About This Is Texas Wine

About the Podcast

This Is Texas Wine amplifies the great things happening in the Texas wine industry by sharing news about Texas wineries, interviews, travel tips, updates from the vineyards across the state, and wine recommendations. Host Shelly Wilfong also provides Texas-specific wine education, information on industry trends, legislative developments, and other important topics that impact the Texas wine industry from a business and economic standpoint.

The podcast was launched in June 2020. New episodes are generally published every 2-4 weeks.

In 2023, This Is Texas Wine was named one of the Best Wine Podcasts to Follow by FeedSpot.

Sponsorship is available. Contact Shelly for more information.


About Shelly

Shelly Wilfong is a wine educator, writer, and Texas wine podcaster. This Is Texas Wine podcast debuted in 2020 and broadcasts the most important voices in the Texas wine industry. Shelly has contributed articles to the SOMMTV magazine, Texas Wine Lover website, and the State Fair of Texas blog.  She selected the 2022 Blue Ribbon winning wines for the State Fair of Texas. In recognition of her work, Shelly received the Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association’s Wine Press Award in 2022.

Shelly holds the Level 3 (Advanced) award from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and a Certified Specialist of Wine designation through the Society of Wine Educators. She is also a Specialist of Texas Wine from Texas Wine School.  Shelly is a member of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association and Women for WineSense. She volunteers for the TEXSOM Awards and has judged wine competitions in Texas and New York.

Shelly enjoys teaching wine classes and founded the Dallas Women’s Wine Club in 2019.