How much do you really know about Messina Hof, one of the largest wineries in Texas? My interview with Paul M. and Karen Bonarrigo (winemaker and chief administrative officer, respectively) provides a glimpse behind the scenes of a family business with a rich tradition and bold goals for the future. In Texas wine news, I’ve got a cool wine industry job to share, news of a winery that may be haunted, and results from recent wine competitions. Cheers, y'all!
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Interview: Paul M and Karen Bonarrigo of Messina Hof Winery
Family, Tradition & Romance: The Messina Hof Story by Paul V. and Merrill Bonarrigo
Messina Hof’s Website
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Demerits and Gold Stars
Slight delay in publishing this summer wine guide. (But kudos for McPherson’s recognition!)
10 Wines Under $20 to Pair with BBQ This Summer
Cast Iron Winery’s Instagram post “BUY LOCAL: Texas Wines do not get stuck on cargo ships”
Shelly’s Wine Education Website: www.toastwinetalk.com
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