Alamosa Wine Cellars
Physical Address: 677 County Road 430, Bend, TX 76824 Phone: (325) 628-3313 Austin: (512) 335-0051 ext. 103
Web site: www.alamosawinecellars.com Karen and Jim Johnson, Owners and Grape Growers Jim Johnson, Winemaker
Alamosa Wine Cellars is located at the top of the Hill Country, three miles west of Bend in San Saba County. Our 10-acre vineyard provides the fruit for our estate wines created from the sun, soil and climate of the Texas Hill Country and the grapes of Italy, Spain and the Rhone! We were the first Texas winery dedicated exclusively to warm climate varietals such as Viognier, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Mourdevre and Syrah. Proud members of Way Out Wineries of Texas and Hill Country Wine Trail.
6360 Goehmann Ln, Fredricksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (817) 312-6338 Website: www.alexandervineyards.com
Our goal at Alexander Vineyards is to provide you with the best possible wines. Whether the fruit is sourced from Texas vines or ones halfway around the world, we strive to find some of the finest expressions of varietals available and produce wines of exceptional quality and integrity. Alexander Vineyards is more than just a winery; it is the realization of my passion to share my love for wine with others and provide guests with an exceptional wine experience amidst the backdrop of the beautiful vistas and hospitality of Fredericksburg. Opening Soon!
Featured in the Wine Spectator, The New York Times, starred in “Destination Fantasy Weddings” on the Food Network and served in the White House, these hand-crafted award-winning Bordeaux, Burgundian and Rhone-styled wines are enjoyed with fine cuisine or casual fares. In the Texas Hill Country, 10 miles east of historic Fredericksburg off U.S. Highway 290, the winery replaces an original 19th-century German limestone barn and stands beside the 1880s log cabin (named The Homestead B&B). The tasting room features an antique bar originally from the Green Tree Saloon in San Antonio. There are 46 acres of French vinifera grapevines and three acres of lavender growing at the winery. Grape growing and wine making techniques follow strict French practices of limited yield, barrel fermentation and aging of red and white wines. The Lavender Haus reception hall and the winery verandah are available for parties, conferences and receptions. Becker Vineyards also hosts the annual Lavender Festival.
Bell Mountain Vineyards
Physical Address: 463 Bell Mountain Road, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 756, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 685-3297 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.bellmountainwine.com Evelyn and Bob Oberhelman, Owners
Bell Mountain’s winery is located 14 miles north of Fredericksburg on Hwy 16, in an area that was designated by the federal government in 1986 by the federal government as Texas’ first wine growing appellation. The vineyards were established in 1976 with classic grape varieties. With slopes at elevations near 2,000 feet, Bell Mountain was first identified on the U.S. geological map of 1885. The chateau-style winery is a state-of-the-art facility that also offers a wine and gourmet food shop. Visit our Web site for special events throughout the year.
Bell Springs Winery
Bell Springs Winery is a unique wine experience in the hill country. We offer a great selection of wines crafted for from various regions across Texas and the United States. Our philosophy is great tasting wines and a little bit of something for everyone. Come enjoy our large outdoor covered deck and tree lined lawns perfect for picnics. Bring along some food and grab a bottle of wine and hang out. We regularly have live music on the weekends and don’t miss your favorite sports and events on our flat screen TVs. The winery is located just 25 minutes from downtown Austin off Highway 290.
Bending Branch Winery
142 Lindner Branch Trail, Comfort, TX 78013 Phone: (830) 995-2948
Web site: www.bendingbranchwinery.com Robert and Brenda Young, Owners
Bending Branch Winery, a boutique winery on 56 scenic acres near Comfort Tx, is a sustainable practices and organically focused operation. Our 13+ acres of vines include our award winning Petite Sirah, Picpoul Blanc and Tannat. While Tannat, our signature grape, has emerged as a champion of the Texas terrior, we’ve found great success with Vermentino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Roussanne and many more. Visit our website to find out about upcoming events, and join us in the tasting room to see why Bending Branch has become a favorite Hill Country destination!
Brennan Vineyards is conveniently located on scenic Texas Highway 16 in the city of Comanche, midway between the heart of the Texas Hill Country and the High Plains of West Texas. Currently eight varieties are grown in Brennan’s two nearby vineyards. The winery campus features a state-of-the-art winery, the Austin House special events center and the historic, charming McCrary House tasting room and gift shop. All of this is located on beautifully landscaped, creek side grounds. The Brennan and Wilkerson families are committed to making premium wine from Texas grapes. Sophisticated wine with Texas roots!
Chisholm Trail Winery
The winery and 23-acre vineyard are located in a small valley west of Fredericksburg where quarter horses and longhorn cattle roam freely next to the scenic Spring Creek. We feature premium Texas wines in a beautiful relaxed Hill Country setting.
