Definitive Guide to
Texas Hill Country Wineries

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Bell Springs Winery

Bell Springs Winery opened in 2010 and specializes in small batch wines, an intimate ambiance, and a family-friendly atmosphere located west of downtown Dripping Springs. Their wines are well-reviewed and coupled with their tasting experiences and amazing customer service, Bell Springs is a must-visit winery. Not only do you get to taste amazing wines, Bell Springs also boasts an on site food truck and their own brewery. Check their website for details on tasing experiences, a live music schedule, or book an event.

Driftwood Estate Winery

Established 15 years ago in the heart of Texas, Driftwood Estate Winery is like a country club for wine lovers. They offer their wines direct to customers and local restaurants. Club members enjoy unique benefits such as exclusive seating and select wines. All the estate’s wines come from Texas grapes. Driftwood Estate strives to provide an intimate wine-tasting experience. As such, small groups are preferred. A majestic view of the vineyard and Hill Country adds enjoyment to every sip of Driftwood Estate’s award-winning wines.

Duchman Family Winery

The Duchman Family Winery Founded in 2004 by Doctors Lisa and Stan Duchman, the Duchman Family Winery brings world-class wines to Central Texas and the Hill Country.  They work with local grape growers to produce grapes that beget truly unforgettable wines. Always innovating while staying loyal to Texas-grown grapes, the Duchman Family Winery offers one of the best wine tasting experiences in Texas. In fact, they made HGTV’s list of the 20 most scenic wineries in the U.S.

Fall Creek Vineyards

Since 1975, Fall Creek Vineyards has produced wines that embody the Texas spirit. They use locally owned grapes in and around the Hill Country and pay special attention to the growing and selection process. Taste Fall Creek’s lineup of five exquisite wines, meet the winemakers, tour the majestic vineyards, and participate in an array of special events.

Westcave Cellars

Westcave Cellars was founded in 1997 by Margaret and Allan Fetty. They tend their own vineyard which spans nine varieties of grapes. Visitors enjoy authentic old-world flavors calling back to traditional French wines. Spacious tasting rooms, a wine shop, and breathtaking outdoor space are ideal for group tastings and picnics. Be sure to stop by for live music on Sunday afternoons.

Hawk’s Shadow Winery

Established in 2010 overlooking the majestic Texas Hill Country, Hawk’s Shadow offers a respite from the daily grind with its handcrafted blends. Bring family and friends for a picnic out on the patio, and enjoy a cozy dinner in the cellar. Pets are welcome to join in the festivities.

Solaro Estate

Family run since 1909, Solaro Estate began in Houston and embodies true passion for fine wine. The family’s roots in Germany and Italy have inspired their growing and winemaking process. Through careful planning and using state-of-the-art technology, Solaro prioritizes quality in its production of sophisticated wines. Come on down and experience Dripping Springs’ first urban winery for yourself.

Mendelbaum Cellars

Located in the heart of Fredericksburg, Mendelbaum Cellars is known for its authentic Texas blend and its “Sea of Galilee” from Israel. Its Texas wines use grapes from the High Plains and Panhandle. Mendelbaum offers open door and dimly lit locations to cater to all types of visitors. Stop by or make a reservation today.

Sidecar Tasting Room

Nestled in historic Dripping Springs, Texas, the Sidecar Tasting Room offers a rustic wine tasting experience. Sidecar is a cozy establishment, sitting on a half-acre inside an old house. It was originally created as an offshoot of Bell Springs Winery, but now has a strong following of its own. Visit with friends and enjoy a spacious outdoor patio, live music and entertainment.

Heath Sparkling Wines

Using specially sourced grapes with a high acid-to-sugar ratio, Heath Sparkling Wines produces four unique sparkling wines. Award-winning winemakers Jason Englert and Penny Gadd-Coster carefully oversee every step of the production process, ensuring a sublime flavor. Their world-class sparkling wines are produced in limited quantity and exclusive to club members.

Grape Creek Vineyards

Grape Creek Vineyards boasts a rich history dating back to 1985. Residing on what is likely a former Comanche campground, Grape Creek spans 100 acres with gorgeous views and quaint Tuscan Villa tasting rooms. Their wines have earned over 200 medals in the past two years alone. Wine club members enjoy unique wine offerings, special dinners, and exclusive events and seating.


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