Wineries and vineyards near San Antonio you should visit this summer

Wine industry contributes more than $1.8 billion to the Texas economy

Augusta Vin Winery in Fredericksburg (Augusta Vin Winery)

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Hill Country is one of the most popular wine regions in the U.S.

Texas grapes attract visitors from across the country and, according to Yahoo, the Lone Star state is the tenth most visited wine region in the world.

The wine industry contributes more than $1.8 billion to the Texas economy each year, according to the Texas Department of Agriculture.

“More than 1.5 million tourists flock to our wineries each year,” said Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. “Texas wineries are a special part of the Lone Star State, and they represent the perfect blend of agriculture and tourism.”

Here is a list of local vineyards and wineries you can check out this summer:

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.