Jeremy Parzen writes about wine for the Houston Press. 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.
5 months ago | Wine Time
Like many Europhile wine professionals who came of age in the 1990s, I believed that California wine was outdated and out of sync with the rising food culture of the time. By 2010, as European wine was flowing irreversibly into coastal and middle ...
6 months 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...
7 months 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 ...
7 months 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...
8 months 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...
8 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...