October is upon us and that means it is officially Texas Wine Month! From Cabernet to Chardonnay, let’s take a moment to stop and appreciate all the varieties Texas has to offer.
Did you know that there are eight different federally approved wine-growing areas in Texas stretching as far north as Denison and as far west as El Paso? Take a look at some of these Texas wineries to help you decide what to fill your glass with before you raise it in the air this October.
- Alamosa – Bend, Texas
Alamosa is the only Texas winery dedicated solely to warm climate varietals.
Alamosa Amigos White $11.79
- Becker Vineyards – Stonewall, Texas
Produces more than 20 varieties, including the Chardonnay Reserve.
Becker Chardonnay $7.99 *w/key
- Messina Hof Winery – Bryan, Texas
The 42-acre vineyard is part of the 100-acre estate.
Messina Hof Barrel Pinot Noir $9.89
- Duchman Family Winery – Driftwood, Texas
From the heart of central Texas, the winery produces fine wines made exclusively from Italian grape varieties.
Duchman Family Winery Viognier $12.99
- Dry Comal Creek – New Braunfels, Texas
Known as the pioneers in Texas of Black Spanish wine.
Dry Comal Creek Cabernet $17.59
- Pedernales Cellars – Stonewall, Texas
Pedernales Cellars focuses on handcrafted, small-lot wine.
Pedernales Cellars Tempranillo $17.49
- Retreat Hill Vineyard – Grimes County
In 2009, about 30 volunteers came out to help prune and plant the vines, and after a full day of work, they were all treated to wine and BBQ!
Retreat Hill Dulce Rojo NV $9.99
Need help deciding on the perfect wine for your next occasion? Just ask a Spec’s expert!
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