This Is Texas Wine

Jason Hisaw is the Texas Wine Ambassador

Episode Summary

Episode 10: I’m talking with Jason Hisaw, the Texas Wine Ambassador and Texas Portfolio manager at RNDC. He’s busy promoting Texas wine across the state. Jason talks about his deep love for Texas BBQ and why he thinks wine is a worthy beverage for this traditional Texas delicacy. We share our excitement over the State Fair of Texas mixed case of Texas wine. Then I take a deep dive into Texas Vermentino. I’m drinking the Duchman Family Winery Vermentino.

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Mentioned in this Episode

Texas Wine In the News

  1. D Magazine: "Texas Wine Country Road Trip"
  2. Edible Austin: "The Road to Texas Wine Lovers’ Hearts"
  3. Save Texas Wineries
  4. Central Market Texas Wine Sale - Scroll down to see possible wine selections. Will vary by store.
  5. State Fair of Texas Blue Ribbon Wine Selections / Link to purchase
  6. Shelly's Texas Wine Lover article: "The State Fair of Texas Offers a Case of Blue Ribbon Texas Wine: Order Now and Create a DIY Wine Garden at Home"

Jason Hisaw: Texas Wine Ambassador
Interview: Jason Hisaw

  1. Jason's 6/2020 Dallas Morning News BBQ Article "6 Texas wines to drink with barbecue"

  2. 2020 TDA appointment as Texas wine ambassador

  3. 2019 Texas Wine Lover Profile

    Also mentioned in the interview:
    Tootsie at Snow's BBQ
    Chef's Table BBQ on Netflix
    Lone Star International Wine Competition

    Deep Dive: Vermentino

    Michelle Williams on "Six Reasons To Fall In Love With Vermentino"

    Wine Folly: Vermentino

    Lauren Mowery of Wine Enthusiast: "Fan of Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio? It’s Time to Give Vermentino a Try"

    Pedernales Vermentino

The Austin Winery Vermentino

What I'm Drinking

Duchman Family Winery Vermentino

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