August E's - Proudly Serving Texas Wine
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Come experience the second most visited wine region in the United States, second only to Napa Valley, according to Orbitz Travel!
Texas is gaining a reputation for growing high-quality grapes and producing world-class, award-winning wines. With a perfect combination of sun and soil, the central texas wine region is reminiscent of the wine growing regions of central Italy and the Rhone Valley in France. Discover picturesque vineyards, charming tasting rooms, and barrel cellars filled with aging, premium wines that showcase the unique Texas Hill Country terroir.
fredericksburg, texas in the texas hill country ava
Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA is an American Viticultural Area surrounding the town of Fredericksburg, Texas. Make your destination the "Wine Country of Texas", deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country! Award-winning wines and world-class winery experiences - just a scenic drive away!
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Browse through our recommendations for the BEST Fredericksburg, TX Area Wineries, Vineyards, Tasting Rooms, and Wine Tours. Discover a distinctive appellation gaining a reputation for its strong Spanish varietals - Fredricksburg, in the Central Texas Hill Country AVA! Here's to your Fabulous WINE adventures in the Texas Hill Country! Prost!
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The Hill Country Wine Region of Texas extends north of Fredericksburg to San Saba, then west to Menard. It is an enchanted landscape of rugged limestone outcroppings, pristine rivers and creeks, breath-taking panoramic views and 600 + acres of vineyards. The Hill Country Wine Region has become a favorite Wine Destination for Wine Lovers and Tourists, with over 70 Wineries, plus an assemblage of Tasting Rooms, representing wine from other regions of TEXAS and, from around the world.
Hill Country Food Truck Festival
August 2, 2014
Noon - 11:30pm
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Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-997-3224 | 888-311-8990
Hill Country Food Truck Festival
The 1st Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival AUGUST 2, 2014. A full day of FOOD, WINE and MUSIC. The Hill Country community comes together under the shade of the Luckenbach Live Oaks to support the Texas Wine and Culinary Center in Fredericksburg.
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Dip into a Cornucopia of Texas Hill Country CULTURE!
"GO TEXAN OR GO THIRSTY"
“GO TEXAN or Go Thirsty” is a fast and simple way for you to support the Texas wine industry. All you have to do is leave a “GO TEXAN or Go Thirsty” reminder card on the table where you dine. Each card has two boxes: one thanking the restaurant for serving Texas Wine, and another requesting Texas wines be added to the wine list. There’s even a space for you to write in a wine suggestion.
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Print out the card and take it to your favorite restaurants.
FREDERICKSBURG WINE ROAD 290
Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 is an association of eleven Texas wineries plus affiliates, just minutes apart, along US Highway 290, on either side of Fredericksburg, Texas! Enjoy the panoramic beauty and diverse landscape of rolling limestone hills and crystal clear rivers and streams, while exploring our world class wineries! The wine, ambiance and experience at each winery is unique!
EVENTS, EVENTS! In addition to the ongoing activities at each winery the members of Wine Road 290 team up with local restaurants to bring you special wine and food pairing events. Favorites include: Kabernet and Kiolbassa, Port and Pairings, and Vino al Pastor!
Take a libation vacation in Fredericksburg, Texas, deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country Wine Growing Region. THE PERFECT WINE GETAWAY! Visit our website for Wine Road 290 Member Wineries, Events, and Driving Map: www.wineroad290.com
Wine Road 290 Member Wineries
1) Chisholm Trail Winery
9) Pedernales Cellars
A1) Four Point Cellars
Toast a Rising Star! Texas Wine
The wine growing regions of Texas include the area around Dallas in the northeast, the western plains and the Texas Hill Country. In all regions dedicated growers and vintners are cultivating and producing world class grapes and wines. The Texas wine industry is the fifth largest in the United States.
