Tag: tasting

Houston, Texas (February 02, 2009)

A little-known winemaker, 1150 ("Eleven-Fifty"), from a small town in rural Argentina has made a big splash into the Texas wine scene by winning two bronze medals at the 2009 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's International Wine Competition.

See the winners for the 2010 Houston Rodeo Wine Competition and taste the wines at the "Roundup and Best Bites Competition" here.

Congratulations Best Bites Winners!

  • Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, Chef Steve Haug
  • Sage 400 Japanese Cuisine, Chef Teddy Wang


dallas morning news wine competition winners 2010

Ikal 1150 medals at the 26th annual Dallas Morning News Wine Competition! The competition started in 1985 with 570 wine entries. This year it has grown to over 3,000 entries in 2010.



Saturday, Feb 27, 2010

Wines at St Stephens Silent Auction Art Show

We're co-sponsoring this year's Art Show and Auction 2010 by donating a selection of wines including the Ikal 1150 Chardonnay and Malbec. We're excited to see the great artwork the St. Stephens students have created and to pour our wines for their parents!

The transformation of Pecore Hall into an art gallery is complete and looking fabulous! There are many incredible art pieces created by the St. Stephens students for action. Also featured are great getaways and memorabilia this year. Tickets at the door are $75 and include dinner catered by Treebeard’s, drinks, and dessert.



Downtown Houston Skyline

Showcasing the style and sophistication of city living, top local Houston designers will participate in a unique design competition that highlights the innovative and luxurious style of urban living. Renea Abbott, Chandos Dodson, and Michael Stribling will compete to win best design for a one-bedroom "deluxe apartment in the sky" at Houston's new residential high-rise One Park Place.



Friday, Feb 26, 2010

We're sponsoring this year's "Everybody's Somebody" charity event at Poe Elementary with a donation of our wine for the dinner and tasting events. For the silent auction, we've teamed up with Hotel Esencia to offer a 3 day 4 night wine and dine experience in Mexico's Riviera Maya.

This year the country & western theme will include a BBQ dinner, silent auction, live auction, big board, and a live band. There will also be a wine raffle with donations from Ikal 1150 Wines of Argentina and auction attendees. You may donate wines to Poe Elementary by way of the Houston Wine Merchant.



Saturday, April 10, 2010

Tyler TX Wine, Off the Vine, Wine Auction and Gala, Keipersol Estates

We're returning to Tyler, Texas to pour our award winning Ikal 1150 wines from Argentina at the 2010 Off the Vine, Wine Gala and Auction.

The event will benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Smith County, Parents Anonymous® Inc, and All Saints Episcopal School.

Join chef Dean Fearing, of Ritz-Carlton fame for a pairing of his creations with the Ikal 1150 and over 30 other wines from around the world.

Tickets available here... www.offthevinetyler.com



Saturday, May 16, 2009

Los Angeles, CA

Winemasters is the largest Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser in Los Angeles and has raised over $15 million in the last 18 years. "adding tomorrows every day" is their mission and the CFF's efforts continue to extend the length and quality of life for people with CF.



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