Just Like Heorot

Everything You Need to Know About Griffin Meadery

Drink like an Anglo-Saxon with local honey wine.

09/14/2016 By Jody T. Morse

Grape Expectations

Think You Can't Take a Winery Vacation in Texas? Messina Hof Proves You Wrong

Eat, drink, be merry and sleep it off with the 39-year-old winery.

09/08/2016 By Jody T. Morse

Tasting Notes

French Country Wines Gets You Up Close and Personal with the Good Stuff

Owners Phyllis Adatto and Tim Smith bring the very best of France’s small-vineyard wines to Houston.

07/28/2016 By Holly Beretto

Cold Comfort

I Made Frosé So You Don’t Have To

A personal essay of slushy shenanigans

07/19/2016 By Holly Beretto

Pour

Coppa Osteria Has All the Rosé You Can (and Should) Drink

Other restaurants in Houston have two to four rosés at most. Coppa Osteria has 40.

07/18/2016 By Jenna K. White

Pour

Flowchart: What Should You Be Drinking This Summer?

A handy guide to solving at least one of life's biggest questions

06/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Tanyia Johnson

Gluttony Becomes Us

What We Learned at the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

A look at the highs and lows of the event's Grand Tasting.

04/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

No Fooling

It’s Food Fest Season!

Put on your stretchy pants, because April is all about the eating.

04/01/2016 By Mai Pham

Curds All Day

The Cheese Bar is Bringing Grilled (Artisan) Cheese to Cypress

Local cheese in all its forms will be the focus when the new store opens April 8.

03/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Rosé By Any Other Name

50 Shades of Rosé

Looking for a wine that pairs well with everything? Think pink.

03/04/2016 By Mai Pham

Rodeo Wine

An International Wine Competition at… The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo?

Over 20 countries enter their wines each year, and they’re not just in it for the saddles and chaps.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Roundup

What Went Down at the Houston Rodeo Best Bites Competition

Wine, pork belly and more were up for grabs at the Rodeo competition.

02/23/2016 By Mai Pham

Wine Down

Happy Hour of the Week: Max's Wine Dive

The happy hour menu at MWD Fairview pairs $6 small plates with half-off wine.

02/04/2016 By Megha Tejpal

That's the Spirit

Houston's Best Neighborhood Bars

If you haven’t yet found your own personal Cheers, let us be your guide to Houston’s 60 best hometown bars across 12 neighborhoods.

01/28/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Sweet Charity

Sip & Stroll Through Uptown Park at the 12th Annual Houston Cellar Classic

Houston's top chefs battle it out with wine-inspired dishes at this annual Uptown Park soiree.

11/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Wine & Dine

Picking the Perfect Thanksgiving Wine Just Got Easier

French Country Wines hosts its annual Thanksgiving tasting November 21.

10/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Opa!

Helen Greek Food & Wine Hosts a Wine Dinner as Unique as Its Wine List

Greek winemaker Athanasios Parparoussis is paying a first-time visit to the US.

10/08/2015 By Sara Samora

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Lawless Spirits & Kitchen

An Art Deco classic is restored, revived and serving the city once again.

09/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wine

Fresh Alternatives to Summer White Wine

We hear you—Red wine? In the Houston summer?—but bear with us.

07/09/2015 By Jeremy Parzen

Drink It Up

Heavy Pours: Houston Restaurants Recognized by Wine Spectator

Over 40 Houston-area restaurants are honored in Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards, including one Grand Award-winner.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt