Each year, WFFT chooses a community non-profit making a big impact in the area of health and wellness. For the past two years, we have chosen to recognize Urban Roots, asking our auction guests to help us support their amazing work through the event's Bottles Up. This year's Bottles Up was so successful, we were able to present a grant to Urban Roots for $42,450!more
We are excited to host our summer Cellar Salon at Antonelli's Cheese House with a focus on Grower Champagne. To prepare our members for this unique evening, Mark Rashap, WFFT's Director of Wine Education, shares the ins and outs of Grower Champagne!
This helpful primer for Grower Champagne (aka Farmer Fizz or Recoltant Manipulant in French) will help you in your appreciation and selection.more
Members and guests recently joined us to taste a variety of dry Rieslings, perfect for a hot summer day. It was a great opportunity to focus on one varietal and learn from Mark Rashap as he shared spectacular bottles from all over the world - even a few donated by a member and not easily available!more
Learn more about The Driskill Grill's newest chef, Christian Apetz, and his favorite foodie treats!more
WFFT's Director of Wine Education describes his philosophy on how wine education can elevate your enjoyment of wine.more
Chef Michael Paley reveals his love for his family and a few favorite indulgences!more
2016 brought big changes to Texas Monthly’s “Top Texas Wines of the Year.” Writer and Certified Sommelier Jessica Dupuy, who has been compiling the Top Texas Wines of the Year list for 6 years, discusses why she decided it was time expand the efforts from a yearly list to quarterly.more