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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The Revival of an Old Soul

The Story of the Historic Building that is Home to Trilogy Cellars by Elizabeth Hill     *This is the story of how we managed to mesh our new wine business with a family history that is truly inspiring. The little town of Levelland, Texas—home to approximately 12,000 residents today—was a bustling development in 1926. In its […]

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The Chilton

What’s a Chilton, you ask? Ask anyone from Lubbock, Texas, and you will quickly hear about the Chilton. It’s a matter of local pride that Lubbock is home to this refreshing and simple cocktail. Legend has it that the drink was born at the Lubbock Country Club when Dr. Chilton asked the bartender to salt […]

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