D dining critic Eve Hill-Agnus headed Texas Hill Country this summer in pursuit of a story. What she had found was a wine region of revolutionary vintners growing new varietals and expanding winemaking methods. The relatively young wine industry there is building upon a Texas Hill Country means—that terroir’s characteristics and idiosyncrasies. It’s an exciting time for the burgeoning wine region.
That’s why, on the heels of our Texas Hill Country wine feature from our October issue, we created a wine quiz, behold:
Drinking wine is already good fun. The tannins! The mouthfeels! Our short quiz will help you get to know the different varietals before you head out for your own wine quest in Texas Hill country. Use your newfound knowledge to visit the best winery for you.
Me? I’m a Picpoul Blanc. I may have to set out to Bending Branch Winery for its crispy, melony, award-winning Picpoul Blanc varietal.