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Is Texas Wine on the Cusp of Greatness?

We have visited most of the wine regions in the United States. Texas is closest to the West Coast in overall wine quality. The High Plains near Lubbock, where most of the Texas fruit is grown, boasts fertile, sandy loam soils that drain well, hot summer days and cool nights due to their elevation that encourage both ripeness and good acidity, and generations of farmers who understand row crops but need a more profitable product than their traditional cotton crop. 3,573 more words

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Texas Wine: On the Cusp of Greatness?

Among all the U.S. wine regions we have visited, which includes most of the country by now, Texas is closest to the West Coast in overall wine quality. 3,624 more words

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