Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: wines

Feeling thirsty?

Tip your glass in the name of charity! Thirst for a Cause raises money for the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Thirst for a Cause 2012
6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19
Jim Thorpe Museum & Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
4040 N. Lincoln Blvd.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Through the grapevine

From California to French Bordeaux, the metro’s wine catalogue will give you something to talk about.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
A new year brings new wines, and 2013 will see releases from well-known names and newcomers to Oklahoma. Some are available now, and others will be available by March.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Tap that

Kegs just got classy with wine on tap — and the new trend is expanding locally.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
One of the fastest-growing trends in the wine world is wine on tap.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Valley of the wines

Takes some notes from the French and improve the quality of wines you drink.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
France’s Loire Valley can be compared to the least-favored stepchild to her shining twin siblings Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Food, service

Longtime food and wine leader retires after marking his 15th year as leader of the Hirst Hospitality Awards.


Jennifer Chancellor
The night was a fond farewell for longtime local “food lord” Wayne Hirst. After 15 years with his namesake, Hirst Hospitality Awards, he’s retiring to be with family and continue fighting a quieter battle he has waged for more than three years, away from the public spotlight.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Wine and dine

OKC has the perfect wine to go with your holiday meal; you just have to know where to look.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Traditionally, wines for Thanksgiving have been Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Both pair well with the star of the table: turkey.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Beer and wine

Welcome spring with wines and beers fit for the season.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
“Drink pink” is the rallying cry of spring for many wine lovers. The big reds of the fall and winter are retired in favor of lighterbodied wines for warmer weather, and the more patio-friendly the better. While white wines, especially sweeter ones, dominate the spring and summer, many wine lovers still prefer dry, red wines.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hill tops

Former Okie Bill Hill instrumental in developing some of California's tastiest wines.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Northwest Classen High School has produced an impressive list of alumni over the years, including current Sonic president and CEO Cliff Hudson, former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Bill Hill, a 1969 alumnus, left Oklahoma after graduating from the University of Oklahoma and has been instrumental in the development of some of California’s super premium vineyards and wines.
Thursday, July 17, 2014