Founded in 2009 by by Houston wine connoisseurs Drs. Stan and Lisa Duchman, D’Amore Wine Selections is a distributor of fine wines including the portfolios of three of the most prestigious and unique purveyors of European and domestic wine available in the U.S. market today: Marc de Grazia (Florence) and Gramercy Cellars (Washington). D’Amore’s products include some of Italy’s most coveted labels, like Paolo Scavino (Piedmont), Sassetti Livio Pertimali (Tuscany), and Vie de Romans (Friuli).
Inspired by their travels to Europe, the Duchmans built the Duchman Family Winery in Driftwood, Texas (about 20 miles southwest of Austin in the Texas Hill Country). This family-run estate recreates a small corner of Italy, where native Italian grape varieties — Pinot Grigio, Vermentino, Moscato, and Sangiovese — flourish together with the great grapes of France and California. The wines of the Duchman Family Winery represent some of the best wines to be produced in Texas today: hand-crafted wines vinified in a state-of-the-art winery in the Texas Hill Country.