Wine Column

Sweet recipe: Frozen hot chocolate

Frozen hot chocolate While we are soaring through the hottest part of summer, there is only one way to stay…

Sweet recipe: Profiteroles

Profiteroles A classic French dessert that might seem intimidating to make will surprise you with its simplicity. Pâte á choux…

Wine: Shine with these sparklings

Those of us who appreciate sparkling wine have never had it so good. Prices, for the most part, are wonderfully…

Wine: $3 chardonnays worth trying

Can a wine drinker survive on $3 wine? Probably, given my experiment with five $3 chardonnays from Dallas retailers. The…

Wine: Cheap is the new pricey

This month marks a milestone for the Advocate and cheap wine. In fact, the milestone probably wouldn’t have been possible…

Think pink

This month marks the 11th annual Advocate rosé column where we celebrate pink wine that costs $10, pairs with almost any kind of food you can think of, and …

Mamma mia!

Mother’s Day wine suggestions; Blind tasting and Red Velvet Brownies

Alternative blanc

Dry Creek Dry Chenin Blanc ($10) I recently found a newspaper article about wine from 1977, which noted that wine…

Make Your Valentine Sparkle

When buying bubbly, you can divide it into three groups — cheap, more expensive, and Champagne prices: