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The Best Wine Shops in Texas

Dec 23, 2019 By Jessica Dupuy

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.

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Vino and Veritas

Sep 20, 2016 By Jessica Dupuy

Rachel DelRocco, Texas's best sommelier, the state's wine industry, pairing food and wine, and how to talk about wine when you don't know much.

Texas Grape Grower Opens His Own Winery

Nov 21, 2014 By Jessica Dupuy

High Plains grape grower, Andy Timmons of Lost Draw Vineyards has fast become a leading force in the Texas wine industry, and now he’s opening his own winery. We talk grapes, technology, wine and how to take Texas to a new chapter in American winemaking. 

Texas Wine of the Month: Hye Meadow Winery Junkyard Red 2012

Apr 23, 2014 By Jessica Dupuy

This month, we celebrate a red wine blend, the result of something you can get when you put a few different grapes together when there’s not enough to make a single-varietal wine. Sometimes wineries give these wines melodic, artistic names. In the case of Hye Meadow Winery, one of…

A Frozen Week for Texas Vineyards

Apr 17, 2014 By Jessica Dupuy

While many Texans were up late watching the Blood Moons, grape growers in the High Plains and the Hill Country spent their nights tending vines and hoping for the best. Both regions experienced below-freezing temperatures Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, and late spring freezes like these are the sort of…

Texas Winemaker Wows Judges on First Round of ABC-TV’s “The Taste”

Jan 3, 2014 By Jessica Dupuy

Texas fans of ABC’s The Taste, a cooking competition show, may have recognized a certain well-known Texas winemaker in the season’s first episode. Don Pullum of Mason, a small town west of Fredericksburg, wowed celebrity judges Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Marcus Samuelsson, and Ludo Lefebvre with his savvy culinary skills…

Rosé Roundup

May 30, 2013 By Jessica Dupuy

Our recommended selection of Texas Rosés, a crisp drink perfect for a hot summer day.