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

Why Texas Is Made For Rosé Wines

The inaugural Texas Wine Revolution on Sunday brought together a variety of these Texas-grown wines — each with their own flavorful nuances and refreshing, beat-the-heat qualities. William Chris Vineyards’ event proved that Texas excels at making this increasingly popular style of wine.  Read More

“Cotton, Cattle and Cabernet”: Wine Industry Booming In Texas

When you think of American wines, your taste buds might expect something from Napa or Sonoma, but it might be time to raise a glass to Texas, reports CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez. "Cattle and oil in Texas has always been king. Now in Texas we have cotton, cattle and... Read More

Six Great Wine Trips That Are Cheaper Than Napa Valley

If delicious brisket’s not quite enough to entice you to visit this area outside of Austin, the wines might push you off the fence. Read More

14 vineyards and wineries near San Antonio worth visiting

Take a day trip to a Hill Country winery.  Read More

10 Best Convertible Drives in the U.S.

Take in the fresh air on a drive chasing the famed Texas bluebonnets on the Johnson City Wildflower Loop to the historic town of Burnet. Don't miss...having a glass of vino while viewing endless fields of wildflowers at one of the Texas Wine Trail’s 46 wineries. Read More