Foxtoberfest at 12 Fox Beer Company

Halloween and candy might dominate the later part of October, but the early part of the month (and a good chunk of September) belongs to beer. More specifically Oktoberfest-style celebrations of beer.    With Central Texas being one of the premier sites of crafter brewing in the United States, it should come as no surprise…

Welcome to Beerburg Brewing

Here’s a little factoid that might come as a surprise to local craft beer fans. Hops – those greenish yellow pods essential for making beer – don’t grow in Texas. That’s right, your favorite local beer has some out-of-state flavor in it. While there are some greenhouses around the Hill Country attempting to grow hops…

CA-Milleworks and Live Wedding Paintings

  We’ve touched on the Dripping Springs wedding scene before. Lest you forget, Dripping Springs is the official wedding capital of Texas. With no shortage of perfect wedding venues in the area, from rustic farmhouses to luxury venues, choosing the perfect location for a wedding is no small task.  And when a couple does finally…

Texas Hill Country Olive Co.

The Texas Hill Country may be thousands of miles and an ocean away from the olive orchards of Italy, but it has more in common with Italy’s olive oil production than you might think. For starters, both areas offer a warm climate and the right alkaline soil composition that olive trees need to thrive.   …

Fitzhugh Brewery

The Texas Hill Country might as well be dubbed “beer country” because as any beer fan knows, there are a plethora of fantastic breweries in the region worth checking out. Some have been around for decades while others are newer on the scene. Fitzhugh Brewery will celebrate its two-year anniversary this fall and if the…

Dripping Springs

History of Dripping Springs

      St. Louis may be known as the “Gateway to the West” but Dripping Springs is the “Gateway to Hill Country,” as it was founded just a few years after Texas achieved statehood and is in close proximity to Austin. While Dripping Springs has evolved with the changes, even today, it remains a…