Bending Branch Winery: Where Bob and John Bring a “Dash of Flash” to the Wine Tasting: New Wine Releases

Bending Branch Winery: Where Bob and John Bring a “Dash of Flash” to the Wine Tasting: New Wine Releases After driving past the cool waters of the Guadalupe River and arriving at Bending Branch Winery in Comfort, Bending Branch owner and winemaker Bob Young chauffeured us to the winery building.…

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Exciting Times in Chile: Redefining Their Terroir & Wines

Exciting Times in Chile: Redefining Their Terroir & Wines If you think you know Chilean wines, take another look. The Chileans are redefining their terroir and in the process are redefining their wines and improving quality using a simple concept – find the right grape varieties for the right location…

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Why Did the Texas Hill Country Make Wine Enthusiast’s Top 10 Wine Destinations List? A Wine Conversation on KUHF

Why Did the Texas Hill Country Make Wine Enthusiast’s Top 10 Wine Destinations List? A Wine Conversation on KUHF As you may know by now, Texas is the 5th largest wine producing state and 7th in production in wine grapes. But, what made the Texas Hill Country worthy of being…

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Wine Enthusiast Names Texas Hill Country One of the 10 Best International Wine Travel Destinations

Wine Enthusiast Names Texas Hill Country One of the 10 Best International Wine Travel Destinations The Texas Hill Country Wineries announced today, it has been selected as one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014” by Wine Enthusiast magazine in their January issue.  The non-profit association boasts 38…

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Tonight’s The Night: Texas Wine Month Kick-off Tasting – October 4, 6-8pm

Tonight’s The Night: Texas Wine Month Kick-off Tasting – October 4, 6-8pm Brand new this year, Texas Hill Country Wineries (THCW) will Kick-off each trail with a local wine tasting!  The first Friday evening of each trail (like tonight), local wineries in one area will gather together to share a…

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15th Annual Lavender Festival at Becker Vineyards

15th Annual Lavender Festival at Becker Vineyards Join fellow Texas wine lovers for the 15th annual and best ever Becker Vineyards Lavender Festival. Sip and swirl with live music, artisans and lavender fields in bloom. There will be lavender products, plants, vendors, cooking demos, guest speakers, culinary delights, concessions, wine tasting &…

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Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – Texas Wine and Festivals Expanding

Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – Texas Wine and Festivals Expanding Amazon Expands Wine Sales to Texas Peter Faricy, vice president for Amazon Marketplace, said, “We’re very excited for Texas wineries to share their highly-ranked selection with our millions of customers through the Amazon Wine store. Our customers…

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Most Popular VintageTexas Blog Posts of 2012

Most Popular VintageTexas Blog Posts of 2012 I’ve inserted a little break in the action after naming the VintageTexas 2012 Top Ten Wines (white and red) and before naming my list of honorable mention wines for 2012. Based on page accesses by readers in 2012, the following were the most…

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Kiepersol Estates: A Wineslinger’s Swirl, Sniff and Taste of a Fine Texas Wine

Kiepersol Estates: A Wineslinger’s Swirl, Sniff and Taste of a Fine Texas Wine This was my first venture back into east Texas this year and the first since my previous visit to Kiepersol Estates that lead to the chapter in my book, The Wineslinger Chronicles. It was also my wife’s…

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Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – September 1, 2012

Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – September 1, 2012 The Best Wine and Wine Makers in Texas By Ben Carpenter, TexanPost The long history of Texas wine begins in the 1600s with Spanish missionaries cultivating grapes in an area now known as El Paso. In the 1800s, European…

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