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Five New Wineries to Visit During Texas Wine Month


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Five New Wineries to Visit During Texas Wine Month

With coronavirus protocols in place, these wineries are keeping guests safe and thirsts quenched

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Veronica Meewes

Published: October 23, 2020 at 10:19 am

October is Texas Wine Month, and after several months of closed doors due to the pandemic, wineries are opening up to celebrate the art and science of winemaking in the Lone Star State.

In the last several years, the industry has been notably evolving and flourishing, and 2020 saw the number of statewide bonded wineries registered with the Department of Treasury grow to 790, up from 310 six years ago, ranking Texas fourth nationally for its number of winemaking facilities.

“We have also grown in vineyard acreage, and growers are planting grapes that are better adapted to our hot climate and other factors related to terroir,” says Michael Cook, viticulture program specialist with Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service, citing grape varieties typically found in southern Europe like tempranillo, mourvedre, tannat, roussanne, marsanne, and vermentino :snip: https://texashighways.com/travel-news/five-new-wineries-to-visit-during-texas-wine-month/

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