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

Hill Country Press

Texas To Get a Winery Incubator

Readers in the tech. sector will be familiar with the concept of an incubator... Now comes news of one Texas wine entrepreneur’s plans to open an incubator for incipient Texas wineries. Mike McHenry is managing partner of Wedding Oak Winery in San Saba, on the northwest border of the... Read More

Texas Hill Country wineries banding together to raise quality

Texas Hill Country wineries banding together to raise qualityClark Smith has a theory that wine tastes different depending on the music you listen to. So last week, more than a dozen Hill Country winemakers crowded into a hot dining room to test it out. Mostly dressed in jeans, some of them fresh from the fields and still with... Read More

Wineries to Pair with a City Break

City to visit: Austin Nearby wine region: Texas Hill Country (drive time is 40 minutes)  Read More

Top 6 affordable wine regions in the US

Instead of Napa and Sonoma, tour another wine region of the country for a change. These wine regions in New York, Texas and the Pacific Northwest have magnificent scenery, moderate prices and delicious wine, and they lack the pretension of northern California wineries.  Read More

Road Trip to April’s Texas Hill Country Wineries Kick-off

It had been a fun and educational evening and we highly recommend going to one of the future kick-off parties if you are able. There is still time left for this month’s Texas Hill Country Wineries Wine & Wildflower Trail so get your tickets while you can! Read More