Updated: October 13, 2014
When visiting Texas wineries, one of the most fun things to do is actually stay overnight at a winery. A lot of times the winery may have live music at night which lets you enjoy the music with a bottle of wine and not have to worry about driving home or to the local hotel. How nice it is to just walk to the winery’s lodging to stay the night.
We have stayed overnight at a couple winery’s and have enjoyed every minute. In our last trip to Fredericksburg we were considering staying at a winery, but the ones we were aware of were already booked. Hence the birth of this post which is what Texas wineries actually have lodging.
Doing a little research of websites and knowledge from visiting wineries, we found the Texas wineries which have lodging. If we have missed one, please let us know and we will gladly add it to the list so everyone will know it is available. The following are listed in alphabetical order within each region we have on the website of hopefully all the wineries in Texas.
Becker Vineyards has a log homestead cabin circa 1890 which is the original homestead. Its renovation was completed in 1997 and for years served as a charming Bed and Breakfast. It is no longer in operation as a B&B but is reserved for special guests of the winery and used in conjunction with wedding parties and special celebrations.
Flat Creek Estate does not advertise they have a bed and breakfast on the website because it is one room and is booked a lot for weddings. It can be reserved for up to 6 people. There is a full kitchen and patio with grill. They also book their Vintner’s Quarters often on the nights of their special dinners which is done on the first Saturday of every month plus a few additional “theme dinners” throughout the year.
The Villa has two bedrooms and two baths and can accommodate up to 4 adults (no children). Included in staying at the Villa is a complimentary bottle of one of Grape Creek’s fine white label wines and a continental breakfast each morning.
The Mendelbaum Winery guest cabins are located on the beautiful bank of Grape Creek, just 9 miles from historic downtown Fredericksburg. These guest houses are perfect for a peaceful getaway for couples, family, friends or even corporate retreats. Just steps from your cabin enjoy the Grape Creek Trail, tour the historic Lower South Grape School, pick your own peaches in the orchard (seasonal) and enjoy a bonfire under the Texas Hill Country stars.
Messina Hof’s new location in Fredericksburg includes four separate buildings for staying overnight. Staying there also includes a basket which includes breakfast breads, fruit, juice, and a bottle of Messina Hof sparkling wine.
The Vineyard at Florence has luxury rental villas available for a night or weekend. The vineyard or hill country views are magnificent from their villas and inns. Breakfast is included at some of the villas. If you stay on a Saturday night, the Vineyard at Florence has a very nice Sunday brunch.
There is a vineyard in the Central region which has lodging.
Villas at Lake Travis – http://www.thevillasatlaketravis.com
Nestled on a hillside in Lago Vista, overlooking Cottonwood Hollow on Lake Travis, are two Tuscan-style waterfront condos surrounded by a family-owned vineyard.
The log home next to the winery is usually used as a retreat and conference center and includes several bedrooms, a kitchen, and several areas to meet in large or small groups. The entire home is required to be rented.
Kiepersol Estates Bed & Breakfast has five luxurious rooms. Three rooms have private porches and hot tubs. The Bed & Breakfast is adjacent to the restaurant which is open for dinner and provides fine dining, and also includes your choice of a breakfast.
Multiple cottages are available at Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards with different capacities. Los Pinos has live jazz music on Saturday nights with dinner available, so a Saturday night stay is perfect for enjoying the music and retiring to a cottage in walking distance.
Mitas Hill Vineyard has a gorgeous location and facility and have opened their Lodge at Mitas Hill. It features four bedrooms and is available to wedding parties and all rooms are available for guests during special events at Mitas Hill.
The Inn at Tara is a mini-mansion located among Tara Vineyard & Winery’s vineyards. A complementary winery tour and tasting is given to guests and dining is available at the Cellar Door which is located at the winery. Also available is a cottage for up to six guests.
The loft at Bernhardt Winery is located above the winery and overlooks the countryside. Enjoy the quiet of the country in their Tuscan style guest room. A bottle of wine is included along with wine and hors d’oeuvres at sunset and a continental breakfast in the morning.
New winery Clear Creek Winery has a luxury bed and breakfast called the Clipper House Inn. The property has seven antique filled cottages located steps away from the winery.
The Villa at Messina Hof Winery & Resort hosts 11 beautifully appointed rooms richly decorated with timeless antiques and furnishings from different romantic eras. Included with your stay is a winery tour and tasting, evening wine and cheese reception, and a European-style champagne breakfast.
Unfortunately we could not find any wineries located in the Western region which include overnight lodging. However, there is a famous vineyard which does.
The bed and breakfast near Plains, Texas and the Newsom Vineyards is a four bedroom house which can be rented in its entirety or by the room. Breakfast is an option which when chosen is cooked by the Newsom’s son Nolan Newsom. The bed and breakfast gives one a very quiet evening and most of all the fantastic hospitality of Neal and Janice Newsom.