(March 24): The Texas Hill Country Wineries association has voted to add four new winery members to the existing association. This brings the total number of association members to 46.
Hawk’s Shadow Winery & Vineyard, located in Dripping Springs, produces 100% Texas grown wines including some from their estate vineyard. They are in the process of building an exciting tasting room with a beautiful view overlooking the valley and hills. Hawk’s Shadow Winery & Vineyard is owned by Doug Reed, Tom Reed, and Chip Concklin. http://hawksshadow.com
Kuhlman Cellars, located in Stonewall, produces handcrafted wines of unparalleled character and complexity from hand-tended vineyards and well-balanced fruit. Each vintage is a celebration of their handiwork and the unique terroir that is Texas. Kuhlman Cellars is owned by Chris and Jennifer Cobb, and the winemaker is Bénédicte Rhyne. http://www.kuhlmancellars.com
Lost Draw Cellars, located in Fredericksburg, is committed to producing quality wines that highlight he unique terroir of the Texas High Plains. Their pride themselves on planting grapes that thrive in the semi-arid climate of the region and strive to continuously improve the growing process in a sustainable way to enhance the character and structure of their wines. Lost Draw Cellars is owned by Andy Timmons, Troy Ottmers, and Andrew Sides. http://www.lostdrawcellars.com
Lost Maples Winery is located in the Sabinal Canyon along the Sabinal River in Bandera County. Also on the grounds is their Polvadeau Vineyards. The winery and vineyard make excellent use of the land held in the Polvado family since land grants were issued. Lost Maples Winery is owned by Tom and Glenda Slaughter. http://www.lostmapleswinery.com
The addition of these new members confirms that the Hill Country is a growing wine destination and the association will continue to support this growth through events, marketing, education, and community partnerships.
For additional information on Texas Hill Country Wineries, please visit http://www.TexasWineTrail.com.