Wineries in the News

Weston McCoury of Fiesta Winery Winemaker Profile

Weston McCoury is the winemaker at Fiesta Winery. The main winery is in Lometa, Texas, but also has two locations in Fredericksburg on Main Street and along US 290. The winery opened late 2010, but has made incredible progress since then becoming a favorite among many wine lovers. This month we are... 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

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

Hill Country Press

Wine & Dine In The Texas Hill Country

Love is in the air, with Valentine’s Day fast approaching. As it does every year, the month of February ushers in a time to celebrate romance and intimate friendships. What better way to celebrate these connections than with fine wine? Read More

America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations

“When we venture out to the wide, open plains and drive up the mountains, it feels like we’re the only ones there,” says Dan Warner, reflecting on the appeal of Jackson, WY. The L.A.-based COO of Atlas Digital production company and his wife vacationed there winters ago... Read More

Alluring Texas Hill Country one of fastest-growing vacation spots in U.S.

For years, the Texas Hill Country has been a go-to getaway destination for residents of Dallas and other Texas cities. Now, it appears travelers outside of the state have learned about the Hill Country’s allure. Austin-based vacation rental marketplace HomeAway has named the Texas Hill Country one of the 25... Read More

Top 10 Reasons Texas Wines are Unique vs. Napa Valley

As much as many of us love California wine, we simply shouldn’t expect that style of wine to be made in Texas. Not a week goes by that I don’t have a conversation with someone in the tasting room about how different Texas wines are compared to other... Read More

Texas Wine: On the Cusp of Greatness?

Among all the U.S. wine regions we have visited, which includes most of the county by now, Texas is closest to the West Coast in overall wine quality. The High Plains near Lubbock, where most of the Texas fruit is grown, boasts fertile, sandy loam soils that drain well,... Read More