920 Studemont St #150 Houston, TX 77007

832-736-3324

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!@ Trez Art & Wine Bar Welcome to Taste Collection Cellars & so much more!

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About Us

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Our Story

Taste Collection Cellars is owned and operated Chef Rhonda Russell is an Executive Chef of Wine Arts and Winemaker, owner of Taste Collection Cellars. As the only African-American female to carry this title in the U.S. she works tirelessly to not only teach and educate and demystify food and wine lovers on unique flavor pairings and combinations she is also passionate on educating children on the love of good food. 

Chef Rhonda volunteers often at the Houston Food Bank and also teach the youth fourth in Houston, Texas how to cook their own food using fresh, healthy and local ingredients. She also just launched the Taste the World Subscription Box- a subscription box for worldly wine lovers where she can share her extensive wine and food knowledge with the general public. 


Born and raised in the deep food culture of Louisiana, it didn’t take long for Chef Rhonda Russell to discover her passion for food. Many of her best childhood memories revolve around food and days spend absorbing every bit of knowledge from her grandmother’s kitchen- and dishes, lot of dishes.

With her passion for food ignited, Rhonda pursued formal training at the Culinary Business Academy in Rio Rancho New Mexico, earning the title of a Certified Personal Chef. Rhonda then began a career as a personal Chef in her city of Houston, TX with a particular focus on Creole and Cajun cooking. Shortly after, she began training at the International Wine Guild, completing her studies in Old World and New World wine regions, earning the title, Executive Chef of Wine Arts.


 With her advanced knowledge of food and wine, Chef Rhonda enjoys finding ways to bring out the superb taste in a wide array of food through colorful food combinations and inspired wine pairings. Her keen sense of taste, brought her to become a winemaker and create her own wine collection- Taste Collection Cellars. Chef Rhonda’s passion now is to educate and demystify both wine and the food that first sparked her imagination- Creole and Cajun cooking. Chef Rhonda is a member of the world-renowned United States Personal Chefs Association, James Beard Foundation, and the International Wine Guild as a Certified Wine Sommelier and Executive Chef of Wine Arts. Food Network’s “Cooks vs Cons” – Contestant (Season 2, 2016)



Chef Rhonda Russell Executive Chef of Wine Arts, has partnered with Trez Art and Wine Bar in Houston, TX on every Thursday ,Sunday and for special wine events. Please make an appointment or come in and say hello.

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Our Land

 Step into our family-owned winery in the heart of the Lodi, CA  and experience the best of the wine country. Surrounded by our estate vineyard, Taste Collection Cellars is recognized for its outstanding Chardonnay, Malbec, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon,

Rose' Frizzante and our new dessert Zinfandel!

Even in the most developed areas, natural waterways are some of the last natural habitats still present. Birds, reptiles, fish, mammalians are just a few of the species that would not exist without waterways being in their natural state. We pride ourselves in bringing awareness and respect for preservation of our natural waterways. Mokelumne River is our pride and joy. 

Water plays such an important part in everyone's life. The United States has 3,500,000 miles of rivers and streams. Our guardianship begins UPSTREAM and continues as it flows into the ocean. We can all agree how precious water is and we all want to be conscientious in protecting it, as well as enjoying it. Our river's are a wonderful resource for recreation, white water rafting, kayaking, paddle board, water skiing, fishing and much more. Our water ways refresh us and renew the soul!

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Our Wines

Our Artisan collection consists of wines representing a mélange from the northern portion of California's Central Valley. Taste Collection Cellars and Chef of Wine Arts Rhonda Russell make and distribute her wines under five labels all inspired from her Southern upbringing in Louisiana with her grandparents she truly adored and looked up to.

Named on four of her labels: Vivian Chardonnay, Raymond Malbec, Isabelle Sauvignon Blanc, Henry Old Vine Zinfandel and her very first Vintage That Southern Taste, Syrah Rose. Each Varietal has a story of her life growing up in the South in Louisiana. The wines are carried in selected wine shops, online and Tastings by appointment

Events

EveryThursday

Wine flight night

4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Event Details

EveryThursday

Wine flight night

Meet the Chef of Wine Arts, Sommelier Rhonda Russell

Try her selected Wine Flights &  Paired hand Selected Artesian Cheese Boards $25

4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Saturday March 7th 2020

FRITES & BUBBLY Tasting

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Event Details

Saturday March 7th 2020

FRITES & BUBBLY Tasting

Meet the Chef of Wine Arts, Sommelier Rhonda Russell

Pair 3 delectable champagnes with Hand cut Artisan Truffle Fries $25 reservations are re...

Event Details

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Wedmesday March 18th 2020

womens history month wine dinner

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Event Details

Wedmesday March 18th 2020

womens history month wine dinner

Meet the Chef of Wine Arts, Sommelier Rhonda Russell

Pair 5 delectable wines featuring female winemakers paired with dishes from Trez's menu!...

Event Details

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Every Sunday

brunch

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

Event Details

Every Sunday

brunch

Meet the Chef of Wine Arts, Sommelier Rhonda Russell

As she pairs your favorite brunch specials along with our amazing champagnes and wines r...

Event Details

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Trez Art and Wine Bar Studemont St. #150 Houston, TX 77007

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Taste Collection Cellars

(832) 736-3324

Tasting Room Hours@ 920 Studemont St #150 Houston, TX 77007

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Thursday 4pm-11pm

Friday Saturday 4pm-1am

Sunday 11am-7pm 

281-501-1788

Reservations are strongly recommended on Thursdays and Sundays