Fredericksburg is a beautiful little town renowned for its location in the heart of Texas Wine Country. As a result, there are an overwhelming number of delightful wineries in Fredericksburg to choose from!
Whether visiting for a weekend or a week, here are some of the best wineries near Fredericksburg to relax and enjoy a delicious glass (or two!) of wine.
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Barons Creek Vineyards
Barons Creek is located off Highway 290 (also known as Wine Road 290) near Fredericksburg.
This winery has several tasting rooms which can accommodate large group reservations or walk-ins, depending on the season. If the weather is nice, their outdoor pavilion and fountain trail are a perfect setting for a great outdoor wine tasting experience.
Whether you prefer the reds, whites, or the complexity of a rose’, Barons Creek has a variety of wines sufficient for any pallet.
Visitors can receive Barons Creek wine year round through their membership program. Membership level options include 3, 4, 6, or 12 bottle options. Members can select to receive only red wines or can choose to have a mixed wine selection shipped four times a year.
Each level membership includes discounts off regular purchases, and the platinum 12 bottle membership also includes exclusive events throughout the year.
Becker Vineyards has two locations, the primary 10,000 square foot facility is situated between Fredericksburg and Stonewall, on Becker Farms Road, and the newest site, a tasting room on Main Street in Fredericksburg.
This privately owned vineyard serves handcrafted, award-winning wines, many of the wines in the tasting room are exclusive to Becker Vineyards.
While enjoying these full-bodied wines, take the time for a guided tour of the beautiful and well-organized facilities as well as a stroll through the lavender fields on the property.
Becker Wines offers a variety of membership opportunities. Members can be part of either the Red Premier Wines Club, the White Wine Club, or the Becker Wine Club, which include selections from the red, white, and rose collections.
Membership levels within each club range from 3, 6, or 12 bottles shipped four times a year.
Fiesta Winery 290
Whether you are visiting the Highway 290 location or walking down East Main Street in Fredericksburg, this winery and tasting room is a must-visit for anyone in the area.
The Fiesta Wines are grown and bottled in Texas. The winery has created a large selection of wines, especially impressive is their red collection, for purchase or online ordering.
Become a member and join the Fiesta Family. Membership levels include 3, 6, or 12 bottles. The winery hosts “Pick Up” parties for family members in March, June, September, and December so that members can not only get their wine but also includes live entertainment and food trucks for a truly fun event.
Yes, they will ship your wines too, but the party is definitely worth a day trip to Fredericksburg if you have the time.
Grape Creek Vineyards
If you are looking for the perfect Tuscan experience close to home, then Grape Creek Vineyards should be your first stop when exploring the best wineries in Fredericksburg.
Visitors can enjoy a classic wine tasting, a tour, and wine tasting, or reserve a private tasting experience.
With over ninety wines, visitors are sure to find the perfect bottle to enhance their Fredericksburg experience. While sampling the delicious wine, take a stroll along the beautiful walkways, the vineyard creates a lovely backdrop from the patios and fountains.
Grape Creek has a variety of membership opportunities and there is surely a perfect fit for pallet.
The Grape Creek Club offers Black Label membership for featured red wines but includes a bottle of dry white once a year, or choose from their Mixed, Whites, or Sweet Clubs.
The Grape Creek Estate Club features wines from grapes grown and bottled exclusively on the property, which gives members a truly Grape Creek experience throughout the year.
Hilmy Cellars has created a variety of unique wines through their focus on growing grapes especially acclimated to Texas’ hot climate. The tasting room has great views of the vineyard.
Since Hilmy Cellars is a smaller Fredericksburg winery, everyone you meet during your experience is knowledgeable and invested in the process of creating enjoyable conversations and a friendly environment.
Be first in line to get their seasonal releases by joining The Flock, their membership club which ensures access to these delicious wines year-round.
Wine shipments options come in 3, 6, or 12 bottles, keeping members supplied through four Flock releases – spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Kalasi Cellars near Fredericksburg has a great selection of dry wines made exclusively from grapes grown in Texas.
This family-owned business has designed an idyllic setting for tasting wines. Enjoy a glass or a bottle of wine while sitting under the large pecan trees.
Kalasi is dedicated to the concept of sustainable farming which helps create the perfect natural setting for all visitors to enjoy.
The wines that are served fall into two categories with the Heritage Collection having more traditional flavors and the Reincarnated Collection using a more rare variety of varietals.
The Kalasi Parade is the winery’s membership club. The wine clubs come in 4, 6, or 12 bottle options. Members can choose to have bottles from the Heritage Collection, Reincarnation Collection, or a combination of both. Kalasi also offers a red wine-only membership option.
