Road Trippin’: Dripping with Taste

Posted on September 09, 2013

Road Trippin' visits Hill Country wineries to promote Dripping with Taste Food, Wine & Arts Festival Read More

Best Fall Wine Getaways

Posted on September 09, 2013

Texas Hill Country makes the list again.  Read More

Texas Wine Month Trail

Posted on September 03, 2013

"Doing a wine trail is a great way for anyone, including newcomers to Texas, to get out and see what the Hill Country has to offer and to taste the many wines being produced here. With the Texas Wine Month Trail priced at only $25, you can spread it out over a whole month and really get your money's worth." Read More

Agricultrual Round Table Meeting

Posted on August 29, 2013

Agricultrual Round Table MeetingThis past Monday, August 26, representatives from the Texas wine industry met with representatives from Texas Department of Agriculture, including Commissioner Todd Staples, Texas A&M, economic development corporations from surrounding counties, CVBs and other local businesses interested in the growing wine industry. Read More

Best Up-And-Coming Wine Regions

Posted on July 24, 2013

Texas, the land of beer and barbeques, may be a surprising choice, but the Texas Hill Wine Country proves that the wine scene in growing in the Lone Star State.  Read More

Wine Spectator: Wine Country Travel, Texas Hill Country

Posted on July 18, 2013

Planning a tasting trip to a wine region? Let Wine Spectator's writers and editors be your guides. We have detailed information on many wonderful wineries to visit, places to stay and restaurants you don't want to miss in 17 major wine destinations in North America. Texas doesn't do anything small. That includes Texas Hill Country, the Lone Star State's premier wine region, which spans some 15,000 square miles from San Antonio to halfway to Fort Worth.  Read More

Yes, There Are Vineyards in Texas (and in Wyoming and Kentucky)

Posted on July 18, 2013

Texas has 341 vineyards, according to the Times, generating some $1.8 billion in revenue. This in a state known for swill like Lone Star Beer. Fall Creek is the oldest vineyard in Hill Country, which is famous for its barbecue – but, in keeping with the times, has a wine trail of its own. Founded in 1975, Fall Creek makes tempranillo and chenin blanc varietals that have garnered strong reviews. Read More

Hill Country Bike and Wine Tour offers a new way to experience Texas wineries

Posted on July 18, 2013

We traded the sound of cars for the songs of birds as we veered left off the highway. The road was ours, and all its sights and smells were at our fingertips. Even in mid-June, the wildflowers were still bright and welcoming, red and yellow paintbrushes forming a carpet by our pedals, purple thistle taller than our bikes. You don’t get this experience in a car. Read More

New York Times- A Nation of Wineries

Posted on July 17, 2013

Texas: Wine vs. Weather Economic impact $1.8 billion Top varietals Black Spanish, Sangiovese, Tempranillo In an area known for bulls and brisket, wine is a challenging business. Vineyards face disease, pests and a tumultuous growing season with hail, drought, thunderstorms and frost. In a tough year, some vintners have to buy grapes to ensure they can make wine. In one of the earliest ventures, the cattle rancher Ed Auler and his wife, Susan, started Fall Creek Vineyards in 1975. Fall Creek is in Texas Hill Country, which has more than 20 percent of the state’s wineries.  Read More

Taking Wine to the Next Level

Posted on June 17, 2013

If you dine out regularly you may notice an increasing amount of Texas vino is finding its way on to wine lists in some of the best restaurants in the Lone Star State.  Read More

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