San Antonio’s Best Wineries, Breweries, and Distilleries
For those of you who have refined your taste for exceptional wine or want to understand the creative science behind brewing craft beers and the highly involved systems of distilling spirits, San Antonio has some of the best places to rub elbows with the most knowledgeable sommeliers and craftspeople around.
If your passion for fine wine has you searching for greater knowledge of the complex wine-making process, then you are in luck! There are several historical vineyards to tour right outside of San Antonio city limits, in Texas Hill Country.
Texas Hill Country, known for being the crossroads of West, Central, and South Texas, is the home to rugged hills and many vast, distinct vineyards.
— Duchman Family Winery offers public tours and tastings, along with fantastic offers that are exclusive to their wine club members. Duchman Family Winery was included in HGTV’s list of most picturesque wineries in the country. Their resident winemaker, David Reilly—considered one of the best in Texas—was also featured in Southern Living Magazine.
— Fredericksburg Winery was named as one of the top three wineries in Texas by USA Today. Fredericksburg Winery purchases 100% Texas-grown grapes to make all of their signature award-winning wines. The laid-back atmosphere makes it the ideal spot for daily tastings.
Want to make your own wine?
— Stray Grape Urban Winery is only 15 minutes from The Broadway. At Stray Grape, you begin your experience by tasting their hand-selected wines. You then choose the flavor that best suits your palate, and the experts walk you through the steps of making your own personal wine.
Use your creative skills to design a unique label, at the end of the process, you can then walk away with 28 bottles of wine donning your personally created label!
— Winery on the Gruene is perfect for special occasions, and it’s another great place to try your hand at wine making. Open seven days a week, Winery on the Gruene allow visitors to taste some of their 30 custom-made wines at an affordable price. This is an excellent way to check out their offerings before scheduling an event with them.
Winery on the Gruene also works with you to design a unique personal label for your bottle after making your own world-class wine.
Texas Hill Country is the second largest wine-producing area in the nation. The region boasts more than 40 unique wineries, each holding its own personality, style, and terroir. Impress your friends and family the next night out with your wine savvy or personal labeled bottle.
Want to know more about these wineries or others located in the beautiful and historical Texas Hill Country? Contact us today. Check back soon as we explore breweries and distilleries in the greater San Antonio area.