Wineries in the News

Battle of the Texas Mourvèdre 2017

What is the best Texas wine of a certain grape variety? Texas Wine Lover has long wondered that when we first did the Battle of the Texas Orange Muscats five years ago. A year later we were doing the Battle of the Texas Roussannes. The last Battle we did was... Read More

Top Texas Wines: Spring 2017

In case the thick coating of oak pollen blanketing the state wasn’t a giveaway, spring has sprung. And with it comes a new season of wine. To evaluate our top Texas picks for this spring, we sampled nearly 100 wines, many of which were releases and from new wineries. This... 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

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

Hill Country Press

America’s Best Overlooked Spots For Weekend Trips

The United States is a huge country with more beautiful, interesting, and exciting places than you could ever count -- but it tends to be the same ones you hear about again and again. Lucky for us, we’ve got friends all over the country who can tell us about... Read More

Top U.S. Cities For Wine Themed Vacations

Even though Wine Enthusiast’s list of the top wine destinations for 2017 only included two wineries in the United States, you don’t have to go overseas to do some quality wine tasting and sightseeing. Read More

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