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TEXAS FINE WINE INVITES YOU TO VISIT OUR WINERIES!

Here are some recommended day and weekend trips. Please check winery websites for hours of operation, tasting fees, reservation information, directions and a calendar of winery events. Also, see if the winery has live music or food trucks scheduled.

FROM AUSTIN

DAY TRIP TO DUCHMAN FAMILY WINERY

Just 30 minutes from Austin, Duchman Family Winery is an easy afternoon winery visit. Enjoy a tasting, a private tour and tasting or grab a bottle and relax under the big oak trees or play cornhole on the estate’s beautiful Italianate villa and grounds.
 

Food:

  • Salt Lick BBQ

DAY TRIP TO SPICEWOOD VINEYARDS

Just 30 minutes from Austin, Spicewood Vineyards is an easy afternoon winery visit. Enjoy a tasting and cheese plate in its recently renovated tasting room or share a bottle on the deck overlooking the vineyard.

 

Food:

  • Opie’s BBQ
  • Apis Restaurant and Apiary

DAY TRIP TO DUCHMAN FAMILY WINERY AND SPICEWOOD VINEYARDS

Both Duchman Family Winery and Spicewood Vineyards are about 30 minutes from Austin. You can visit both wineries in one day – they are about an hour apart traveling through the beautiful Hill Country.

At Duchman Family Winery, enjoy a tasting, a private tour and tasting or grab a bottle and relax under the big oak trees or play cornhole on the estate’s beautiful Italianate villa and grounds.

At Spicewood Vineyards, enjoy a tasting and cheese plate in its recently renovated tasting room or share a bottle on the deck overlooking the vineyard.

 

Food:

    • Opie’s BBQ
    • Apis Restaurant and Apiary

WEEKEND TRIP TO DUCHMAN FAMILY WINERY OR SPICEWOOD VINEYARDS, PEDERNALES CELLARS, 4.0 CELLARS AND BENDING BRANCH WINERY

Saturday

Start your morning at Duchman Family Winery or Spicewood Vineyards – both offer intimate tasting rooms and outdoor spaces. After enjoying a tasting and/or tour, head toward Fredericksburg.

Stop in Pedernales Cellars, which offers tastings in its Estate Tasting Room as well as Reserve Tasting of limited library and wine club wines. It also offers barrel tastings and tours. Enjoy a bottle on the deck covered by trees, overlooking unparalleled views of the Pedernales River Valley.

Head down Highway 290 several miles and stop in 4.0 Cellars, a tasting room that includes Brennan Vineyards. Experience the popular wine and cheese pairing or pick up a bottle to share outside on the covered porch.

Drive into Fredericksburg for dinner and overnight stay.

Sunday

Leave Fredericksburg and head toward Comfort. Within 30 minutes, you’ll be at Bending Branch Winery. Enjoy a tasting at its Estate Winery and Tasting Room. If you are a Wine Club member, head to the Wine Club lounge and patio, overlooking the Hill Country.

After a leisurely visit, head back to Austin and swing by Duchman Family Winery or Spicewood Vineyards for an afternoon glass before heading home. 

Lodging:

  • Rose Hill Manor, Stonewall
  • Stonewall Motor Lodge, Stonewall
  • Cotton Gin, Fredericksburg
  • Hotels & B&Bs, Fredericksburg
  • Camp Comfort, Comfort
  • Hotel Faust, Comfort
  • Meyer Bed & Breakfast, Comfort

Food:

  • Hye Market, Hye
  • Cabernet Grill (all-Texas wine list), Fredericksburg
  • Otto’s, Fredericksburg
  • Opie’s BBQ, Spicewood
  • Salt Lick BBQ, Driftwood
  • High’s Café, Comfort
  • Comfort Pizza, Comfort
  • Food for the Soul, Comfort

FROM SAN ANTONIO

DAY TRIP TO BENDING BRANCH WINERY

Head to Comfort and within 30 minutes, you will arrive at Bending Branch Winery. Enjoy a tasting at the Bending Branch Estate Winery and Tasting Room. If you are a Wine Club member, head to the Wine Club lounge and patio, overlooking the Hill Country.
 