Compass Rose Cellars
113 Austin St., Mason, Texas 76856, Phone: (972) 415-4189 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Owner, Mark Watson Website: www.compassrosecellars.com
Compass Rose Cellars is a small boutique winery based out of Mason, Texas. Our winery started as a far-off dream that slowly matured into reality and now fulfills the passion of our small family of winemakers. We strive to combine methods of art and science into our wines. Using a combination of old world techniques, a little bit of love, and a quest of a dream gives us the ability to craft our wines into something special. By mixing this with modern science and procedures we are able to obtain the quality we strive for and a better understanding of our wines.
Driftwood Estate Vineyards
4001 Elder Hill Road (County Road 170) Driftwood, TX 78619 Phone: (512) 692-6229 Email: email@example.com Website: www.driftwoodvineyards.com
Driftwood Estate Vineyard and Winery embodies the spirit and heart of Texas. Driftwood radiates Texas pride in its production of high quality wines made from Texas grapes. Driftwood Estate Winery sits on a bluff from which visitors can enjoy a fine wine from a majestic perch overlooking the Driftwood Vineyards below. Come by and enjoy the view from our 1,100 square foot deck overhanging the bluff, our picnic area under the oak trees or our new Pavillion next to the tasting room.
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards is located in a small protected valley nestled in the Texas Hill Country. The rich alluvial soil, laced with limestone, flint and shale chips, provides ideal growing conditions for our grapes. Our vines receive personal care and tending combined with a labor-intensive handmade approach to picking, fermentation and bottling. This produces a very personal result in our wines, unmatched in character and uncompromised in quality. Dry Comal Creek Vineyards is the only winery in Texas to make and merchandise Texas Style Wines™ as different and unique as the state of Texas. Dry Comal Creek Vineyards also has a special events center that is ideal for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, company parties and more.
Duchman Family Winery
13308 FM 150 West, Driftwood, TX 78619 Phone: (512) 858-1470 Web site: www.duchmanwinery.com Damian and Trina Mandola, Stan and Lisa Duchman, Owners
Duchman Family Winery produces fine Texas wines from traditional Italian varieties in a beautiful Hill Country setting just 25 miles from downtown Austin. Duchman Family Wines reflect the partners’ passion for Italian wine, Italian food and Texas hospitality. Our estate vineyard demonstrates our commitment to Italian grape varieties. We also partner with growers in the Hill Country and on the High Plains. In the winery, we follow the Italian example of combining innovative equipment and techniques with traditional methods to produce uniquely Texas wines with an Italian sense of style. If you share our love of wines or are just looking for a fun outing, our winery combines hospitality and beautiful architecture with great wines.
Fall Creek Vineyards
Physical Address: 1820 County Road 222, Tow, TX 78672 (Vineyard, Winery and Event Center) Phone: (325) 379-5361 Phone: (512) 476-4477 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.fcv.com Susan and Ed Auler, Owners (and Founders of Texas Hill Country Wine Region)
Established in 1975 by Ed and Susan Auler, the celebrated Fall Creek Vineyards is located in the Texas Hill Country on the northwest shores of Lake Buchanan in a microclimate with complex soil that produces outstanding wines. Fall Creek’s 1997 Sauvignon Blanc was the first Texas wine to receive a “BEST BUY” designation from Wine Spectator. The wines have been served at four presidential inaugurations and to international heads of state. They also have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, San Francisco Chronicle, Southern Living, national television shows and all major Texas newspapers and magazines. Wines and Vines recognized Susan Auler as one of the “Top 50 people in the world wine industry.” Look for Meritus, Fall Creek Cabernet, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Chenin Blanc and more in worldwide restaurants.
Fall Creek Vineyards Driftwood
Fall Creek Vineyards at Driftwood is located in the beautiful Driftwood, Texas, on FM 1826; directly across the road from the ever-popular Salt Lick BBQ. This second FCV location features an elegant Hill Country estate on 17 beautiful acres adjacent to Onion Creek, and is well situated to become tasting destination for both wine lovers and locals alike. Driftwood is rapidly becoming a food and beverage mecca with wineries, breweries distilleries and restaurants. It is a mere 25 minute drive from Austin, yet still feels like a peaceful country getaway. The new winery is a fantastic place to enjoy wine, nosh on delicious small plates by Chef David Garrido, shop for gift items and artisanal foods or stroll the peaceful grounds. The facility is also available as a special destination for weddings.and select events.
