Welcome to the William Chris Vineyards blog, follow us and stay up to date on all things Texas wine.
Harvest season is in full swing in Texas, in fact, in Texas Hill Country it’s almost done! Things are shaping up great for the 2017 vintage, and the fruits of this harvest will be some of our best yet. We are so excited about how well things are shaping up this year, Chris took some time out of his hectic harvest schedule for a quick Q&A session with Mark Rashap of Another Bottle Down. It is evident that Chris is extremely excited about the 2017 harvest and the wines that it will bring to the William Chris portfolio – especially Texas Mourvèdre! Continue »
Ten years ago, we made it our mission to showcase Texas’s terroir. We tailored our wine tasting experience to reflect, and embody the soul of Texas-grown wine and the people who make it. We have always stood firmly in support of Texas winegrowers. Continue »
As the legislative session draws to a close, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished to help provide transparency to the consumer in Texas wine labeling. Unfortunately, the bill looks like it will die in committee, but Texas wine has captivated a national audience via Fox News, Forbes, and GQ to name a few. We have dedicated our business to growing and making authentic Texas-grown wines since day one and though the bill won’t become law anytime soon we have proved that consumers like you really do care where your wine originates. Continue »
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the importance of the use of "Texas on wine labels. In fact, Texas House Bill 1514 and Senate Bill 1833 were introduced this session to address the issue. It makes sense that we make a push to protect Texas' place in the wine industry. Can you think of anywhere else in the world that carries the same sense of pride in place as Texans do? Continue »