Food:

    • High’s Café, Comfort
    • Comfort Pizza, Comfort
    • Food for the Soul Bistro, Comfort

WEEKEND TRIP TO BENDING BRANCH WINERY, 4.0 CELLARS AND PEDERNALES CELLARS

Saturday

From Dallas, drive about 2.5 hours to Comanche. Enjoy a tasting in Brennan Vineyards historic McCrary House tasting room, which dates back to 1876, or pair Brennan wines with locally curated charcuterie and cheese. You can also reserve a private tour and tastings.

Head toward Comfort and drive 2.5 hours to Bending Branch Winery. Enjoy a tasting at the Bending Branch Estate Winery and Tasting Room. If you are a Wine Club member, head to the Wine Club lounge and patio, overlooking the Hill Country.

Spend the night in Comfort or Fredericksburg.

Sunday

From Fredericksburg, drive 10 minutes to 4.0 Cellars, a tasting room that includes Brennan Vineyards. Experience the popular wine and cheese pairing or pick up a bottle to share outside on the covered porch.

Head toward Stonewall and stop in Pedernales Cellars. Pedernales offers tastings in its Estate Tasting Room as well as Reserve Tasting of limited library and wine club wines. It also offers barrel tastings and tours. Enjoy a bottle on the deck covered by trees, overlooking unparalleled views of the Pedernales River Valley. 

Head home!

Lodging:

  • Rose Hill Manor, Stonewall
  • Stonewall Motor Lodge, Stonewall
  • Cotton Gin, Fredericksburg
  • Hotels & B&Bs, Fredericksburg

Food:

  • Hey Market, Hye
  • Cabernet Grill (all-Texas wine list), Fredericksburg
  • Otto’s, Fredericksburg

FROM DALLAS/FORT WORTH

DAY TRIP TO BRENNAN VINEYARDS

From Dallas, drive about 2.5 hours to Comanche. Enjoy a tasting in Brennan Vineyards historic McCrary House tasting room, which dates back to 1876, or pair Brennan wines with locally curated charcuterie and cheese. You can also reserve a private tour and tastings.

Head home or spend the night in Comanche or Brownwood.
 

Lodging:

  • Hotel or B&B in Comanche or Brownwood

Food:

  • The Turtle Restaurant, Brownwood

WEEKEND TRIP TO BRENNAN VINEYARDS, BENDING BRANCH WINERY, 4.0 CELLARS AND PEDERNALES CELLARS

Saturday

From Dallas, drive about 2.5 hours to Comanche. Enjoy a tasting in Brennan Vineyards historic McCrary House tasting room, which dates back to 1876, or pair Brennan wines with locally curated charcuterie and cheese. You can also reserve a private tour and tastings.

Head toward Comfort and drive 2.5 hours to Bending Branch Winery. Enjoy a tasting at the Bending Branch Estate Winery and Tasting Room. If you are a Wine Club member, head to the Wine Club lounge and patio, overlooking the Hill Country.

Spend the night in Comfort or Fredericksburg.

Sunday

From Fredericksburg, drive 10 minutes to 4.0 Cellars, a tasting room that includes Brennan Vineyards. Experience the popular wine and cheese pairing or pick up a bottle to share outside on the covered porch.

Head toward Stonewall and stop in Pedernales Cellars. Pedernales offers tastings in its Estate Tasting Room as well as Reserve Tasting of limited library and wine club wines. It also offers barrel tastings and tours. Enjoy a bottle on the deck covered by trees, overlooking unparalleled views of the Pedernales River Valley. 

Head home!

