Weekender: Top Camping, Wining and Dining in the Texas Hill Country

by Raul Mercado on May 27, 2021

From the crisp, vibrant taste of Albariño grapes to the lush, water-filled outdoor sites, nothing says summer like camping in the Texas Hill Country. And spending outdoor nights in the rolling hills of Texas is...

Raising a Glass to Texas at World-Class Pedernales Cellars

by Bebe Brown on January 19, 2021

Owned and operated by a sixth-generation Texas family, Pedernales Cellars is committed to crafting world-class wine from 100% Texas fruit using sustainable practices. Pedernales Cellars’ award-winning Texas Tempranillo and Viognier are benchmarks for these grape...

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#TravelTuesday: Sip Up, Texas — Fredericksburg Area Wineries and Tasting Rooms

by Marika Flatt on September 15, 2020

As Texas opens up, how about escaping to the heart of the Texas wine country for a change of scenery? And what better way to start exploring again than with a visit to the pick...

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#WineWednesday: Wineries Get Creative During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 29, 2020

With virtual wine tastings, great deals on shipping, fundraising, and online cooking classes, wineries are providing a grape escape while we shelter in place. Here’s to sipping safe—the new normal, at least for a little...

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#WineWednesday: A Day in the Life of a Winery

by Robin Barr Sussman on October 9, 2019

What do grapes, bees, vegetables, pups, parties, yoga, roses and sleep deprivation have in common? They are all part of day-to-day living on the property of a winery. And here’s a behind-the-scenes look of that...

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Touring 5 of the Best Texas Hill Country Wineries

by Andrew Chalk on March 13, 2019

Some of the state’s very best wineries – in terms of world-class vintages and pure visitor fun – can be found along a compact stretch of the Texas Hill Country within two hours of Fredericksburg....

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#WineWednesday: It’s Texas Wine Month, Ya’ll!

by Robin Barr Sussman on October 17, 2018

If you haven’t experimented with Texas wines yet, then rest assured, they are getting more impressive with each and every vintage. Take a road trip to visit charming Texas Hill Country wineries in October with...

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Five Minutes With Vernon Wells, Vintner

by Kaitlin Street on September 13, 2018

Texas native Vernon Wells is a retired MLB player, who played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and New York Yankees. With 14 years on the road, the three-time All Star,...