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Celebrity wineries and vineyards — a rising trend

Celebrity wineries and vineyards are not a new trend, but the instances of such ventures are on the rise. As early as the Greek and...

Barbecue spot debuts at South Side links

Transitioning from a food truck to a brick and mortar, the Rockin’ G’ Grill is teeing up to be the South Side’s next barbecue...

Summertime is rosé time

Texas heat is here! There’s no denying it. And when the mercury rises, nothing hits the mark better than a well-chilled bottle of rosé....

Dial up repairs at Fix My Phone Plus

CIBOLO — Fix My Phone Plus is truly customer-focused, says store manager Chandler Marks. While smartphones have become ubiquitous, everyone eventually damages theirs. To the rescue comes...

Burger Boy debuts on the North Side

Burger Boy, a no-frills San Antonio mainstay since 1985, continues expanding with a North Side home. The original Burger Boy at 2323 N. St. Mary’s...

THE WINE GUY: ‘Uncorked’ events abound

The Napa Valley may well be one of the most well-known wine regions in the United States, but its neighbor to the west, Sonoma...

A little introduction to the history of Texas viticulture

OK, I’m French. So what do I know about Texas wines? Quite a bit, actually. The fact that I once owned a specialty wine...

EAT LOCAL: Little Em’s Oyster Bar opens up in Southtown

By OLIVIER J. BOURGOIN The recently opened Little Em’s Oyster Bar features half-shell treats and so much more, the owners say. Emily Carpenter, a Churchill High...

Zinfandel red — the only way to go

Zinfandel and, yes, the one we are talking about here is the red variety of Zinfandel — not the rather insipid, briefly popular stuff...

Merlot — the ‘other’ red-wine grape

If you’ve been involved in the sport of wine drinking for as long as I have, you undoubtedly have heard of — or seen...

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