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Here are articles Meril Markley has been writing since 2009 for the Newsletter of the Wine Society of Texas (Greater Houston Chapter) chronicling our travels and the enjoyment of wine, food, friends, and European locales.   Links to Newsletter issues in their entirety are at the bottom of this page.

Click to download the COMPLETE SET of Meril's articles.

And don't forget to download our Paris Guide before heading off to the City of Light. 

 

Austria

Heurigen

 

New Wine in Old Venues and Tales from the Vienna Woods

Cellini Saliera

 

Austrian Wine Worth its Salt

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A Trip to Austria without the Jet Lag 

Meril Markley's hand-out on Austrian Wines from the Wine Society's dinner at Charivari (January, 2012)

Belgium

Bruges

 

Musseling in on Trips to Belgium

Czech Republic

Hergetova Cihelna Prague

 

Czeching out Oranges and Austrian Wines in Prague

France

La Madeleine at Night

 

A Christmas Carnival of the Animals in the City of Light

La Chaume 'Yerres

 

Homage to a Big Cheese in Brie

Cahors Bridge

 

Out for the Count in Languedoc

chateau-neuf-du-pape-town

 

Getting an Ear-Full in Van Gogh's Town

Le Roi de Pot au Feu

 

Quaffing the King's Tipple in a Paris Comfort Zone

La Famille Guillon

 

Uncorking Vintage France, One (Extended) Family at a Time

Haut Koenigsbourg in the Snow

 

Glühwein and other Germanic Treats in the Land of Noël

l'escargot montorgeuil

 

Paris at a Snail's Pace

Fontainebleau Castle

 

A Honey of a Duck after the Hunt at Fontainebleau

Germany

Lubeck

 

Sipping the Bounties of a League's Final Hold-Outs

Hungary

Prinz Eugen in Budapest

 

A Hungarian Rhapsody of Duck and Tokay in Budapest

Italy

Simon Boccanegra Florence

 

A Winter's Tale from the Black Mouth of Florence

Markleys on Rialto Bridge in Venice

 

Venice Conjures its Wintertime Magic with Vivaldi and a Mandolin

Perugia

 

Enchanted by Umbria -- Perugia and Beyond

Leon D'Oro Rome

 

Pining for Porcini after a Roman Holiday

Bologna at Night

 

Recalling Icons of a Bygone Era on a Trip to Bologna

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Avoiding the Staples of Naples

Malta

Valetta Malta

 

Crossing Malta off the List

Portugal

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Lisbon for the Spice of Life

Spain

fbasilica-de-la-sagrada-familia

 

Up in Smoke in Gaudí's Barcelona

United Kingdom

La Poule au Pot in London

 

A Fowl Visit to London with a French Take on 'a Chicken in Every Pot'

Christ Church Cathedral Oxford

 

Cracking the Morse Code on a Visit to Oxford

United States (Texas)

Chef Hilda Ysusi

 

Broken Barrel -- A New Eatery in The Woodlands Fuses Generations of Inspiration with Cutting Edge Flavors

AWI Wines Win Big at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2018

AWI Wines -- Former UHY colleague, Conrad Johnson, has gone from counting beans to crushing grapes and making award-winning wines in Argentina

 

 Archive of the Quarterly Newsletter of the Wine Society of Texas (Greater Houston Chapter)

2017 - 1st Quarter
2015 - 4th Quarter
2015 - 1st Quarter
2014 - 3rd Quarter (please note that after the third quarter of 2014 publication was irregular)

2014 - 2nd Quarter

2014 - 1st Quarter

2013 - 4th Quarter

2013 - 3rd Quarter

2013 - 2nd Quarter

2013 - 1st Quarter

2012 - 4th Quarter

2012 - 3rd Quarter

2012 - 2nd Quarter

2012 - 1st Quarter

2011 - 4th Quarter

2011 - 3rd Quarter

2011 - 2nd Quarter

2011 - 1st Quarter

2010 - 4th Quarter

2010 - 3rd Quarter

2010 - 2nd Quarter

2010 - 1st Quarter

2009 - 4th Quarter

2009 - 3rd Quarter

2009 - 2nd Quarter

 

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