Wineries in the News

Armadillo’s Leap gives First AL Gives Award

Armadillo’s Leap Winery in Fredericksburg awarded Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center $2,000 this past Friday, January 20th, as the first beneficiary of a program it launched to support Texas Hill Country and Central Texas non-profit organizations through its wine sales.Armadillo’s Leap opened in late 2015 by the Kuhlken-Osterberg family who... Read More

Hill Country Sips: A Tale of Two Brothers and Their Wines

Texas Hill Country natives Gill and Bill Bledsoe don’t just share a passion for grapes and the same last name; they’re also twins. Yet as similar as they may look, each of them grows their own grapes favoring different varietals and creating wholly unique wines from the other.... Read More

Two Wineries Join Texas Hill Country Wineries!

The news this week is that Texas Hill Country Wineries has added two new wineries to its association making a total of 52 wineries! The two new wineries joining are 1851 Vineyards and Ron Yates. 1851 Vineyards is owned by John and Dabs Hollimon and is just south of Fredericksburg. The winemaker is... Read More

Wimberley Valley Winery Making Wine In Texas Since 1983

Founded in 1983, Wimberley Valley Winery has a proud history of producing fine wines in central Texas with a focus on quality and a wide selection to suit all palates. From special Christmas wines to seasonal fruit wines, Wimberley Valley Winery goes beyond the status quo to bring creativity and freshness... Read More

Oktoberfest Wine Dinner by Lost Draw Cellars

Join us in welcoming Lost Draw Cellars to Hoffman Haus as they introduce us to their wines grown by Andy Timmons, a fourth generation Texas High Plains farmer. Lost Draw Vineyards outside Brownfield, Texas, in Terry County, grows some of the best grapes in the state and supplies a number... Read More

Hill Country Press

Wine Lovers Celebration in Health & Wellness issue of PRIME Living

Wine Lovers Celebration in Health & Wellness issue of PRIME LivingSip and sample your way through the best vintages of the Hill Country on this romantic, self-guided wine tour—the perfect getaway by the glass! Read More

Top 10 Places In The US To Visit In 2017

Your New Year’s resolution list may include traditional goals like getting in shape or keeping in better touch with friends and family. But if you’ve caught the travel bug recently, your list may also include hitting the road more. But where should you go in 2017? While bucket list... Read More

Wine Country Enjoyed in Texas

It was a quiet Monday morning in Fredericksburg, Texas just before noon the day after the big crowds of weekend tourists had gone home. Yet, there was a couple from Maryland in the tasting room of Lost Draw Cellars enjoying a wine tasting served by the owner Andrew Sides.  Read More

The 8 Most Beautiful Wineries Around Austin

The Texas Hill Country is rich with stunning views and lush vineyards. With over one million visitors flocking to Texas wineries every year, this industry brings in 1.88 billion dollars to the state annually. It’s not just the delicate flavors that attract wine lovers; the atmosphere is absolutely divine. Rolling... Read More

Why Texas Is America’s Most Underrated Wine Destination

A look at the leaders of the Lone Star State's new school of wine. Jordan Mackay still remembers his first taste of Texas wine. God, it was awful—a grossly unsophisticated glass of double-oaked chardonnay that could have passed for butterscotch. "This was before the ABC (Anything But Chardonnay) movement... Read More