Celebrate 25 Years
of Hill Country Wine

2024 is the 25th Anniversary of the Texas Hill Country Wineries association. We invite you out to celebrate with us ALL year long during our events or any day of the year that you want to make extra special.

Founded in 1999 by a collective of eight visionary wineries, Texas Hill Country Wineries has flourished into an esteemed association with a membership that has grown exponentially.Now surpassing 60 winery members, we continue to showcase the independent origins of our craft and champion our trailblazing members. Our mission is clear: to shine a spotlight on the remarkable Texas Hill Country AVA and the extraordinary wines it yields.

Texas Hill Country Wineries (THCW) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting both our member wineries and the exceptional Texas Hill Country wine region. From Austin to Fredericksburg, Lampasas to New Braunfels, we bring together a thriving community of winemakers and wine enthusiasts.Through the creation of spectacular events and unforgettable experiences, our goal is to raise awareness, drive visitors to member wineries, provide industry education and support the next generation with scholarships. Whether you’re new to the world of wine or a longtime aficionado, we invite you to discover the unique flavors, breathtaking landscapes and genuine hospitality that make our region truly special.


Committed to Quality

Each of our association wineries has its own personality, terroir and style of winemaking, yet they all share a commitment to quality, hospitality and a fervent passion for their craft. With over 60 unique and visually stunning wineries scattered throughout the Hill Country, there’s someplace new to explore around every bend and an exquisite glass of wine waiting for you through each door. 


Texas Wine Month Passport - Tickets & Details Coming mid-August

October is our favorite month here at Texas Hill Country Wineries because it is Texas Wine Month! Join us in celebrating the Texas Wine Month Passport event from October 1 – 31 in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, receiving complimentary tastings, exclusive discounts and discovering award winning wines at 45+ unique Hill Country Wineries. 

Savor all that Texas Wine Country has to offer this October and drink it all in for one day or all 31 on this fantastic self-guided tour!


True Texas Ingenuity

Covering 9 million acres, the Texas Hill Country American Viticultural Area (AVA), stands as the 3rd largest AVA in the nation and is home to over  100 wineries with over 60 being members of Texas Hill Country Wineries. Amidst the captivating landscape, approximately 1,000 acres of vineyards flourish, giving rise to  delicious varietals rivaling and at times surpassing those grown in France, Italy and Spain - despite the area's rich German heritage. Harnessing true Texas ingenuity, wine growers in this region embrace the challenges and complexities of its unique terroir in order to bring you the best of Texas wine.

Experience the Magic

The Texas Hill Country attracts visitors all year round. Whether it’s wildflowers in the spring, water sports in the summer, or dazzling displays of Christmas lights in the winter, there’s always something to enjoy in the Texas Hill Country. Explore quaint small town shops and merchants, a variety of local restaurants, gorgeous state parks, rich historical sites, and land brimming with opportunities for hunting and hiking. There truly is something for everyone. Come fill up your cup - literally - and create unforgettable memories. 

Visit the Hill Country


Upcoming Events

With a calendar brimming with engaging activities including THCW’s four signature Passport events, roadshow events and winemaker dinners, as well as weekly member winery events, there is always something going on in the Hill Country. Come enjoy food, wine, weekly live music, grape stomps, holiday events and so much more.

We’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with us today!