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

Willkommen, Wine, and Wildflowers: What to Do in Fredericksburg

Posted on March 02, 2015

5 Things to do in Fredericksburg: Tune in to Texas Terroir  Read More

Best Weekend Getaways from Dallas

Posted on February 23, 2015

Texas Hill Country Wineries - 4 hours. Visit the Texas wine country during one of the special Wine Trails and Events, offered four times a year.  Read More

6 of America’s most romantic small towns

Posted on November 03, 2014

Good wine has a way of making even a hardened soul misty, and so do the views in Texas Hill Country. Read More

The Underdog American Wines that are Competing with the World’s Best

Posted on October 31, 2014

Around eight years ago, I took a trip with my father through Texas wine country. I was going to be down in Texas to research an article about Austin restaurants, and that seemed like a good enough excuse to both of us. We spent three days visiting wineries in Hill Country, taking it easy, talking and driving and tasting wine. Read More

This Fall, Head To Texas Hill Country, AKA: The New Napa

Posted on October 16, 2014

As the leaves start to change and swimsuits are swapped for infinity scarves, everyone in the US is celebrating the start of fall. An activity that may not be on your bucket list but should be is visiting a winery. Wineries combine some of my favorite things: road trips, learning new things, and copious amounts of vino.  Read More

Wine country, Texas style

Posted on October 03, 2014

The fall harvest season is a great time to enjoy a winery tour. Most travelers would think of a visit to the Napa/Sonoma area in California or perhaps head to the east coast where upstate New York has the Finger Lake region filled with fall color plus an honored place for the grape. But there is also a wine destination that is frequently overlooked. Just as important as those other regions and filled with a variety of wine, is the Hill Country region of South Texas. Read More

Great spots for Texas wine month

Posted on September 29, 2014

Freshly pressed grapes are fermenting in the Texas Hill Country as harvest wraps up just in time for Texas Wine Month in October. Winemakers are filled with excitement of the unknown promise another vintage holds. Read More

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