Wineries in the News

Texas Wine, Explained

They say that everything’s bigger in Texas, and while the state’s wine industry may not be quite bigger than California’s, or Washington’s, or Oregon’s, it certainly has come a long way in a short amount of time. In fact, the multi-billion dollar Texas wine industry... Read More

Messina Hof 40th Anniversary Harvest Celebration

Messina Hof Winery & Resort has been celebrating their 40th Anniversary all year and for good reason. They were one of the first Texas wineries and after 40 years, they have grown into a winery now located in three areas of the state and possibly more coming. Messina Hof has always promoted... Read More

Warm winter makes for early wine harvest in Texas Hill Country

As the rising sun cleared the mist over the Kuhlken Vineyards, Larry Kuhlken, patriarch of one of the Hill Country’s more than 50 wineries, donned his trademark work belt and set out to start picking the season’s first blocks of deep-blue tempranillo grapes. July 14 was an early start to... Read More

2017 Texas Wine Grape Harvest On Track To Be Early, With Excellent Fruit Quality

The five wineries of Texas Fine Wine are optimistic about this year’s harvest, predicting it will be one of the best in Texas’ history. Barring any unexpected weather challenges, this year’s crop looks great in terms of yield and quality in both the Texas Hill Country and Texas... Read More

Summer Fun at Perissos, New Releases!

The cycle of wine vintages is such an extraordinary thing if you think about it. Something such as wine that is very common, is a commodity that could become a bit boring fairly quickly. However, each new year brings about an awareness of something fresh, something new. I think that... Read More

Hill Country Press

Texas Wine Journal Texas Wine Talk & Tasting

he Texas Wine Journal recently hosted their latest Texas Wine Talk & Tasting event at the South Voss Road Whole Foods in Houston. The theme of these events is a Texas vs. the World Roadshow, so Texas wines are tasted side-by-side against wines from some of the most famous and established... Read More

Must Visit Wineries In Fredericksburg

Our Favorite Texas Hill Country Wineries: - Becker Vineyards: Gorgeous setting with lavender fields off to the side. Live music on the weekends. Becker wines have even been recognized by the White House! Our favorites are the Reserve Malbec, Ravenswood, Reserve Cab and Claret - Grape Creek Vineyards: Has a... Read More

Best Texas Hill Country Wineries to Visit

From finely tuned Tempranillo, crisp Viognier to beautiful rhone-style red blends, Texas Hill Country Wineries are not only situated around beautiful scenery, the wines they’re producing are only beginning to gain world-wide recognition. That’s because the majority of Texas Hill Country vineyards only sell their wines within Texas –... Read More

The Next Generation of Texas Women Winemakers

There are some Texas women winemakers, and lately there are even more young female winemakers who are making award-winning wines for wineries in Texas and the Hill Country. Here are some of the newest winemakers making their mark in the Texas wine industry. Read More

Pedernales Cellars Texas Roussanne 2015 Wine Review

Roussanne has undoubtedly become a huge success in recent years within the Texas wine industry. Originally hailing from the Rhône Valley of France, it offers a traditionally late bud break which can assist in avoiding damage from late spring frosts. The grape can be quite the diva on the... Read More