Austin360 announces the official grand opening of Armadillo’s Leap second location on Main Street in Fredericksburg. The grand opening will be feted by a BFF Celebration featuring popcorn pairings, small bites, and cupid mix, in addition to discounts on the eponymous BFF Blend at the Main Street location. Also announced was AL Gives recent donation to Westcave Preserve. For 2017, AL Gives will partner with Ballet Austin. Click here to read the full article.
Hayley Hamilton-Cogill of D Magazine offers her picks of Texas white wines for Texas Wine Month. Among the many delicious selections, Armadillo’s Leap Yaaas! made the list. It is described as follows: “Candied lemon drops, spicy candied ginger and sweet honey fill the uncomplicated sparkling wine. The wine was just released this month, available via contacting the winery.” Click here to see the full list of wines.
San Antonio Express-News offers pairings of beef with Texas wines in its weekend edition. Armadillo’s Leap sparkling moscato, Yaaas!, is a suggested pairing with an Asian inspired slow cooker beef ribs in a ginger-mango sauce. The fizz and light sweetness of Yaaas! will complement the sweet sauce and bring out its spicy notes. The full-bodied richness of AL’s 2015 Texas Viognier is said to be the perfect pairing with a beef and veggie burger. Cheers to Texas Wine Month, and beyond!
Texas Wine and Trail gives the rundown on Glogg, the traditional Swedish seasonal wine produced by the Kuhlken-Osterberg family and available for purchase at their sister wineries, Pedernales Cellars and Armadillo’s Leap. Watch the video of Swedish native, Fredrik Osterberg, describe this seasonal favorite affectionately known as “Christmas in a bottle.” Glogg will be released for sale on Oct. 22nd at both wineries.
SA Current’s Ron Bechtol gives the highlights for touring Wine Road 290 during Texas Wine Month. First off is Armadillo’s Leap located in “the historic Rocky Hill Compound, a mini textbook of rustic Hill Country” with wines well “worth investigating.” To read the full guide, click here.
Looking for a way to celebrate Texas Wine Month? Why not try the list of top wineries put together by CultureMap that includes Armadillo’s Leap as well as our sister winery Pedernales Cellars. The article helpfully gives a rundown of the events these wineries are putting on during Texas Wine Month.
Departures Magazine visited Fredericksburg and found what makes it a “destination on the rise.” One of the tips is to visit Armadillo’s Leap Winery, and say that “the covered patio in the back offers a great perch from where to sip bubbles against a scenic Hill Country backdrop.”
KSAT visited Armadillo’s Leap Winery, as well as its sister winery Pedernales Cellars, and toured Kuhlken Vineyards, to see for itself the excellent vintage that is shaping up for harvest. Click here to see all the coverage of Texas Wine Country.
Arianna Auber of the Austin American-Statesman spent an afternoon at Armadillo’s Leap and calls it a fun addition to the Pedernales Cellars family of wine. Armadillo’s Leap is the sister winery to Pedernales Cellars, and both are owned and operated by the Kuhlken-Osterberg family. Arianna enjoys the relaxed feel of Armadillo’s Leap Winery and its experimental approach to winemaking. She recommends you take a glass of one of the winery’s playfully named wines and sit on the patio to enjoy the view. Click here to read the full article.