Our Journey...

2017 San Francisco International Competition

The awards have now been officially announced for Bingham Family Vineyards
The San Francisco International Wine Competition, the largest, most influential international wine competition in America, is judged by a prestigious panel of nationally recognized wine experts. Judging is based on a blind, consensual procedure, ensuring competitive integrity as it remains the nation’s most respected wine competition.

We are proud of our award winners as well as the wines from other great wineries around the state that use our grapes!

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2016 Albariño, Monthly Wine Club Wine for August

With the heat of summer still upon us, we are thinking white wine! What would be better than releasing our 2016 Albariño. A great 100% Texas grown patio wine for you to enjoy.

Our 2016 Albariño just won a silver medal at the 2017 Lone Star Wine Competition and a bronze medal at the 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition. Try our 100% Texas grown Albariño as you explore what Texas can do with this classic Spanish grape.

Aromas of green grape, apple, and sweet floral notes with a touch of lager aromatics. The flavors are reminiscent of lager and cider with a note of sour apple in the finish.

Pairs will with fish or Thai food.

Awards

Bronze medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition

Silver medal, 2017 Lone Star Wine Competition, Texas division

A New Release and a Golden Opportunity to share with you…

Four Gold Medals at the Lone Star International Wine Competition
and a Best in Show for Texas Red Wines our 2014 Petit Verdot

Photo Credit: Mj Hawe

We are celebrating our winning gold medals from the 2017 Lone Star Wine Competition with a special package of those gold medal wines offered to our club members. Our 2014 Petit Verdot won the Best in Show Award for the Texas red wines.

The 2014 Petit Verdot is sold out, but we found a few cases that we have saved for a special package to be offered first to our club members. That package will include one bottle each of our 2014 Petit Verdot, 2014 Cloudburst, 2014 Trebbiano, and 2014 Tempranillo. Speaking of the 2014 Tempranillo, it just won a gold at the 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition. We will be sharing the results for our wine at that competition in the next few days.

This collection of some of the best wines in Texas is available to our club members with a limit of one package per member. The special bundle will be offered first to our club member during the month of July and August.

If you want to try 100% Texas grown, award-winning wines, here is your chance.

Blessings,
Betty

2017 Lone Star International Wine Competition Results

We are happy to announce that the 2017 Lone Star Wine Competition Results are in!

4 Gold, 10 Silver, and 7 Bronze medals!

Our 2014 Petit Verdot won a gold medal and was named Grand Star Best of Show for red wine

Since this wine is almost sold out, we have reserved 50 bottles to be bundled with a bottle of each of our other three gold medal winners from this competition for those of our club members who want to taste more of the gold winners. This bundle will be available at our Grapevine tasting room and our Meadow Winery in just a few weeks. Since we have a limited quantity we want to send a newsletter out to all of our club members first.

More information coming soon about the special wine bundle.

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The Fragileness of Spring in the Vineyards

Everything is greening up in the vineyards. Perhaps we won’t have any more freezing weather or hail to hurt the vines, but we might. Growing grapes on the High Plains is an adventurous endeavor.

We practice delaying pruning as much as we can, so that we don’t wake up the vines too early in the spring. Some years the buds just break out earlier than usual because of the weather conditions and temperatures. This year the vines are almost three weeks ahead of their normal growth. That means that harvest may begin in July which is early for us. Mid-August is closer to when the fruit in our vineyards is usually beginning to be ready for harvest.

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