Texas Wine Trails – Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association

TEXAS WINE Texas has a long history of wine production. The sunny and dry climate of the major wine making regions in the state have drawn comparison to Portuguese wines.[2] Some of the earliest recorded Texas wines were produced by Spanish missionaries in the 1650s near El Paso. The state is home to over 36 members of the Vitis grape vine family with fifteen being native to the state, more than any other region on earth.[3] As of 2006, the state had over 3,200 acres (1,300 ha) planted with Vitis vinifera.[4] Despite being the largest of conterminous states, this relatively small amount of planted land is dwarfed…

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the Art of Ron Cobb

RONCOBB.NET The Website of RON COBB Ron Cobb (born 1937) is an American cartoonist, artist, writer, film designer, and film director. By the age of 18, with no formal training in graphic illustration, Cobb was working as an animation “inbetweener” artist for Disney Studios in Burbank, California. He progressed to becoming a breakdown artist on the animation feature Sleeping Beauty (1959). (This was the last Disney film to have cels inked by hand.) After Sleeping Beauty was completed in 1957, Disney laid off Cobb and he spent the next three years in various jobs — mail carrier, assembler in…

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Wine That Rocks! 2010 Twisted Merlot

Wine That Rocks! We’re thrilled to debut our latest rockstar collaboration: a 2010 Twisted Merlot from Dee Snider of rock band Twisted Sister. This limited edition Merlot from the North Coast is crafted in a robust fruit forward style. Retail $36 / Members $29. A portion of the proceeds will go to charities selected by Dee Snider. Buy here.      Order online below or print and fax form to: (707) 433-3437 Mail to: DLM Wine, P. O. Box 2057, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Or call: (707) 433-3711 To order: Fill in bottle quantities then click the ORDER NOW button…

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INORI (prayer)  Super High Speed Face Mapping (1000fps) {Face Hacking}

INORI (Prayer) is a proof of concept inspired by a call for artists and technologists to collaborate on works that push boundaries. Innovations in the fields of projection mapping and facial tracking are allowing artists to do some amazing, and creepy, things with digital images projected onto both inanimate and animate objects. In just a few years the technology has advanced from still images being projected onto static surfaces, such as buildings, to animations being projected onto moving faces. INORI (prayer) Super High Speed Face Mapping (1000fps) Making vimeo.com/210565827 This project…

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