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Texas

Texas has become one of the fastest growing wine tourism destinations in the United States – second only to Napa Valley. This boom means that the industry is expanding at a rapid rate where winemakers from around the world are lured here due to the wide range of grape varieties available. Texas’ expansive selection of varietals lends itself to a wide range of winemaking styles and complex blends.

  • Region

    8,000 acres estimated total growing area8 viticulture areas(Bell Mountain, Fredericksburg, Texas Hill Country, Escondido Valley, Texas High Plains, Davis Mountain, Mesilla Valley, and Texoma)
  • Production

    1.03 million*gallons (3.89 million liters) produced per year
    *total production, not all of Texas appellation
  • Impact

    1.8 millionvisitors per year $2.2 billion in economic value to the state
  • Primary Grape Varietals

    In Texas Hill Country AVA, there are 7 varietals:MalbecMourvèdreSangioveseVermentinoViognierTempranilloTannatPetite Sirah
  • In Texas High Plains AVA, there are 8 varietals:
  • SyrahCarignanTempranilloCabernet FrancCab SauvignonPetit VerdotRoussanne Trebbiano

Region Map