The Buzz in the Bayou
by Roseann Rogers
Thirty miles west of Houston in Fulshear Creek Crossing, they’re bottling their own wine from grapes grown in neighborhood vineyards. With the help of Houston winemaker Simon Payne, who supervised creating a customized recipe at Vintner’s Own Winery, the first vintage produced an impressive 750 bottles of Blanc de Bois. To sample new neighborhood wine, you can stop by any model home at Fulshear Creek Crossing. Fulshearcreekcrossing.com
Cakes, Glorious Cakes
Coming up with cakes is something Three Brothers Bakery knows a little something about. The family-owned and operated business recently expanded its empire with a new concept bakery cafe in the Memorial City area. With nearby Memorial Hermann Hospital, residential, and retail shops, it was the perfect fit for the bakery-coffee house. According to owner and fifth-generation baker Bobby Jucker, this is the first of many expansions that focuses on cafe services with take-out, breads, pastries, cupcakes, and free WIFI. 12393 Kingsride Lane.