Delaney Vineyards & Winery

Delaney - gift shop Delaney Vineyards & Winery is located in Grapevine. It is one of the only wineries in Grapevine which actually has a vineyard next to the winery. The winery is owned by Jerry Delaney. The winery was completed in 1996 and the first bottling production was in the summer of 1997. I stopped at Delaney Vineyards & Winery during my tour of the Grapevine wineries. The winery is a beautiful 8,000 square foot French chateau inspired building with a 10 [Read More…]

Birthday Bash VIP Reception at Messina Hof

Messina Hof Birthday Bash - berets

In my last post in which I talked about Messina Hof Hill Country, I mentioned how VIP members at Messina Hof Winery and Resort in Bryan get the same VIP benefits in Fredericksburg. The full list of VIP benefits can be seen on Messina Hof’s website. Some of the benefits which we enjoy are the discounts, tour and tasting for 20 people, and private labels. One of the highlights is the quarterly VIP receptions where you get to don your [Read More…]

Haak Vineyards & Winery

Haak Winery - outside Haak Vineyards & Winery is located in Santa Fe, Texas and is owned by Raymond and Gladys Haak. Raymond Haak first started experimenting with the Blanc du Bois grape in the early 1970’s and was one of the first wineries in the country to cultivate Blanc du Bois. The first commercial wines for Haak Vineyards & Winery was in 2000 and today they make seven different Texas wines from Blanc du Bois. If you are planning on doing a [Read More…]

Texas Wine Release Party and Private Texas Wine Tasting

Caldwell Family Winery party - pouring

One of the best things about Texas wines besides visiting Texas wineries is drinking the wine and especially enjoying the Texas wine with other people. This post is about two events we attended this past weekend which hold true to that principle. Texas Wine Release Party You may have read about our recent experience in bottling wines at Caldwell Family Winery & Vineyards. Chris Caldwell told us at the time he would be having a release party and we were [Read More…]