14 Vineyards and Wineries Worth Visiting in the Hill Country

Armadillo’s Leap winery was named a winery worth visiting by KSAT. Why don’t you come out and see for yourself why? Cheers!

Armadillo’s Leap is the Wine of the Moment

Very nice review of Armadillo’s Leap Winery here. It must be noted that the review seems to have visited during the winter, because we were serving the Glogg, which is now sold out.

Armadillo’s Leap Gives, the winery’s charity program, is announced

With Armadillo’s Leap Gives, Armadillo’s Leap Winery gives back to the Texas community. A portion of every case sold in its tasting room will be given to charity. Each year the Kuhlken-Osterberg family will choose a charity to be a recipient of the donation. In 2016 AL Gives is supporting Westcave Preserve, located just west of Austin. Click here to read more about the program.

Taking a Leap

SAHMmelier (aka Alissa Leenher) visits Armadillo’s Leap and gives a great rundown for why you should visit one of the newest wineries on the 290 wine trail. As she says,

“Sparkling Moscato and Mimosa Mornings, blends given TLAs (three-letter acronyms) like BFF, OMG, and WTF, this is a place to sit back and enjoy your friends. But don’t let their relaxed names fool you, they are still serious about making good wine and giving back to the community.”

Click here for the full article and review of AL wines.

Spring is here! Time to enjoy wine and wildflowers.

About.com Travel gives a rundown of all the great ways to enjoy Texas wine country this spring. Click here to read about it.

Food and Wine Mag – Texas wines and wines priced $15-30 big hits in 2016

Food and Wine magazine interviews the wine buyer for Whole Foods USA–a guy who sells a whopping 42 million cases a year–about what’s hot in 2016. He gives Texas wines the nod, calling them “amazing,” as well as to identify the $15-30 price range as the sweet spot in 2016. As he points out there is an enormous quality jump as one moves from $8-10 to $15-20, and consumers are willing to pay for the good juice.  Sparklers, such as AL’s Moscato+ which fall in the $20-30 range are especially popular. Click here for all the wine trends.

Armadillo’s Leap One of the Top New Texas Wineries in 2015

Texas Wine Lover names Armadillo’s Leap one of the top new Texas wineries in 2015. Says that everyone should come and enjoy the new wines by Pedernales Cellars’ winemaker, David Kuhlken, as well as the rustic charm of Rocky Hill. Read whole article here.

Kuhlken-Osterberg family Celebrates Grand Opening on Valentine’s

Armadillo’s Leap Winery is the latest venture of the Kuhlken-Osterberg family, well-known for Pedernales Cellars and their involvement in the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas. On Valentine’s weekend, the family will celebrate the Grand Opening of their new AL tasting room along Highway 290 East. Texas Wine and Trail gives the full rundown of the events planned.

Texas Wine Lover gives a little Love to Armadillo’s Leap

The Texas Wine Lover continues his noble quest of visiting every Texas winery and pays his respects to newly opened Armadillo’s Leap Tasting Room. We appreciate his devotion to Texas wine. Here is the account of his visit.

A Weekday in Texas Hill Country

Steve Ruegg visits Armadillo’s Leap and enjoys his first tasting of the Armadillo’s Leap line up. Well familiar with our sister winery, Pedernales Cellars, he appreciates the value of AL. Click here to read about his experience.