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"The Undiscovered Wines of Mexico" - A Wine Dinner at Hugo's

The Third Course Barbacoa paired with the Pazo Luna Syrah and the Las Nubes Red Blend. Houston showed off its multi-faceted shine on Wednesday night at Hugo’s where Beverage Director Sean Beck led guests through a crash course on the wines of Mexico focusing on some of the country’s lesser known regions.These undiscovered wines of Mexico were beautifully paired with the authentic Mexican cuisine for which the restaurant is famous. Guests to this exclusive wine dinner were offered a choice of sangria or a margarita upon arrival and ceviche verde and taquitos de pollo on which to snack. The group was friendly and the majority in attendance were all fans and frequent diners at the H-town Restaurant Group establishments. Most were also frequent attendees of the virtual wine and whiskey dinners and tastings that Backstreet Cafe has hosted throughout the pandemic. H-Town Beverage Director, Sean Beck entertaining the table. Once the group was fully seated, Beck took center stage as he poured

Drink Fantastique this February

As seen in the February issue of Galveston Monthly magazine. In this month's issue we explore good reasons to drink wine in February and offer some suggestions on some wines from France to make the month even more fantastique.