Enjoy a Wine-Down Weekend in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Texas. Population about 11,000. Located in central Texas, this Hill Country town, named after Price Frederick of Prussia, has a unique German heritage and a plethora of excellent wineries. When you visit Fredericksburg, you can visit the largest wildflower farm in the country, Wild Seed Farms, the National Museum of the Pacific War, or the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. The area has lots of great shopping, restaurants and nightlife spots. This Texas Hill Country gem is truly a great place for a getaway for couples, friends and families alike!

One of the biggest draws in Fredericksburg is the wineries. The town is home to more than 15 excellent wineries offering up a number of varietals to please any palette. If you’re ready to plan a winery weekend but not sure where to start, that’s understandable. With so many wonderful-sounding wineries, how do you choose? Well, start with Wine Road and go from there! Here are five excellent wineries from Wine Road’s list that will make your weekend in Fredericksburg fun and memorable (and exceptionally tasty to boot!).

Five wonderful wineries to visit in Fredericksburg, Texas

  1. Messina Hof Hill Country WineryOpened in 2011 and sitting on nearly 10 acres of land, Messina Hof Winery utilizes 50 different varietals of grapes to create delicious wine for all types of occasions. This Hill Country destination winery hosts private events and weddings as well as tastings and an annual festival where you can stomp grapes. Cheers!
  2. Texas Heritage VineyardTexas Heritage Vineyard seeks to offer patrons excellent Hill Country wine and exceptional live music from Texas singers and songwriters. Stop by this hoppin’ spot on the weekends to kick back and listen to talented musicians as you sip and enjoy the Texas evening. The hardest part of your night will be deicing which wine to sample first!
  3. Heath Sparling WineIf bubbly is more your speed, you won’t want to skip at stop at Heath Sparkling Wine, brought to you by the people behind Grape Creek Vineyards. The brand’s original sparkling wine, Euphoria, is just what you need to kick off a weekend getaway with your travel companions. Prost!
  4. Becker VineyardsFounded in 1992, Becker Vineyards is home to more than 56 acres of grape-filled fields. The winery includes a barrel warehouse and three tank rooms and has 74 fermentation tanks. You won’t want to miss the lavender field that is seasonally filled with flowers as you sip on these award-winning wines.
  5. Siboney CellarsSiboney Cellars offers 100% Texas wine and has been featured as an Austin Monthly Top 10 Winery. Located in Johnson County, Siboney Cellars sits on 52 acres and features tasting rooms with breathtaking views of hill country. Check out the Twilight Thursdays the cellar offers for a relaxing evening in Johnson County!

Lodging in Fredericksburg

When you visit Fredericksburg, you’ll want a comfortable place to rest your head after a day spent soaking up the fresh air and fun that the Hill Country offers visitors. The Vineyards RV Park is just the place! The Hill Country Hot Spot has a lot to offer visitors. Covered wagon glamping? Check! Cabins? Check! RV spots with hook ups? You betcha! Vineyards RV Park is pet friendly and offers free WiFi as well as an on-site playground for kids and a pool, gym and gift shop. The laundry and restroom facilities are clean and well-maintained and this RV park offers lot of fun and amenities for guests of all ages. This is truly a wonderful spot for a weekend getaway filled with outdoor adventures- and maybe some wine, too!


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