Let's Talk over Drinks
D Magazine's regular articles about What to Drink Now turns to Texas whites wines and gives a nod to Pedernales Cellars Texas Viognier. "Layered with crisp Granny Smith apple, tropical guava and papaya and a touch of honeysuckle, melding into lemon custard and honey on the back palate. $17, available at Pogo’s." Click here to read the full article.
The San Antonio Express News weekend edition offers three great beef recipes along with Texas wine pairings that bring out the best of their flavors. With Oven Texas Barbeque Beef Brisket it is recommended that you pair Pedernales Cellars Texas Tempranillo to bring out the rich beefiness of the dish. With a savory Lone Star Beef and Veggie Burger you should have a glass of Pedernales Cellars Texas Viognier. The full-bodied character of the Texas Viognier complements the combination of fresh veggies and Texas beef.
"Texas is big, no news there, but it’s so big that two of our American Viticulture Areas (AVA) in the state are actually two of the largest in the country, encompassing both currently planted vineyards and overall space. Of the eight federally approved AVAs in the state, the Texas Hill Country AVA covers 15,000-square-miles in 22 different counties, created in 1991. Not long after that the Texas High Plains AVA was approved, covering 12,000-square-miles in the area in and around the Panhandle of Texas, Lubbock and Amarillo." Read more.
Texas Wine Lover visits Highway 290 looking for new ways to experience Texas wine. He catalogs the range of upscale tastings, including Pedernales Cellars' Reserve Tasting, available in Texas wine country. Click here to read the full article.