Brews, Wine, and Everything Else Fine

The Year in Beer and Other Drinks

2020 was all about Covid-19, but we're looking back at it all.

12/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

These French Wines Pair Perfectly with Thanksgiving

Alsace offers a variety of stunning bottles, some found locally, that go great with turkey and more.

11/19/2020 By Justin Vann

Go Back to Boston!

It Was a Very 2020 Iron Sommelier Competition

The annual event brings virtual tastings, natural wine, and a surprise winner.

11/16/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Make Mine a Double, Sam

Need a Drink This Election Day? Here's a Booze Guide

Whether you want to pound some beers, chug some boxed wine, or ... celebrate?

11/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

Some Easy Cocktails for Difficult Times

You don't need a full bar to have a classy evening during the pandemic.

10/26/2020 By Justin Vann

Sweet and Scary

Here's What Wine to Pair with That Halloween Candy

We asked a couple experts what goes best with candy corn, Snickers, and other treats.

10/12/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Somm Talk

What You Need to Know about Natural Wine

It's more than a trend, and there's a way to get into it while still embracing the classical world.

09/24/2020 By Justin Vann

The Somm Picks

How Our Changing Times Are Changing Wine

Noted Houston sommelier Justin Vann contributes his thoughts on the world of alcohol.

07/28/2020 By Justin Vann

Step away from the blue light

6 Screen-Free Summer Activities That Make Staying Home a Blast

Unplug during date night or quality time with family, and support local businesses in the process.

07/16/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pinot noir

The Best Wines for Your Summer Picnic

You don't need champagne to enjoy a fried chicken lunch.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

This Is A White

Food News: Bring a Wine Expert Home for a Class

Plus, after a year away, Bar Victor is back.

05/25/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fill 'Er Up

Roots Wine Bar Promises Self-Serve Vino

The spot is scheduled to open in the East End this summer.

05/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Stealing Happy Hours

Now That You're Drinking, Get a Virtual Wine Education

Wineries and sommeliers alike have pivoted to video conferencing classes.

04/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Review

Raise Your Glass to Mutiny Wine Room

The Heights spot has a wine list and food worth celebrating.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Review

Coffee and Wine Bar Penny Quarter Is the Perfect All-Day Spot

Have an afternoon coffee meeting, happy hour, or date night at this Montrose café.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Drink Up

6 Places That Have Wine Specials Right Now

Looking to expand that palate during your quarantine?

03/31/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

First Bite

Couple Bottles Up Napa Valley for a Houston Audience

Sample New World wines and enjoy light bites at Mutiny Wine Room.

02/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: February 2020

Get in line for some of the most popular new joints in Bayou City.

02/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

Why Did My Bordeaux Just Get More Expensive?

A 25 percent tariff on imported French wine is hitting consumers just in time for Valentine’s Day.

12/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Buzzworthy

The Glow of Sixty Vines Calls You to Wine the Day Away

Have the blues? There is booze. There is always booze.

12/04/2019 By Timothy Malcolm