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Texas Hill Country Wineries Win 64 Medals at the TEXSOM International Wine Awards

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AUSTIN, Texas (May 31, 2023) – Texas Hill Country Wineries brought home a total of 64 medals at the 2023 TEXSOM International Wine Awards.

Over 2,300 wines were blind-tasted and judged by 42 renowned tastemakers from across the country last month, resulting in a total of 1,677 medals. 

Texas wines in general performed extremely well in the competition, taking home 168 awards. 17 Texas Hill Country Wineries members won medals this year. One wine won the Judge’s Selection Medal, the highest award at the competition, for beverages demonstrating quality and unique character that are exceptional even amongst their medal-winning peers. Texas Hill Country Wineries members were awarded three Platinum Medals, five Gold, 22 Silver and 33 Bronze Medals. 

“Texas Hill Country Wineries members continue to showcase the quality coming out of our state at the TEXSOM Awards,” says January Wiese, Executive Director, Texas Hill Country Wineries. “From Pet Nat to Viognier to Montepulciano to Tempranillo, there is a huge diversity of award-winning wines, thanks to a broad spectrum of passionate winemakers in our great state.”

A complete list of Texas Hill Country Winery member winners is listed here.

Texas is the fifth-largest wine-producing state in the U.S., with the Texas Hill Country AVA being the third largest in the nation. For additional information on Texas Hill Country Wineries and member wineries, please visit www.TexasWineTrail.com.

The Texas Hill Country Wineries is a non-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes Texas Wines. The THCW contributes to the quality of life in and around the Texas Hill Country through its nationally recognized wine trails and events. Representing over 60 unique and independent wineries, THCW is committed to promoting industry advancement and consumer awareness through event and agricultural programs. 

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