Monthly Archives: September 2009

Murder at Messina Hof!

Looking for the perfect idea for your next social?  Let Designer Events at Messina Hof help you plan a fun and frightening Murder Mystery Dinner for your group.  Your guests can come dressed as their character, in the theme of … Continue reading

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Terroir

                                                                                    A Terroir is a group of vineyards (or even vines) from the same region, belonging to a specific appellation, and sharing the same type of soil, weather conditions, grapes and wine making savoir-faire, which contribute to give its specific … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Music Series!

Yee- haw boys and girls! Messina Hof is kicking off there Singer Songwriter Series with some fabulous local, country bands. Come check them out! There is no cover charge to get in, and of course we will have our World … Continue reading

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Just another Texas Winemaker’s Weekend

After five weekends of sharing the most joyful time of the year with our customers – Picking, stomping, education, tasting, sharing our passion with our Messina Hof family, Merrill and I hit the road once again.   Working with our … Continue reading

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Pairing Mushrooms with Food and Wine

Mushrooms are like sponges and easy to pair with just about any wine if you use that wine in the sauce. I developed this wine & mushroom pairing guide to feature our “Bounty in Your Own Backyard” partner Monterey Mushroom. … Continue reading

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Pressing the Grapes

The traditional way of pressing grapes was performed by a foot which was stated to be the best process. It is said that the foot is hard enough to split the skins of the grapes but not too hard to … Continue reading

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Great Football Season Wines

Love your red or white wine but not sure if what to drink with it during Football Season? Here are some great food pairings to have at your upcoming parties!   Spinach & Mushroom Puff Pastry – Merlot Crab and … Continue reading

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