US-based Siboney Cellars has announced plans to build a winery, tasting room and vineyards on a 52-acre tract on US290 highway near Johnson City, Texas.

Located on the Texas Hill Country Wine Road 290 corridor, the new full production winery is slated to open next year.

Siboney Cellars co-owner Miguel Lecuona said: “Barbara and I have searched for the perfect location to build a new winery in the Hill Country, and this elevated, terraced limestone plateau site is ideal.

“Life is animated by the pursuit of dreams, and this dream would not be possible if we had not met Bill and Mary Anne Waldrip. We are thrilled to announce our partnership and welcome the Waldrips to the Texas wine industry.”

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“We greatly appreciate their commitment to Redneck Riviera Whiskey and believe it is a natural fit for the Walmart customer across the US.”

With frontage on one of the busiest wine corridors in the US, the winery site features a 100ft elevation, broad terraces, rolling terrain, heritage oaks, and several large tracts.

Additionally, the winery disclosed details about the new partnership featuring current owners Miguel and Barbara Lecuona with new owners Bill and Mary Anne Waldrip.

Siboney Cellars co-owner Mary Anne Waldrip said: “After travelling together to wineries in Texas and Napa, and sharing in Barbara’s first vintage wines, we realised this mutual passion could also unlock a new life journey for us.

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“We are thrilled to work with the Lecuonas, develop this site for Siboney Cellars, and welcome the world to a new, wonderful winery in the Texas Hill Country.”

Siboney Cellars noted that it will continue to produce and sell wine as an Alternating Proprietorship G Permit Winery at Hawks Shadow Winery in Dripping Springs through this year.