America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations

Posted on January 13, 2014

Although it’s just west of Austin, Texas Hill Country feels worlds away, with its cypress-fringed rivers, limestone canyons, and two-lane country roads. Hit the road, with stops at area wineries, and make your way to Fredericksburg, which comes alive for the holidays. Expect an authentic 26-foot German Christmas Pyramid, festive shops, an outdoor skating rink, and horse-drawn carriage rides. Read More

10 under-the-radar wine regions

Posted on November 05, 2013

f you think Texas is all barbecue, pickup trucks, and cowboy boots, you're mostly right — but excellent wines are being produced in the region, too, particularly along the Texas Wine Trail... Read More

October is Texas Wine Month

Posted on October 07, 2013

Last night, nestled in the country town of Lometa, about an hour-and-a-half outside of Austin, Fiesta Winery lead the way into Texas Wine Month with a kickoff party for an all-month sojourn across the Texas Hill Country Wineries Trail. Read More

Wine industry planting for the future

Posted on October 07, 2013

At some point, it happens to every growth industry: the generation responsible for the boom hits retirement. Then what? That's the question facing the Texas wine industry now as established growers and wine producers are looking to pass the torch on to a new generation. Read More

Wine time in the Hill Country

Posted on September 30, 2013

There is always excitement in the Hill Country when the cool breeze ushers in fall and wineries are wrapping up the harvest season. As you hit the road to Fredericksburg and surrounding areas, plan to visit some of these new spots. Read More

Texas Hill Country Wine Tours

Posted on September 26, 2013

Often touted as the recreational playground of Texas, the Hill Country is a rolling landscape of rustic hills and valleys adorned with rugged limestone outcroppings, sprawling live oak trees, and in more recent years, wineries.  Read More

WSJ: Life Amid the Vines

Posted on September 20, 2013

Affluent and overseas buyers are increasingly putting down roots in the country's vineyards. The properties are seen as both a luxury lifestyle and investment opportunity...  Read More

Bedandbreakfast.com: Top Wine Regions in the US

Posted on September 13, 2013

Take a trip to the Texas Hill Country during Texas Wine Month in October. During this month-long wine celebration, you can sample wines at 36 unique Hill Country wineries. Top off your relaxing retreat with a stay at a romantic Hill Country inn.  Read More

Small Town Renaissance in Hill Country North

Posted on September 09, 2013

At the far northern ceiling of what can officially be called the Hill Country, along Texas Route 190, sits San Saba—a town in the midst of a renaissance. For much of its history, San Saba has been a ranching and agricultural town in an area considered Comanche territory throughout the 1800s. Most of the downtown area was built in the early 1900s, but in recent years, San Saba has seen an uptick in popularity from out-of-town visitors—credited, in large part, to an astonishing growth in farms, wineries and purveyors in the agritourism industry. Read More

Texas Wines Take the Heat in $1.8 Billion Business

Posted on September 09, 2013

Being the fifth largest wine grape and wine producing state in the U.S. might be worth boasting about, but Texas is not a state that takes fifth place lightly.  Read More

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