Wineries in the News

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

Bending Branch Winery’s different approach

Most wineries look for ways to set themselves apart from the pack. For Bending Branch Winery in Comfort, it's organic farming techniques and a quest for quality in a range of varietals that will grow successfully in the Hill Country. Read More

Hill Country Press

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

Texas Hill Country Ranked Among Top 10 Best Wine Destinations for 2014

Wine Enthusiast, the world’s leading source for wine accessories, storage, information, education, events and travel, has named the Texas Hill Country in its list of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014. Home to more than 185 wineries and 220 family-owned vineyards, Texas is the 5th largest wine-producing state in the U... Read More

An Innkeeper’s Guide to Fredericksburg

Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg is an easy drive from Austin and San Antonio, making it the perfect location for a romantic weekend for two or a relaxing getaway with friends.  Read More

Fastest Growing Destinations for Wine & Culinary Enthusiasts

The top 10 fastest-growing wine regions in the U.S., based on hotel and package (flight + hotel) bookings on Orbitz.com from 2005-2007 are as follows: #2 Texas Hill Country.  Read More