Press Release April 20, 2016 9:00 AM CT Austin, Texas Youngest Wine Sommelier in the United States Certified by the International Wine & Spirits Guild On February 26, 2016, seventeen (17) year old Erika Fritz of Austin, Texas, became the youngest person in the United States to receive the International Wine & Spirits Guild Certification of Wine Sommelier. “I have grown up in the family vineyards and wineries and that is where my passion is.” says Erika. Her place in [...]
Tomorrow, Saturday, March 19, 2016, Solaro members are invited to pick up their Spring Release between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. This is pick up time has been amended for members. Solaro will close at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 19, 2016 to non-members. Solaro will extend member Spring Release pick up dates to Friday, March 25, 2016, 4-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 26, 2016, 11:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Press Release March 11, 2016 Wine Industry News Joint regional tastings of the world’s best wines were once only conducted in Europe and later California and the Southern Hemisphere. However, at Solaro Estate Winery in the Texas Hill Country and Solaro Urban Winery in Houston, examples of the finest limited production Northern Italian wines were tasted alongside Solaro’s 100% Texas wines at the Solaro Wine Release Event this month. Distinguished tasting event guests, including a representative of the Texas Department [...]
December 21, 2015 11:04 AM CT Austin, Texas Solaro Wine Group Featured at the United States National Concierge Association Annual Convention Solaro Wine Group based in Austin, Texas, which operates multiple vineyards and wineries and whose International operations include importation and distribution, presented Wineries and Hospitality interests at this year’s National Concierge Association Conference held in San Antonio, Texas. Solaro’s resident Sommelier and Wine Ambassador Daniel Dillon and Promotion Liaison Erika Fritz chaired an exciting presentation, focusing on the broad [...]
Champion wines were awarded from thousands of wines at the 2016 Rodeo Uncorked!® International Wine Competition, held Nov. 14 – 15, 2015, at NRG Center. The 2016 International Wine Competition judging boasted nearly 2,500 entries from approximately 20 different countries, including Chile, Croatia, France, New Zealand and Portugal. The competition also received 181 entries from the 2016 featured region, The Pacific Northwest, which includes wine-making regions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia. Texas wineries alone represented 267 entries. Bronze [...]
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Solaro Urban Winery Receives 2015 Best Businesses of Houston Award Houston Award Program Honors the Achievement Houston, October 08, 2015 — Solaro Urban Winery has been selected for the 2015 Best Businesses of Houston Award in the Wineries category by the Best Businesses of Houston Award Program. Each year, the Best Businesses of Houston Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are [...]
Wine Industry Advisor - September 29 Click for article As part of the continuing effort to promote and advance the growing Texas wine industry, Attorney and Winery-Vineyard Industry Executive, Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate has returned from Solaro’s 2015 private, month long delegation to Italy, France and Germany. This year’s meetings included vineyard and winery personnel and industry professionals in Montepulciano Italy and Livorno Tuscany Italy, Piacenza Emilia Romagna Italy, Franciacorta Lombardia Italy, Chamonix Rhone Alps France and Volkach [...]