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Why the Hill Country is Among the Top Ten Best Wine Travel Destinations

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Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country has been named one of the Ten Best Wine Travel Destinations in the World by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. You’ll see just why this charming Texas town won that accolade when you view this wine tour and travel video from Visit Fredericksburg TX. It will make you want to plan your own upcoming tasting.

“With more than 45 wineries and tasting rooms, producing numerous award-winning varietals, it’s the perfect place to visit,” the video was captioned. The booming Texas Hill Country wine industry, which is part of the state’s viticulture sector, is sure to inspire those with a passion for the product and a love of Texas! With a brief look at all that can be experienced with a trip to Fredericksburg, in terms of vineyards, tastings, and pairings, this clip brings viewers up to speed with respect to the industry that’s growing in our own backyards!

Video: YouTube/Visit Fredericksburg TX

With patio weather now upon us, there’s no better time to plan a tasting tour throughout the wineries and vineyards in the Fredericksburg area. The capacity for the commercial wine industry to take a strong Texas hold has been developing since the 1970s. Winemaking with a product from the Lone Star State soon became a thriving industry. The Texas grapes used for wine production are grown for the most part in the High Plains, but specific winemaking grapes can and do thrive in the Texas Hill Country, making for the unique industry at Fredericksburg’s doorstep. Tours and tastings are easy to arrange, which makes the area a hotbed for vineyard activity, including traveling the famous 290 Wine Trail. The overall experience is one you won’t soon forget, and you’ll definitely be looking forward to again! Have you tasted a glass of this Texas Hill Country product? Tell us about it!