The Best Books About the Wine Industry in Texas

Do you love wine? If you’re interested in learning more about the wine industry in Texas, then you’ll want to check out these books! These books provide a comprehensive overview of the wine industry in Texas, from grape growing to wine making to marketing and selling. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced wine lover, these books will teach you something new about Texas wines.

Texas Wine Pioneers: How Texas Upset the World Wine Stage and Continues to Redefine It

In Texas Wine Pioneers, author Gretchen Glasscock tells the story of how Texas wine has come to be where it is today. The book chronicles the history of grape growing and winemaking in Texas, starting with the first vines planted in the state in 1837 through the 70s and 80s when Texas’ wine industry was being forged in part by the author herself, and all the way to the present day Texas wine industry. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in learning about the past, present, and future of Texas wines.

The History of Texas Wine: From Spanish Roots to Rising Star

Experts Neil Crain and Katherine Crain take readers on a fascinating journey through the history of Texas wine in this book. The Crains detail how Spanish missionaries introduced grapevines to Texas in the 1600s, and how these vines flourished in the state for centuries. They also describe how the modern Texas wine industry began to take shape in the late 1800s, and how it has continued to grow and evolve since then. If you want to learn about the rich history of Texas wine, this is the book for you.

So You Think You Know Texas Wines? 2020-2021: Demystifying the Economics of Texas Wines

In this book, author Marques Vickers dives into the economic aspects of Texas wine production. Vickers details the various factors that contribute to the cost of Texas wines, from grape-growing costs to production costs to marketing and distribution expenses. He also provides an insider’s look at how Texas wineries make money and how they use that money to reinvest in their businesses. If you’re interested in learning more about the business side of the Texas wine industry, this is the book for you.

The Wineslinger Chronicles: Texas on the Vine

Blogger Russ Kane chronicles his travels around Texas in search of the best wines the state has to offer in this book. Kane visits wineries all over Texas, from the Hill Country to the High Plains, and tasting room after tasting room, he finds some truly amazing wines. If you’re looking for a guide to help you explore the many great wineries of Texas, this is the book for you.

Top Texas Wineries: An Opinionated Guide for Wine Tourists

In this book, critic Andrew Chalk provides his readers with an insightful list of the best wineries to visit in Texas. Chalk focuses on 43 wineries in this book, and he provides detailed descriptions of each one, along with his thoughts on their wines. If you’re looking for a guide to help you plan your wine-tasting adventures in Texas, this is the book for you.

The Wine Roads of Texas: An Essential Guide to Texas Wines and Wineries

A classic guidebook to Texas Wines and Wineries, this book provides readers with all the information they need to plan a wine-tasting trip to Texas. The book includes maps of all the major wine regions in Texas, as well as descriptions of more than 82 wineries. If you’re looking for a near-comprehensive guide to Texas wines and wineries, this is the book for you.

Whether you’re new to Texas wine or you’ve been drinking it for years, these books will give you a greater understanding and appreciation for the industry. So pour yourself a glass of your favorite Texas wine and settle in for some good reading! Cheers!