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Head for the Hills
Driftwood is Central Texas' hottest culinary destination
"...barbecue operation, and a lone vineyard. These days, the Driftwood area is bustling with new housing developments, busy wineries,..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Liquid Assets
The 'Chronicle' food and wine update: spring, 2003
"...Dry Comal Creek Vineyards1741 Herbelin Rd. in New Braunfels..."

May 9, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Beyond the Spritzer
Cooling off with summer wines
"...grapes and making wine on their own. Their Milbrandt Vineyards Traditions Pinot Gris ($12) style is just about in..."

July 18, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
World-class white wine -- from Texas!
"...The pioneer in Texas Viognier is Becker Vineyards (Stonewall, 830/644-2681, www.beckervineyards.com). In 1997, winery owner Richard Becker..."

April 25, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Event Menu
April 19-26
"...will feature wines from Alamosa Wine Cellars, Fall Creek Vineyards, Flat Creek Estate, Mandola Estates, Spicewood Vineyards, and Stone..."

April 20, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Capital Idea!
On the phone, on the Web, on the farm, or in the store: giving a little Austin to the foodies on your gift list
"...18001 FM 1826, Driftwood..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Food Feature

Liquid Assets
Texas Wine Month
"...lots of Texas wines without ever going to the vineyards. One of the best will be at Grape Vine..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Wes Marshall knows how to celebrate his wines, and he's willing to share that information in this week's "Liquid Assets."
"...try the rare and scrumptious version from Lone Oak Vineyards. Made in small quantities in North Texas, it hardly..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood sets the record straight on Rocco's Grill and sets the town to stompin' grapes this weekend in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...and July caused such Central Texas wineries as Spicewood Vineyards, Becker Vineyards, Comfort Cellars, Texas Hills Vineyards, and Driftwood..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Sipping 'Satellite of Love'
Texas wineries make the movies
"...Moore, when asked about his selection process for Texas vineyards as sets for his film...."

April 23, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Event Menu
Your local foodie events for March 21-28
"...hosts a multicourse dinner featuring pairings with wines from Driftwood Vineyards. Reservations are necessary. While you're there, ask them..."

March 20, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Barbecue, wine, sushi, and crepes, that sort of thing
"...will translate into new business," said Gary Elliott of Driftwood Vineyards. Our own Mr. Smarty Pants, R.U. Steinberg, reports..."

June 8, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Cowboys and Gauchos
Antelope roasting on an open fire, Tannat swirling at your nose
"...party yesterday at the Salt Lick Barbecue Pavilion in Driftwood. A celebration of two similar cultures from two very..."

Feb. 25, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Some of the Best Texas Hill Country Swimming Holes, Restaurants, Breweries, and More
Take a dip, then fill your piehole
"...bocce ball. And just down the road, long-established Spicewood Vineyards serves their Texas-made wine amidst rows of green vines...."

July 26, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

Wine of the Week
Local wines are just over the next hill
"...area are Fall Creek Vine­yards in Tow and Becker Vineyards in Stonewall. Both are 60-90 minutes from town and..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...Main (Hwy. 281 on the Square), Blanco, 830/833-4350Cedar Valley, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Wimberley..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Hill Country Food & Wine Guide
by Virginia B. Wood & the Cuisines staff
"...Cedar Valley, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Wimberley56. Bella Vista Ranch 3101 Mt. Sharp..."

April 13, 2001 Food Feature

Booze You Can Use: A Few Choice Local Views
Sufficient Texas tipples to topple any tedium
"...we’d be shouting about the splendors of William Chris Vineyards at this point. But we’re definitely keeping with the..."

Oct. 13, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

24 and Counting
A plethora of foodie events at the 24th annual Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...Fair returns to the scenic Salt Lick property near Driftwood after a hiatus of several years...."

April 17, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Lazarus Opens on Airport, J-Prime Opens Downtown, Old Thousand and JewBoy Bring the Holiday Fusion, Chanukah Gets the Haute Cuisine, and Everything Is Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Wine for good! William Chris Vineyards' Wanderer Series Relief Project III, created in collaboration with..."

Nov. 30, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Texas fun is heating up with grape stomps, outlaw festivals, and rodeos
"...Winery, Brenham • Aug. 4, 11, Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, New Braunfels • Aug. 11, Lost Oak Winery, Burleson..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Event Menu
Fall for one of these fall festivals or feasts
"...Hill Country Pig Roast at the Bridges Ranch in Driftwood (Sunday, $35). See complete details and buy tickets at..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

In Good Taste
The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival and the value of terroir
"...of San Antonio. In addition to wines from Becker, Driftwood, and Texas Hills vineyards, there will be libations from..."

March 30, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
"...you on a wine-tasting journey at the Bell Mountain/Oberhellmann Vineyards, part of a tour that explores the ancient process..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Bristol-Joseph's Canje Opens, Bésame's My Jam Makes Us Scream, Fowl Mouth Shuts Up, News of More Booze, and More,
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Bending Branch Winery (in Comfort), Duchman Family Winery (in Driftwood), Pedernales Cellars (in Stonewall) and Spicewood Vineyards (in guess..."

Oct. 6, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Vista's New Brews, H-E-B's Celeb-Packed Grill, Mama Kong's Piggy Wings, and More …
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...this is also relevant, foodwise: Vista Brewing out in Driftwood is releasing two new beers for the holiday weekend..."

June 30, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Musical Fajitas, Mama Fried Papas, Les Dames Are Recruiting, El Alma Turns 10, and More
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering …
"...about some wine? How about some of William Chris Vineyards’ Texas Red Blend, for instance, released for the winery’s..."

June 23, 2021 Food Post

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...Fall Creek Vineyards Both winery locations (Driftwood and Tow), online shopping with..."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...tours of Downtown Austin, plus getaways to wineries in Driftwood and Fredericksberg, or Cuvee Coffee and Willie Nelson's Cut..."

May 2, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File: Super Bowl Edition
The Austin food game is on
"...• Fall Creek Vineyards (18059A FM 1826, Driftwood) is hosting a Super Bowl..."

Jan. 31, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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