Lodging:

  • Camp Comfort, Comfort
  • Hotel Faust, Comfort
  • Meyer Bed & Breakfast, Comfort
  • Cotton Gin, Fredericksburg
  • Hotels and B&Bs, Fredericksburg


Food:

  • High’s Café, Comfort
  • Comfort Pizza, Comfort
  • Food for the Soul Bistro, Comfort
  • Cabernet Grill (all-Texas wine list), Fredericksburg
  • Otto’s, Fredericksburg
  • Hye Market, Hye

FROM HOUSTON

WEEKEND TRIP TO  BENDING BRANCH WINERY, 4.0 CELLARS AND PEDERNALES CELLARS

Saturday

Leave Houston and in about three hours, arrive at Bending Branch Winery in Comfort. Enjoy a tasting at the Bending Branch Estate Winery and Tasting Room. If you are a Wine Club member, head to the Wine Club lounge and patio, overlooking the Hill Country.

Stay in Comfort or Fredericksburg.

Sunday

From Fredericksburg, drive 10 minutes to 4.0 Cellars, a tasting room that includes Brennan Vineyards. Experience the popular wine and cheese pairing or pick up a bottle to share outside on the covered porch.

Head toward Stonewall and stop in Pedernales Cellars. Pedernales offers tastings in its Estate Tasting Room as well as Reserve Tasting of limited library and wine club wines. It also offers barrel tastings and tours. Enjoy a bottle on the deck covered by trees, overlooking unparalleled views of the Pedernales River Valley. 

Head home!

Lodging:

  • Camp Comfort, Comfort
  • Hotel Faust, Comfort
  • Meyer Bed & Breakfast, Comfort
  • Cotton Gin, Fredericksburg
  • Hotels and B&Bs, Fredericksburg

Food

  • High’s Café, Comfort
  • Comfort Pizza, Comfort
  • Food for the Soul Bistro, Comfort
  • Cabernet Grill (all-Texas wine list), Fredericksburg
  • Otto’s, Fredericksburg
  • Hye Market, Hye

WEEKEND TRIP TO  DUCHMAN FAMILY WINERY AND/ OR SPICEWOOD VINEYARDS, PEDERNALES CELLARS AND  4.0 CELLARS 

Saturday

Leave Houston and drive about three hours to Duchman Family Winery in Driftwood. Enjoy a tasting, a private tour and tasting or grab a bottle and relax under the big oak trees or play cornhole on the estate’s beautiful Italianate villa and grounds.

Or leave Houston and head to Spicewood Vineyards, also about a three-hour drive. Arrive Spicewood Vineyards and enjoy a tasting and cheese plate in its recently renovated tasting room or share a bottle on the deck overlooking the vineyard.

Stay in Austin, Stonewall or Fredericksburg

Sunday

Head toward Stonewall and visit Pedernales Cellars, which offers tastings in its Estate Tasting Room as well as Reserve Tasting of limited library and wine club wines. It also offers barrel tastings and tours. Enjoy a bottle on the deck covered by trees, overlooking unparalleled views of the Pedernales River Valley. 

Head down Highway 290 and visit 4.0 Cellars, a tasting room that includes Brennan Vineyards. Experience the popular wine and cheese pairing or pick up a bottle to share outside on the covered porch.

Lodging:

  • Hotels or B&Bs in Austin
  • Rose Hill Manor, Stonewall
  • Stonewall Motor Lodge, Stonewall
  • Cotton Gin, Fredericksburg
  • Hotels or B&Bs, Fredericksburg

Food:

  • Salt Lick BBQ
  • Opie’s BBQ
  • Hye Market, Hye
  • Cabernet Grill (all-Texas wine list). Fredericksburg
  • Otto’s, Fredericksbur

 ENJOY TEXAS FINE WINE AT OUR MEMBER WINERIES

 Bending Branch Winery  –   Brennan Vineyards  –  Duchman Family Winery –  Pedernales Cellars –  Spicewood Vineyards