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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Wine

Hot shots

With a box full of liquor and a houseful of friends, a little creativity can make for a night you won’t soon forget — for better or worse.


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Shots are often derided as an immature drink for the unrefined drinker, but a glimpse through any bartending guide reveals a complex world of mixology.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Wine Forum wrap-up

Argentinian wines, already well-established in the state, were the focus of this year’s event.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
South America has been the source of remarkable value wines for the past two decades. Beginning in the 1990s, Chile began collecting shelf space and market share, especially with familiar names like Concha y Toro, Frontera and Walnut Crest.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Château cash flow

Burgeoning local wineries target Oklahoma palates and score big with sweet and semisweet wines.


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Wine shops and vineyards might be sprouting up all across the state, but Oklahoma remains a tricky place to make a living in the industry, as evidenced by the recent loss of Grape Ranch.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Vino-sophy

Abe Schoener, one of the most divisive names in winemaking, was in Oklahoma in April to introduce to his remarkable wines.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Abe Schoener is a philosopher — a real one. He holds a doctorate in ancient philosophy, studied Heraclitus after going to school to study Homer, and has managed to make a name for himself in wine, not philosophy.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Bite size

Chow chat


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
Chef Donnie Samara helped open Papa’s Lil Italy, worked at Michael’s Grill and owned and operated the much-missed Vineyard in Edmond.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

French summer

The new French rosés have arrived just in time to help you cool off for summer.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The Tavel region of France makes one kind of wine: rosé. The winemakers there have been making it for more than a millennia, and their expertise shows in every bottle.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Vino adventure

Sure, you could be content sipping that glass of wine. But why stop there?


Food and Drink Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
Wine can be so much more than a simple drink. Across the metro and around the state, businesses and wineries are letting Oklahomans make wine-drinking an adventure, not just a meal accompaniment.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wine words

Terry Theise has spent much of his life singing the praises of Riesling in a language we can all appreciate.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Terry Theise makes wine nerds gush. Jane Black, writing for The Washington Post, introduced him thus: “If you like wine and don’t mind name-dropping, here’s the name to know: Terry Theise.”
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

International focus

Eric Berumen, the sommelier at The Vineyard at Kamp’s 1910 Cafe, has put together a by-the-glass list drawing on the best of the Old and New World.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Eric Berumen left Oklahoma City 14 years ago. For much of that time, the Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School graduate worked as a sommelier in Austin, Texas, where he consulted with various restaurants.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
 
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