Celebrating in Style

Although we returned home last week, I have been quiet on here, trying to get my life in order (what’s that?) after vacation.  I will, however, have much to say after this weekend.  This past Sunday marked one year from my first post , on SAHMmelier.  It just so happens that this Friday is the 10th annual Tour de Vin  put on by The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas.    Can you think of a better way to celebrate?  Here is a snippet from their website:

10th Annual Tour de Vin

Friday, August 24th, 2012 6:30-9:30 pm W Austin

One of the Foundation’s premier events each year, Tour de Vin is a get-your-passport-stamped style wine and food tasting featuring fine wine from around the world and the best domestic and internationally-inspired cuisine in Central Texas. This globetrotting culinary showcase highlights some of Austin’s favorite chefs and 15-20 wineries presenting a cosmopolitan array of samplings which are accompanied by live multi-cultural performances throughout the evening. The evening is complete with a silent auction featuring extraordinary wines, foodie favorites, and unique packages including a helicopter trip to Formula 1 with Capital Wings and tickets to see the GoGo’s at ACL live

If you live in the Austin area and do not yet have plans to go, tickets are still available.  Call your sitter.  Dust off your cocktail dress and come on down!  If you are not in Austin, well, you will have to wait for the write up.

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Wine lover. Oenophile. Wanna-be-sommelier. Mom. Mommy. MA-MAAAAA!!!!!! Grocery shopper, budding nutritionist, dish scrubber, meat cutter. My love of wine started in my mid-twenties. I have no formal training, just a decent palatte and a desire to learn. And I am pretty good in the kitchen. The more I learn, the greater the desire to educate myself through articles, blogs, travel, and surrounding myself with others who like to discuss wine. When things calm down (what's that?) in my life, I may choose a formal education in the arena, but for now, I will taste, share, and taste some more. My descriptors may or may not be "correct." My pairings may wow, surprise, or may not "work." But, the best learning is through trial and error, right? Especially when the "trial" means drinking more wine. So, if you are up for a little wisdom about wine, and a lot of wine-induced wisdom, come along for the ride

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