By Gus Clemens
Gus Clemens On Wine column is purchased for use in more than 100 Gannett/USA Today newspapers and websites nationwide. It appears weekly in the San Angelo Standard-Times, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, the Abilene Reporter-News, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, and on this website.
— Tasting Notes
— Recent Columns
— Facts About Wine
— Wine & Grapes
— Seasonal Recommendations
— Old Archives
Gus Clemens welcomes invitations to speak to service organizations, church groups, and other venues. Depending upon circumstances, services are free or for cost/expenses. Topics include:
— The amazing story of the Lady in Blue, the possible miracle that brought Spanish missionaries to the Concho River in the early 1600s.
— The story of San Angelo, Texas and the Concho River region of Texas. Sweeping history of the region.
— Texas! The three forces that make Texas special.
— How the San Saba Silver dream changed Texas forever.
— Holy wine. The little-known story of wine used in religious ceremony.
— Various wine talks based on Gus's nationally syndicated wine column.
— Live long, live well lectures/talks with Dr. Sharon Kulig, based on three books and lectures and university courses produced by the team. Multiple topics focus on brain health, life in independent and assisted living facilities, how to live longer and get the most out of life. Possible talks range from multi-part lecture series, to university courses, to event-focused presentations. Compensation and expenses expected; presentations adapted to individual requirements.
— Story of St. John's Hospital. (Speech at closing ceremony of St. John's Hospital, San Angelo.)
— The Sullivan Carriage House. (Speech at the dedication of historic Sullivan Carriage House at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.)
— Original talks negotiated with organization.