My Paella Travels™
It’s not just food, It’s an experience……. Experience the art of cooking Authentic Spanish Paella with Lisa.
Texas Wine Mistress
Tag along with Lisa as she explores different flares across Tennessee and Texas or wherever her travels may take her.
My Texas Plate
Lisa is passionate about wine and holds the WSET III Advanced Certificate. Lisa is a student of wine.
Wine & Cocktails
What are YOU drinking? Read about hand-crafted cocktails with Lisa and more.
Whether we are cooking up some Paella or visiting a wine festival – follow along for the fun!
Hello. My name is Lisa. I love good food, wine, spirits, traveling to the wine country, and masterfully created cocktails. Writing articles about food, wine, spirits, cocktails and the local culinary scene in Nashville is something I am passionate about which has given me the opportunity to participate as media to cover several wine and food festivals across the country. Let me know how we can work together to spread the word about your product.
My Paella Travels and Ab Astris Winery Pair Up with Flamenco Music For a Texas-Style Paella and Wine Event
Texas Fusion Paella, Texas Tempranillo and Flamenco Music were front and center at Ab Astris Winery in Stonewall, TX. What better way to celebrate Tempranillo in the Texas Hill Country than to pair it with a paella that is filled with smokey brisket, chorizo, andouille and chicken with a rich, flavorful broth. *My Paella Travels Read more about My Paella Travels and Ab Astris Winery Pair Up with Flamenco Music For a Texas-Style Paella and Wine Event[…]
(Offered samples evaluated and written about in own words and thoughts) Three wines for your holiday celebrations that are crowd pleasing and food friendly! Ruffino Modus Tuscana 2013 and Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2016 Kim Crawford New Zealand Rose’ 2017 A big, bold Super Tuscan, a crisp Italian Pinot Grigio and a Read more about Crowd Pleasing Wine and Food Pairings for Your Holiday Festivities[…]
“Beyond Sustainable” Cline Family Cellars Farmhouse Wines Will Become Part of Your Family Tradition at the Thanksgiving Table
Cline Family Cellars is committed to clean “natural process farming” with their wine as well as their produce. (Offered samples have been evaluated and written with my own opinions) Right now, most everyone has begun planning for their Thanksgiving feast and probably Christmas too. This time of the year, especially, there’s always a question about Read more about “Beyond Sustainable” Cline Family Cellars Farmhouse Wines Will Become Part of Your Family Tradition at the Thanksgiving Table[…]
I am happily writing about Rioja samples that were sent to me and have reviewed them in my own words and thoughts! Celebrate #TempranilloDay Just in time for the upcoming holidays, the most famous red wine from Spain has its own day set aside to showcase and celebrate some of the best wines from Read more about Celebrate Tempranillo Day on November 8th and the Holidays with LAN Rioja Crianza and Reserva[…]
Come and experience spicy flamenco music featuring Nathan Hinojosa sprinkled with a bit of jazz, Texas wines and my paella ! It’s gonna be a great afternoon at Ab Astris! On November 11th from 2p to 5p, Ab Astris Winery will host a Paella and Flamenco Event sure to be the highlight of the fall! Read more about Flamenco Music and Texas Paella will be a Perfect Pairing at Ab Astris Winery on November 11th![…]
(Sample wines provided by www.gregorywine.com and wine sample photos by www.LaylaMays.com) This summer’s temperatures are still on the rise. It’s never been a better time to explore the refreshing wines from the region of Cariñena. Discover wines that you will enjoy during this hot summer that also pair well with your favorite summertime foods. About Read more about Enjoy a Summer Cool Down with Three Refreshing Spanish Wines from Cariñena[…]
Summer is the Perfect Season for Rose’ and Malene Rose’ Embraces the Heart and Soul of Provence Yet Located in the California Coast Wine Region
Photos by @laylamays photography Imagine sitting at a cafe under the bright sun,warm breezes gently blowing through your hair and a faint smell of lavender drifts past your nose and bunches of brilliant yellow sunflowers are for sale at the flower cart near you. And, every bite of freshly baked bread, creamy brie and charcuterie Read more about Summer is the Perfect Season for Rose’ and Malene Rose’ Embraces the Heart and Soul of Provence Yet Located in the California Coast Wine Region[…]
The Grand Taste Presented by Bank of America (photos by Lisa Mays) The Austin Food + Wine Festival is pleased to announce the lineup of food, lifestyle, wine & spirit partners at the Grand Taste Presented by Bank of America and the dynamic selection of interactive experiences at the festival, April 27-29, 2018: austinfoodandwinefestival.com. Where: Located on festival grounds at Read more about Get Ready to Sip, Savor & Mingle at The Grand Taste April 27-29th Austin Food + Wine Festival[…]