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The Complete Guide to Fredericksburg, TX Wineries

There are so many wineries in Fredericksburg, TX that it’s hard to keep track of them all. 

We’re such avid wine connoisseurs and lovers of Texas Hill country, that we bought our wine country home that we rent as a Fredericksburg Bed and Breakfast.

Whenever we are visiting our vacation home, we spend our time wine tasting searching for the best wineries in Fredericksburg.

We realized that there is not an all-encompassing list of all Fredericksburg wineries, so we made it a mission to compile this information for you and taste our way through town.

In terms of ratings, we judged Fredericksburg wineries both on ambiance as well as wines. 

Note that wine tasting is 100% subjective. Typically we enjoy dry white wines and fruit forward red wines. 

Know that if you enjoy sweet wines, you might prefer some of the wines from this list more than we may have rated them.

The highway 290 wine trail actually stretches further than just Fredericksburg. Wineries are in Stonewall, Hye, and Johnson City, so we included those wineries as well. It’s just too unfair to not include a favorite vineyard on Highway 290 just because it’s beyond city limits.

We will do our best to keep this list updated as wineries open and close. As we continue to sip our way through town we will update the blog post with our recent tasting notes.

We organized our list of Fredericksburg TX wineries based on the vineyards we’ve tasted and in order of preference.

The wineries on the bottom are our “still to sip list” for your reference.

Fredericksburg Wineries

Signor Vineyards

4.5 / 5 Wines

5 / 5 Ambiance

Signor Vineyards is one of our favorite wineries in Texas Hill Country. Sip wine on their gorgeous grounds, which are very instagramable. There is a tasting room near a pond, a trellis leading to a gift shop covered in greenery, and even a wine barn. Signor specializes in both wines from Texas and wines from Oregon. Without a doubt it’s a perfect place for a girls trip as it’s so spacious or even for a romantic date on the vineyard. In terms of wine, we really enjoyed the roussanne, which was light and fresh since it was aged in stainless steel. We think the true star is the rosé of grenache. It’s delish!

362 Livesay Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.signorvineyards.com/ 

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Pontotoc Vineyard Weingarten

4.5 / 5 Wines

4.75 / 5 Ambiance

We absolutely love this Fredericksburg winery. Pontotoc Vineyard Weingarten feels like a secret garden right on Fredericksburg’s Main Street. They showcase terrific red wines that they produce in a small little Texas ghost town just right down the road. During warmer months, you can’t go wrong when ordering their homemade sangria. Pair it with a picnic basket with homemade goodies crafted by the winemaker’s wife. Our only complaint is that this weingarten is only open on weekends! 

320 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://pontotocvineyard.com/ 

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Southold Farm and Cellar

4 / 5 Wines

4.75 / 5 Ambiance 

Southold Winery is a bit off the beaten path compared to other Fredericksburg wineries, but worth the drive. Once you drive up the gravel road to the winery you’ll be treated to beautiful hillside views, an outdoor area with cozy swings, and modern farmhouse décor. Southold recently opened a high-end restaurant which is now turning into a formal pre-fixe format. Once it reopens, we’re sure it won’t be long until we add it to our list of the best restaurants in Fredericksburg.

2721 Ranch Road 2721, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.southoldfarmandcellar.com/

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William Chris Vineyards

4 / 5 Wines

4.5 / 5 Ambiance

William Chris Vineyards really helped to bring attention to Texas wine country as the wines began to improve over the past few years. In fact, visiting William Chris vineyards was the conduit to our Fredericksburg TX winery obsession. As William Chris has grown in fame, so has their vineyard with a new gorgeous tasting room that has recently opened. This is a great winery to do a tasting and then buy a bottle and have a picnic on the grounds.

10352, US-290, Hye, TX 78635 https://www.williamchriswines.com/ 

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Crowson Winery

4.5 / 5 Wines

4 / 5 Ambiance

Crowson is the best pit spot on your way from Austin to Fredericksburg. Located in downtown Johnson City, we have a lot of great memories sitting down with Henry the winemaker, tasting the wine creations he made with his father, and listening to his vinyl collection. The indoor tasting room is small and cozy, looking like Chip and Joanna Gaines left their touch on the interior. A small patio is also available outdoors. Be sure to try some of the red wines; the malbec is one of our favorites.

