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Wine Miscellaneous


Exploring the Santa Cruz Mountains: Ridge and Pichetti Vineyards

By Melissa Unsell   An enduring, rustic 15 mile climb up the Santa Cruz mountains has me eager and full of joy. We make our ascent with our first destination being Ridge Vineyards. The destination just may take your breath away.  Upon arriving, I almost stumble clumsily because I’m too busy looking down at Silicon Valley below (see images in… Read more →

TONIGHT: Vinously Speaking Hosts LOOP & Promotes Transit Tuesday

Vinously Speaking hosts a special wine tasting TONIGHT for the Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP) to help promote the organization’s month long Transit Tuesday promotion. Join us from 5:30pm – 7:30pm tonight for this special tasting.  About LOOP Leadership Organization of Professionals is a community of young professional advocates equipped with knowledge and resources required to transform our city. LOOPers… Read more →

Shopping Local Propels the Economy

By Melissa Unsell It’s a movement that’s creating synergy across the globe – one that involves entrepreneurs, small-businesses and market disrupters – all changing our world one business at a time.    Once a concept mandated due to lack of resources and technology, the concept of buying local is the new mantra. It’s a fact that small-businesses support the economy… Read more →

Obscure for Sure, Part III

By Melissa Unsell of Vinously Chic Ok, vinous readers.  Get ready to explore two more obscure wines.  In this post, I’ll have you venturing off to France and Spain.  Get your passports ready for your palate.   No. 1 I recently purchased a Cremant de Limoux for a friend.  If you like Champagne, you’ll love this Cremant from the Languedoc… Read more →

ARTS San Antonio Unites Performance Art with Fashion

By Melissa Unsell of Vinously Chic The Joffrey Ballet will perform The Rite of Spring on March 8th at the Lila Cockrell Theatre.  To celebrate the Centennial of the production’s debut, ARTS San Antonio is hosting an array of events leading up to the performance.  With the help of Neiman Marcus, ARTS SA presented Joffrey Fashion and Passion Event highlighting… Read more →