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ATXtoday readers share their favorite Texas wines

From Blanco to Burnet, here are our readers’ favorite Hill Country wineries — with bottle recommendations, to boot.

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Many of our readers said they love William Chris Vineyards.

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In case you missed it, we recently spoke with local wine educator Kelsey Kramer about the bright, bright future of Texas wine.

After we shared some updates on how the industry is growing both in economic impact and in recognition, we asked our readers to share their favorite local wineries. And boy, did they come in clutch.

Here are our readers’ favorite Texas wineries, listed in order from their proximity to Austin.


C. L. Butaud — Melissa F.

  • Bottle recommendation: Papa Frenchy

Wine for the People — Gloria W.

  • Bottle recommendation: Dandy Rosé


Georgetown Winery — Vicki F.


Fall Creek Vineyards — Lisa H.

Dripping Springs

Bell Springs Winery — Jerry B.


Rising Sun Vineyard — Tara V.

  • Bottle recommendation: Merlot


Spicewood Vineyards — Jerry B.


Decadent Saint Winery — Jessica E.


Torr Na Lochs Vineyard & Winery — Robin M., Jessica E., and Emily A.

  • Bottle recommendation: Malbec (Robin M.)
  • Bottle recommendation: Montepulciano (Jessica E.)

Uplift Vineyard — Dave F.
Perissos Vineyard and Winery — Dave F.

Johnson City

Untamed Wine Estates — Melinda Y. and Lisa H.
Siboney Cellars — Melinda Y. and Bill C.
Westcave Cellars — Jerry B.
Carter Creek Winery — Dave F.
Lewis Wines — Bill C.

Marble Falls

Flat Creek Estate — Diane V.

  • Bottle recommendation: Super Texan


William Chris Vineyards — Lisa H., Jessica B., Dave F. and Bill C.

  • Bottle recommendation: Petillant Naturel, Mary Ruth (Jessica B.)

Ron Yates Wines — Lisa H. and Jerry B.

  • Bottle recommendation: The Good Guy (Lisa H.)

Covington Hill Country — Melinda Y.


La Vie Estate Winery — Deborah G.

  • Bottle recommendation: Peach Shenanigans


Kuhlman Cellars — Gloria W. and Bill C.
Ab Astris — Dave F.


Augusta Vin — Linda C. and Bill C.
Becker Vineyards — Gloria W. and Bill C.

  • Bottle recommendation: Viognier (Bill C.)

Wedding Oak Winery — Robin M. and Emily A.
Grape Creek Vineyards — Melva C.

  • Bottle recommendation: Bellisimo (Melva C.)

Lost Draw Cellars — Lisa H.

Valley Mills

Valley Mills Vineyards — Tara V. and Linda C.

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