2018, could be another banner year for Texas' $13 billion a year wine industry. Producers are optimistic that Texas vineyards will out-produce last year’s record 1.8 million cases of wine. Wine America produced a state by state indepth report on the industry last year. Texas' totals surprised industry observers.
In the 1980s there were just a couple dozen wineries in Texas. Now, the state is home to almost 350 of them.