Entries by texaswinejournal

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Top 10 Dry Rose – 2017

The panel tasted the Dry Rose category on March 15th that featured 27 Texas wines from 21 producers split between 48% being labeled as Texas, 41% being Texas High Plains and the remaining 11% being from Texas Hill Country. That average score across the category was 81 points, but the average category score of the Top 10 and […]

Top 10 Tempranillo- 2016

The panel tasted the Tempranillo category on November 17th and featured 29 wines from 19 producers and 9 single vineyards with the category split between 45% being Texas High Plains wines, 45% being Texas and the remaining 10% consisting of Texas Hill Country and Texoma AVAs. The panel demonstrated an acute degree of consensus with […]

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Top 10 Viognier – 2016

Here is our Top 10 list of the best Viognier starting with the Top 3 we tasted in 2016.   Below are also the panel reviews for the top 3. TOP 3 Viognier…                               Here is the Texas Wine Journal’s top ten […]

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Top 10 White Blends – 2016

The Texas Wine Journal announces the Top 10 and Top 3 White Blends out of the producer submissions from all over Texas.  While there are some familiar names on the list there are also many new producers making the top 10 list this year.  The judges panel will be tasting this category for 2017 in April. […]

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Top 10 Dry Rosé – 2016

The Dry Rosé category featured 20 Texas wines from 17 producers, that came from grapes sourced from across the state; ten (43%) were appellated Texas, three (13%) were appellated Texas Hill Country, and seven (30%) were appellated Texas High Plains.  The 2015 vintage comprised of the largest percentage of total wines submitted at 83%, followed by […]

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Top 10 Other Red Varietals – 2016

The Other Red Varietals category featured 45 Texas wines from 23 producers and 10 single vineyards, that came from grapes sourced from across the state; twenty-four (53%) were appellated Texas, ten (22%) were appellated Texas Hill Country, and eleven (24%) were appellated Texas High Plains.  The 2013 vintage comprised of the largest percentage of total wines submitted […]