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.
464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall, TX 78671 Phone: (830) 644-2681 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.beckervineyards.com
Richard and Bunny Becker, Owners 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
Phone: (830) 685-3297 E-mail: [email protected]
BELL SPRINGS WINERY
Daily 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
3700 Bell Springs Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Two kind folks with two dogs running around the place. That’s about it! Well, a little more than that I would say. The winery was built with both Texas “friendly” and modern casual in mind. Clean lines without a lot of clutter. The architecture is old “barn red” Texas with concrete floors and lots of cedar accents.
Being close to Austin, we want young and old to enjoy what we have created. The winery and tasting room sits on the lower part of the property, with great views of the hundreds of well groomed oak and cedar trees. You can roam around the grounds or relax the afternoon away on our patios and enjoy the outdoor tasting bar. We encourage you to bring a picnic along and if your dogs are well behaved and get along with people and other dogs, go ahead and bring them as well.
So why Bell Springs Winery? That’s easy… The winery is on Bell Springs Road. We are a creative bunch!
BENDING BRANCH WINERY
ESTABLISHED IN 2009
Hours: Thurs 11-5, Fri & Sat 11-6, Sun 12-5
142 Lindner Branch Trail, Comfort, TX 78013
Bending Branch Winery, a boutique winery on 56 scenic acres near Comfort, TX, is a sustainable practices and organically focused operation. We have 16 grape varieties planted on 20 acres. Our wines include award-winning Petite Sirah, Picpoul Blanc, Tannat, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Our signature grape, Tannat, has quickly emerged as a true champion of Texas terroir. We invite you to come kick back in Comfort.
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.
CHISHOLM TRAIL WINERY
2367 Usener Road, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 990-CORK (2675) or (877) 990-2675 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.chisholmtrailwinery.com
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
ESTABLISHED IN 2011
Wed-Th 2-6pm, Fri-Sat 12-6pm, Sun 12-5pm. Restaurant: Wed-Sun 6-9pm
1197 Hye Albert Rd, Hye, TX 78635
We are a small boutique winery that started as a far-off dream that slowly matured into reality. We source 100% Texas fruit to produce our wines and combine art and science in the process.
With the return of beautiful Spring to the Hill Country, we are pleased to announce, effective April 8, our Tasting Room will open on a full-time basis. Appointments, while not required, are always suggested, allowing us to plan ahead for your tasting. And we are pleased to announce the opening of the Restaurant at Compass Rose. Chef Bryan Gillenwater’s innovative Hill Country Cuisine will feature a delightful list of small portions that are big on flavor and, of course, wine-friendly. The Restaurant will open Wednesday thru Saturday evening. Reservations suggested, and we look forward to welcoming you soon!
Hours of operation are noted below, effective April 8, 2015.
The Restaurant at Compass Rose:
Wednesday thru Saturday evenings, 6-9PM
Call Mark Watson at 512-965-2878
DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY
ESTABLISHED IN 2002
Open Daily 11am – 7pm
4001 Elder Hill Road CR 170, Driftwood, TX 78619
Located 6 miles S of Hwy 290 on Ranch Road 12 between Dripping Springs & Wimberley. Mediterranean style wines. Breathtaking hilltop view overlooking the vineyard. Gift shop, tastings, picnic area and covered deck. Weddings & private parties welcome!
DRY COMAL CREEK VINEYARDS
ESTABLISHED IN 1992
1741 Herbelin Rd., New Braunfels, TX 78132
6.6 miles west of New Braunfels off Hwy 46 west (at 1741 Herbelin Rd). Featuring unique and different Texas Style Wines. Only 20 minutes from Loop 1604 via IH35 or Hwy 281.