Fiesta Vineyard and Winery
18727 West FM 580, Lometa, Texas 76853 Located Five miles East of Bend, Texas on FM 580 West Phone: (325) 628-3433 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.fiestawinery.com Stephen and Sally Baxter, Owners
Fiesta Winery Fredericksburg 147A East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, 830.307.3328
Fiesta Winery 290 6260 E US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, 830.997.4466
Fiesta Winery is where every day is a Holiday and every night is a Party! Featuring Texas at its finest, we are a family owned/operated winery. The Baxter family has been in Bend, Texas for over 150 years. The winery is located on the family ranch and is riverfront property on the Colorado River nestled in the Heart of Texas. When enjoying wine at Fiesta Winery you will see a few “touches” of the homestead throughout, displays from family cowboy boots to an old government outhouse. Come enjoy our large outdoor covered deck, waterfall and fountain. Bring along some food and grab a bottle of wine and hang out. We take pride and enjoy the opportunity to be able to provide quality wine and environment while being around those we love.
Flat Creek Estate
24912 Singleton Bend East, Marble Falls, TX 78654 (Located off 1431, 6 miles west of Lago Vista) Phone: (512) 267-6310 or (512) 267-1802 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.flatcreekestate.com Madelyn and Rick Naber, Owners
Flat Creek Estate is the home of Flat Creek Estate and Buckin Horse wines. The 80-acre estate is nestled in a Hill Country setting reminiscent of the Tuscany region. Twenty acres of well-tended vineyard blocks, progressive 10,000-case boutique winery, Pecan Park picnic area, walking trails and well-stocked ponds all grace the estate. Our event center, pavilion, winery, and Vintner’s Quarters lodging offer opportunities to host and present events, gatherings, business retreats and wine and food education classes. Owners Rick and Madelyn Naber invite you to share the rich, rural lifestyle at Flat Creek Estate.
Fly Gap Winery
2851 Hickory Grove Road, Mason, TX 76856 Email: email@example.com Website: href=”http://www.flygapwinery.com/Alarich-Wines.html” target=”_blank”>www.flygapwinery.com
Fly Gap Winery is committed to bottling the finest quality small batch wines from Texas grown fruit, and our passion of wine drives us to compete in all aspects of wine & wine business to raise the bar, improve our wines, but most importantly to provide our customers with memorable experiences, amazing values, and high quality customer care.
Named one of the top three producers in Texas by USA Today, Fredericksburg Winery is owned and operated by the Switzer family. Wine making is 75 percent art and 25 percent science, and we like creating masterpieces. Our wines are produced the old fashioned way – fermentation in small tanks and filling, corking and labeling by hand. We make a complete spectrum of red and white wines: dry (unsweet), semi-dry, medium sweet and sweet – and even one-step further – late harvest desserts. Wait, make that two-steps further – Port and Sherry! Come do “Wine 101 (WHP)” and get the real scoop.
Come and taste wines made in Georgetown from select Texas vineyards, as well as some out-of-state vineyards. We have produced many internationally recognized award-winning wines from Texas grapes. We offer wine tastings, private events, wine bar, wine club, personalized labels and a large selection of wine-related gifts. Located in historic downtown Georgetown since 2007, we offer live music every Friday and Saturday from 5-8 p.m.
Grape Creek Vineyards
At Grape Creek Winery & Vineyards we invite you to visit our beautiful and romantic Italian Villa tasting room and event center, enjoy our wines, and experience the feel of “Tuscany in Texas”. Our passion is to produce premium quality wine from the best selection of grapes and Grape Creek has garnered over 100 medals in the last two years from California to New York! Sample our award winning wines, take our unique cellar tour including barrel tastings at our new, state-of-the-art wine production complex, shop for exclusive selections in our Italian picnic market and take your discoveries to enjoy on the tree-covered patios overlooking our vineyards and the beautiful hill country.
7500 McGregor Lane, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620 Phone: (866) 551-9463 Website: www.hawksshadow.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hawk’s Shadow Estate Winery & Vineyard is located deep in the Texas Hill Country, Hawk’s Shadow Estate was built and is run with the same hardworking spirit of those who first carved a life from the limestone encrusted plateaus of Central Texas. This uniquely Texan terroir produced men and women of strong character and uniqueness, qualities which are found in the vines and grapes grown on the estate. Like these early settlers, the struggle to survive has given our wines a richness and depth as distinctive as Texas. Planned opening, Fall 2013
12346 E US Hwy 290 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830)644-2482 Website: hilmywine.com
Here at Hilmy Cellars, we focus on making wines from hot climate varietals from around the world, with an emphasis on finding their truest expression in Texas. At Hilmy Wine, we believe through and through that wine is made in the vineyard. We strive for quality in farming, and work to achieve harmony among the various contributors of quality grapes.
