USA/South: Fredericksburg/Gillespie County, TX
Texas Hill Country Wine Industry Keeps Maturing
The rapid growth of the Texas Hill Country wine industry continues unabated, as the Fredericksburg/Gillespie County area is now home to nearly 40 vineyards and tasting rooms. How good is the wine? Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country were dubbed the “New Napa” by Huffington Post Canada in July 2015 and were also named one of “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. With the number of wineries growing, ancillary businesses such as wine tour companies are also expanding – visitors will find a dozen wine tour and wine shuttle companies in Fredericksburg alone offering half-day, full-day and custom wine tour options, while the Wine Road 290 shuttle offers weekend shuttle service to and from Fredericksburg area wineries. To learn more about the wine industry in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County, visit www.VisitFredericksburgTX.com/food-wine.