DUCHMAN FAMILY WINERY
ESTABLISHED IN 2004
Monday: 12-6, Tuesday-Thursday: 11-8, Friday-Saturday: 11-9, Sunday: 11-8
13308 FM 150 West, Driftwood, TX 78619
The Duchman Family Winery is a slice of Tuscan heaven in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. The property offers unequalled views of vineyards, romantic gardens and picturesque sunsets against the rolling hills of Central Texas. Producing wines from Italian varietals with 100% Texas-grown grapes. Located just 25 miles from downtown Austin and 2 miles south of the Saltlick restaurant. We combine innovative equipment and techniques with traditional methods to produce uniquely Texas wines. Our focus is to provide the best wine experience Texas has to offer. (Dogs allowed in outdoor areas only)
FALL CREEK VINEYARDS
ESTABLISHED IN 1975
Mon-Fri 11-4 Sat 11-5 Sun 12-4
1820 CR 222, Tow, TX 78672
Fall Creek Vineyards, established in 1975, is the oldest vineyard & winery operation in the Hill Country and founder of the region. Fall Creek Vineyards is at the forefront of the Texas wine industry in demand and accolades for its award-winning wines. Located on the northwest shores of Lake Buchanan, boat cruises are available to magnificent Fall Creek Falls lake – level permitting. Tasting, tours, picnic facilities with light fare for sale and gift shop offered daily.
FIESTA VINEYARD AND WINERY
E-mail: [email protected] 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.
247 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 990-8747 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.fbgwinery.com
The Switzer Family, Owners 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.
GRAPE CREEK VINEYARDS
10587 East Hwy 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 644-2710 Web site:www.grapecreek.com
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.
HAWK’S SHADOW WINERY
ESTABLISHED IN 2010
12:00 to 6:00PM Saturday and by appointment
7500 McGregor Lane, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
866.551.9463 or 512.587.9085
Hawk’s Shadow, built & run with the same hardworking spirit of those who first carved a life from the limestone plateaus of Central Texas. This uniquely Texan terroir produces strong character & unique qualities found in the grapes grown on the estate, which gives our wines a richness & depth as distinctive as Texas. Our passionately hand crafted Texas wine portfolio focuses on estate varietals & grapes carefully chosen from select Texas growers. Arriving at Hawk’s Shadow, you are greeted by our family & commanding vistas of vineyard and Texas Hill Country. Wine tasting at Hawk’s Shadow features relaxed seating where you will enjoy an eclectic mix of dry complex whites, rich European style reds, & very small production wines that offer unique vintage or vineyard specific character. Find a shaded table to relax over a glass, bottle, or picnic with a friend. We hope your visit will prompt you to consider our wines for your own cellar. And we look forward to welcoming your return.
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
10257 U.S. Highway 290 West, Hye, Texas 78635 Phone: (512) 657-2855 Email: [email protected] Website: www.hyemeadow.com
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
Phone: (830) 997-2304 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.inwoodwines.com
Inwood Estates is a boutique winery committed to the highest quality, crafting artisan wines made from all Texas grapes. It planted its first vineyards in 1981 with an emphasis on the Texas “terroir” & Spanish grape varieties. The results ended with Palomino, a Spanish grape traditionally made into sherry, a Chardonnay vineyard in Dallas County & another vineyard 450 miles West of Dallas, where the Tempranillo is grown at a 4000 foot elevation. The first winery was established in urban Dallas in 2005 & the first vintages were released in August 2006. Inwood Estates wines have won international notoriety & can be found in over 200 of the tops restaurants in Texas. In 2009, proprietor Dan Gatlin became the winemaker for The Vineyard at Florence, establishing a second winery & tasting room & creating a new era in winemaking for hybrid varieties & Cabernet Sauvignon under the label of The Vineyard at Florence. In 2012, Inwood Estates was invited to establish a third winery, tasting
KERRVILLE HILLS WINERY
Thurs – Monday 11:00 to 6:00
3600 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028
Features award-winning wines in a relaxed fun atmosphere. Built on footprint of Kerrville homestead overlooking Guadalupe River Valley. Tasting room features home’s original double-sided fireplace, 16-foot ceilings, window to winery activities, and unique rustic warehouse decor. Located 2.3 miles north of I-10 (exit 508) on Highway 16 north of Kerrville; 16 miles south of Fredericksburg. Tasting room, gift shop, tours.
ESTABLISHED IN 2014
Fri & Sat 11-6pm, Sun 12-5pm
18421 E. US 290, Stonewall, TX 78671
512 920-2675 (CORK)
Inspired by the winding waterways, geological formations & mineral rich soil types found in the Texas Terroir, Kuhlman Cellars pays homage to this unique terrain in each of our proprietary blends. Our namesake comes from the Kuhlman Creek which traverses the Cobb Family Farm & Estate Vineyard found NE of Fredericksburg. Recognizing the importance of viticultural union between the climate & vine, the winemaking team continues the vigilant pursuit of research, experimentation & education to produce handcrafted wines of unparalleled character & complexity. Our tasting room is thoughtfully designed to include every guest in a personal wine journey with education about our process from a knowledgeable guide, an intimate view of our working winery & Sommelier & Chef prepared cuisine carefully paired with each wine. We encourage you to slow down, relax & savor the Wine Life-Vina Vita. Experience our intimate food & wine pairings by appointment; same day appointments are welcome.
