When you think of Texas do you think of wine? At first, when I heard that Grapevine was known for its wineries I was a bit skeptical. I am a northwest girl and we have a lot of wineries here doing amazing things if I do say so myself. BUT after two visits to Grapevine, Texas I have to admit I am pretty darn impressed with their wine scene. Today I am sharing must-visit Grapevine Wineries!
The best part is this isn't all of them! Even after two visits to Grapevine that was really focused on wine I haven't made it to all the wineries in the area. Which to me means I may have to plan a third or fourth trip just to drink wine. Don't even get me started on some of the amazing restaurants. Don't worry there will be more on the restaurant scene and things to do in Grapevine coming soon.
But first, we have to talk about Grapevine Wineries and delicious wines! It seems like the perfect thing to start with doesn't it...
Messina Hof Grapevine Winery
Opened in late 2014, Messina Hof Winery is located in the replica of the Wallis Hotel and offers a cozy 19th-century environment. Messina Hof Winery, one of the most highly regarded and awarded Texas wineries, is a family-owned business. Featuring more than 50 wines from 28 different varietals, favorites include Private Reserve, Papa Paulo Port, Private Reserve Cab Franc, and Solera Sherry.
When you visit Messina Hof make sure and try Angel, the late harvest sweet riesling! It is absolutely fantastic!
Address: 201 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Sloan & Williams Winery
Sloan & Williams Winery offers wines produced from carefully selected, certified fruits. Featuring seven varietals and three blends, favorites include Serendipity, Sangiovese, and Symphony.
This winery has a gorgeous sitting area that is perfect for date night or relaxing during your trip to Grapevine.
Address: 401 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Cross Timbers Winery
Set in the historic Dorris/Brock home, one of the oldest structures in Grapevine, Cross Timbers Winery offers a unique wine tasting experience, featuring 11 varietals grown in the High Plains. This winery is a bit off from Main Street.
Address - 805 N Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Farina's Winery and Restaurant
Farina's offers its own house red and white wines. They also have a delicious not to be missed spaghetti pizza! Trust me this is comfort food you have to try!
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This winery is just off of Main St. in Grapevine. Located in a 100+-year-old house you have the opportunity to not only learn about their wines but also the history of the area. They have a large variety of wines to taste.
Make sure and try the chocolate wine and the Ivanhoe Nights. I brought a bottle of the Ivanhoe Nights home with me. I really liked the spicy taste balanced with the red blends.
Grapevine Wine Tours
Want to visit the wineries but not have to worry about driving? Check out the Grapevine Wine Tours shuttle! They will shuttle you to some of the famous wineries along the Grapevine Urban Wine Trail and all you have to do is sit back and relax!
I have done this twice and both times were fantastic! So much fun and you really get the chance to see the city and taste the wine without having to worry about driving!
Grapevine Holiday Wine Train
If you are in Grapevine during the holidays check out the Holiday Wine Train! It is so much fun and the perfect way to get in the holiday while enjoying local wine, friends, and great food! There is also a Jazz Wine Train during the year that is fantastic!
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My parents live in Troohy Club which is literally right next to grapevine! I had no idea they had wineries in TX! I will have to heck these out next time I'm visiting!
It looks like a fun place to visit with lots of interesting things to see and do. That tour shuttle bus put a smile in my face.
Taking the Grapevine Wine Tours shuttle sounds like a great idea to me. It is also much safer if you tend to imbibe a bit more then you should when you are going to drive. I really never thought of Texas as having wineries--very interesting.
It's been too long since I've had the chance to visit a winery. I love sampling new ones!
I love a good wine! All the wineries you mention look really interesting, I think I'd love to visit Farina’s Winery and Restaurant in the future. Have to try their spaghetti pizza too!
Woah! Wineries in Grapevine Texas looks amazing and have a tasty wine. I wish I'm near in that place.
A shuttle - I love it. We will have to check out the winery scene in Grapevine. We should be going to Dallas in a few months to visit friends.
MesMessina Hof is one of my favorites! WE have been a few times and its always so much fun. I love Grapevine! Such a cool place to explore!
These wineries are so charming. It must be wonderful to visit them and to sample all of the different wine varieties that they have to offer.