Texas has been producing wine for a long time, with the state having quite the history. Texas wines date back to the 1600’s when Spanish missionaries in the El Paso area. Dry, Sunny climates of Texas’ larger wine regions are compared to those in Portugal. Over 36 members of the Vitis grape vine family are grown in Texas, while 15 of them are native to the state, which is higher than all other regions on the planet.
Although it’s one of the largest conterminous states, Texas has a small volume of grape production and vineyard acreage compared to production of some of the smallest French producing regions. The Texas wine industry continues to expand, with a growing reputation for being a solid and well-seasoned US wine growing region.
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