3209 Highway 290 West, Johnson City 78636 Phone: (512) 663-6468www.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.
LOST DRAW CELLARS
ESTABLISHED IN 2014
Mon & Tues by appointment, Wed 11a-6pm, Thurs & Fri 11a-7p, Sat 11a-6p, Sun 1p-5p
113 E Park St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Lost Draw Cellars is committed to producing quality wines that highlight the unique terroir of the Texas High Plains. We pride ourselves on planting grapes that thrive in the semi-arid climate of the region and strive to continuously improve the growing process in a sustainable way. The founding families of Lost Draw invite you to enjoy the results of our hard work and dedication to true Texas winemaking.
LOST MAPLES WINERY AT POLVADEAU VINEYARDS
ESTABLISHED IN 2010
Wednesday – Sunday 1pm-7pm
34986 Ranch Road 187, Vanderpool, Texas 78885
Lost Maples Winery at Polvadeau Vineyards, LLC is located in the Sabinal Canyon along the Sabinal River in Bandera County, Texas. We are growing the Lenoir Grape as well as other varities, and their quality is exceeding our expectations. Here at our winery we are making our signature wine, Polvadeau Du Dieu which is our Garnet Red Dessert Wine, Polvadeau Vin Rouge our Red Table Wine, Polvadeau Vin Blanc our dry white, Polvadeau Vin Symphonique, Polvadeau du Bois, and we will soon introduce our Polvadeau L’Inspriation. We hope you will honor us by sampling what we believe are some of the best wines the Texas Hill Country has to offer.
ESTABLISHED IN 1995
Fri-Sat 10-6 Sun 12-6 or by appt.
706 Shovel Mountain Road, Cypress Mill, TX 78663
Award-winning, hand crafted, premium Texas table wines. We are halfway between Marble Falls and Johnson City. From Austin, 25 miles West of Bee Cave (via Hamilton Pool Rd/ RR 3238) or from Round Mountain 6 miles east on RR 962 to Shovel Mountain Rd (Blanco Co Rd 304). North on Shovel Mtn Rd 1/2 mile to winery. Picnic facilities available.
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.
2916 Upper Albert Road, Stonewall Texas 78761 Phone: (830) 644-2037 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.pedernalescellars.com
The Kuhlken and Osterberg Families, Owners At Pedernales Cellars a sixth generation Texas family brings a taste of the Old World into the New with its Spanish style wines. The family winery is located near the LBJ ranch and features the largest underground barrel cellar in Texas. At the top of Gingerbread Hill, the tasting room enjoys breathtaking views of the Pedernales River valley.
PERISSOS VINEYARDS AND WINERY
ESTABLISHED IN 2005
7214 Park Road 4 W, Burnet, TX 78611
A fun family vineyard experience only 60 minutes from Austin near Marble Falls and Burnet. Surrounded by rolling granite hills, it is truly a breathtaking and unforgettable place to visit. Our 13 acre Estate vineyard offers an atmosphere of casual elegance, and an intimate tasting experience in the heart of our winery. We are family-owned and operated. And, while we look forward to sharing laughter and frivolity with you when you visit Perissos, we take our winemaking quite seriously. As both winemakers and growers, our commitment and passion is to use only Texas-grown fruit to produce wines of great quality, character and sophistication. Enjoy the fruit of our labor, and savor the unique flavors of the Texas terroir.
RANCHO PONTE VINEYARD
315 Ranch Road 1376, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 990-8555 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.ranchoponte.com
Rachel and Roberto Ponte, Owners Rancho Ponte Vineyard is conveniently close, only a five minute drive east of Fredericksburg, just off highway 290. Our winery is the continuation of a family tradition of quality winemaking that began in 1895 in Italy. We craft our wines meticulously but gently, using minimal handling methods that allow each grape varietal to express itself fully. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Texas hill country, Rancho Ponte Vineyard provides the ideal setting to enjoy our fine wines. Visit us today!
