Archive for the ‘Corron Power Amy and Joe’ Category

Drinking Wine for a Cause

September 13, 2010 by acorronpower

ast night my wife and I attended a wine tasting that benefited Bering Omega and the Human Rights Campaign. It was hosted by the Rainbow Lodge, one of Houston’s better and more interesting restaurants. The event paired a variety of South American wines with some very tasty food.
These are my thoughts on the [...]

Great Argentine Sparkler for Memorial Weekend BBQ

September 10, 2010 by acorronpower

That’s right! That’s what I said, a sparkling wine with barbecue. From May 18 through 25th, Central Market hosted “Passport to Argentina,” to celebrate Argentina’s Revolution of May. To get us into the spirit, CM sent a heavy bottle of sparkling wine along with their marketing materials.  I say heavy, because the day [...]

Great Wines for Labor Day: New Age from Argentina

September 9, 2010 by acorronpower

We attended a Passport to Argentina celebration and wine tasting at our local Central Market a few months back. Looking up to check which wine was next, I noticed glasses filled with ice and slices of lime. I was curious, as well as skeptical.  Ice in wine?
Well it turns out these refreshing [...]

Wine Drinkers: Thanks for Your Engagement!

August 30, 2010

I was checking our “ping backs” a few days ago. Ping backs occur when someone links to our site. Sometimes it’s someone completely random selling sports shoes. Other times it’s a really interesting wine-related website.
Bruce McGechan has a blog called MyLocalWineStore.com. He’s a geek for statistics (like me) [...]

Take Our Seats, Please! Red Mountain AVA Wine Tour

July 20, 2010 by acorronpower

Established in 2001, the Red Mountain AVA is an over 4,000 acre area, with over 700 vineyards currently planted. Located on the eastern edge of Yakima Valley, the “mountain” is more of a steep slope, which faces southwest near the Yakima River. Many Washington wineries source their [...]

2010 Wine Blog Awards: Nominations Open

April 15, 2010 by acorronpower

It’s time to nominate your favorite wine blog in the 2010 Wine Blog Awards. Not only has the name changed a bit, but a new group is running the program. The North American Wine Bloggers’ Conference took over the contest and will present the Awards at the WBC2010 in Walla Walla, [...]

Great Bargain Wine – Tamari Reserva Malbec 2007

March 26, 2010 by acorronpower

Bodega Tamari Reserva Malbec 2007 is a wine that all budget conscious wine shoppers should keep an eye out for. It is a big, chewy, concentrated, and quite delicious wine for around 14 bucks a bottle. These days who can pass up deals like that?
This is an excellent example of how [...]

Tonight: TasteLive! Blogging with Wines of Argentina

March 22, 2010 by acorronpower

Last week it was wines from Salta. Tonight we’ll be tasting wines from the Mendoza region of Argentina as part of TasteLive! a live tasting social-networking platform run by Craig Drollett, that connects wine lovers and bloggers with different wineries.
TasteLive! allows wineries to get real-time feedback and opinions on their wines, [...]