The Bed and Breakfast is only 3 minutes away from all the wineries & vineyards on Fredericksburg, Texas Wine Road 290. We are the favorite lodging for wine lovers visiting the highway 290 wineries & vineyards . Plan your next wine trail getaway, book a room at the Full Moon Inn early so you can enjoy our convenient location. The Food and Wine Fest is a event held every last weekend in October. The wine trail has events all throughout the year. Come and stay with us for your next visit. (830) 997-2205
All the best Texas wines are found in the Hill Country. And among those, the best of the best are located near the Full Moon Inn. Although California receives the most recognition for wine production in the United States, Spanish missionaries began producing wine in Texas around the 1700s — almost a century before California vineyards were established.
In fact, over half on the species of grape worldwide are grown in Texas. German and Italian immigrants are credited with starting Texas winemaking. When a blight struck over six million acres of European vineyards rootstock resistant to the disease was sent from Texas and grafted to the European varieties.
Wineries in Texas suffered their own setback as a result of the Prohibition passed by the 18th Amendment in 1919. The wine drought lasted until 1935 with repeal of the Prohibition.
With approximately 40 wineries in Texas the state ranks fifth in wine production — the top wine states are California, New York, Washington and Oregon respectively. That’s not to say they produce the best wine. More than a few Texas wineries lay claim to that privilege.
4.0 Cellars began as a collaboration between three Texas wineries – Brennan Vineyards, Lost Oak Winery, and McPherson Cellars, which are located respectively in Comanche, Burleson, and Lubbock, Texas.
Claude Alexander opened Alexander Vineyards in September 2013. The Texas Hill country is the second fastest growing wine destination in the country, and is the ideal location to showcase wines that are classic expressions of the regions in which they are made. We believe it’s about the quality of wines produced no matter if the grapes are grown in Texas of half-way around the world.
Becker Vineyards is open for tasting, tours, wine gift purchases, and picnics. We invite you to join us on the porch during spring and summer or by the hearth of an open fire during the winter in the tasting room. We also host many events throughout the year that we encourage you to attend.
Bell Mountain Wine oldest winery in Fredericksburg Texas. located on the slopes of Bell Mountain, first identified on the U.S. Geological map of 1885, the area was designated by our Federal government in 1986 as Texas’ first wine growing area.
Directions to Chisholm Trail Winery (if coming from the East side of Fredericksburg):
Go to first stop light when approaching Fredericksburg from the East on 290 (La Quinta is at the corner). Turn left onto Friendship Lane. Go straight approximately 11 miles. You will cross Highway 87 and Highway 16. Friendship Lane turns into FM 2093. As you get closer to Usener you will cross Spring Creek. Turn right onto Usener Road and go 1.7 miles to the winery.
Fall Creek Vineyards was established in 1975 by Texas businessman/rancher, Ed Auler and his wife, Susan. The vineyards are located eighty miles northwest of Austin in the Texas Hill Country where the sandy loam soil, warm days and cool breezes off Lake Buchanan provide an excellent microclimate for growing premium wine grapes.
Located six miles east of Fredericksburg in the Historic Rocky Hill Complex. Live entertainment every Friday from 6 to 9 pm.
Established in 1978, this family-owned winery produces a broad range of varietal and blended wines.
As Grape Creek Vineyard enters into our 15th year of celebration, we look to new horizons to keep our loyal customers up-to-date on the wines that we have available. This web site is dedicated to informing you of what’s new in the vineyard, new winery techniques that we may use, and where you may obtain our wines from sources other than our own boutique winery gift shop. (830) 644-2710
The story of Hilmy Cellars starts with Erik Hilmy and his curiosity for fermenting anything that would. As a youngster reared in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas – Mission, TX, to be exact -, Erik would deplete the home of all fruit in the name of fermentation, much to his parents suprise. Through the years, Erik made the supply of wine needed for family and friends while he pursued a number of careers, none of which could hold his interest the way winemaking could.
Hye Meadow Winery marks the genesis of the Texas Hill Country wine experience, set on US-290 upon 62 gorgeous acres amidst a grove of towering oaks. Our mission: to offer a spot to relax with great wine and make you never want to leave. Listen to the breeze through the oaks, or wander to find your perfect picnic spot. We invite you to visit our big red barn and witness how our wine is crafted.
For over 30 years, Dan Gatlin has perfected the art of winemaking in the state of Texas.
A pioneer in Tempranillo growing, Inwood Estates Specializes in making the highest quality wines from the best Texas grapes.
Kerrville’s first winery is situated at the top of a hill high above Kerrville and the Guadalupe River Valley. The winery and tasting room are built on the footprint of a Kerrville homestead.
Select a wine and try a taste of Texas. Mendelbaum Cellars in Fredericksburg, Texas, offers wines from the Texas Panhandle and the Texas High Plains . Located in the heart of the Texas 290 Wine Trail, our winery caters to groups of friends and families, as well as wine enthusiasts.
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.
Located near Stonewall. The winery’s location, set back a little over a mile from the main artery US 290 and the Pedernales River. (830) 644-2037
Rancho Ponte, a family-owned winery established in 2009, is the newest winery in the Texas Hill Country. Our beautiful winery and tasting room are nestled on 20 acres, surrounded by cattle and horse ranches. We are open seven days a week from 11am until 5pm, except on saturday when we are open until 6pm. Wine Tasting includes a Free Rancho Ponte wine glass. (830) 990-8555
Santa Maria Cellars
SantaMaria Cellars Wines is proud to offer a variety of wines made right here in the beautiful Hill Country of Fredericksburg, Texas.
Since 1988, Sister Creek Vineyards has been located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country in Sisterdale, Texas (Pop. 25).
Texas Hills Vineyard is located one mile east of Highway 290/281 in Johnson City on Ranch Road 2766, the road to Pedernales Falls State Park. Gary & Kathy Gilstrap, and son Dale Rassett, have a created a destination that can be enjoyed again and again in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. One of Texas ten largest wineries based on cases produced per year Texas Hills Vineyard is proud to use only Texas fruit in its production of wine.
Torre di Pietra, continues a family’s tradition of farming and wine making that date to the late 1800s. Owned and operated by the Maxwell Family, Torre di Pietra is committed to the highest standards in their Vineyards and Winery to ensure the best quality of wines are available for your enjoyment. The Winery and gift shop is located ten miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas on US Hwy 290.
Water 2 Wine…the ultimate wine experience! By the glass, bottle or batch – you choose! Start with a wine tasting to define the likes of your palate.
Woodrose Winery and Retreat is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, a few miles from the LBJ State and National Parks. Woodrose Winery is a small charming “boutique” winery focusing on quality wines with a minimum of fining and filtration. (830) 644-2111
A true Texas Hill Country wine experience on a beautiful oak-studded property, William Chris focuses on Texas-grown premium wine from estate-run vineyards across the state. Walking tour starts in the 100 year old farm house tasting room, to the 18th century cemetery, down the vineyards to the oak grove. Live music on the shady new deck on Saturday. Barrel tastings, special events and a genuine hospitality will bring you back.
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Offers Wine and Beer Tours throughout the Texas Hill Country including the Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Blanco and Fredericksburg areas.
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