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Name: Mueller Wineauxs (Wine Not?)
Community: Mueller Community
Moderator: mab
Description: From Champagne to Port
Chianti to Merlot
Our Mueller Wine Club is the way to go.
So if you enjoy a glass of red, white and/or bubbles
The newly forming Mueller Wineauxs will be the place for you to forget all of life's little troubles.

To kick off our wine group, I am working with the manager at Mosaic and my friend, Jane Nickles who is a Master Sommelier and wine educator at TCA. The date of our first event will likely be Sunday, August 30th and will include an introductory class on food and wine pairing. As soon as I firm up the details, I will post an evite.

Upcoming event ideas:
Austin wine bar tour/crawl
Blind wine tastings
Wine Festivals
Trip to the Texas Wine Country

When it comes to wine, there is no limit to what we can do in and around the Austin area.

Contact information:
Marge Bailey
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Drink Pink!
by mab on March 8th, 2011
The dog days of summer will be here before we know it. To get prepared, we are going to have a blind Rosé wine tasting. Rosé wine provides a perfect backdrop to lighter fare associated with summertime dining. Unfortunately, Rosés have gotten a bad rap as being super sweet; however, a true Rosé is often off-dry to dry in nature and displays appropriate fresh fruit flavors that lean toward the strawberry and raspberry side of the fruit spectrum.

When: Saturday, April 2nd 7:30 PM
Where: 4001 Mendez St.- home of Betsy Hilton and Joe Denton where we will sip Rosés amongst the roses.

What to bring: 1 bottle of Rosé per person in attendance
RSVP is mandatory: Marge Bailey ( or 791-0976)
When you RSVP, I will assign you a wine to bring with a price range under $15.

Light appetizers will be provided by Dream Dinners.
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mab wrote
on March 12th, 2014
It has been quite some time since we gathered for a wine event. Betsy and Joe have once again graciously offered to host at their home. We will be blind tasting 5 different recommended red wines that are also a good value.

When: Saturday, April 5th 4-6 PM
Where: 4001 Mendez St.- home of Betsy Hilton and Joe Denton

$15 ticket price (cash or check) will cover the cost of wine and light appetizers.
RSVP is mandatory and space will be limited to 40 people.
If you would like to attend, then please email me at:

Marge Bailey
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on October 29th, 2013
Please invite your friends and family!

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mab wrote
on October 13th, 2010
Well, Streat postponed their Grand Opening due to ACL. However, there are plenty of wine activites around Austin and the Hill Country in October.

Here is just a sampling of some that Brian and I will be attending:

First Cold Day of Fall Wine Tasting with Michael Vilim (also owns Streat-hope to get the new date for their Grand Opening), Thurs, Oct 14th, 6:30 pm. $40 (inclusive of tip/tax) 346-7900
One of Michael's annual events, the First Cold Day of Fall, is a chance to taste some big, fabulous wines gathered through the warm months and now begs its cork pulled to determine if they are ready to serve. Michael used to do this all by himself and ended up somewhat poorer and considerably hung over. He invites all of you to help him keep to the straight and narrow, as much as he possibly can. The First Cold Day of Fall tasting is also a lesson in aging wine, because we will look at why a wine is ready or needs more time to be enjoyed at its potential. These are some of the great wines of the world and to purchase the entire set would cost about $900. Of course, two highlights are the very special 2005 Araujo Eisele Vyd. Cabernet, which Parker has said is the best wine of the 2005 vintage in California. Also, the tasting features the 2007 Vieux Telegraph, perhaps the best Chateauneuf made at the estate in a decade. With appetizers. Limited Seating.

Wines to be Tasted:
(NV) Champagne, LaCombe Ay 90 points WS
2007 Petalos del Bierzo, Spain (100% Mencia) 92 Points, Robert Parker
2008 Beaux Freres “The Beaux Freres Vineyard” Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley) 94 Tanzer
2004 Terra Rossa Brunello di Montalcino 90 points, Robert Parker
2006 Selene “Frediani Vyd.” Merlot Napa Valley 91 points WS
2005 Araujo Eisele Vyd. Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 98( ) points Parker
2007 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve WA Unrated
The 2005 was Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Year—2007 was just released)
2007 Anderson Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 93-95 points Robert Parker
2007 Vieux Telegraph Chateauneuf du Pape 96 points, Robert Parker
2007 El Nido Clio Jumilla 94 Parker

Austin Cellar's Classic at Max's Wine Dive
Saturday, October 16, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Taste 75 great wines along with delicious
gourmet comfort food from Chef JP Lacoste!
For menu: Food and Wine Menus 10-6.pdf

Regular Admission: $40 pp
includes 75 wines, food, and Riedel tasting glass

VIP Admission: $75 pp
includes additional "premium" wines, VIP food, upgraded Riedel tasting glass
AND a $25 gift card to use on wine purchases

The Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest will be in its 20th year in 2010. Held in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas, on Marktplatz (the 100 block of West Main Street). It is a full-course celebration of Texas food, wine, music, specialty booths, food court, and fun for all.

For details:


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kromel wrote
on October 10th, 2010
Any more details on StrEat's grand opening yet? Or should we just show up from 11 to 5 today?
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Lorrie wrote
on September 26th, 2010
Sounds fun!
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Betsy wrote
on September 26th, 2010
Sounds interesting.... let us know when you have more details.

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mab wrote
on September 26th, 2010
Anyone interested in joining us for this event?

Save the date for StrEAT's Grand Opening on Sunday October 10th from 11am to 5pm. We will be featuring a Seven Continents Food & Wine paired Passport Menu (Antartica will be a frozen White Chocolate Tundra), music, hourly door prizes and much more. Details to follow.

Brian and I have been enjoying Streat's food and wine pairings. I will send out the details about this particular event once I know more.
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Regina Emmitt wrote
on April 27th, 2010
Thanks again for organizing the great evening at Pharra's. John and I had a wonderful time...the wine, food and conversations were so much least the parts I remember.
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bgierisch15 wrote
on April 25th, 2010
The evening at Pharra's was stellar. Thanks to Marge for organizing and to everybody for coming and having a great time.

Pharra's benefit for medically challenged young people is in July -- exact date to be determined -- and I hope we can all go back then and take additional Mueller wineaux and friends!

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mab wrote
on March 24th, 2010
Oops (and I haven't had a thing to drink)! The date is Saturday, April 24th.
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mab wrote
on March 24th, 2010
Hey Mueller Wineauxs...

How about a night of Bubbles, Bordeaux, Beer, or any other beverage of your choosing? I am working with Phara's Mediterranean Restaurant located at 111 E N Loop. Mark your calendars for April 28th at 7PM. We will enjoy a wonderful Mediterranean buffet, belly dancing, and best of all, we can BYOB! I am firming up the price of an all-inclusive dinner package (buffet, tax, corkage fee and gratuity). I am also working on getting a discounted price on selected wines purchased at our Hancock Center Twin Liquors that will compliment our dinner.

Please let me know if you are interested in attending. I should have a price (I figure it will be around $25/pp depending on how many Muellerites attend) by the end of the week and will post the details as soon as I hear back from Phara, herself.

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mab wrote
on March 7th, 2010
If all goes as planned, the next Wineaux event will be on March 27th. I will be posting the details this week.
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mab wrote
on March 7th, 2010
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Zekesmom wrote
on March 6th, 2010
Hey margie...
When are we wineaux-ing again?
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mab wrote
on December 12th, 2009
Currently working on plans for an upcoming Mueller Wineaux event ...stay tuned for details!
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Kevin Ludlow wrote
on June 1st, 2009
After your sales pitch at the party, how could I NOT be in the wino group?
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