Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wine and Cheese is a Pairing Made in Heaven!

According to a new study released by the Journal of Food Science, cheese really does make wine taste better! That’s right, there’s officially proof to back up this classic pairing. The study took place in Dijon, France where locals gave … Continue reading

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Halloween Movie Wine Pairings!

Hocus Pocus Raise a glass to this 90’s Halloween favorite with Messina Hof’s Texas Sparkling Spumante. This sweet and bubbly wine will put you in the mood to laugh at the many antics of the Sanderson Sisters. Nightmare Before Christmas This animated … Continue reading

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Pairing Wine & Halloween Candy!

Enjoying Halloween candy isn’t just for kids!  Here’s some fun wine and candy pairings just for adults! Red Wine Pairings Reds go best with chocolates.  If you have bolder red such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Shiraz, go for M&Ms or … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons with Messina Hof

As the season changes and the vineyard leaves turn with Fall, our team at Messina Hof continues to process grapes from this year’s Harvest. We are currently pressing tanks of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Mourvèdre. Pressing grapes occurs … Continue reading

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Bye Harvest 2016, Hello Texas Wine Month!

It’s been a fun-filled three months from the first grape pick in July to Harvest Festival in August to the completion of white grapes in September to now… with only one truck of grapes left to be delivered to Messina Hof … Continue reading

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