Monthly Archives: October 2011

Spooktacular “Black Cabernet”

If you are planning on putting together Halloween festivities, then this “Black Cabernet” recipe may be the star of the show. For this recipe you will need a bottle of your favorite Messina Hof Cabernet red wine and a bottle … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving came early to Messina Hof this year

This last weekend was the Grand Opening of Messina Hof Hill Country. Guests from all over the state and media from across the nation came to participate. The entire Bonarrigo family was on hand to celebrate the fulfillment of another … Continue reading

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Fall is finally in full swing!

The daylight hours are gradually growing shorter and the nights cooler. The first hints of fall can be detected in the air and your tastebuds are slowly beginning to favor red wines over whites and rosés. As autumn approaches, we … Continue reading

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What wine best pairs with foods slow cooked over open flame or smoked?

Cooking with smoke or slow cooking has been a part of the American culinary culture. Smoke adds weight to the flavor of food.  Therefore, the wine needs to have as much weight in flavor.  Big ripe berried reds, reds with … Continue reading

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What Type of Wine goes Best with each Dinner Course?

When creating a multiple course meal it is often desirable to include a complementing wine to accommodate every course. When selecting the type of wine to be served with each course, there are multiple ways of choosing. Either one could … Continue reading

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Annual Monster Summit on Mount Immortality in the Cave of Misfortune

Greetings Members of the International Monster Association! It is time once again for our Annual Monster Summit on Mount Immortality in the Cave of Misfortune.  Come dressed in your spookiest outfit and mingle amongst the ghouls like Grimoth Jones, Pyra … Continue reading

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Warm Up with Mulled Wine

Fall mornings are crisp and the nights are getting cooler as we get ready to move through October and into November.  October is a great time of year to find or create a mulled wine that suits your taste and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Texas Wine Month!

The Texas Department of Agriculture has declared the entire month of October as “Texas Wine Month.” The Texas Harvest of grapes has culminated and wine is being made from this “harvest of the century.” Now it is time to celebrate … Continue reading

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Ten Area Women Business Owners Named as Finalists

Houston, TX… The Houston Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO Houston) has announced the ten finalists for the 2001 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award. This is the 18th year that NAWBO Houston has given … Continue reading

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The Wine Bar

Did you know in 2011 “42” was designated the official State Domino Game of Texas?  Messina Hof Wine Bar introduces 42 Fridays!! Come and join us every Friday for the “National Game of Texas” 42 dominos! If you have your … Continue reading

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