Cabernet Grill

Cabernet Grill

We talk to owner and Chef Ross Burtwell about his Cabernet Grill restaurant and Cotton Gin Village lodging

Hill Country Wine Symposium 2015 in March

Hill Country Wine Symposium

The Hill Country Wine Symposium will take place from March 24-25 in Fredericksburg

Hill Country: Women for WineSense Valentine Progressive Wine Dinner

Women For WineSense

The Texas Hill Country chapter of Women for WineSense is holding their 1st Annual Valentine Progressive Wine Dinner on Friday, February 13

Todd Webster of 4.0 Cellars Winemaker Profile

Todd Webster

We talk to Todd Webster who is the winemaker at 4.0 Cellars and Brennan Vineyards

Wine Lovers Trail from Texas Hill Country Wineries

Couple in Vineyard

With a full 17 days of Wine Lovers Trail, February 6-22, 2014, you can celebrate Valentines Day anytime with the Texas Hill Country Wineries

Wines of Dotson-Cervantes

Wines of Doston-Cervantes - sign

Wines of Dotson-Cervantes is located in Pontotoc and is owned by Alphonse Dotson and Martha Cervantes

December Hill Country Road Trip


We took a December Hill Country road trip which used the last of our Texas Hill Country Wineries season pass

Fall Creek Vineyards at Driftwood

Fall Creek at Driftwood - outside

After 39 years of winemaking in Tow, Texas, owners Ed and Susan Auler have opened a second Fall Creek Vineyards location in Driftwood, Texas

Pemberton Cellars

Pemberton Cellars Pemberton Cellars is located in Granbury and is owned by Jeff and Lynn Pemberton with their son Dax Pemberton. The winery opened on June 14, 2014. I first met Jeff Pemberton at Newsom Grape Day and later had a chance to visit him at his winery. Pemberton Cellars is very easy to find with a large 7.5 acre vineyard planted in front of the vineyard. As I learned later from Jeff, the vineyard was planted in 2009.

Compass Rose Cellars

Compass Rose - outside Compass Rose Cellars has their production located in Mason but the tasting room is in Hye. However, the plan is to eventually move the production to Hye also on the 35 acre lot. The winery is owned by Mark Watson and Robert Nida is the winemaker. The winery opened January 28, 2011, and the tasting room opened in the summer of 2014. While visiting Hye Market and Hye End Tasting Room one time, we ran into Mark Watson who [Read More…]