Hidden in the Texas Hill Country are some of the best wines that shouldn’t be missed. Here, you’ll find award-winning bottles along with breathtaking views. Read on to learn more about some of Tanji’s top wine finds in the state, some of which you can procure at the wineries and some at your local H-E-B. […]
Folks will tell you that we like to brag in Texas…and they’d be right! Our braggin’ rights are reserved for my H-E-B Wine Finds of the week. Three quality varietals all produced within our beloved state…
Well, we couldn’t be prouder to be “wine drinking Texans”. The results of a recent major state competition show that Mediterranean varieties and Texas terroir make for a perfect pariing as Tempranillo, Tannat and Viognier varietals were among the top winners…
It was a good year for the wineries of Texas Fine Wine. Together they’ve won more awards and received recognition for their wines. All of the following wineries made an appearance on the Texas Monthly ‘Best Texas Wines of 2014’ list…
The beautiful La Cantera Hill Country Resort is hosting a Celebration of Texas Top Wines that will feature tastings of Texas’ best, plus a wonderful wine pairing dinner…
Wine is big business in Texas. There are nearly 200 wineries in the state fuelling an industry that has an economic impact to the tune of more than one billion dollars a year!
There’s a virtual goldmine right in our own backyard. Texas wineries! Texas Hill Country wineries have reason to be particularly proud. The Texas Agricultural Department asked me to host their first-ever video podcasts called ‘Go Texan Wine’, and they turned out to be a fascinating learning experience. I was surprised to find out that the […]
This is the sixth and final episode in the inaugural Go Texan WineCast series. Merrill Bonarrigo of Messina Hof Winery and Resort in Bryan discusses Port and other dessert wines made in Texas.
Okay get onboard. Texas wines are in the news. Time to visit a local winery and see what all the buzz is about. The Lone Star International Wine Competition wrapped up with good news for some Hill Country producers. Grape Creek Vineyards near Fredericksburg won 9 awards…one of those what’s called a ‘Grand Star’. Another […]
This is the fourth installment of the Go Texan WineCast series. It features Jim Johnson of Alamosa Wine Cellars in Bend, Texas discussing Tempranillo, a red wine grape that originates from Spain.
The third WineCast episode features Kim McPherson of McPherson Cellars in Lubbock, Texas. He discusses Sangiovese, a red Italian grape.
The fifth WineCast episode features Franklin Houser of Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and Winery in New Braunfels, Texas. He discusses Black Spanish, a red-fleshed grape that is highly resistant to Pierce’s Disease, making it a good match with Texas’ hot and humid climate.
This Go Texan WineCast episode features Pat Brennan of Brennan Vineyards in Comanche, Texas discussing Viognier, one of Texas’ signature white grapes.
The WineCast series introduction features Susan Auler of Fall Vineyards in Tow, Texas. Susan and host Tanji Patton discuss the history and growth of the Texas wine industry. For more information on Texas wines visit www.GoTexanWine.org.