Plus, the best pop culture pairings for Travis Scott’s spiked seltzer, Matthew McConaughey’s bourbon, and more.
Toast the long-awaited end to this year with any of these sparkling Texas wines, ciders, and even a ready-made cocktail.
Try your hand at gardening, stargazing, mixing the world’s easiest cocktail, and much more with this handy guide.
We raise a glass to some of our favorites.
From the classic (Matamoros-style tacos) to the adventurous (birria wontons, anyone?), these are the best dishes I sampled this year.
Sour pickles, Thin Mint cookies, buffalo wings, deep-fried Oreos: no flavor is off-limits.
These festive wines will cheer up any holiday table—and they're perfect for toasting the end of 2020.
The Southwest—not California—was the birthplace of the U.S. wine industry; the Panhandle—not the Hill Country—is where Texas grapes grow best; and other little-known facts.
Schnitzel, steins, and social distancing through Oktoberfest and beyond.
These five new grain-to-glass releases are proof that the state’s still-young whiskey industry is developing a bold regional profile.
You'll always be ready for cocktail time with this make-ahead batch recipe from Houston Eaves, of San Antonio's Esquire Tavern.
A good can is hard to find.
For the Old Pepper, acclaimed Houston bartender Alba Huerta takes bourbon and spices it up.
It’s time to think beyond beer and margaritas, says Suerte wine director Celia Pellegrini.
Jalapeño-infused agave is the secret to this sweet and spicy version from Danny Caffall, of Dallas’s Mansion on Turtle Creek.
Pedro Ricalo, of Bullion in Dallas, shows how to make an easy, refreshing summer drink with a favorite brown spirit.
Fort Worth’s Megan McClinton shows us how to make a berry-based cocktail, a perfect segue into the sizzling summer season.
Bartender Robert Bjorn Taylor of Austin shows how to make his at-home cocktail, the Robert Royale.
In their new book, ‘The Sober Lush,' Austin writers Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire offer a booze-free road map to a rich, full lifestyle.
Step aside, White Claw.
The most popular cocktail from Marfa's Capri restaurant captures the desert in a glass.
Our beer correspondent shares what he’s been drinking in lockdown—and recommends some favorite Texas brews to try.
All proceeds from the sale of the Wanderer Series Relief Project cinsault go to the Southern Smoke Foundation.
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in quarantine is a cinch with these festive drinks.
While nothing can replace a sun-dappled afternoon at a winery, virtual tastings may be the next best thing.
There is important stuff happening in the world, so let’s just get through this quickly.
The state's breweries are turning out creative winter stouts and porters.
These new brews had a big impact and reflected craft-beer trends across the state.
Inspired by the flags that have flown over Texas, we've picked some celebratory bubbles from around the world (and from here).
The right retailers can help you find the perfect bargain or blowout bottle. Here are our favorites across the state, along with their recommendations for the season.
Four star bartenders from around the state offer up recipes for delicious tipples and creative mocktails.
Celebrate this holiday season with the one thing that brings all communities together—food. From the history of tamales at Christmas, to the perfect wine to pair with each dish, to a bevy of Instant Pot recipes and a Christmas tree made of best wurst, this holiday collection from Texas Monthly
The state's vintners offer some solid and delightful choices to pair with your Thanksgiving feast.
The coastal hot spot features a menu of midcentury island-time sippers, perfect for any time of the year.
When eating here, you can do far more with your money than enjoy great food and drinks.
Ray Gene, proprietor of Longview’s singular It’ll Do Tavern, passed away last weekend.
Decide for yourself how well some of our Lone Star State favorites stack up against international competition.
Radio host Kristopher Hart’s dream flight shows the range of what’s possible from Texas whiskey distilleries.
A decade ago, there was no Texas whiskey. Today, the state’s craft distillers are making world-class bourbons and single malts—and slick imitators are trying to stake a claim.
The Hill Country craft distillery turned to Austin’s Cuvée for its coffee liqueur.
The beloved Texas pit stop’s brew placed first in the nation for the third year in a row.
Go globe-trotting at this travel-themed lounge.
From the Hill Country to the High Plains, the Texas wine industry remembers the woman known for her generous spirit and sharp palate.
The lemonade-infused version, which debuted last year, makes for refreshing cocktails. Here are three to try at home.
Any of these 37 vintages from throughout the state make for a perfect accompaniment—and bit of relief—to the season’s heat.
Jester King Brewery will host dozens of producers from around the world who specialize in a minimal-intervention approach to winemaking.
The fast-growing brand of flavor-infused vodkas opens a newly expanded space this weekend.
The Dallas bar and eatery offers a delightful drink selection based on agave- and cane-based spirits.
This new, genteel club in the inn's basement specializes in top-notch cocktails, served with a side of jazz.
It's the National Beer of Texas, but light on the calories and the alcohol.