Hye Market and Hye End Tasting Room

Hye Market - outside

http://www.hyemarket.com While driving down Wine Road 290 rushing to get to Fredericksburg, you have to slow down for a tiny bit through the small town of Hye. And you probably always wonder why you have to do that when there are only a couple buildings there. Depending on when you first drove through Hye, youRead More

Road trip to Hye, Wine Road 290, and Mason

Hye Trip - bottles

We received an invitation by William Chris Vineyards to attend a concert they were having starring Texas artist Larry Joe Taylor. We gladly accepted and started planning a road trip to Wine Road 290 and the area for the weekend. On the way to our planned first stop, we made a quick change when weRead More

Cripple Creek and Company

Cripple Creek - outside

http://www.cripplecreekandcompany.com The Cripple Creek and Company store is located in Bastrop and has a large selection of Texas wines from different wineries available for sale. DeeDee Peddy is the owner and the store opened in October, 2009.

The Rancher’s Daughter

Rancher's Daughter - outside

http://www.ranchersdaughter.net The Rancher’s Daughter store and wine bar is located in Montgomery and is owned by Harry and Rendy Kerr. They opened the store/wine bar in 2009. In the times we have been visiting The Rancher’s Daughter, they have moved from one location across the street to a new and bigger location. The wine barRead More

Returning Corks Makes a Big Difference

Spec's - Nomacorc

HOUSTON, Texas – In just six months, Texas-area residents collected and returned used wine corks that generated a $10,000 donation to the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation, a world-class cancer research firm based in Houston. This collection is part of The Cork Project – a unique program with two simple goals: help save the earth by reducingRead More

May 2013 Fredericksburg Road Trip


Memorial Day weekend came and it was time to visit some Texas wineries in a Fredericksburg road trip. We made plans to join forces again with Dave and Kelli Potter along with Laurie and Shelly Ware. A schedule was started as to what we wanted to see and it eventually evolved into a very busy Saturday.Read More

Bell Mountain Vineyards

Bell Mountain - Das Peach Haus inside

http://www.bellmountainwine.com Bell Mountain Vineyards is located in Fredericksburg. They planted their vineyard in 1976 and the winery opened in 1983. The winery is owned by Robert (Bob) and Evelyn Oberhelman. The winery was originally called Oberhellmann Vineyards but they then changed it to Bell Mountain Vineyards. Update: The tasting room on Main Street in FredericksburgRead More

Dancing Bee Winery

Dancing Bee - gift shop

http://www.dancingbeewinery.com Dancing Bee Winery is located in Rogers and is part of the Walker Honey Farm Store. It is owned by Janice and Clint Walker and their son Clint is also a vintner at the winery. Dancing Bee Winery opened in September 2011. Dancing Bee Winery specializes in honey wine or better known as mead.Read More