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

Best Weekend Getaways from Dallas

Texas Hill Country Wineries - 4 hours. Visit the Texas wine country during one of the special Wine Trails and Events, offered four times a year.  Read More

6 of America’s most romantic small towns

Good wine has a way of making even a hardened soul misty, and so do the views in Texas Hill Country. Read More

The Underdog American Wines that are Competing with the World’s Best

Around eight years ago, I took a trip with my father through Texas wine country. I was going to be down in Texas to research an article about Austin restaurants, and that seemed like a good enough excuse to both of us. We spent three days visiting wineries in Hill... Read More

This Fall, Head To Texas Hill Country, AKA: The New Napa

As the leaves start to change and swimsuits are swapped for infinity scarves, everyone in the US is celebrating the start of fall. An activity that may not be on your bucket list but should be is visiting a winery. Wineries combine some of my favorite things: road trips, learning... Read More

Wine country, Texas style

The fall harvest season is a great time to enjoy a winery tour. Most travelers would think of a visit to the Napa/Sonoma area in California or perhaps head to the east coast where upstate New York has the Finger Lake region filled with fall color plus an honored... Read More