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The wines of Texas

Sarah Jane English

The wines of Texas

a guide and a history

by Sarah Jane English

  • 271 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Wine and wine making -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSarah Jane English.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP557 .E54 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 191 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2718207M
      ISBN 100890155666
      LC Control Number86011434

      Thomas Volney Munson, viticulturalist, son of William and Maria (Linley) Munson, was born at Astoria, Illinois, on Septem He became one of the leading experts in native American grape species, and his studies were instrumental in saving the European grape and wine industry from disaster during the late nineteenth century. Specialist of Texas Wine is a first-of-its-kind program that offers a comprehensive series of classes featuring the unique wines and wine regions of Texas. Click here to Book Now Book Now Click here to Learn More Learn More.

      The education I received from wise Texas wine folk like Bobby Cox helped me understand why blending grapes from various microclimates adds layers of complexity to a wine. And pioneers like Les Constable at Brushy Creek Vineyards and Winery helped me understand why setting up a vine library is a good start to a vineyard, or even something to maintain for the entire life of someone’s estate. Wine of the Month Club™ is the oldest mail order wine club in America. Specializing in value-oriented wines, the Wine of the Month Club is open to anyone who has an appreciation of fine wine and is interested in a monthly wine club y wine delivered to your door, guaranteed!

      In the Texas Hill Country we reveal a diversity of passion in the personalities of our many wineries. We cultivate a spectacular experience for our adventurous visitors and wine lovers who share our unparalleled hospitality. The community of the Texas Hill Country Wineries presents the independent origins of our craft. Wine tours, was the most affordable we could find to take us to/from San Antonio to hill country. Greg (owner) provided the best customer service and was very flexible to ensure we had a great tour!5/5(5).


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With admirable writing skill and prodigious research, Sarah Jane English chronicles Texas winemaking from its earliest days near Spanish El Paso to 3/5. The book begins with a general history of the wine industry in Texas and an introduction to the varietals grown in Texas.

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Overview. This is the premier guide to wines of the nation’s fifth-largest wine producing state. For this edition, Austin wine writer Wes Marshall scouted new wineries from Big Bend’s Davis Mountains to the bayous of East Texas, from Dallas to Del Rio, Galveston to Lubbock.

He found nearly three times as many wineries to visit, met the vintners, Pages: Italian inspired with a Texas twist. An ever-changing menu based on fresh, regional and seasonal ingredients. Perfectly matched with the best wines of Texas and from further afield. Seamless service, unique locations, mouth watering food and wine, creating everlasting memories.

The Vineyard at Florence offers a beautiful and enchanting hill. Yet, approximately 95% of Texas wine is consumed locally. Texas wineries are concentrated in the eastern regions of the state with dozens of wineries located near both the Dallas and Houston metropolitan areas.

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The book begins with a general history of the wine industry in Texas and an introduction to the varietals grown in Texas. Although only briefly mentioned, T. V Munson from Dennison is very important to the wine industry history in Texas as well as France/5(7).

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Current production is valued at $ million. 4 Texas Department of Agriculture Susan Combs, Commissioner texas wine File Size: 1MB. Interest in grape culture and wine making expanded in Texas during the late s and early s.

In agricultural statistics showed about 1, acres in vineyards that produced more than million pounds of grapes and nearly 1, barrels of wine. The Wine Society of Texas was founded in with the following mission: To enhance the appreciation of wine, particularly Texas wine; To educate the experienced as well as the beginning wine taster To promote the winemakers and grapegrowers To foster the knowledge of oenology and viticulture To help in charitable activities; and To promote the responsible consumption of wine.

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Pecos, Texas “I, as a wine lover and a frequent visitor of the Texas Hill Country wineries, enjoyed John's descriptive insight. He has done a wonderful job of whetting my thirst of exploration for wines I have yet to discover. I am ready to grab his book and hop on the Wine Trail!” Todd Bestor Co-owner of River Oaks Framing Co., LLC.

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In his foreword, Robert Mondavi sees distinct Free shipping over $“So You Think You Know Texas Wines” is designed to simplify your understanding by identifying growing trends, grape descriptions, and future direction of the Texas wine industry.

This book concisely profiles each of the state’s leading growing regions and prominent grapes based on the most recent available harvest data from Wine lovers interested in an education on the burgeoning Texas wine industry will value this book. Originally written inthe author has provided two revisions so far, and this Third Edition is replete with well-documented, interesting information.