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Hill Country Escape APR 02 2015

Hill Country Escape

A trip to reconnect and explore Fredericksburg’s wine country By Jessica Dupuy The Texas Hill Country is quite possibly the state’s most trafficked playground. Blanketed by a scenic landscape of rolling hills and broad valleys; adorned with shady oak trees, rugged limestone outcroppings, expansive fields of spring wildflowers, and nights alive with starlit skies, wine […] View Post >


Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History MAR 31 2015

Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History

Although a relatively new Texan and Texas winery owner, Roberto Ponte, co-owner, with his wife, Rachel, of Rancho Ponte Vineyards, may have the longest lineage of winemaking in his blood than any other Hill Country winemaker. His family has been making wine for four generations on two continents. In 1895, Luigi Ponte, Roberto’s great-grandfather, started […] View Post >


5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers MAR 13 2015

5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers

Plan a mid-week Trip. It’s no secret that the Texas Hill Country is a great place to see wildflowers, like the beloved Texas bluebonnet, each Spring. Avoid the crowds and plan a mid-week trip to Fredericksburg. You’ll spend more time photographing wildflowers and less time waiting for your turn. Book accommodations early. For the same […] View Post >


4 Wildflower Hotspots This Spring MAR 11 2015

4 Wildflower Hotspots This Spring

The Texas Hill Country is a beautiful place to explore in the springtime- wildflowers, including the Texas Bluebonnet, make a trip to Fredericksburg a must do for any spring getaway. Here are a few places where you can get up close and personal with wildflowers in Fredericksburg. Visit Wildseed Farms. The nation’s largest wildflower farm, […] View Post >


2015 Wine & Wildflower Trail MAR 06 2015

2015 Wine & Wildflower Trail

Looking for an addition to your springtime getaway in Fredericksburg? Sip Texas Hill Country wine while exploring 42 Hill Country wineries along the Texas Hill Country Wineries 2015 “Wine and Wildflower Trail.” The self-guided wine trail runs April 10, through April 26, 2015 giving wine lovers just over two weeks to “taste” their way across […] View Post >