Wineries in the News

Barrels + Beats

Can music played in the vineyard improve the quality of the wine in your glass?  Read More

National Geographic: Top 10 Spring Vineyards

List includes Pedernales Cellars in the Texas Hill Country. Savor the pleasures that come with a spring visit to these outstanding wineries.  Read More

Lewis Wines: A Young Hill Country Winery With Big Aspirations

As I accelerate out of Johnson City, travelling west on 290, I am careful to watch for two propane tanks on the left hand side of the road as I have it on good authority that the entrance right after them is Lewis Wines.  Read More

Hill Country’s Lewis Wines Characterizes the Future of Texas Wine

The Texas wine industry is rapidly expanding every year, and it’s not just the big operations that are making noise. A little place called Lewis Wines, just outside of Johnson City, is a prime example of quality over quantity. The winery opened earlier this year and has been creating... Read More

Texas Viognier Is Tested Against California and France – And Comes Out The Winner

This weekend in a tasting at WinePoste.com Texas Viognier soundly trounced California and French wines made from the Viognier grape.  Read More

Hill Country Press

Wine Country: Vintage Texas

Wine Country: Vintage Texas"I wish every wine region in the world had a Hill Country Wine Trail" John Leahy, winemaker in the Texas Hill Country.  Read More

The Greatest Wine Region You Didn’t Know About

Did you know that Texas was home to the second most visited wine region in the US and the 10th most visited in the world? Shocker I know, but Texas Hill Country is home to 46 wineries with more developing every day. Read More

An Impromptu Hill Country Road Trip

I am sitting here writing this on a weekend when we’re at home. We thought the same thing was going to happen last weekend, but as we often learn, things don’t always go as planned.  Read More

This Texas Wine Region Has Been Dubbed the “New Napa”

Fredericksburg, a tiny town of 12,000 in Texas Hill Country, is the epicenter of what is slowly becoming known as the New Napa in Texas, unbeknownst to the rest of the world. The reason this region is the wine community's best kept secret is that most of the wine is consumed... Read More

A Guide for Planning a Texas Hill Country Wine Experience

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the wine. With more than 300 wineries in the state, Texas has become the fifth largest wine-producing state in the U.S. Although, most of the wine it produces is sold within its own borders. In other words, you won’t be able to get... Read More