SANTA MARIA CELLARS
12044 Hwy 16 South, Fredericksburg TX 78624 Phone: (830) 998-5357 Website: www.santamariacellarswines.com
Martin and Angela Santamaria, Owners SantaMaria Cellars Wines is proud to offer a variety of wines made right here in the beautiful Hill Country of Fredericksburg, Texas. Owner and Winemaker, Martin Santamaria has mastered the art of winemaking using Texas grapes and adding an Argentenian flare. So pour yourself a glass of your favorite Santamaria Wine, sit back and enjoy some of the best Texas has to offer!
SISTER CREEK VINEYARDS
1142 Sisterdale Road, Sisterdale, TX 78006 Phone: (830) 324-6704 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.sistercreekvineyards.com
Sister Creek Vineyards is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country in Sisterdale, Texas (population 25). The traditional wines (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon Blend and Merlot) are made here. We use Bordeaux and Burgundy wine making techniques, aging our wines in 60-gallon oak barrels. Minimum filtration and fining allows the wine to retain its fullest flavors. In addition to these wines, an Italian-style Muscat Canelli is produced. The vineyard is located between the cypress-lined East and West Sister Creeks. A restored 1885 cotton gin houses the winery.
SIX SHOOTER CELLARS WINERY
6264 U.S. Hwy. 290 E., Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 428-0810 Website: sixshootercellars.com
Six Shooter Cellars offers a selection of wines from Cowtown Winery (Fort Worth), Clear Creek Vineyards (Kemah), Yepez Vineyard (Baytown), Cross Timbers Winery (Grapevine) and Retreat Hill (Navasota), with wines from Blazing Barrels (Lubbock) soon to come. No matter your taste, you can be sure to find a new favorite from our unique assortment of reds, whites, blushes and dessert wines, all from Texas winemakers! We offer wine tastings, wine by the glass or bottle, unique gifts, pottery and t-shirts, and an exclusive VIP room for wine club members – join us at our tasting bar, take a bottle out to the patio area to enjoy, or take something home to share with family and friends. We look forward to seeing you soon!
TEXAS HILLS VINEYARD
Physical Address: 878 Ranch Road 2766, Johnson City, TX 78636 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1480, Johnson City, TX 78636 Phone: (830) 868-2321 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.texashillsvineyard.com
Kathy and Gary Gilstrap and Dale Rassett, Owners Texas Hills Vineyard specializes in wines in the style of Italy featuring Sangiovese, Pinot Grigio and Orange Moscato, as well as the more traditional Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. The Italian grapes, style and production lend themselves well to the Texas Hill Country. Kathy and Gary Gilstrap and their son Dale Rassett have a dream that is maturing into a Texas Hill Country destination. You are invited to see and taste award-winning Texas wines.
TORRE DI PIETRA WINERY
Physical Address: 10915 East Hwy. 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 P.O. Box 1727, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 644-2829 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.texashillcountrywine.com
Ken and Jenise Maxwell, Owners Torre di Pietra quality wines, live music and unique gifts in a romantic setting. Enjoy our patios, vineyard and tasting room. Torre di Pietra is a Texas family tradition of farming and wine making dating back to the late 1800s.
WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS
10352 US Highway 290, Hye, TX 78635 Phone: (830) 998-7654 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.WilliamChrisWines.com
William Chris Vineyards focuses on eco-friendly, Texas grown, premium wines. Come enjoy a tasting in our century old farm house/tasting room in Hye, TX. We also boast the most beautiful oak grove in Texas leading up to a cemetery which dates back through the 1800’s. Just about an hour away from Austin and San Antonio, we are the first winery on US Highway 290 from Austin or North San Antonio. We welcome you to make an appointment for a private tasting or visit us Thursday through Sunday 12-6. Gourmet picnic lunches are available, as well as cheese plates.
662 Woodrose Lane, Stonewall, TX 78671 Phone: (830) 644-2539 E-mail: [email protected] Website:www.woodrosewinery.com
Mike Guilette, Owner At Woodrose Winery We focus on Texas wine made Texas style. Come sit under the oak trees on our 3,000-square-foot deck and enjoy live music every Saturday. We offer a restaurant-style setting where our staff brings the wine to our guests. Located 12 miles east of Fredericksburg on Highway 290, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy a glass.