TEXAS WINES SELL FOR RECORD PRICES AT HOUSTON RODEO UNCORKED
Two Texas wines sold for record prices at Houston Rodeo Uncorked Charity Wine Dinner. The 2022 Reserve Grand Champion Best of Show, Nice Winery Cabernet Franc, Paicines, 2018, owned by past Rodeo scholarship recipient Ryan Levy, was purchased by Amegy Bank of Texas, Lisa M. Blackwood, Fidelis New Energy, LLC, and Randa and Ray Gilliam, for $200,000. Nice Winery is located on the west side of Houston.
The 2022 Top Texas Wine, Hye Meadow Winery Boooom Red, Texas High Plains, 2017, was purchased by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Sire Spirits, LLC (Branson Cognac and Le Chemin Du Roi Champagne), for $125,000. Hye Meadow Winery is located east of Fredericksberg in the Texas Hill Country.