Category Archives: Photos

Blog posts that mainly feature a photo or a photo gallery.

The San Sebastián Chronicles

J.C. Reid in San Sebastian, Spain It all started in October 2012 when my wife Tamara and I visited friends at a vacation house near Ventorros de San José outside of Granada, Spain. We decided that we’d spend a few … Continue reading

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Saint-Émilion, France: An Oenophile’s Playground

Vineyards in Saint-Emilion France What I most remember about our visit to Saint-Emilion France is how cold and bright it was. We were there in late January when the ubiquitous grape vines join with tourist hotels and curio shops in … Continue reading

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The Pass at The Pass & Provisions

Beef at The Pass The Pass at The Pass & Provisions may be the most ambitious restaurant ever opened in Houston. Am I late to this? I had not really followed the two chefs when they did the “Just August” … Continue reading

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The House near Ventorros de San José

House near Ventorros de San José, Spain. Click above for larger image, then scroll left-right to see it all. If you wanted to get twelve of your best friends together somewhere in the world, maybe in the south of Spain, … Continue reading

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia: World-Class White Wines from Italy

I Clivi Friulano The day began with our van trundling up a steep gravel path to the top of a hill where a weathered stone house sat among vineyards sprawling down the surrounding slopes. This morning was misty and dense … Continue reading

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