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Who we are

Prior to their partnership, both Bill and Chris had numerous years of experience growing grapes in Texas. Since the two established the William Chris Vineyards brand, a beautiful story continues to be written. Not only driven by the passion of our founders but also the community they continue to build as the business grows. Our vineyard partners, winemakers, and team members make Bill and Chris's vision a reality.

Blog

Wine for the Beer Drinker

Posted by Tara Guthrie on October 12, 2017
With harvest season winding down, Chris gives Studio512 viewers some ideas for wines that appeal to folks that who say, "I'm more of a beer drinker than a wine drinker" - chances are you know one. ...
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What’s Happening with 2017 Texas Wine Harvest?

Posted by Tara Guthrie on August 31, 2017
Harvest season is in full swing in Texas, in fact, in the Texas Hill Country, it’s almost done! Things are shaping up great for the 2017 vintage, and the fruits of this harvest will be some of our ...
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Why do vineyards cover grapes with nets?

Posted by Tara Guthrie on August 4, 2017
Harvest season is in full swing for Texas wine growers. If you’ve driven through wine country in the past few weeks, you may have noticed the vines are all tied up with nets. Have you ever wondered...
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Staying True to Texas-Grown: An Open Letter

Posted by Bill Blackmon on June 21, 2017
Dear William Chris family, Every day we are pleased to share a piece of our world. We are grateful to every one of you for being a part of our story. Ten years ago, we mad...
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Reflections From a Whirlwind of a Debate for Texas Winegrowers

Posted by Melissa Grady on May 12, 2017
As the legislative session draws to a close, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished to help provide transparency to the consumer in Texas wine labeling. Unfortunately, the bill looks like it will d...
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Why Texas Wines Deserve "Sense of Place"

Posted by Bill Blackmon on March 31, 2017
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Truth In Labeling

Posted by Melissa Grady on February 15, 2017
Something big has happened that’s been years in the making. At long last, the Texas wine industry has the opportunity to prescribe clarity in wine labeling for us consumers.
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New Year, Same Goals

Posted by Melissa Grady on January 11, 2017
A new year has come, but we like to think the same old us is here to stay. Our team may expand, and we may experiment with different ways to push the industry envelope, but our focus remains the sa...
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A Look Back at 2016

Posted by Melissa Grady on December 16, 2016
Another year has come and gone at the vineyard. We are taking this time to reflect on 2016, and we can’t help but think back to all the incredible events we were able to enjoy with you all. A few o...
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From Our Table to Yours

Posted by Melissa Grady on November 23, 2016
When it comes to winemaking, tradition is deeply rooted. Whether it is the type of barrel you use for a certain variety or how you age the wine, there is a history and purpose that dates back hundr...
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