The Texas Vineyard
The Texas Vineyard
Texas: largest United States and larger than France with an area of (696,241 km2) located south of the United States at comparable latitudes to those of southern Morocco.
Bordered, on the west by New Mexico, in southwest by the Mexican border of Chihuahua and Sierra Leone states, to the south by the Gulf of Mexico to the north by Oklahoma, to the east by Arkansas and Louisiana.
Weakened by climate change,with the frequency of storms and hurricanes, eroding the coastline, and industrial pollution that threatens rivers, bays and groundwater. Intensive irrigation and overgrazing threaten the north and west of the state.
Plains, hills and plateaus are the dominant landforms: the average altitude of the State is 520 m. Texas can be divided into three large natural: the coastal and eastern plains, central highlands and the western mountains
In along Highway 35 that runs from the border with Oklahoma to the Mexican border, can be discovered that five million annual visitors already know along the road a wide variety of landscapes accompanied by countless small wine regions as the wine region of North Texas, which offers a wine experience for all wine lovers as deep woods resort destinations and style for the destination of a wine or tapas tasting weekend and weeknights, with as many trails around the wine roads of northern Texas.
Often referred, like the heart of Texas, the Central region. With its green hills and the warm hospitality of the residents and tenants who did not hesitate to welcomed you in their cellars and vineyards such as the Texas Hill Country, which is home to the largest concentration of vineyards in Texas, one of the most visited after the Napa and Sonoma in California.
West Texas is not just an endless horizon of red sand. Heading towards the high plains, you will discover the largest grape growing area of Texas, with 4,000 acres of commercial production vines, more than half product of the state's grapes and some of the best vineyards and wineries of Texas State, with the ability to schedule a private tour of vineyards.
In South Texas region, you can find some producers or events , for to stay few days to discover the local wine industry, that continues to grow as grape producers adapt to the ground and the South Texas climate.
Please do not hesitate to follow the trails of the wine or to schedule a visit to your family and friends. The winemakers work together to plan events, that offer day visitors a fun and unique experience for a wine tasting, and a history of each winery, and are a great way to discover several vineyards in a day or weekend.
Participating wineries, will offer suggestions for accommodation and explore the local restaurants.
In the wake of the wineries, from north Texas to south, you will see the blend landscape that defines each of these regions. Feel free to visit the vineyards of Texas and a experience of warm hospitality from Texas winegrowers .
Texas vineyards are producing more than 900 references for almost 179 Vineyards.
Such as Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Edelzwicker, Gewürztraminer, Muscat, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Seyval Blanc, Muscat Canelli, Viognier, Moscato, Muscat, Roussanne and white blend wines and traditional method of wine for white wine
For red wines are found:
Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Dolcetto, Grenache, Malbec, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvedre, Petite Syrah, Barbera, Barolo, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo, Zinfandel, Chianti, Concord, Petit Verdot, Red Muscadine , Ports, Meritage and blend red wine
But there are also wines with strawberries, blackberries, Cramberry, and raspberry, apple wine, blueberry wine, honey wine, peach wine, pear wine.