Tag: Wine

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

Little-Known Lubbock

While Lubbock may bring to mind sunsets and cotton, a trip to the “Hub City” is most notably characterized by live music and artistic expression experienced in both galleries and wine glasses. Experience Lubbock as the locals do, and you’ll find that West Texas has plenty of personality and charm. Lubbock Libations Lubbock’s signature cocktail,

Pairing Flatbreads & Wine at Trilogy Cellars

For Elizabeth and Chace Hill, their local, family-owned winery is a place where family and friends treasure time together and share a bottle of wine. Naturally, food brings people together just as wine does, so the Hills set out to add some savory dishes to their menu at Trilogy Cellars. Grape Grower and West Texas native,

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

Lubbock’s Top 6 Fall To-Dos

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I’d like to think I love all seasons equally. I love spending my days poolside (with plenty of SPF) in the summer. I love when the ground begins to thaw in the spring. But each year as temperatures begin to mellow, sweaters rotate to the front of closets across West Texas and everyone seems to

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

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

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

Destination Spotlight: The Wine Nest

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Christi Henderson was first introduced to the wine industry by the “godfather” of Texas wine Dr. Clinton ‘Doc’ McPherson during an educational wine class. From the fundamentals of opening a bottle to the profiles of certain varietals, Doc inspired Christi’s love for wine and launched West Texas into the grape-growing business. With a passion for