River Oaks Country Club
Houston, TX 77019
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Christian Varas wins Houston's prestigious Iron Sommelier Competition 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. by Jeremy Parzen
Christian Varas, wine director for the River Oaks Country Club, is the winner of the 2016 Iron Sommelier prize, a competition and gala tasting event organized each year by the charitable Periwinkle Foundation. Competing against last...
A Hipster's Guide to Sparkling Wine in Houston
Monday, December 21, 2015 at 9 a.m. by Jeremy Parzen
When it comes to shopping for sparkling wine for the holidays or anytime of year, for that matter, the bottom line is that Spec's has the biggest selection and the best prices. Even the curators of Houston's few remaining independen...
Nine Houstonians to Compete in Texsom Best Sommelier Competition
Monday, August 3, 2015 at 8 a.m. by Jeremy Parzen
It's been called "the little sommelier conference that could." When newly minted Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks founded Texsom (August 8-10), the Texas Sommelier Conference, eleven years ago, neither of them imag...
Houstonians Compete for "Best Texas Sommelier" Title
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. by Jeremy Parzen
Competition will be fierce this weekend at the annual "Best Texas Sommelier" to be held at the Texsom conference in Dallas. Of the 25 competitors, seven are Houstonians: Paulina Avendano (Granduca Hotel), Andres Blanco (Caracol), Ja...