Tag: Wine

Lubbock 101

While Lubbock may bring to mind Texas Tech University and its agricultural roots, a trip to the “Hub City” is most notably characterized by live music and artistic expression experienced in both galleries and wine glasses. As you begin to experience Lubbock as the locals do, you’ll find that West Texas has plenty of personality

Pairing Texas High Plains Wines & Holiday Dishes

This season, pair your favorite holiday dishes with a glass of local wine. With 90% of all Texas wine grapes grown right here in the Texas High Plains, you’ll be sure to impress your guests this holiday season. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or sharing a meal with family, we’ve set the menu and

Love Wine? Check Out These 5 Wine Festivals in Lubbock

After traveling to the “Hub City,” visitors are amazed when they learn that about 80 percent of wine grapes grown for Texas wines are grown right here in the High Plains of Texas. The local wine industry boasts five major wineries that transform these grapes into a stunning array of award-winning reds and whites. While

Texas Wine: A Budding Industry

You may not think of West Texas when you think of wine, but you should. The High Plains grows 90 percent of Texas’ wine grapes. With a semi-arid climate similar to central Spain and the southern region of France, the conditions are ideal for growing wine grapes. When it comes to varietals, Texas is shifting

Labor Day Weekend in The LBK

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and even those of us who just went back to school are breathing a sigh a relief, thinking about the holiday ahead. For most of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, the ramping up of another football season (wreck ’em, Tech) and an extended weekend, but

Cocina de La Sirena

Lubbock’s culinary scene is starting to make waves, and if you catch wind of this siren’s savory song, you may not be able to escape. Daughter of Lubbock restaurateur, Cat Traxler, Chef Jessica Fultz opened Cocina de La Sirena (Kitchen of The Siren or Mermaid), in 2016 after earning her culinary degree in San Francisco and gaining

Live Love Lubbock with Michelle Stephens

Michelle is a family gal who loves having fun in the “Hub City.” When she’s not moving mountains with LEPAA developing The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, you can find her with her boys at a Texas Tech game or chowing down on a Cheeseburger in Paradise at Orlando’s Italian Restaurant. Grab a

Live Love Lubbock with Ben and Stacey

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Ben and Stacey are some of Lubbock’s biggest fans. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, they have made the trip to the “Hub City” eight times over the past six years. We caught up with the couple when they flew in for Don Caldwell’s surprise celebration. Don and the Cactus Theater are pivotal to their love story. Hear

Live Love Lubbock with Jim & Patti Douglass

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Patti is a red wine gal and Jim is a white wine guy. You’ll find them “cutting loose” at The Funky Door Bistro & Wine Room or enjoying traditional Salvadoran food and bragging about the “Hub City.” These love birds are having a whole lot of fun in the city, so we couldn’t think of a better couple

Live Love Lubbock with Sarah Monroe

We couldn’t think of a better way to introduce our newest social media intern than adding her to our Live Love Lubbock series. Sarah has grown up in Lubbock and has a passion for the city, so we could not be more excited to have her share her “Hub City” favorites with you. Learn about McPherson’s Patio