Another beautiful day in the valley. Today we venture into Newburg to visit more great wineries and continue our Pinot Noir adventure. We started at Adelsheim with a trade tour from Matt. We tasted wines in distribution. Most wineries in […]
Here in the valley, the sun rises around 5:30am. At that time the stillness and serenity is gracefully interrupted by birds chirping and welcoming the morning sun. Brian and I spent the morning having coffee under the pine tree […]
By Ceci Barretto AKA Vinously Speaking
Sundays are always fun days when it involves some vinous action :)
It is even more fun when you have the pleasure of visiting the new Messina Hof Winery’s Hill Country Tasting Castle :)
This was my first time to this new addition to the Texas Hill Country wine trail since they opened their doors three months ago. Now, for those of you not versed in Texas wines, Messina Hof itself is not new, in fact Messina Hof has been around since 1977 and is known as one of the pioneers of the Texas wine industry. With their winery and resort located in Bryan, Texas just outside of Houston, they decided it was high time they build a tasting castle in America’s 2nd fastest growing wine tasting trail … The Texas Hill Country Wine Trail!
Being a winemaker is probably one of the few jobs where ‘screwing’ around on the job is something you can get away with, and in some cases … necessary.