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 Texas Viognier soundly trounced California and French wines made from the Viognier grape.  Read More

Hill Country Press

Texas: Rainstorms, Then Good News

"...But the grapegrowing year has been really good so far.” - John Rivenburgh, Bending Branch Winery “We should have a banner crop as long as the rain cooperates..." - Bret Perrenoud, Becker Vineyards A legislative ray of sunshine: On May 26, the Texas House of Representatives approved legislation that would allocate... Read More

Texas Wine Emerges onto the National Stage

Wine Business Monthly- Sales & Marketing, Insight & Opinion: Texas Wine Emerges onto the National Stage, Andrew Chalk Read More

Texas Hill Country Wineries Find Success Amid Growing Pains

California and Oregon may be the first states you think of when it comes to U.S.-produced wine, but Texas is hoping to earn its place on that list. The largest wine-growing region in Texas, the Hill Country, is home to more than 70 wineries. Read More

Texas wineries pour ingenuity into wild west

When you think American wines, your taste buds might expect something from Napa or Sonoma, but it might be time to raise a glass to Texas. Manuel Bojorquez reports on winemakers in the Lone Star State. Read More

Texan Winemakers Want to Their State to Become the Next Napa Valley

In the tank room at Pedernales Cellars, wine is slowly being pumped into the open neck of an oak barrel. An occasional splash of deep scarlet stains the wood as last summer’s Tempranillo harvest is tasted and blended, filling the air with the sweet, warm smell of red wine. ... Read More