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

Nature’s New Napa

Texas Vineyards Gaining Market Share While Producing World Class Wines. No one in the 1950s ever dreamed the Texas Hill Country would become the "New Tuscany". In those hardscrabble days, land was deemed so worthless that large tracts of property could be had for as little as fifty cents an... Read More

Texas pops the cork on its biggest wine grape vintage

“It will be the biggest vintage in Texas history, no question" Read More

Wine Enthusiast- 5 Wine Country Road Trips, Hwy 290, Texas

Texas Hill Country is the second largest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in the U.S. The 30-mile stretch of highway from Johnson City to Fredericksburg includes about 20 wineries in the heart of the appellation. The route is packed with great eats, photo ops and unique accommodations.  Read More

Wine Country: Vintage Texas

Wine Country: Vintage Texas"I wish every wine region in the world had a Hill Country Wine Trail" John Leahy, winemaker in the Texas Hill Country.  Read More

The Greatest Wine Region You Didn’t Know About

Did you know that Texas was home to the second most visited wine region in the US and the 10th most visited in the world? Shocker I know, but Texas Hill Country is home to 46 wineries with more developing every day. Read More