102 N Ave G, Johnson City, TX 78636 crowsonwines.co

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Becker Vineyards 

4 / 5 Wines

4.5 / 5 Ambiance 

We’re wine club members of Becker due to the gorgeous vineyard, huge selection of wines, and also the convenient downtown tasting room. During the spring time the fields next to the patio are filled with lavender and rows of poppies in full bloom. In terms of wines, we love their rosé wine options as well as their Ranger Hayes blend and most of their cabernet wines. Both the vineyard and the downtown tasting room offer a patio and a gift shop. Wine club members get free tasting or glasses of wine daily!

307 US-87, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.beckervineyards.com/ 

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Augusta Vin 

3.8 / 5 Wines

4.5 / 5 Ambiance 

August Vin is not too far from downtown Fredericksburg but you are transported by their beautiful patios and stunning tasting room. The menu has two options, a regular tasting menu and the premium tasting menu. Gavin and I both chose to taste a different menu in order to be exposed to more of their wines. Overall we thought there were great wines on the premium tasting menu, but the regular menu was just so-so. If you visit this winery, spring for the more expensive tasting. 

140 Augusta Vin Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://augustavin.com/ 

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Das Peach Haus 

3.5 / 5 Wines

4.5 / 5 Ambiance

Das Peach Haus is part jelly shop, part wine tasting room, and part peaceful lakeside oasis. You can taste the Fischer & Wieser Culinary Adventure Wine Collection for their house wine or you can choose from their vast wine tasting list which highlights the best wines from regions around the world; including some 100% Texas wines.  

1406 S US Highway 87, Fredericksburg, TX 786 https://jelly.com/das-peach-haus/ 

Ab Astrisis 

4 / 5 Wines

3.75 / 5 Ambiance

Ab Astrisis is latin for “From the Stars”. Nestled on seven acres, this vineyard is a very sweet place. They offer a small tasting room and a vast covered patio, sadly the nicer side of the patio was just reserved for wine club members. We thought they offered really nice wines, but at the time of the year we visited we were overrun by a lot of bugs which dampered the experience a bit.

320 Klein Rd, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://www.abastriswinery.com/ 

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Slate Mill Wine Collective

3.75 / 5 Wines

4 / 5 Ambiance

Slate Mill is a great spot to enjoy a number of Texas winemakers all in one spot. Grab a seat at the nice large patio and either enjoy a glass from Slate Mill’s line, or try a smaller winemaker who might not be big enough to have their own tasting room yet. You can even collaborate with Slate Mill to make your own custom wines for your wedding or special event! A favorite memory of ours at this winery is their wine stomping event during harvest time.

4222 S State Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.slatemillwinecollective.com/ 

Inwood Estates Vineyards Winery and Bistro

4.1 / 5 wines

3.5 / 5 Ambiance 

Inwood Estates was awarded on the list of top 101 wineries of America in 2015, 2016, and 2017. They offer some big, bold red wines, but are at a higher price point compared to most Fredericksburg TX wineries. The Tempranillo Cabernet is our favorite wine. This spot is one of our favorite picks on the Highway 290 Wine Shuttle route.

10303 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 http://inwoodwines.com/ 

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Westcave Cellars 

3.8 / 5 Wines

3.8 / 5 Ambiance

Who wouldn’t want to sip wine while watching dozens of hummingbirds zoom around? Westcave Cellars is a cozy spot for beer and wine fans alike. You can choose between a wine tasting or a beer flight, or heck, do both. Our favorite wine is actually their Passport Port Wine, pair it with their salted caramel peanut butter pretzel bites and thank us later.

683 Ranch Rd 1320, Johnson City, TX 78636 https://www.westcavecellars.com

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Cross Mountain Vineyards 

4 / 5 Wines

3.5 / 5 Ambiance

This is another spot where we are wine club members! It is the best wine club option for locals and tourists who frequent Fredericksburg often. Each day wine club members get two complimentary wine tastings or two glasses of wine. They specialize in making and importing wines from all over Italy. We love how there are lots of sparkling wine options. We also love the negroamaro red wine. In the coming months Cross Mountain will be opening up a tasting room in the new Albert Hotel right down Main Street. We can’t wait!

