Double Decanted

Archives: December 2014

Frisson

Sommelier’s Pick: Kelly Prohl Loves this Napa Cab

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This article was originally published in the Houston Chronicle and is reprinted here with permission. 

Who: Kelly Prohl, owner of Double Decanted, a by-appointment-only wine-retailing business at 11311 Richmond, Suite L104. She grew up north of Boston and later lived in Boston and New York before moving to Houston in 2005. Prohl was working for American Express but left in 2008, she said, “to pursue my passion for wine.”

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Champagne Region

True or False: Champagne is a Must for Holiday Celebrations?

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The holidays are here, which means it’s the season for festive fun and fancy fetes! And there’s no better way to celebrate this magical time of year than with a glass of Champagne.

But how much do you really know about bubbly?

Read on for a little true-and-false quiz, and learn everything you need to know about toasting with Champagne this holiday season.

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Holiday Turkey

Raise a Glass (& Money) for a Cause

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Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a time to give thanks. It’s a time to celebrate with friends and family. And it’s a time to raise toasts to the year’s joys, triumphs and experiences. This means lots of food, fun and, of course, wine!

As you prepare for the upcoming holiday festivities and shop for gifts, why not help out a worthy cause by filling your glass with a charitable wine?

Several wineries donate part of their proceeds to charitable causes that support medical research, wildlife conservation and more! And these wines are just as delicious as they are generous.

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