“Surrounded by the Hill Country’s rugged beauty and filled with a growing number of wineries and food destinations,” writes Paula Disbrowe of Southern Living, “the area around Driftwood has earned the nickname ‘the Napa of Texas.’”
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“Drink Texan and be proud!” writes veteran Texas wine writer Tina Danze in a recent edition of the Dallas Morning News. The article, “The best Texas wines — all made from Texas grapes,” included tasting notes from some of the top wine professionals in the state who had gathered to taste “true Texas wines.” “Many…Read more
Duchman Family Vineyards Vermentino is this month’s “wine of the month” as featured by Texas Monthly. Wine writer Jessica Dupuy shares notes from her conversation with Scott Banks (left), sommelier at the legendary Tony’s in Houston, where Duchman Vermentino is the only Texas wine on Tony Vallone’s “hallowed” list. This month’s selection comes at the…Read more
“The 2010 Vermentino is superlative,” writes Jordan Simon in a blog this week on Fodor’s, “with whiffs of wisteria and sage as well as lime zest and bosc pear. The dense, dark Fall Creek 2008 Meritus Bordeaux-style blend is jamming with forest fruits and earthiness; their Chenin Blanc is a steal, too.” Click here to…Read more
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