Monthly Archives: October 2012

Family Tradition Continues at Messina Hof

Family tradition continues at Messina Hof with new traditions being born. A Birthday group takes photos next to the vine row an annual pilgrimage! They wrote: “My name is Tanya Knapp, Cory and I chose this location as our destination … Continue reading

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Texas Reds Steak & Grape

October is such a great month and this weekend was a great example of why! Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival was fabulous. Wines from 26 Texas wineries, juicy steaks, and great music were served up Friday and Saturday. Messina … Continue reading

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How Long Can Wine Be Stored?

Many people often wonder how long a bottle of wine can be stored before drinking it. The answer is: well, it depends. Fruity light unoaked wines such as Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Muscat Canelli, Gewurztraminer, blushes, and … Continue reading

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Pairing Wines with Salad!

Many people will say never to serve a wine with salad. They fear the clash of acids with the dressing and the wine. If you are careful to manage the acids in the dressing to complement the wine, salad and wine … Continue reading

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