Tag Archives: wine tasting

Fall Into Autumn

Fall Favorites: Messina Hof Cocktail Recipe An Apple A Day Means Fall Can Stay It’s Texas Wine Month, which gives us the perfect excuse to pair Messina Hof wine with all of our favorite fall flavors! Apples, oranges, and ginger … Continue reading

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Happy Sip-tember

Let’s Raise A Glass! Wine Glass Class With the days becoming shorter, and our evenings of unwinding and entertaining becoming longer now is the time to reach up into those kitchen cabinets and bring down the confusing world of wine glasses. Read … Continue reading

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In Need of A Grape Time?

The Lenoir grapes have ripened, our photographers are in position, awaiting to snag your Insta-worthy shots, and our stomping grounds have your name written all over them. Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and join us for Messina … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Hot Wine Pairings

Fire Up those Coals for Flavor Goals Here’s Your License to Grill ​​​​ Fire up the grill and get ready for some smoking hot wine and barbecue pairing ideas. With the start of June only 3 days away, we can’t wait … Continue reading

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IN PERSON Wine Tastings!

Love is an Open Messina Hof Door! ​​​​ We are excited to announce that we are reopening all Messina Hof location Tasting Rooms and Wine Bars for on-premise consumption today, May 22nd! We are able to offer bottles, glasses, and on-site tastings, … Continue reading

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Hop To It! Easter Dinner Is Served

Celebrate Easter with Messina Hof Easter elegance is served! Messina Hof wants to help you and your family have a memorable and special Easter weekend, despite our world’s unusual circumstances. With our easy Vineyard Cuisine™ Family Packs and new Virtual Tastings program, we can … Continue reading

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Wine-Friends-Food-Fun

A Wine and Roses Poem  Roses are red, violets are blue. We know Wine & Roses Weekend is perfect for you! A full, fun weekend is waiting for you ahead. Instead of listing out the details, we want to rhyme for you … Continue reading

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Wine Tip: Serving Temperatures

Did you know the temperature of your wine affects the way a wine smells and tastes? That’s right! For the best wine drinking experience, use these basic guidelines… When it comes to red wine, serve at room temperature between 59-64°F. Examples: Paulo Sagrantino, … Continue reading

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A Day in Luberon

What are your favorite books?  Movies?  One of my favorite books is A Year in Provence.  One of my favorite movies is A Good Year.  Have you had the opportunity to experience the storyline that you love? Outside the Chateau … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can Taste?

By Merrill Bonarrigo Do you taste what others do not? Do they smell what you do not? Larry O’Brien M.S. gave a great talk and tasting at the Durango Wine Experience on smelling and tasting wines. Larry works for Kendall … Continue reading

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