This Small Texas City Has Beautiful Vineyards, Hiking Trails, and a Historic Ghost Town

This story appeared first on TRAVEL AND LEISURE. The Texas Hill Country undulates like an emerald ocean racing against the sky. Ancient oaks proffer shade, and at various times of the year, …

Wine Walk: Augusta Vin Winery sets the standard for opulence

Texas has a winery with trend setting facilities that has a “WOW” factor when you drive up to the winery.

As you enter the gates to Augusta Vin Winery from Texas 16, south of Fredericksburg, you travel down a two-lane asphalt road toward what appears to be a well-kept metal building. In reality, this building is the winery where the wines are vinified. The signs continue to direct you down a half mile of asphalt road to the north through well-manicured vineyard blocks of Tannat, Mouvedere, Albarino, Sagrantino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, and other grape varietals to a large, two-story building with a parking lot that is large enough to please any Buc-ee’s fan.

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