Category Archives: Wine Country

Texas Photography Group Documents Wine Business

From its humble start in the 1662 near present-day El Paso, when Spanish missionaries planted the State’s first vineyard, to its current status as the fifth largest wine producer in the nation, wine making in Texas has become a force and a figure in the industry. The Texas Documentary Photography Group set out to document [...]
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Where is Grapevine TX?

Texas presently is the fifth largest wine producing state in the nation behind California, Washington, New York, and Oregon. There are nearly 200 vineyards and wineries in Texas.  Austin Yankee is on a mission to visit all the vineyards and wineries in Texas. I’m starting to plan a weekend in Grapevine TX this Summer possibly [...]
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Memorial Day Weekend Wine Appreciation Class

Texas’ own, Messina Hof Winery and Resort teaches monthly wine appreciation classes to help you decipher the wonderful world of wine. Classes last an hour & a half and include light cheeses. I suggest you eat something before coming to class, as most classes include five to eight different wines and you don’t want to [...]
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