308 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  https://www.crossmountainvineyards.com

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Perspective Cellars

3.5 / 5 Wines

4 / 5 Ambiance

One of the cutest tasting rooms in downtown Fredericksburg! This spot offers cozy decor in an old building from the 1800s and even a little patio to people-watch folks on Main Street. The wines at Perspective are brought in from Texas to California to Europe, so this isn’t really a winery, but a tasting room curated by the sommeliers at Perspective Cellars. They should be able to find you a glass that suits your taste.

247 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.perspectivecellars.wine/

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Lost Draw Cellars 

3.7 / 5 Wine

3.7 / 5  Ambiance

Lost Draw Cellars is just a few blocks from downtown but they have a bigger patio than any other Main Street downtown options. While the location isn’t the most charming spot since it’s located behind the local HEB instead of on an estate, but we love that they offer live music, fire pits, and a sausage board. We’ve even attended a wine blending class at Lost Draw and it was a really fun experience.

113 E Park St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.lostdrawcellars.com/ 

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Ron Yates

4 / 5 Wines

3.25 / 5 Ambiance

Ron Yates is an unsuspecting terrific wine pick, just on the edge of the beginning of the 290 wine route. Situated on 15 acres, Ron Yates is actually the sister vineyard to Spicewood Vineyards. The sparkling petnet rosé was one of our favorite wines in Hill Country but it is in limited supply and hard to get your hands on.

6676 W US Highway 290, Johnson City, TX 78636  Ronyateswines.com   

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Baron’s Creek Vineyard

3.5 / 5 Wines

3.75 / 5 Ambiance

This is another top pick if you are looking where to stop when on the Highway 290 Wine Shuttle touring Fredericksburg TX wineries. Baron’s Creek Vineyard offers a great outdoor area with a patio in the back. Overall the winery is cute, especially near the fountains. Not all the wines are our favorite, but we tasted a good red wine here so usually order a glass vs. going through the full tasting.

5865 E, US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.baronscreekvineyards.com/ 

The Club at Baron’s Creekside

3.5 / 5 Wines

3.75 / 5 Ambiance

Unrelated to Baron’s Creek Vineyards, The Club at Baron’s Creekside produces their own wine through their partner Kuhlman Cellars. Confused yet? All you should know is if you are looking to taste wine in the evening, head to the Club at Baron’s Creekside.

You’ll relax next to firepits and blankets during the cooler months and listen to live music while sipping their wines. 

316 Goehmann Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.baronscreekside.com/the-club.html 

Elk Store 

3 / 5 Wines

4 / 5 Ambiance

The Elk Store offers a chic, loungy ambiance right on downtown Main Street. This spot is a distillery on one side and a tasting room on the other. Overall we like the Elk Store not for their wines, but for their oh-so-delicious espresso martini and their late hours (which can be a rare thing in Fredericksburg!)

327 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.elkstore1895.com/ 

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Pedernales Cellars

3.5 / 5 Wines

3.5 / 5 Ambiance

Pedernales Cellars offers Texas-grown Spanish and Rhone wine varieties. While in the summer months you might want to sip wine on their large front lawn area, we like to visit in the fall/winter to pick up their holiday Glogg, a spiced wine that is perfect to heat up and serve for the holidays.

2916 Upper Albert Rd, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://www.pedernalescellars.com/ 

Texas Heritage Vineyard

3.5 / 5 Wines

3.3 / 5 Ambiance 

Texas Heritage Vineyard brings all the Texas vibes. Although the décor is a little rustic and outdated, we appreciated that the winery has a large patio out back. This winery has some estate wines on the menu and also some award winners from Texas wine competitions. This is also a spot on the 290 Wine Shuttle which makes it a convenient Fredericksburg TX winery to visit.

3245 E US, US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.texasheritagevineyard.com/ 

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Hye Meadow Winery 

3.2 / 5 Wine

3.5 / 5 Ambiance

Hye Meadow Winery is a laid back winery that has donkeys that live on property. Sip wine with Justina and Ferreri the donkey while you are visiting or just watch them while you relax on the winery’s patio area. While you there get a glass of their award winning Boooom wine.

