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Lone Star Terrior

Scenes from the trailblazing vineyards of the Texas High Plains
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Grapes grow at Lost Draw Vineyards, near Brownfield, Texas.

photo: Joel Salcido

Winemaker Kim McPherson.

photo: Joel Salcido

A small sand dune at the edge of a vineyard.

photo: Joel Salcido

Greg Bruni, of Llano Estacado Winery.

photo: Joel Salcido

A wind machine to protect grapes from frost.

photo: Joel Salcido

The McPherson winery in Lubbock.

photo: Joel Salcido

Bottles ready for a tasting.

photo: Joel Salcido

Sherry ages in the sun outside McPherson.

photo: Joel Salcido

Vines standing tall on the plains at the Lost Draw Vineyards, just south of Lubbock.

Joel Salcido

The Texas High Plains is the second largest viticultural area in Texas.

Joel Salcido