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Texas vs. The World | Featuring Becker Vineyards

  • Mar 26, 2013 · 7:30 PM
  • Malaga Tapas & Bar



February: Cabernet Sauvignon - The King - 
Featuring: Becker Vineyards

Tickets Must Be Purchased In Advance HERE - is not the Official RSVP page

When you ask the average Texan ‘what do you think of Texas wine?’ you almost always, without exception get one of two responses back. Either they haven’t had any Texas wine worth remembering or they don’t even see it as an option when there is so much “better” wine out there.

The Texas v. The World Tasting is a series that meets every 1st Wednesday and is a head-to-head varietal comparison of wines made in Texas, by Texas grown fruit compared to the same varietal in a wine from another world-class growing area.

Each tasting has a featured winery to co-host each tasting along side of GUSTO. The producer is there to shed light, lead discussions and answer questions about making wine in Texas. GUSTO Sommeliers are there to lead discussion and answer questions on the other world-class wines in the tasting. This tasting is intended be relaxed, social and fun; as well as being great for networking with other wine enthusiasts and professionals.



$50 In Advance -Purchase-
$60 At the door if there is space

Ticket price is inclusive of all the tastings and light food fare for each table.

Tickets Must Be Purchased In Advance is not the Official RSVP page


This tasting series is produced in     partnership with the Texas Wine     and Food Consortium(TXWFC);       who’s mission is to promote the     Texas wine industry through trade   collaboration, events, education       and outreach. Join us and support   the Texas wine industry. It’s going to open your eyes about the world-class wines being produced right here in our own background.




Flight 1: Old World Cabernet

  1. Chateau Clerc Milon, Pauillac, Grand Cru Classe, 2006
  2. Chateau Fonbadet , Paulliac, Grand Vin, 2004
  3. Chateau Mongravey, Margaux, 2007

Flight 2: New World Cabernet

  1. Chateau Montelena, Calistoga, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009
  2. Heitz Cellars, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2006
  3. Chateau Smith, Columbia Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
  4. Montes Alpha, Colchagua Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008

Flight 3: Texas Cabernet

  1. Llano, Texas, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007
  2. Messina Hof, Texas, Barrel Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009
  3. Flat Creek Estate, Texas High Plains, Newsom Vineyards, Reserve, 2011
  4. Driftwood Estate Winery, Texas Hill Country, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
  5. Bending Branch, Texas High Plains, Newsom Vineyard, 2010

Flight 4: Becker Vineyards

  1. Becker Vineyards, ‘Wilmeth’, Texas High Plains, Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007
  2. Becker Vineyards, Texas High Plains, Canada Family Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008
  3. Becker Vineyards, Texas High Plains, Canada Family Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009
  4. Becker Vineyards, Texas High Plains, Canada Family Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
  5. Becker Vineyards, Texas, Claret, 2010




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