"With more than 200 wineries, Texas has become a leading state for vintners... Winemakers have learned that grapes from other warm-climate areas do well here, including Spanish Tempranillo, French Syrah and Italian Sangiovese... the town of Fredericksburg has become a mini-Napa with fine restaurants, shopping and bed-and-breakfasts". Read more www.usatoday.com
- Melody Beattie
Arnosky Family Farm! Just a scenic drive away!
Summer flowers! Here is a sample of what we picked and packed this week. You can find our flowers in Austin and San Antonio at your local stores. Look for Whole Foods Market, Central Market and HEB Blooms to find our flowers delivered fresh each week from the farm.
Cabernet Grill -- Texas Wine Country Restaurant.... BEST of Fredericksburg! Texas Monthly
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Get ready @VisitFredTexas! @The_Nightowls are coming to you live tonight at Crossroads. Show starts at 8:30pm!
Martha Stewart Weddings names Becker Vineyards a top 10 Vineyard to say, "I Do!" Dreaming of a Wine Country Destination Wedding? Follow your heart to the Texas Hill Country!
10 Vineyards Outside of California Where You Can Get Married - Martha Stewart Weddings Planning...
Browse Martha Stewart Weddings' 10 Vineyards Outside of California Where You Can Get Married collection. Find everything you need to start planning your wedding including checklists, tools, and inspirational how-to ideas to fit your budget at MarthaStewartWeddings.com.
- Lady Bird Johnson
Cracking open wheels of Hopelessly Bleu for competition. Come get some of the first bites at the @[366986536706823:274:Mueller Farmers Market] today from 10-2. The Bleu is limited this year, so come early and enjoy some of the best goat Bleu in the country.
Fredericksburg Texas Online Community! WE just hit 5000 LIKES, and I just want to say THANKS TO ALL OF YOU! Because this page belongs to ALL of US! Thanks for following along on my journeys through the gardens and pastures... and wide open spaces of the beautiful Texas Hill Country! Thanks for your comments and suggestions, positive and negative! And... your STORIES! Keep them coming! Photos too! I want to see where you've been! Here's to ADVENTURE, my friends!
Practice the ART of LIVING! Prost!
The 7th Edition of Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide Lists Six Texas Wineries
The Ultimate Resource to the World's BEST Wines
The 7th edition of Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide - the ultimate resource to the world's BEST wines, has been released. The goal of Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide is, "To make you a more formidable, more confident wine buyer by providing you with sufficient insider's information to permit the wisest possible choice when you make a wine-buying decision." The new Guide lists "Wineries Worth Discovering in Canada and the "Other 46" States." Six Texas wineries are on the list! Alamosa Wine Cellars, Becker Vineyards, Cap Rock Winery, Inwood Estates Vineyards, McPherson Cellars, and Sandstone Cellars.
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2013 Houston Rodeo International Wine Competition
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SAVEUR, Savor a World of Authentic Cuisine
37 Great American Wines!
- Betsy Andrews
November 14, 2012
Nowadays, our favorite bottles don't ONLY come from the
2012 Lone Star International Wine Competition
Hosted by the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association
Texas wines won seven Grand Star, Best of Show, Awards, six Double Gold Awards, 20 Gold Medals, 114 Silver Medals, and
MESSINA HOF WINERY
2011 Moscato Tribute to Innocence
2010 Tempranillo Reserve
Food and Wine
"America's 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences"
Who says you need to go to a fancy restaurant in a big city to have a memorable wine experience?
Food and Wine scoured the country to find unforgettable wine adventures from coast to coast.
"... arguably Texas's best wines just outside Austin. Visitors can sample the Super Texan Sangiovese at the
First Saturday Wine Dinner at Flat Creek Estate
The Ultimate Hill Country Wine and Food Experience!
Treat yourself to an AMAZING Wine Adventure... enjoy sensational food, wine and the company of new friends! Each First Saturday Dinner features four delightful courses, each paired with the perfect Flat Creek Estate wine. Flat Creek Estate is a relaxing scenic drive
Limited Seating…Purchase your tickets online today!