A Bit of Texas High Plains Wine Legacy: Staked Plains Winery
- 1975: Llano Estacado Winery charted in Lubbock, Texas.
- 1976: Llano Estacado officially opens in January. First bottle of wine placed underneath cornerstone, taken from Lubbock’s first courthouse. Production: 1,300 cases.
- 1977: Llano Estacado bottles its first wines (Cibola Blanca and Cibola Roja) under the “Staked Plains” label.
Trivia question: Who started this winery? Who made this wine?