A Conversation with the Father of Texas Tannat

Winemaker John Rivenburgh is unabashed in his enthusiasm for the evolution of Texas wines and his passion for elevating the Tannat varietal on the world stage. Billed as the “Father of Texas Tannat” for his evangelism in selling, promoting, and helping people to grow and vinify Tannat Grapes, John is on a mission to prove this is more than a blending grape and could become one of the signature grapes distinguishing Texas wines.

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