Jeremy Parzen has been writing about wine for the Houston Press for more than six years. A widely respected expert in the wines of Italy, in 2016, he was named a "master of place" by Wine & Spirits magazine. A wine trade marketing consultant by day, he is also an adjunct professor at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Piedmont, Italy. He spends the rest of his free time creating music with his daughters and wife in Houston.
7 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Camerata wine director Chris Poldoian and Houston-based wine collector Raj Natarajan have teamed up to organize Wine Above Water, a fund-raising event to benefit Houston wine industry workers displaced by flooding during Hurricane Harvey. The Sund...
1 month ago | Wine Time
As the city of Houston continues to grow at breakneck speed, so does its fine wine scene. Our wine writer recently visited five different wine bars and wine-centric restaurants in the Missouri City and Sugar Land area. And he was impressed by how ...
1 month ago | Texas
For the second year in a row, a Houston-based wine professional has won the prestigious "Best Sommelier Competition" held at the Texsom conference last weekend at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving. Caracol general manager and floor sommelier Andre...
1 month ago | On the Menu
Even someone dining solo could barely find a spot at the bar at One Fifth on a recent early evening before the restaurant was fully seated for its first turn. It was the last week for the first installment of chef/owner Chris Shepherd's evolving m...
2 months ago | Wine Time
Hammers clanged and drills buzzed as workers scrambled yesterday afternoon to put the finishing touches on the build-out at the soon-to-open À Bouzy on Westheimer. And owner Shawn Virene, one of the city's favorite restaurant veterans and wine pro...
5 months ago | Wine Time
G-d bless America, home of the brave, with its high-alcohol, oaky fruit-bombs bursting in air. For more than a generation, we Americans have embraced a "big" and "bold" wine style and tasting profile that lean toward intense and concentrated fruit...