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Planting and Planning

Wine is born of the interaction between four important components: 1. Soil – the substrate they are planted in 2.

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15 Best Wineries In Fredericksburg, Texas

"Welcome to Texas wine country! The Texas Wine Country runs straight through Fredericksburg and is known to have

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The Most Beautiful Wineries in Fredericksburg 2022

When considering the Most Beautiful Wineries in Fredericksburg to visit, there are many factors to consider. With

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The Top Things To Do In Johnson City, Texas

An hour west of Austin is Johnson City, Texas, known as the hometown of President Lyndon Johnson. Of course, the

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14 World-Class Wine Regions That Might Be In Your Own Backyard

There is so much focus on farm-to-table cuisine and locavore practices, but why doesn't that extend to wine? Did

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Hilmy Cellars Revisited

Hilmy Cellars opened March 2012, and we enjoyed visiting the winery the next few years. But then the number of

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Texas Winemakers Take What They Can Get

Growing winegrapes in Texas has always been challenging. Climate change has hit the important Texas High Plains

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Where on Earth can I Get Some Texas Wine Made From Italian Grape Varieties?

Earlier this year I reviewed the Neapolitan pizza restaurant in San Antonio, Dough. It was distinguished not just

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Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country is located in central/south Texas. Major spots include San Marcos, New Braunfels, Wimberly,

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Paella on the Grill and a Texas Rose Suprise!

Earlier this summer, a wine writer friend sent an invitation to try some Texas Hill Country wines aimed at summer

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