drink like a texan

The Hangover

Sep 17, 2015 By Eric Benson

Chip Tate built Balcones into one of the country’s most innovative whiskey distilleries. But last year he lost the company in a bitter clash with his investors. Now he’s starting from scratch—again.

Reign of Terroir

Sep 17, 2015 By Jordan Mackay

A decade and a half after I wrote about the poor quality of Texas wines for this magazine, Lone Star vintners are starting to turn heads.

Texas cocktails
Moved by the Spirits

Sep 17, 2015 By David Alan

Inspired by Texas’s new array of homegrown hard alcohols, some of the state’s most innovative bartenders create five bold new cocktails.

Five Unexpected Wine Finds

Sep 17, 2015 By Jessica Dupuy

Comfort Bending Branch Winery’s Tannat grapes, a dark, inky variety from Southwest France and Uruguay, make for innovative wines with rich fruit concentration and grippy tannin. 2012 Estate Tannat, CM, $60. Del Rio Val Verde Winery, founded in this sleepy border city in 1883, is the state’s…

Drink Like a Texan

Sep 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Texans are a thirsty bunch, and our drinks package has everything you need to imbibe like Sam Houston's watching.