Lone Hen Winery

Lone Hen - adding the dosage

Lone Hen Winery is located in College Station and is owned by Steve and Vicki Kirkpatrick. Their first vines of Blanc du Bois and Champanel were planted in 2004 on their ten acre lot where they live. They continued by planting Cabernet Sauvignon in 2006 and will be replanting with Lenoir soon. They currently haveRead More

Weinhof Winery

Weinhof Winery - Muenster outside

http://www.weinhofwinery.com Update: The Muenster location has closed but Weinhof Winery in Forestburg is open. Weinhof Winery has two locations with the winery in Forestburg and a tasting room in Muenster. Weinhof Winery is owned by Larry and Brenda Thompson. Brenda is also the winemaker. The Forestburg winery opened in February 2007, and the Muenster tasting roomRead More

Homemade Wines

Homemade - outside

http://www.homemadewinesofodessa.com Homemade Wines is located in Odessa and is owned by John and Vicki Solla. The winery opened in 2008 and John Solla is the winemaker. The Solla’s son-in-law Brent Pendleton is the manager. The winery is located in a shopping center in Odessa and was easy to find. Tastings are done while sitting atRead More

Helotes Creek Winery

Helotes Creek - outside

http://www.heloteswinery.net Helotes Creek Winery is located in Old Town Helotes. The winery is owned by Lynn and Joe Sparacello and the winery opened in 2009. Lynn is also the winemaker. The location of the winery in Old Town Helotes makes a nice visit with neighboring stores and restaurants within walking distance. Tastings are done whileRead More

Poteet Country Winery

Poteet Country - outside

http://www.poteetwine.com Poteet Country Winery is located in Poteet and is owned by Bob Denson and Jim Collums. The winery opened on July 4th, 1998. I arrived at the winery greeted by a lot of windmills lining the driveway. I learned later that co-owner Jim Collums is known as the “windmill man” across the United States.Read More

Austin Custom Winery

Austin Custom Winery - outside

http://austincustomwinery.com Austin Custom Winery is located obviously in Austin and is owned by Mary Charron who is also the winemaker. Her husband Steve also helps out at the winery. The winery first opened in November 17, 2007 and recently moved in September, 2013 to a new location. I found Austin Custom Winery in a shoppingRead More

Blue Lotus Winery and Texas Mead Works

Blue Lotus - inside

http://bluelotuswinery.com http://texasmeadworks.com You might be wondering why I put these two wineries together in one post. As I learned when I visited Blue Lotus Winery in Seguin, they are one and the same and are owned by Michael and Melissa Poole. They first opened Texas Mead Works in January 2011 and in September 2012 BlueRead More

Piney Woods Country Winery and Vineyards

Piney Woods - featured

http://www.pineywoodswines.com Piney Woods Country Winery and Vineyards is located in Orange and is owned by Alfred J. Flies (pronounced like “fleece”). The winery was bonded in 1985 and opened for business in 1987. It was the 14th winery in Texas at the time. On my last visit to the winery Jim, Alfred Flies son-in-law, handledRead More