Texas Presses Ahead in Wine Production Texas wineries are growing like multiplying like jack rabbits. In 2000 there were just 43, but seven years later that number has grown to 138. Owners say they're doing a great job, despite the challenges posed by three, distinct climates.
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Texas Presses Ahead in Wine Production

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Texas Presses Ahead in Wine Production

Texas Presses Ahead in Wine Production

Texas Presses Ahead in Wine Production

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Texas now ranks among the country's top five states for number of wineries.

The Lone Star state is as large as France. From the dusty panhandle through the Hill Country and down to the Gulf Coast, wines are being made in three, distinct climates.

Now, the Texas wineries want some respect.