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Summer 2018

College Wine Pairings
1 week ago

College Wine Pairings

Belinda Chang ’95 is a Chicago-based sommelier and restaurateur and a three-time James Beard Award nominee (for her wine service in San Francisco and New York City and for …
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You say vosotros, I say ustedes …
1 month ago

You say vosotros, I say ustedes …

As a Latino-American, I always dreamed of studying abroad in Spain. It seemed like a suitable second home for me, where the culture shock of my first trip to Europe …
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From Wine to Wine Grapes
2 months ago

From Wine to Wine Grapes

On storied Mount Veeder in Napa Valley, Segassia Vineyard’s cabernets have routinely scored a minimum of 93 points on Wine Spectator’s scale, meaning they’re in the “outstanding” or even higher …
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The Founders
3 months ago

The Founders

Though he didn’t realize it at the time, Brock Wagner ’87 made Texas craft beer history in 1993 when he and Kevin Bartol ’81 started Saint Arnold Brewing Co. …
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Wine Watch
4 months ago

Wine Watch

Small family wineries are being gobbled up by huge producers and most wine that is produced contains sugars, additives, pesticides and chemicals. Small family wineries are swimming upstream against the …
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On the Nose
4 months ago

On the Nose

As Highway 290 wends its way toward the busy Central Texas tourist town of Fredericksburg, it becomes increasingly clear that the Texas wine industry is booming. Tasting rooms and …
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Unconventional Beer Pairings
4 months ago

Unconventional Beer Pairings

A campus full of smart people who play as hard as they work is bound to breed skilled microbrewers. We asked some of Rice’s most successful professional brewers for …
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Summer Refreshments
4 months ago

Summer Refreshments

Aguas Frescas

Literally “fresh waters,” these fruit-forward, colorful drinks are commonly available in Mexican restaurants and some grocery stores. Popular flavors include cantaloupe, mango and watermelon. And when the …
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Cold Brew Is Red Hot
4 months ago

Cold Brew Is Red Hot

Nine years after earning his MBA at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, Chris Campbell ’01 and co-founder Steve Williams teamed up to create Chameleon Cold-Brew in Austin. Cold-brew coffee’s …
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How to Make Your Own Tea Blend
4 months ago

How to Make Your Own Tea Blend

While at Rice, Gabriella Buba ’16 turned her Baker College room into a tea lab. “My Rice roommates could tell you stories,” Buba jokes, referencing her experiments making kombucha …
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