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HL Wine Club: 3 must-try wines to help you transition into fall

HOUSTON – The beautiful weather we’ve been craving is finally getting closer!

This Wine Club Wednesday, we’re sharing bottles that will help you transition from the hot summer temperatures to the cooler fall weather.

We’re sharing a white, a rosé and a red you’ll love so much, you’ll want to sip fall season long.

Jerry Lasco, founder of Black Door Wine Club curated this menu to celebrate the nice weather with “patio pounders”, wines easily enjoyed during these upcoming temperatures.

HL WINE CLUB MENU

CHEZ JEROME COLOMBARD, SOUTH WEST FRANCE - $18.99

CHEZ JEROME COLOMBARD, SOUTH WEST FRANCE (CHEZ JEROME COLOMBARD, SOUTH WEST FRANCE)

“This little gem comes to us from one of our favorite importers, Mel Masters. Mel is an English gentleman who’s led quite the life as a musician, author, restaurateur and wine importer extraordinaire. I’ve travelled the South of France with Mel and met many of the families that grow these grapes and make his wines. We’ve been friends for a long time, and he comes to Houston several times a year to visit and host wine dinners. This wine comes from the Cotes du Gascogne and is made from 100% Colombard (a grape that few people know of and therefore don’t purchase). I’ve always loved this wine and feel that it way over delivers for the price. We possibly purchase more of it than anyone else in the world and perhaps that’s why he named it after moi. It’s a nice balance between crisp and clean and beautifully ripe fruit. Keywords: fruity, stone fruit and citrus, no oak and highly quaffable. I recommend to drink this wine cold with cheese, light meats/fish or by itself, but ideally outside!” -Jerry Lasco, The Black Door

MANON, COTES DE PROVENCE, FRANCE - $14.99

MANON, COTES DE PROVENCE, FRANCE (MANON, COTES DE PROVENCE, FRANCE)

“This is a great example of wine from this region. It checks all the boxes. Fruit, nice acid and mineral, easy drinking, fun bottle, check, check, check, check and check. This wine is just great to pop some bottles with friends and watch the bottles disappear.” -Cody Uzzel, The Black Door

ARGAM TEMPRANILLO, LA MANCHA, SPAIN - $18.99

ARGAM TEMPRANILLO, LA MANCHA, SPAIN (ARGAM TEMPRANILLO, LA MANCHA, SPAIN)

“This is a great intro to the wonderful heritage grape of Spain, Tempranillo! This is a collaboration between Jerry and legendary Spanish wine importer, Jorge Ordonez. Jorge put Spain on our map and is possibly the most influential figure in Spanish wine. This was a wine we sought out to offer a great Tempranillo at the glass level. You get all the ripe cherries and blackberries you expect with a nice baked earth character on the finish. Great to sip on and great with food like cured Spanish ham and firm cheeses.” -Cody Uzzel, The Black Door

ABOUT JERRY LASCO

Jerry is a former military flight instructor for the Air Force. He flew for Continental until 9/11 and then moved to Houston and wanted to pursue his passion with wine by becoming a retail wine expert. Now with our recent times, Lasco has pivoted once again with the Black Door Wine Club giving an even more personalized, high touch and virtual experiences for wine lovers.

BLACK DOOR WINE CLUB

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This Thursday we will be indulging in fabulous wines by David Phinney of @orinswift Cellars, as well as some others that we love. Dave founded Orin Swift in 1998 using his father’s middle name, Orin, and his mother’s maiden name, Swift. The brand is inspired by world travel, simple observation and the desire to provide fans with unique wines. Join us Thursday, September 24th, as we dive into some of our favorites by #DavePhinney of #OrinSwift 🥂 The tasting and wine education class will begin promptly at 6:00 PM and will feature this delicious lineup of wines, tips and tricks from Level III Certified Wine Expert @codyuzzel and Black Door Wine Club Founder Jerry Lasco, and delicious bites from Executive Chef @chefbeto_gutz. Reserve your spot NOW as we are anticipating selling out! To reserve your spot, call @thetastingroom at: 281.822.1500. If you want to join in virtually, please tune into our Facebook page for the tasting on #FacebookLive and follow along with our in-person guests! To procure your wine for Thursday’s tasting, please email: mrblack@blackdoorwines.com if you are wanting to follow along virtually! Cheers!. . . . . #WineTasting #WineEducation #HoustonTX #HoustonWineBar #HoustonWineEvents #HoustonEvents #TheTastingRoom #TexasWines #TexasWineBlogger #HoustonWineBlogger #WineClubBuzz #WineClub #BlackDoorWineClub #CaliforniaWineMonth #CaliforniaWine #RedWine #WhiteWine #RoséAllDay #TipsAndTasting #WineLover

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Black Door Wine Club is a high-touch and hyper-personalized wine club that gets to know you and what you like. Once becoming a member you fill-out a form that helps the team get to know your style and your palette. Orders will come in a case of hand-selected wines chosen based on your tastes and preferences. The team is 100% about helping you to find new wines you love and classics that you still can’t live without. They also do an in-person “Tips & Tasting” class where you can come to WINE-d down and learn some tips and cool wine history from the pros.

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WINE CLUB PROMO CODE

  • Use promo code “HOUSTONLIFE” at checkout to receive 20% off your order through The Black Door Wine Club
  • Promo code expires Wednesday, October 7

For Chez Jerome:

  • Click “Whites”
  • Click on Chez Jerome, SW FR and add to cart

For Manon Rosé:

  • Click “Rosé”
  • Click on Manon Cotes de Provence, FRA and add to cart

For Argam Tempranillo:

  • Click “Reds”
  • Click on Argam Tempranillo, SPA and add to cart

If you are part of our Wine Club and would like to be a part of Houston Life’s next Wine Club LIVE segment, email us a little bit about yourself and why you would like to join, at HoustonLife@kprc.com.


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