Wine Trail Events

I recently published a post about spring and summer wine festivals. A comment was added from Bruce Anderson of Sunset Winery that I should list wine trail events. What a great idea! A lot of Texas wineries are on wine trails and they often have events throughout the year which feature different themes, special activities/winesRead More

Maydelle Country Wines and Vino Incognita

Maydelle Country Wines - outside

http://www.maydellewines.com Update: Vino Incognita has now closed Maydelle Country Wines is located in Rusk near the railroad tracks of the Rusk railroad. The winery is owned by Steve Harper and Cheryl Ivie-Harper and was opened in 2004. The Texas State Railroad in Rusk has railroad tracks located right next to the winery and you haveRead More

KE Cellars Winery

KE Cellars Winery - owner

http://www.kiepersol.com/kecellars/rockwall.shtml KE Cellars Winery is located in Rockwall and is owned by Jenniffer and Bill Norman. KE Cellars, owned by Kiepersol Estates Vineyards in Tyler, has now opened two other locations in Texas. The location in Rockwall however is actually a franchise which differentiates it from the others with the Winery name. KE Cellars WineryRead More

Texas Vineyard & Smokehaus

Texas Vineyard & Smokehaus - outside

http://www.texasvineyard.org Texas Vineyard & Smokehaus is located in Palestine and is owned by Rafael and Cheryl Hernandez. The winery opened in 2008. The winery was not found on our GPS so we used the coordinates we found from Google maps. Fortunately the coordinates brought us to the winery fairly easily as we found the wineryRead More

Crump Valley Vineyards

Crump Valley - outside

http://www.facebook.com/CrumpValleyVineyards Crump Valley Vineyards is located in Sulphur Springs about four miles south of Downtown and is owned by Travis Crump and Susan Jones. The winery is available by appointment only. There are a few reasons why this is the case. Number one is the winery does not have an adjacent tasting room yet. AnotherRead More

Texas Winery Passport Rewards and Los Pinos Weekend

Zip lining in Canton

As we have mentioned before, the Texas Winery Passport program is definitely something you should be involved with if you are visiting Texas wineries. The rewards get better and better as you visit more wineries. Even though the Texas Winery Passport program will be changing in some way at the start of September, we stillRead More

Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards

Los Pinos - outside

http://www.lospinosranchvineyards.com Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards is located in Pittsburg and is owned by Jeff Sneed. The winery opened in 2001. We first learned about Los Pinos when we volunteered at a wine festival in Old Town Spring and they were there with a table. We met Sales Director Gerald Jones and he gave us hisRead More

Fairhaven Vineyards

Fairhaven - Outside

http://www.fairhavenvineyards.com Fairhaven Vineyards is located in Hawkins and is owned by Ron Winters. The vineyard was started in 2004 and there are now 11 acres. The winery itself opened in 2009 and is very easy to find in the back roads of East Texas. When we arrived at the winery, there was a pourer helpingRead More

Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery

Enoch's Stomp - outside

http://www.enochsstomp.com Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery is located in Harleton and was founded in 2004 by Altus Koegelenberg and Jon Kral. Our GPS led us to the winery but we missed the entrance at first even though we saw the vineyards. When we went past the vineyards, we realized we must have missed it andRead More

Tara Vineyard and Winery

Tara - outside

http://www.tarawinery.com Tara Vineyard and Winery opened in 2007 and is located near Athens. We had to enter GPS coordinates from Google maps to get us in the right location. It seems like a lot of wineries are located on county roads and are very difficult to find the correct address on a GPS. Fortunately weRead More