Cabernet Is King In Texas, And The Chronicle’s Tasters Have You Covered

Wine columnist Dale Robertson salutes some of the best cabs he and the Chronicle tasters have sampled in recent weeks.


Half-bottles For The Holidays: 10 Small-format Sonoma Wines That Are Mighty Good

Half-bottles are the perfect size for sharing and for sampling multiple wines. They also make for great stocking stuffers and can be added to gift baskets.


Rodeohouston’s Top Wine And The Spec’s Guy Who Got It All Started

The 18th Grand Champion Best of Show wine, recently selected from among some 2,600 entries by an almost completely local group of judges, is the 2014 Alexander Valley Vineyards CYRUS.


2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition Winners Announced

This evening, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced winners from the 2021 Rodeo Uncorked!® International Wine Competition, awarding the top honor of Grand Champion Best of Show


Virtual Winery Tours Are Bringing Wine Country To You

The pitch seemed too good to be true. A video graphics firm specializing in virtual-reality exhibits and ?minds-on experiences? was offering to...


From The Vineyard: Boogie Cab Still Enjoyable

Name: The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon Winery: Alexander Valley Vineyards ( Where to buy: Local retail stores Suggested pairings: Steak, burgers,


10 Great Grape Stomps For California Wine Month


The Latest Casualty Of Trump’s Trade War With China? California Wine

Hank Wetzel's vineyards stretch to the horizon, a swath of green straddling Sonoma County's Russian River, farmed by generations of Wetzels for half a century


The Latest Casualty Of Trump’s Trade War With China? California Wine

California wineries were expanding into China's big wine market. Trump's trade war is destroying their plans.


California Vintners Gear Up For 2019 Harvest

Behind the Scenes with Winemakers and Vineyard Managers SAN FRANCISCO ? Long hours. Seven-day work weeks. Grape-stained clothing, boots and skin. These are just a few of the challenges that await Cali