This Texas Wine Region Has Been Dubbed the “New Napa”

Posted on July 27, 2015

Fredericksburg, a tiny town of 12,000 in Texas Hill Country, is the epicenter of what is slowly becoming known as the New Napa in Texas, unbeknownst to the rest of the world. The reason this region is the wine community's best kept secret is that most of the wine is consumed within state borders, leaving outsiders oblivious to what may become North America's greatest wine region. Read More

A Guide for Planning a Texas Hill Country Wine Experience

Posted on July 13, 2015

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the wine. With more than 300 wineries in the state, Texas has become the fifth largest wine-producing state in the U.S. Although, most of the wine it produces is sold within its own borders. In other words, you won’t be able to get your hands on too many bottles outside the Lone Star State. If you want to get a taste, it’s time to plan a visit and I would suggest starting in the Texas Hill Country. Read More

Why the Texas Wine Industry Is Set to Become a Major Player

Posted on June 25, 2015

Texas is at an early stage on the path to a fully mature winegrowing state.  Read More

5 Wine Country Road Trips

Posted on June 16, 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

Texas: Rainstorms, Then Good News

Posted on May 28, 2015

"...But the grapegrowing year has been really good so far.” - John Rivenburgh, Bending Branch Winery “We should have a banner crop as long as the rain cooperates..." - Bret Perrenoud, Becker Vineyards A legislative ray of sunshine: On May 26, the Texas House of Representatives approved legislation that would allocate a portion of wine sales and excise tax revenue to wine marketing, education and research programs. Read More

Texas Wine Emerges onto the National Stage

Posted on May 07, 2015

Wine Business Monthly- Sales & Marketing, Insight & Opinion: Texas Wine Emerges onto the National Stage, Andrew Chalk Read More

Texas Hill Country Wineries Find Success Amid Growing Pains

Posted on May 04, 2015

California and Oregon may be the first states you think of when it comes to U.S.-produced wine, but Texas is hoping to earn its place on that list. The largest wine-growing region in Texas, the Hill Country, is home to more than 70 wineries. Read More

Texas wineries pour ingenuity into wild west

Posted on April 09, 2015

When you think American wines, your taste buds might expect something from Napa or Sonoma, but it might be time to raise a glass to Texas. Manuel Bojorquez reports on winemakers in the Lone Star State. Read More

Texan Winemakers Want to Their State to Become the Next Napa Valley

Posted on March 12, 2015

In the tank room at Pedernales Cellars, wine is slowly being pumped into the open neck of an oak barrel. An occasional splash of deep scarlet stains the wood as last summer’s Tempranillo harvest is tasted and blended, filling the air with the sweet, warm smell of red wine. But this isn’t a Cabernet being decanted in California, or even a Rioja in northern Spain. I am in the heart of Texas, in a vineyard that has only been here for ten years. Read More

Travel Channel- Texas Hill Country Wineries

Posted on March 05, 2015

Every wine connoisseur’s bucket list should include a trip to the Texas Hill Country region, voted one of the top 10 wine destinations by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2014. Read More

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