Wine Etiquette

Texas Wine Month & Wine Sommeliers 2021

By |2021-10-26T19:04:05-05:00October 26th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Culture, Dining, Social Etiquette, Wine Etiquette|

Image by Tim Bigger from Pixabay In honor of Texas Wine month, let’s close October by celebrating Texas sommeliers and wine. Many folks don’t realize that our Texas wine region is the second largest in the U.S., right behind Napa, California. Texas expert Drew Hendricks, co-founder of the Texas Sommeliers Association offered his opinion [...]

5 Travel Packing Tips for French Wine Country Excursion

By |2018-10-11T14:54:20-05:00August 14th, 2018|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Dining, France, Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, Intercultural, Lifestyle, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Wine Etiquette|

Oh France! Producer of eight billions bottles and 53 litres of wine per capita a year, France is a wine’s lover dream destination. A plan to visit France and experience its culture is exciting and on many lifetime “must do” lists. So how do you efficiently pack for 80-90 degree days, afternoons in damp [...]

How To Mix & Match Holiday Seating Arrangements

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 19th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Coffee, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Hosting duties, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette, Tea Etiquette, Wine Etiquette|

Be creative with holiday seating arrangements. It makes all the difference in fostering a happy holiday dinner party!

Navigating the Holiday Season with Your Significant Other

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34-05:00November 20th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Culture, gift-giving, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Relationship Building, Relationships, Religious Celebrations, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Wine Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

There may be no specific right or wrong way for families to spend the holidays together, but there could be better ways for you to approach holiday traditions and expectations.

A Primer to Wine Tasting

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-05:00May 24th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Dining, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Wine Etiquette|

Whether you’re trying a bold Malbec or sipping a light rose՜, keep these tips in mind as you discover the fine taste of one of the world’s most historic indulgences.

Wine Whisperers: Building a Relationship with a Sommelier

By |2018-10-11T14:55:19-05:00October 8th, 2012|Wine Etiquette|

October is Texas Wine Month! In honor of this occasion, Drew Hendricks of the Texas Sommeliers Association shared his insight with me for my recent article in NSide Austin Magazine. The article, "Wine Whisperers," offers Drew's take on why it's a good idea to get to know the sommelier at your favorite restaurant. Read the [...]

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