Sunday, December 10, 2017

Rotary Club of La Grange Oktoberfest

Fayette County in Central Texas has deep German roots. The Rotary Club of La Grange Oktoberfest pays homage to that history. Set for Oct....
Cedar Hill Farmhouse Tuscan Inspiration photo by Anita Joyce

Cedar Hill Farmhouse: Summer Inspiration from Tuscany

Our columnist, Anita Joyce offers this essay for Cedar Hill Farmhouse Summer Inspiration from Tuscany. It was a glorious summer. My daughter had just graduated...

Round Top Family Library: Wine & Dine with Patsy Cline

On Saturday, September 9, cool country and western fun hearkening back to the boss 1950s is coming to the Round Top Rifle Association Hall...

Wassail! Greetings from Rohan Meadery

Wassail, an old English toast to good health and good times, reflects the character of Rohan Meadery. “Our business is built on a hobby that...

Mead’s Long History: A Short Read

As mankind's oldest fermented beverage, mead, which is made at Rohan Meadery in Fayette County, has a long, rich history. Mead, also called metheglin , is an alcoholic beverage fermented...
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Carmine Texas Gateway to the Antiques Festival

Spraddling Hwy 290 at the northernmost point of Fayette County, travelers will discover “The Little City with a Big Heart”- Carmine, Texas.  Though small,...

Bone Spirits: A Distillation Short Course

Distilling spirits is equal parts science and art. Joe Alecci, distiller at Bone Spirits, provides a short course in farm to bottle distilling. Mashing 101 The...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...
The White House on the Hill in Burton for Round Top area lodging

The Hills are Alive with Romance at White House on the Hill

Rob Rosenbaum and Linda O’Neal graciously hosted our What to Wear to a Round Top Wedding photo shoot on their farm between Burton and...