulciano grows well in Texas and in researching its origin, it is not […]

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Wine Pick: 2015 McPherson Old Vine Chenin Blanc

Welcome to my first Wine Pick Wednesday! I’m excited to launch a series on my blog featuring my wine favorites. And, although you may have caught my wine selections heading into fall, I’m still enjoying the whites these days. Especially today in Texas, when it was a ridiculous 94 degrees still, about a week before […]

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Burklee Bag: Wine Glasses

Welcome to my first edition of the Burklee Bag! Follow along to keep up with all of my fantastic finds and wise purchases. If you’ve browsed through any of my wine posts, you have heard about my long journey to learn and enjoy wine over the last several years. One thing I have found without […]

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Wine Favorites for Fall

Here in Lubbock, Texas, our first college football game is this Saturday! It’s kind of shocking. But, I suppose seasons start to change about the time we start yearning for the next. I, for one, will not be opposed to having a little pumpkin spice. Call me basic, but I do love some stereotypical things […]

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Wine and Cheese Pairing: 101

There’s a good reason that cheese is often paired with wine. There’s something about the complex flavors of both that can elevate the tasting experience beyond what either can do alone. So, does it matter which cheese you select with which wine? It can definitely make a big difference. But, it doesn’t have to be […]

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Champagne Mango Moscato Wine Slush

Did you know there is such a thing as a “champagne mango”? Neither did I. Or maybe you did. Either way, it is the ideal fruit to pair with Moscato for a wine slush, don’t you think? Agreed. This is truly so easy that the most difficult part is slicing the mango. But, your efforts […]

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Ginger Mint Moscow Mule

We planted a small herb garden on our back porch this year in a boxed shelf. My hubby built it (because he’s handy that way) and it’s completely in the shade. So, not all of the herbs have done that well. But, my dear mint has grown great! To be honest, I had very specific […]

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