Explore the High Plains Wine Trail


We’ve compiled some common questions about the High Plains Wine Trail for you.

The trail is set in the premium Texas grape growing area of the Texas High Plains AVA, offering a genuine Texas wine experience with personal attention and wide open spaces.

Many of the wineries on the trail are estate wineries, meaning that they grow the grapes that they make wine with, adding to the authenticity of the experience.

Visitors can explore around 5,000 acres of wine grapes, showcasing the diverse and rich viticulture of the Texas High Plains region.

The Texas High Plains and Panhandle region produces more than 80% of the wine grapes grown in Texas

Known as the Grape Capital of Texas, Terry County and Brownfield boast more than 3,000 acres of vineyards.

Cool evenings make this region ideal for grape growing. Extreme diurnal shifts often happen in high-elevation regions with midday heat spikes, which fosters sugar development in grapes through photosynthesis. Cool nights slow down, or even halt, grape and vine maturation. This preserves aromas and natural acidity, both of which translate into freshness. Diurnal Shifts Coax Out a Wine’s Fruitiness.

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How to Explore

Start your journey by exploring the Texas High Plains Wine Trail and discover the beauty of the region’s wineries and vineyards.

Consider using Texas Wine Lover’s Website or App to plan visiting several of the wineries on your next trip.

Some of our wineries do require a reservation while others do not. Many times making a reservations will enable you to have a tour as well as a tasting of either a vineyard or a winery, and it is always good to do on a Saturday.

Many of these wineries make all of their wines with 100% Texas grown grapes, some are even estate wineries which means that they grown their own grapes and craft their own wine.

Many of these wineries and tasting rooms are situated near their vineyards. Relax and unwind in the wide open spaces surrounded by vineyards while savoring the unique Texas wine experience.