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How the Texas Hill Country Became a Wine Destination

We welcome back “Wineslinger” Russell Kane. He writes a blog about Texas wines called Vintage Texas, and he’s the author of books about wine, including The Wineslinger Chronicles. We talk with him about his new book, Texas Hill Country Wineries, including how the region developed into a wine-producing area and how it compares to areas […]

Texas Hill Country Wineries Book CoverWe welcome back “Wineslinger” Russell Kane.

He writes a blog about Texas wines called Vintage Texas, and he’s the author of books about wine, including The Wineslinger Chronicles.

We talk with him about his new book, Texas Hill Country Wineries, including how the region developed into a wine-producing area and how it compares to areas like Napa Valley in California.

More: The Wineslinger Chronicles: The Stories Behind Texas Wine (Houston Matters, July 8, 2014)

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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