Texas Hill Country lands major event with 2016 Wine Tourism Conference

Posted on November 23, 2015

The organizers of the 2016 Wine Tourism Conference selected Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country as the hosts for next year’s shindig. This is just the second time that the conference will be held outside the West Coast and the first time it will be held in the southern U.S. Read More

Seven Daytrips Perfect for Fall

Posted on October 15, 2015

These autumnal outings are all within driving distance from Austin.  Read More

Cheers to the start of Texas Wine Month

Posted on September 30, 2015

This October marks the 16th year the Texas Hill Country has been celebrating Texas Wine Month.  Read More

GOTEXAN Video: Austin and Hill Country Wine Trail

Posted on September 30, 2015

Exploring the Austin region and featuring Texas Hill Country Wineries and Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail. Read More

Dare to Be Grape

Posted on September 19, 2015

These six splendid wineries are setting the standard for Texas viticulture.  Read More

Revisiting the Texas Wine Industry: Reign of Terrior

Posted on September 19, 2015

A decade and a half after I wrote about the poor quality of Texas wines for this magazine, Lone Star vintners are starting to turn heads. Read More

Nature’s New Napa

Posted on August 31, 2015

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 acre — and no, that is not a typographical error.  Read More

Texas pops the cork on its biggest wine grape vintage

Posted on August 21, 2015

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

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

Posted on August 21, 2015

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

Posted on July 31, 2015

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

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