http://winesofnolancreek.com Nolan Creek Winery is located in downtown Belton and is owned by Phil Monge and Vira Chudasma. The urban winery opened in February 2013. I found the winery in “The Gin” which is a marketplace in Belton with restaurants and stores. As their website states, “they have joined winemaking with a wine bar,” andRead More
Archives for January 2014
Red Wing Dove Vineyard and Winery
Red Wing Dove Vineyard and Winery is located in Hamilton and is owned by Ellis and Susan Vandiver. Read More
Texans Mourn the Passing of Wine Legend “Doc” McPherson
The sad news today is Dr. Clinton A. “Doc” McPherson passed away in the early morning on January 25, 2013. He had not been in good health recently. The funeral is in Lubbock Monday morning. Doc McPherson is often regarded as the father of the modern Texas wine industry. He is the father of notedRead More
Christoval Vineyards and Winery
Christoval Vineyards and Winery is located in Christoval which is south of San Angelo. Read More
Win a Trip to the Texas Hill Country!
As we posted before, Wine Enthusiast magazine announced the Texas Hill Country as one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014” in their article. How can you top that? Well, Wine Enthusiast has done it again by providing a contest to win a trip to the Texas Hill Country! The winner will receive: Round-tripRead More
Helotes Creek Winery
Helotes Creek Winery is located in Old Town Helotes. The winery is owned by Lynn and Joe Sparacello and the winery opened in 2009. Read More
Perissos Vineyard & Winery Receives “Best of Class” Award at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Burnet, TX, January 16, 2014: The results from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition came in this week, and Perissos Vineyards was honored with the coveted “Best of Class” award for their 2012 Aglianico, a red Italian wine made from grapes grown on estate at Perissos Vineyards in Burnet, Texas.
Help the Honeybees!
Are you a mead lover? You know, that fermented beverage made with honey growing in popularity? If yes or if you have a vineyard, you will want to pay attention. Central Texas Bee Rescue is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the honeybees and they are currently seeking out vineyards for their bee hives acrossRead More
Wine Enthusiast Names Texas Hill Country One of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations
AUSTIN, TX (January 15, 2014) – The Texas Hill Country Wineries announced today, it has been selected as one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014” by Wine Enthusiast magazine in their January issue. The non-profit association boasts 38 wineries located in Central Texas. Each year, the magazine narrows from the hundreds ofRead More
2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – Texas Winners
The 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition results are in on their website and Texas was very well represented. A total of 5,825 entries from 1,500 wineries from over 25 states in America participated. 20 Texas wineries won a total of 87 medals.