Posts Tagged ‘290 wine trail

Kuhlman Cellars

In: Drinking

28 Aug 2015

(map) New wineries are sprouting up along the Wine Road 290, giving us lucky wine-lovers more opportunities to try new grape varietals, along with new methods of making wine. The winemaker here is originally from France, which makes two French

Hye Market Grows

In: Drinking

27 Dec 2013

(map) We’ve posted previously about this “Hye end” market and tasting room here. Since then, it’s expanded into the historic post office space next door. The post office, which was established here in 1904, is one of the longest continuously operating offices in America. (One postmaster served for 60 years, the longest

(map) The gorgeous scenery alone would be reason enough to visit this Hill Country winery. But given that their tempranillo and viognier have been winning gold medals all over the world, you may want to go ahead and sample a few vinos while you’re here. We were lucky enough

Hye Meadow Winery

In: Drinking

9 Jul 2013

(map) One of the newest wineries to appear along the popular 290 wine trail, Hye Meadow is technically not even open. But as you can see, owner Mike is a friendly guy, the kind who’ll welcome you right into his winery itself for a tasting. Eight wines are available for tasting, three of which are made […]

Lewis Wines

In: Drinking

13 Mar 2013

(map) The very newest winery on the Highway 290 wine trail, Lewis Wines shows promise. Currently, as they get things up and running, tastings are by appointment only and given by the winemaker himself. Doug Lewis learned the ropes at Pedernales Cellars. His wines reflect his attention to detail, from harvesting the grapes himself to aging […]

Woodrose Winery

In: Drinking

26 Mar 2011

(map) As Texas wineries go, Woodrose believes it’s on the smaller side. That said, as you can see by the lineup of bottles, there are plenty of choices for a good tasting. Located just west of Stonewall on the 290 Wine Trail, they say

(map) Texas wineries come in all sizes. Part of the fun of visiting the smaller, boutique vineyards is getting a hands-on look at the action. (Last fall, we featured winemaker Chris “punching down the skins” here.) This video takes you all the way from


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