Feb. 23, 2023

Talking Texas Wine with TEXSOM's James Tidwell MS

Talking Texas Wine with TEXSOM's James Tidwell MS

James Tidwell is a Master Sommelier, writer, speaker and educator. James was an early adopter of Texas wines and shares tips for wineries that are seeking restaurant placement. We also talk about what varieties and wine styles have impressed him and his high hopes for the Texas wine industry.

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Interview with James Tidwell, MS

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