With graduation season just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate the accomplishments of your favorite grads and the institutions that helped them achieve their goals. At Blurred Vines, we know how important it is to commemorate this special occasion, whether you’re a proud alum of a Texas university or simply looking for the ideal wine for a graduation gift. That’s why we’ve curated a collection of wine pairings that perfectly complement each of Texas’ biggest universities.
Let’s begin with the prestigious University of Texas. To mark the occasion of a UT graduation party, our sommeliers recommend La Fete Du 2021 Blanc. This white wine is an ideal choice to toast the bright future of a new UT graduate. With its refreshing and crisp taste, accented by subtle notes of green apple and honey, this drink is sure to enhance any festivity in Austin.
If you’re looking to honor the grit and determination of a Texas Tech graduate, our sommeliers have just the wine for you: the Hudson Phoenix 2018 Red Blend. This bold red blend is an excellent choice for celebrating the achievements of a Texas Tech graduate. With its compelling notes of dark fruit and spice, this wine pairs exceptionally well with hearty meals or as the centerpiece of a Tech-themed party.
To celebrate the traditions and values of Texas A&M University, our sommeliers suggest the exquisite Luke 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon for their esteemed graduates. This rich, full-bodied wine boasts a deep red color and an irresistible blend of black cherry and vanilla flavors. Pair it with a steak dinner, or savor it with Aggies on the first night as an alum.
Texas State University graduates will appreciate the Catena White Clay 2021 Semillon-Chenin. This light and refreshing white wine boasts a subtle blend of pear and citrus notes with a crisp and clean finish. Whether planning a Texas State-themed party or simply looking to reminisce on a warm day in San Marcos, this wine is an excellent choice to elevate the occasion.
For graduates of Texas Christian University, our sommeliers recommend Picayune Rive Gauche 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon. This elegant wine complements the sophistication and style of a TCU grad with hints of black cherry, cassis, and vanilla. It’s perfect for a special event or a night of celebration with fellow Horned Frogs.
Finally, our sommeliers suggest Domaine Laurent Mouton 2019 Givry Cru La Grande Berge for Baylor University graduates. This complex wine is a great fit for Baylor graduates’ intellectual curiosity and excellence. It has a rich and intricate taste with hints of red fruit and spice, making it an ideal choice for a fancy dinner or celebrating your Bear.
Whether you’re rooting for the Longhorns, Aggies, Red Raiders, or other Texas universities, Blurred Vines has you covered. You can visit our store or order online to find the ideal wine to celebrate your recent graduates. So, let’s raise a glass and toast their achievements in style!