BRYAN, TEXAS – June 2015 – Messina Hof Winery & Resort will host its 38th Annual Harvest Festival with events spanning all three locations from July through the end of August. The public is invited to enjoy the numerous festival activities that include traditional grape harvesting and stomping, wine tastings, behind-the-scenes winery tours, entertainment, Vineyard Cuisine™, and much more.
“This year’s Harvest Festival is a celebration of one of the largest harvests in Texas wine history,” said Messina Hof Chief Executive Officer and Winemaker Paul M. Bonarrigo. “Messina Hof is excited to bring Texans and wine enthusiasts alike to commemorate this momentous occasion with great food, entertainment, and world-class Texas wine.”
The festival began with an inaugural Harvest Festival Kick-off Bash on July 4th, at Messina Hof Grapevine; and will follow with numerous Harvest activities at the Bryan Estate the last weekend in July and the first four weekends of August (July 31, Aug. 1, 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22). The festival will conclude the last weekend in August (Aug. 28, 29 and 30) with a celebration at Messina Hof Hill Country in Fredericksburg.
Messina Hof will also present wine pairing classes and various specialty events throughout the festival that include: Moonlit Harvest & Dinner, Taste of Tuscany Wine Dinner, Murder at the Baths: Murder Mystery Dinner, Grand Finale Gala, and much more.
More information and a full calendar listing of all of Messina Hof’s Harvest activities can be found at http://www.messinahof.com/events.
ABOUT MESSINA HOF
Messina Hof is a leader in the establishment of the Texas wine industry and one the fastest-growing and most award-winning wineries in the state. Established in Texas in 1977, the rich winemaking heritage of the Bonarrigo family dates back six generations to Messina, Sicily. The Messina Hof Winery & Resort® in Bryan, the Messina Hof Hill Country Winery, and Manor Haus in Fredericksburg and the Messina Hof Grapevine Winery are dedicated to producing premier, award-winning wines, and offering tourism destinations based on tradition, romance, and family. Visit Messina Hof at www.messinahof.com and follow @Messina_Hof on Twitter.