Surprise! Texas The Lone Star State Of World Class Wineries


Texas Known For World Class Wineries?

Where? Texas is an enormous state. There are wineries springing up all over the state. Over the last few years, groups like Weimer, St. Jo and Monrovia have extended their legs and more wineries are appearing along the farmland. Courageous businesspeople tackling the colossal tough job of beginning a vineyard and winery in Texas are bolstered by strong industry associations like the state-supported Go Texan program, the Texas wine and grape cultivators affiliation (TWGGA) and in focal Texas, The Texas Slope Nation Wineries bunch which is presently up to 42 wineries. In any case this developing gathering of winery proprietors rely upon Lone Star wine sweethearts to legitimize all their burdensome endeavors that hold the wine streaming down the packaging line and into glasses around the state. Consequently, we excitedly bolster these aggressively by tasting their wines, sharing their stories on social courses of events, and in particular we bolster them with winery visits. Trust it or not, your grinning face at the tasting bar makes it all justified, despite all the trouble. Author Russell D. Kane traveled the state tasting wine and immersed himself in the history and extraordinary people. Interviewing major players in the Texas Wine culture. His book The Wineslinger Chronicles: Texas on the Vine (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest) is a testament to his relentless research. Texas is truly the Lone Star State of world class wineries.

Tara Vineyard And Wineryo

Let us start our journey about Texas Wineries in the North region in Henderson County. Tara Vineyard and winery the oldest winery in the region owned and operated by the Pierce family.The Tarra Inn which is a bed-and-breakfast constructed from the historic Murchison home built in the 1880s and relocated from downtown Athens Texas to the vineyard. Located about 75 miles southeast of Dallas and about 5 miles Northwest of Athens. The winery and Cellar Door restaurant overlooks the Blanc Du Bois vineyard and the beautiful rolling panoramic hills of East Texas.  A very friendly and accommodating staff and management. There are frequent wine and music events being held, so don’t forget to make reservations. For hours of operation please contact Tara Vineyard and Winery at 903-675-7023 or Guided winery tours are offered on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. or anytime by appointment.

Winery Location

8603 Co Rd 3914,

Athens, TX 75752



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4 comments on “Surprise! Texas The Lone Star State Of World Class Wineries
  1. Gin says:

    Nice post! I would definitely want to visit these wineries. Do you have an itinerary to recommend?

    • Ronn says:

      Hi Gin,
      As for an itinerary, it would depend upon how much time you have and what location of the state you are traveling from. For example, if I was traveling from Dallas, I would schedule an itinerary around wineries located in the central part of the state.

      Thank you,

  2. Jeffrey says:

    That is a surprise, Texas the lone star state of world class wineries. I never knew that about Texas. I would love to go there and see the wineries and test some good wine. Thanks for sharing! Jeffrey

    • Ronn says:

      A good friend of mine who lives in Oklahoma alerted me to the very fine Texas wine industry. After doing some research, I was fascinated by its history.

      Thank you

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