Greetings from San Antonio!
A few list updates:
1. I am in Texas … in case the title didn’t give it away (I mean there is a Paris, TN … so I suppose that it might be reasonable for there to be a San Antonio, TN). I am here for work, giving a presentation to important people about the work that I and my colleagues are doing with military children and families You might think that this would be a check next to #12, but it’s not. I’ve been to Texas before .. twice, actually, both times to Dallas/Fort Worth.
2. Tonight I ate at an authentic (if that really means anything anymore) Texas Steakhouse. I had my cut of choice, the Ribeye, and tried a Merlot with it, to continue to work on #9. It was a “Red Diamond”, but I am still educating myself a bit on this, as I am trying to figure out what differences exist within the “sub-families” (as I am ignorant of another qualifier) of wines. In other words, what is the difference in a Red Diamond, Blackstone, Fruity Explosion (ok, I made that up) Merlots, other than minor flavorings, and other “hints” in wine? Continue reading