Located off Ranch Road 1376, Longhorn Cellars is a gorgeous winery near Fredericksburg that produces only a small lot wines handcrafted exclusively from grapes grown in several regions of Texas.
Their tasting room is child and pet friendly and the warm atmosphere is ideally themed for the “Friendship” state. Longhorn Cellars boasts a large selection of white and rose wines while keeping true to their roots as a distinct purveyor of unique red wines.
The Longhorn Wine Club offers membership levels of 2, 4, 6, and 12 bottles. Special military club memberships are available in the 4 and 6 bottle levels.
All wine club membership levels include priority and presale events, complimentary wine tasting for members and spouses each visit, and exclusive wine club pick-up events.
With four wine club releases throughout the year and additional purchase discounts for members, Longhorn Cellars can keep wine racks stocked with award-winning Texas flavors year-round.
Messina Hof Hill
Probably one of the best-known wineries near Fredericksburg, Messina Hof Winery off Highway 290 features a beautiful tasting room with European-style architecture perfect for an outing with friends or a romantic adventure.
Messina Hof has over 50 wines available, with many exclusive to their Fredericksburg location. Visitors can enjoy a variety of tastings, purchase wine by the glass or bottle, all while enjoying gourmet appetizers. The wide, expansive rooms give Messina Hof the ability to book private events as well as host wedding celebrations.
Wine Club benefits at Messina Hof include 20% discounts on wine purchases online and in-store, access to new and limited release wines, exclusive shipping rates, online promotions for members only, and a complimentary glass or 3 wine tasting during business hours.
Their wine clubs have the perfect variety for any connoisseur with All Red, All White, All Sweet, and Mixed clubs all available at the 3, 6, or 12 bottle levels.
Featuring wines from South Africa and Chile, some of the best grade growing regions in the world, the Safari Winery offers visitors a unique pallet experience not found anywhere else in Texas.
The lovely yellow and brownstone building boasts a covered deck perfect for sipping wine and enjoying the Texas sunshine.
The long bar on the inside with a massive stone fireplace creates a wonderful gathering point for hot summer days or during the chilly winter months.
While the variety of wines served might not be as large as some of the other wineries on this list, the flavors of these wines create one of the most unique experiences available to people visiting the best wineries in Fredericksburg, one that will certainly have people returning year after year.
The Safari Club offers memberships at the 3, 6, and 12 bottle levels in four annual shipments.
While Safari has the traditional Red or Mixed memberships, one of the unique aspects of their Safari Club is the Custom level which allows the member to “handpick” the items in each shipment for a truly personalized wine experience in every box.
The Santamaria Cellars have taken Argentinian wine-making traditions and applied them to exclusively grown Texas grapes, creating a blend all their own in the state. E
vents like their “Asado on the Patio” combine delicious wine with traditional Argentinian treats for a wonderful, friendly atmosphere.
With one of the lowest tasting fees for Fredericksburg wineries at $10, enjoy six different wines of your choice from their Red, Rose, and Sweet wine collections.
Santamaria Cellars offers online ordering and shipping through their website. Pursue their wine selection and have your favorites shipped right to your door.
A multigenerational Texas experience, Signor Vineyards features French country gardens as the backdrop for their lovely vineyard. Enjoy delicious wine while strolling through the gardens or sitting at a picnic table.
This Texas colonial-style farmhouse features beautifully manicured lawns, Joanna’s Market, and a homey tasting room.
Signor Vineyards’ signature wine clubs allow members to create their own wine experiences and ships more often than any other winery on this list – five times a year.
The Ranch Select club includes a combination of red, white, and rose wines. The Town & Country is designed for those who prefer white or rose wines while the Signature Club is exclusively red wines.
All club members can choose between the 3, 6, or 12 bottle membership levels. Some of the club-level benefits include discounts on additional bottle purchases, access to limited-production wine bottles, and a complimentary glass of wine on each visit.
William Chris Vineyards
William Chris Vineyard is dedicated to the concept of sustainably grown Texas grapes as the soul of their wines.
William Chris does require reservations at least a day in advance but the variety of options including the Library Wine Experience, Chef’s Food and Wine Pairing, Educational Wine Experience, Picnic Lunch, Members Tasting Room, or Private Group Experiences make this a “must-do” for any visitor looking to experience the best wineries in Fredericksburg, TX and the surrounding area.
The Hye Society is William Chris Vineyards’ unique version of club membership. Members receive 5-6 releases a year, as well as having the first pick to order bottles from the special release menu.
Members also have access to up to four release parties a year, first access to paired wine dinners, and options for limited members-only wines.