Hidden in the Texas Hill Country are some of the best wines in the country and shouldn’t be missed. You’ll find international award-winning vino along with breathtaking views. Read on to learn about some of Tanji’s top Texas wine finds. You’ll find these wines at the wineries and a few at your local H-E-B. If you can’t make it in person, many Texas vineyards are hosting virtual wine tastings led by wine experts!
If you’re a fan of Texas wines and Rosé, you’re going to love this next one: The William Chris High Plains Rosé from Hye. This is a crisp, dry and refreshing Rosé for the warmer days and nights in the summer. $22
If you’re looking for a red that’ll pair with anything from sauce-slathered ribs to your favorite dessert, the Wimberley Valley Sweet Red is for you! This wine from Driftwood, Texas is medium-bodied bursting with flavors of honey and cherries with a candied spice finish. $8
Chardonnay fans, let me introduce the Becker Vineyards Chardonnay. Our growing season is hot and fast which makes some people believe that wine shouldn’t even be made here. However, people like the Beckers who grow their grapes in Fredericksburg have proved them wrong. This wine is deep, rich and creamy. It has tropical and citrus fruits balanced by notes of toasted oak. $11
Looking for a real party pleaser from Texas? Ed’s Smooth Red Select Blend from Fall Creek Vineyards near Marble Falls is ready for the drinking! It’s a fruit-forward wine with cherry, blackberry and blueberry flavors that is a medium-body and off-dry. $9
Make a stop in Comfort, Texas at Bending Branch Winery for their “organically focused operation” with the signature grape: Tannat, which is one of the red grapes that’s been given credit for its heart-healthy benefits. The Texas Tannat, is THE wine Bending Branch is known for. You’ll taste notes of black cherry, vanilla, tobacco and a smoky finish. $30