Wineries in the News

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

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

The 8 American Wineries With The Best Restaurants On Site

Visiting a winery is a fantastic activity, but after all that wine tasting, you’re probably going to be extremely hungry. While lots of wineries provide snacks and even boxed lunches you can purchase, some go the extra mile by having a restaurant on site, and many of these restaurants... 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

Hill Country Press

Must See Texas Hill Country Wineries

The Texas Hill Country has become the second most visited wine region in the United States, only behind Napa and and was named one of the 10 wine destinations by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. For good reason… The wine is excellent and there is so much to see and do in the... Read More

Unaffected by Harvey, Texas’ wine grape harvest ‘probably the best’ ever

The fickle Texas weather can make or break a grape harvest in the state’s Hill Country and High Plains regions where the fruit is grown to make wine. This year? Winemakers are more excited than usual about their prospects.Consumers who love Texas wine should also be excited. Chances... Read More

VIDEO: We invite you to Texas Wine Country

VIDEO: We invite you to Texas Wine CountryTexas Hill Country IS Texas Wine Country. Come see and taste all that the Texas Hill Country has to offer, year round, with over 50 different winery experiences and a world of wines for every palate. Experience & Taste the Wineries in your Backyard! Read More

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

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