Wineries

Ripe from the Vine: Slate Theory Winery Shakes Up the Texas Wine Scene

Ripe from the Vine: Slate Theory Winery Shakes Up the Texas Wine Scene

Located along US 290 in Fredericksburg, Slate Theory Winery’s modern black exterior offers a sharp contrast ... Read More »

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

Gunslingers weren’t uncommon in the saloons of Johnson City in the early 1900s. “The realtors told us there were ... Read More »

Farmhouse Vineyards is Known Statewide For its Famous Grapes

Farmhouse Vineyards is Known Statewide For its Famous Grapes

In the wine business, little happens overnight. Just as wine is sipped and not chugged, vines take years to ... Read More »

Lubbock Winemaker Kim McPherson Puts Texas Wine on the World Stage

Lubbock Winemaker Kim McPherson Puts Texas Wine on the World Stage

After studying grape-growing and winemaking in California, Kim McPherson returned home to Lubbock in 1979 and ... Read More »

Burklee Hill Vineyards Brings New Life to Kress Department Store in Lubbock

Burklee Hill Vineyards Brings New Life to Kress Department Store in Lubbock

Located in a beautifully renovated 1930s Kress department store building, the winery opened in March 2020, and serves about a dozen wines. Read More »

11 Wineries to Visit in Fredericksburg Now

11 Wineries to Visit in Fredericksburg Now

With nearly a dozen wineries inside its city limits, Fredericksburg offers plenty of locales for imbibing during a weekend getaway. Read More »

Enjoy Spring Wildflowers and Sample 42 Wineries with This ‘Passport’

Enjoy Spring Wildflowers and Sample 42 Wineries with This ‘Passport’

Spring is most glorious time to be outdoors in the Hill Country. Wineries in the area up the ante with discounted tastings, allowing oenophiles to make the most out of this special season. Read More »

How Austin-Based Rae Wilson Made the Definitive Texas Rosé

How Austin-Based Rae Wilson Made the Definitive Texas Rosé

When Rae Wilson planted her first grapevines on 2 acres near Johnson City in 2014, she was throwing herself into ... Read More »

What the Heck is Natural Wine?

What the Heck is Natural Wine?

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How the ‘Grape Man of Texas’ Saved the French Wine Industry

How the ‘Grape Man of Texas’ Saved the French Wine Industry

When leading tours of Blue Ostrich, a winery and vineyard near Saint Jo, winemaker Patrick Whitehead likes to ... Read More »

Late Summer Grape Stomping Has Become a Texas Tradition

Late Summer Grape Stomping Has Become a Texas Tradition

The farmland and clear skies in rural Bryan make for a serene and sunny late summer drive to Messina Hof ... Read More »

Try These 5 Texas Rosés This Summer

Try These 5 Texas Rosés This Summer

From frosé to brosé to “rosé all day,” pink wine has moved from fad to favorite among summertime libations. It’s only right—given the light, refreshing wine pairs perfectly with Texas  heat—that our state’s vintners are producing rosés that any oenophile would be proud to pour. Read More »

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