10257 W US Highway 290, Hye, TX 78635  Hyemeadow.com 

Kalasi Cellars

3.2 / 5 Wines

3 / 5 Ambiance

While we didn’t love the white wines from Kalasi, there were a few red varietals that were  estate wines from Texas High Plains that were enjoyable. Rather than getting a tasting, we’d recommend just having a glass of the  2017 Tannat or the 2017 Malbec.  

414 Goehmann Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  https://www.kalasicellars.com/ 

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Alexander Vineyards

4/5 Wines

2/5 Ambiance

Looking for a break from Texas grapes? Why not taste some wines from Europe? Alexander Vineyards produces and blends European wines overseas and brings them to Fredericksburg.

We were fans of the Graves Blanc, a blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux.

Alexander Vineyards is currently building a new tasting room, designed by a top architect that did the Austin library. In the meantime the patio is quaint and it sits upon a field. The overall ambiance will go up once the lasting room is open May 2022.

6360 Goehmann Lane, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.alexandervineyards.com 

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Horn Winery and Tasting Room

3 / 5 Wine

3 / 5 Ambiance

Horn Winery is a three-for-one since they also produce cider and it is also home to Azeo distillery. If you are with some members of your group that don’t enjoy wine, this might be a good stop to meet everyone’s needs.

9953 W US Highway 290, Hye, TX 78635 Hornwinery.com

Wedding Oak Winery

3 / 5 Wines

3 / 5 Ambiance

We reallllly wanted to love Wedding Oak Winery because the labels were so adorable (“Bridal Blush” and “Something Blue”). In fact, we were considering ordering the wine for our wedding reception. However most of the cheeky wines were just too sweet for our palate. If you enjoy sweet wines, like some of our family does, this might be your place. If you prefer dry wines, they have a dry tasting menu as well, however, only the Castanet Rose wine really stood out to us.

6009 Suite B US, Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://weddingoakwinery.com/visit-us-in-fredericksburg 

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Heath Sparkling Wines

3 / 5 Wines

3 / 5 Ambiance

We truly wanted to be fans of Heath Sparkling Wines as we both love a glass full of bubbles. Sadly, the brand spanking new, high-dollar tasting room missed the mark for us. The parking attendant was quite rude, reservations are required for tastings so we felt like we were being rushed through the experience, and the whole tasting felt more like a wine club sales pitch rather than a place to enjoy and appreciate the wines.

10591 East US, US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.heathsparkling.com/ 

Grape Creek Vineyards 

3 / 5 Wines

2 / 5 Ambiance

Grape Creek Vineyards also offers a vineyard location and a Main Street tasting room. Full disclosure, we have only visited the tasting room and not the full vineyard. Regardless, the downtown tasting room was pretty traditional, but only with standing options, no seating. As a result it was not as cozy of a vibe and felt more transactional. In terms of the wines, our favorite pick was their Pinot Grigio and the Cabernet blend. Overall we found the wines are less bold and much lighter than other vineyards.

223 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Grape Creek on Main and the Grape Creek Vineyards

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Andreucci Wine Room 

2 / 5 Wines 

2 / 5 Ambiance 

This downtown tasting room is centrally located across from Admiral Nimitz Gallery on Main Street. Andreucci Wine Room is actually a wine importer, bringing in wines from Italy. While the location is walkable, there is no patio sadly. This winery is not our favorite as the very rustic Italian décor feels a bit dark and outdated and the wines were lackluster, in our opinion.

401 E Main St #1c, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.vinoandreucci.com/

Sister Creek Vineyards 

2 / 5 Wines

2 / 5 Ambiance

This winery is located in a restored 1885 cotton gin and the building still feels very heritage. In our opinion we didn’t think Sister Creek Vineyards had the best wines, but the tasting was more affordable than most wineries and as a plus it is located across the street from Blackboard BBQ, one of our favorite barbecue spots in the country.

1142 Sisterdale Rd, Boerne, TX 78006 https://www.sistercreekvineyards.com/ 

290 Wine Castle

1.5 / 5 Wines

2 / 5 Ambiance

We should have known that driving down Highway 290 and spotting a massive newly-constructed medieval castle was likely a gimmicky spot for tourists, however when we were driving and Karen said “wowwww a wine castle…” Gavin did a u-turn to check it out. The wines were probably the worst wines we’ve tasted in Hill County. We dumped them in the spitoon, paid the tasting fee, and left the oddly decorated “castle” as fast as we could.

