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Hill Country Texas Wineries

Hill county Texas is located in the northern part of central Texas. This 986 square mile county is home to over 30 Texas wineries. The name of the county is not derived from geographic features, such as hills. Rather, this county was named after one of its earliest settlers, George Washington Hill. Back when Texas was a independent republic apart form the United States, Hill was the republics secretary of war and navy. So don't confuse Hill county Texas with Texas Hills country, these are two entire different areas of the state.

TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WINE TRAILS

As mentioned at the beginning, over 30 Texas wineries are located in this Texas county. If you ever visit this area, it will seem as if a new winery pops up around every bend in the road. And each one you visit will seem more unique and stunning than the last. This is really a great place if you enjoy taking in the beauty of vineyards or sitting at a wine bar enjoying a glass of fantastic red wine.

With over 30 vineyards, the people in this area have put together some fantastic wine trails. In fact, over 5 million people from across the country and also international come to this little Texas county just to experience one of the many different wine trails that are offered.

Hill County Texas Wine Trail

Wine and Wildflower Trail - The trail begins in mid April and is one of the most popular trails. You will be taken on a journey, visiting 33 Texas wineries, over a period of 10 days.

Texas Wine Month Trail - Begins in October, the busiest time of the year for the wine industry in Hill country and also throughout the entire state. Since a lot of competition exists among the wineries in Texas during this time of the year, the 32 Texas wineries included on this trail offer customers very deep discounts.

October is the best time of year to visit Texas for wine.

Holiday Wine Trail -Begins at the end of November. This is a really special time of the year for most everyone. Visit 31 different wineries and experience the holiday season with these great establishments. You will receive a grapevine wreath. And also a special Christmas ornament from each winery you visit.

Wine Lover's Trail - ​Begins in early February. This is could be a very special Valentines gift for the special person in your life. A lot of wine and a lot of chocolate to enjoy at each of the 33 Texas wineries included on this one!!!

The wine industry in Texas is growing by leaps and bounds annually. Most Texas are even yet to realize how big the industry is becoming. The industry is creating and bringing in millions and millions of dollars of revenue and creating thousands of jobs for the economy. Currently, there are 168 Texas wineries. Many industry experts are predicting that Texas will soon rival even California as the top wine state in the United States.


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Been on both trails, definitely something to do if you're visiting the area! Some of the wines rival those of Napa for sure.

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