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As the largest state in the continental U.S., Texas is committed to making everything within its borders bigger and better — so get ready for a good time. From the Alamo and the Riverwalk in San Antonio, to the bustling big cities of Dallas and Houston, Texas offers world-renowned resorts, fine dining and luxurious spas.

Texas Hill Country Wine Trail
There are over fifteen wineries in the Texas Hill Country, each unique in its own way. Holidays are particularly fun times to visit the Wine Trail, as the wineries have special holiday tastings and events.

Wine Society of Texas
The association represents a number of small to medium-sized wineries located throughout the state. The site offers winery listings and events.

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Texas Travel Guide

(Updated 05/24/13 BH)

India Pale Ale was first developed for British soldiers in South Asia; however, the style has since gained popularity with civilian beer fans.

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