Geographical Uniqueness

Several unique characteristics of the vineyard contribute to its ability to produce first class grapes. The vineyard is located on a hillside just 100 ft. above the cypress-lined Frio River at an altitude of 1600 ft.  Frio is Spanish for “cold,” and the river is a chilly 64 degrees year-round.   The crystal-clear water is [...]

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2015

A very successful growing season yielding quality grapes despite a wet spring and summer.

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2010 & 2011

Syrah Blends awarded a gold and a silver medal at the Pacific Rim International Wine Tasting Competition.

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History

In the 1970’s, a group of close friends purchased a beautiful section of the Frio River Canyon, just south of Leakey, Texas. The Frio, one of the state’s most pristine and beautiful rivers, flows through the heart of the canyon.  It’s clear, spring-fed waters provide the scenic backdrop and life source to the area’s [...]

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Early 1970’s

Close friends purchase a beautiful section of the Frio River Canyon, just south of Leakey, Texas. Destined to become the home of the Frio Canyon Vineyard.

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