Hye Meadow Winery
Located on gorgeous property under towering oak trees, Hye Meadow Winery will make you feel right at home. Both our covered patio and our tasting room are the perfect spots to kick back, relax and enjoy a glass of well-crafted wine. We are happy to show you around our state-of-the-art winery, and offer a sneak peek at plans for up-coming events pavilion to host weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and other intimate gatherings. Our staff is friendly, appoachable and knowledgeable about wine – Texas wine in particular. We also can’t wait to introduce you to Friends in Hye Places, our free wine club.
Inwood Estates Vineyards – The Vineyard at Florence
Inwood Estates Vineyards invites you to visit its new winery located at the northern end of the Texas Hill Country overlooking 600 acres of rolling hills in a Tuscan styled village known as The Vineyard at Florence. Tour the beautiful new winery and taste the award winning wines based on Spanish varieties of Tempranillo and Palomino. In addition, winemaker Dan Gatlin has crafted outstanding wines from The Vineyard at Florence’s 30 acre vineyard. These wines are the first commercially made vintages from grapes grown in Williamson County. Located just 45 minutes North of Austin, The Vineyard at Florence has emerged as one of the premier and easily accessible destinations offering gracious living in primary residences or second homes.
Junction Rivers Winery
210 N. 6th Street, Junction TX 76849 Phone: (325) 446-2600 Website: www.junctionriverswinery.com
Junction Rivers Winery is the product of a 30 year vision to make fine wines. Our goal is to produce the finest wines in in the world and to help promote Texas wines. Junction Rivers Winery was constructed using the newest sustainable technology, Structurally Insulated Panels. We have installed a rain water collection system, solar panels and wind generators to reduce our energy dependence.
Kerrville Hills Winery
Kerrville’s first winery is situated at the top of a high hill overlooking Kerrville and the Guadalupe River Valley. The winery and tasting room are built on the footprint of a Kerrville homestead. The tasting room has a rustic/modern warehouse feel, and features a double-sided fireplace that once stood in the home’s entry. Rustic tin from the barn roof covers an entire wall. Two large windows allow tasting-room visitors to view winery activities. We’re proud to craft wines that are equally at home at wine competitions and lazy days enjoying Hill Country views. Current offerings include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Blanc Du Bois. From Kerrville: 2.3 miles north of I-10 on Highway 16 (Fredericksburg Rd.). Winery entrance on left. From San Antonio: Take I-10 Exit 508, turn right on Hwy. 16, drive 2.3 miles. From Fredericksburg and Hwy 290: 19 miles south on Highway 16.
La Cruz de Comal Wines, Ltd.
La Cruz de Comal is a collaboration betweeen two long-standing friends, California winemaker Tony Coturri and Texas lawyer and wine enthusiast Lewis Dickson. The small vineyard and winery are located in the rugged Texas Hill Country near Canyon Lake, about 15 minutes from New Braunfels. Everything is done by hand. Fermentation occurs with natural yeasts using grapes grown in the Texas Hill Country. Nothing is added to the wine and nothing is taken out. Wines to try include the Petard Blanc (estate-grown Blanc du Bois), Cohete Rojo (proprietary red blend of predominantly Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon), Troubadour (proprietary red blend of predominantly Merlot and Malbec) and Cuvee Jackie (estate-grown red blend of predominantly Norton and Black Spanish). Not open to the public. Visits may be arranged by appointment.
3209 Highway 290 West, Johnson City 78636 Phone: (512) 663-6468 www.lewiswines.com We would love to have you out for a tasting.
We produce wines from 100% Texas grown grapes. We invite you to share our passion. For driving directions, please visit our website. Due to our size we are currently open by appointment only.
This small winery nestled in the Texas Hill Country just 40 miles west of Austin opened in April 2000. It is owned and operated by Maureen and Mac McReynolds and produces premium red and white wines. Directions from Austin: Take SH 71 West to Hamilton Pool Road (RR 3238) in Bee Cave; follow Hamilton Pool Road 24 miles to Cypress Mill; turn right on FM 962; follow 962 for 1 mile and turn right on Shovel Mountain Road (CR 304). We are about 0.5 miles further, on the right. From San Antonio: Take SH 281 North to Round Mountain; turn right on FM 962 and travel east for 6 miles; turn left onto Shovel Mountain Road (CR 304). From Marble Falls: take SH 281 South; turn left on FM 962.
Messina Hof Winery
9996 US Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 Phone: (830) 990-4653 Website: www.messinahof.com
Taste over 50 of our Award-winning wines! As you enter through the Messina Hof Hill Country Tower, you enter the Messina Hof family room. The central tower was the most important building in a castle. Round – shaped towers were built symbolizing strength. Stay a while. Join the family for a taste of Texas as you relax around the hand carved grapevine Italian marble gazebo or enjoy the tasting bars.