See what Texas wines stood out at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2024 Rodeo Uncorked!® International Wine Competition.
Fewer than one percent of the country’s wineries are Black-owned, but these entrepreneurs are hoping to change the statistic.
Whether your tastes lean toward cabernet or peach-infused moscato, the Texas wine country has something for everyone. Including a rhinoceros.
The home of Old Yeller, this scenic Hill Country getaway also has a beautifully restored courthouse.
Nearly Everything Has Improved at This Fort Worth Barbecue Joint, Making It the Best New Spot in Town
While Brix Barbecue isn’t exactly “new,” its myriad upgrades—including a brick-and-mortar—have made it worth revisiting.
Vintners from more established wine states like New York and California can’t help but be drawn to the Hill Country’s welcoming community and more affordable real estate.
Sipple in Houston curates hundreds of nonalcoholic products, from liquor alternatives to functional beverages, including many Texas-based brands.
Mexican wines haven’t had much recognition, but the tides are turning as sommeliers and shop owners struggle to keep them in stock.
A Lubbock woman isn’t sure the state’s wildly successful vineyards fit with our Wild West image.
Dan McCoy—the former president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas—encourages indulging at his Fredericksburg wine and chocolate shop. But only because he’s got the good stuff.
Ste. Genevieve, which debuted in the 1980s, was the pride of Fort Stockton. Now the community and the state’s wine industry mourn its loss.
This summer is already too . . . summery. Cool down with citrusy whites or cherry reds that will take you from poolside to grillside.
Taking place May 14–15, the Wild World Festival sets up in Austin to showcase natural wines, kombucha, and other “science fair” drinks.
A toxic herbicide used in cotton fields is devastating vineyards on the High Plains, endangering the state’s $13 billion wine business. Grape farmers have banded together to fight back.
These homegrown selections pair well with baking spices, Christmas brisket, and a bite broken off a gingerbread house.
With an Elle Woods–inspired application video, Lindsay Perry bested the competition for a paid position living, learning, and drinking on a California winery.
This versatile wine is catching on, and at least one sommelier considers it to be the best pairing for Texas barbecue.
‘Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen’ offers a glimpse at the author’s life in Archer City. Plus: a boxed wine club and food pop-ups in Houston and Austin.
It’s that special (albeit short-lived) time of year when bright splashes of wildflowers begin popping up in the least expected places, and we welcome the shining sun rather than curse its existence. It’s spring in Texas, a season we vow each year to relish fully while it lasts. Pair the
It’s time to think beyond beer and margaritas, says Suerte wine director Celia Pellegrini.
All proceeds from the sale of the Wanderer Series Relief Project cinsault go to the Southern Smoke Foundation.
While nothing can replace a sun-dappled afternoon at a winery, virtual tastings may be the next best thing.
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.
The state's vintners offer some solid and delightful choices to pair with your Thanksgiving feast.
Decide for yourself how well some of our Lone Star State favorites stack up against international competition.
From the Hill Country to the High Plains, the Texas wine industry remembers the woman known for her generous spirit and sharp palate.
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.
Which wine complements both gravy and Brussels sprouts? What can you serve alongside pumpkin pie? We've got you covered.
From the most extensive lists to the best by-the-glass offerings, these 35 Texas restaurants are a wine lover's dream.
Out of the 180 new vintages we tasted from across the state, these are the bottles we highly recommend this season.
Why are the world’s biggest wine names spending August in a Dallas suburb? Take a trip inside TEXSOM.
Here are fourteen of our favorite wines, ranging from blush to bold and shades of pink in between.
Texas vintners held their own at the competition, which included more than 3,200 entrants.
Go ahead and give these a swirl. Our favorites for the season, from crisp whites to juicy reds.
The 21 best whites and reds to emerge out of Texas this season.
The 22 best reds, whites, and rosés to emerge out of Texas this season.
With a little help from the cheesemongers at Antonelli's Cheese House, in Austin.
The wine cooler is back. And better.
Jack Mason competes in "Uncorked," Esquire TV's new show about the quest to become a Master Somm.
These six splendid wineries are setting the standard for Texas viticulture.
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.
ComfortBending 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 RioVal Verde Winery, founded in this sleepy border city in 1883, is the state’s oldest continuously running
Texans are a thirsty bunch, and our drinks package has everything you need to imbibe like Sam Houston's watching.
How one Colorado-based outfit is bringing its formula for urban winemaking to Texas.
A native Texan with a sharp business mind honed at Rice University and the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, David Kuhlken didn’t originally aspire to be a winemaker. And yet, he’s making wine in Stonewall for Pedernales Cellars, a family operation that is among the
This month, we’re launching a new column to introduce Texas Monthly readers to the people behind Texas Wine. Sometimes it helps to know a little bit about the person behind the wine in your glass. Todd Webster is the winemaker for Brennan Vineyards, a winery in Comanche located halfway between the
A dry rosé that can be enjoyed year-round.
The setting and wine list may be sophisticated, but down-to-earth French fare gives Austin’s La V everyday appeal.
Following a rigorous competition at the ninth annual TEXSOM conference, Austin sommelier Scott Ota, of Arro restaurant, takes top honors in what has been called a game-changing year for the state's wine industry.