101 Durango, Johnson City, TX 78636 290winecastle.com

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Fredericksburg Tx Wineries Still to Taste:

Adega Vinho Winery – 1000 Ranch Rd 1623, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://adegavinho.com/ 

Arrowhead Creek Vineyard – 13502 E, US-290, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://www.arrowheadcreekvineyard.com/ 

Blue Lotus Winery – 8500 US-290, Hye, TX 78635 https://bluelotuswinery.com/ 

Carter Creek Winery – 4064 US-290, Johnson City, TX 78636 https://www.cartercreek.com/ 

Chisholm Trail Winery – 2367 Usener Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.chisholmtrailwinery.com/ 

Calais Winery – 8115 US-290, Hye, TX 78635 https://calaiswinery.com/ 

Diamond Vineyards – 593 Ranger Trail, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://diamondvineyards.business.site/ 

Ferris and Fletch Wine Co. – 409 E Main St Suite A, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.ferrisandfletch.com/ 

Foyt Winery – 38 Jenschke Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.foytwines.com/ 

Hilmy Cellars – 12346 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.hilmywine.com/ 

Wildseed Farms Vineyard – 100 Legacy Dr, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.wildseedfarms.com/ 

Kerrville Hills Winery – 3600 Fredericksburg Rd, Kerrville, TX 78028 https://kerrvillehillswinery.com/ 

Kuhlman Cellars – 18421 E, US-290, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://www.kuhlmancellars.com/ 

Longhorn Cellars – 315 Farm to Market 1376, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://longhorncellars.com/ 

Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards – 6009 US Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://lospinosranchvineyards.com/ 

Santa Maria Cellars – 12044 S State Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://santamariacellarswines.com/ 

Sandy Road Vineyard – 3932 Ranch Rd 1320, Johnson City, TX 78636 https://sandyroadvineyards.com/ 

Six Shooter Cellars – 6264 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 http://www.sixshootercellars.com/ 

Texas Hills Vineyard – 878 Ranch Rd 2766, Johnson City, TX 78636  https://www.texashillsvineyard.com/ 

Vintners Hideaway –  207 S Llano St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.vintnershideaway.com/ 

The Wine Garage – 11602 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  https://winegarage.com/contact/ 

Fiesta Winery –  147 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  https://www.fiestawinery.com/ 

Fat Ass Winery – 153 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 and  51 ELGIN-BEHRENDS ROAD, FREDERICKSBURG, TX, 78624. https://fatasswine.com/  

Narrow Path Winery and Vineyard – 6331 S Ranch Rd 1623, Stonewall, TX 78671 and 113 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, https://www.narrowpathwinery.com/  

Slate Theory – 10915 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://slatetheory.com/ 

Mendelbaum Cellars – 10207 E US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://mendelbaumcellars.com/ 

Fredericksburg Winery – 247 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://fbgwinery.com/ 

Safari Winery – 5479 E, US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.safariwinery.com/ 

TWC Texas Wine Collective – 10354 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  https://www.texaswinecollective.com/ 

Cicada Cellars – 14746 US-290, Stonewall, TX 78671 https://www.cicadacellars.com/ 

Bingham Family Vineyards – 3915 B, US-290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://binghamfamilyvineyards.com/ 

Newson English Cellars – 3567 East US-290,  Fredericksburg, Texas  https://www.englishnewsom.com/index.html 

Messina Hof – 9996 US-290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://www.messinahof.com/hill-country-fredericksburg/ 

Moons Vineyard Voyage – 1406 E Main St Suite 200-252, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 https://moonsvineyardvoyages.com/ 

Coordinates Vineyards – 417 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 http://coordinatesvineyards.com/ 

Well there you have it, we hope our rankings and recommendations will help to guide you to the best wineries in Fredericksburg. We will continue to taste our way through the rest of our “sip list” and update our guide with our insights.

If you discover a winery missing from this list please shoot us a message on social media or leave a comment so we can ensure this is a complete list.

Cheers with a glass of rose

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