Grape Creek Vineyard - Wine Tasting
Inn on Barons Creek - "Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2011" The ULTIMATE in hotel and spa accommodations. As a guest at Inn on the Creek you will enjoy the amenities of a first class hotel and a convenient location that gives you easy access to ALL the Attractions in Fredericksburg and the Hill Country of Texas! We offer comfortable Rooms, Deluxe Suites, King Jacuzzi Suites, Extended Stay and Creekside Lodging. The serene and peaceful surroundings of our Full-Service Spa provide the ultimate in pampering! Choose from a menu of Hill Country Inspired Spa Services, or Customized Packages! Relax, rejuvenate and be restored, body, mind and spirit! Other amenities include a Heated Salt-Water Pool, Fitness Center, Jacuzzi Baths (in select suites),Creek-side Lounge Areas, Fire Pits and a Complimentary Full Breakfast Bar! When planning your next Corporate Event or Family Gathering, Inn on Barons Creek should be your FIRST choice. Our Conference Center and Meeting Facilities offer the perfect location for Company Parties, Banquets, Wedding Receptions,and Family Reunions! Be our GUEST! Come DISCOVER why Fredericksburg is a favorite Tourist Destination!
Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse
Hondo's On Main Texas Songwriters Showcase
Majesty Wine Tours - "Tours for people passionate about having fun!" Majesty Tours is the perfect solution for a great wine tasting day in the Texas Hill Country. We pledge to make your experience personable and unforgettable. Our 14 passenger shuttle bus is the ideal way to see and EXPERIENCE the BEST of the Texas Hill Country. In addition, to our outstanding Hill Country Wine tours, we also offer shuttle services. We can provide the transportation you need for a special evening, dinner, party or event. At Majesty Tours WE ARE passionate about having FUN! We look forward to sharing the hill country with you! Specializing in: Texas Hill Country Wineries, Craft Breweries and Spirits, Weddings, Bridal Showers, Girls Weekend Out and other Special Occasions! Enjoy your PARTY and leave the driving to us!
Torre di Pietra Vineyards and Winery - Romance of Tuscany! Wines of Texas!
Torre di Pietra produces award winning wine from award-winning Texas grapes! They grow 10 grape varietals in their Texas Hill Country Vineyards. The Maxwell family’s tradition of farming and wine making dates back to the late 1800’s. The vineyards are located in the Texas Hill Country’s American Viticultural Area. Here the vines thrive in the calcareous soils where seasonal rains and plenty of sunshine combine to produce a rich complexity of flavors.
Come on out for a Rockin’ Saturday Afternoon Wine Party on the spacious piazza and patios. Explore the beautiful gardens and vineyards! Taste the wine, shop for unique wine gifts, relax and listen to music from the very best Texas Hill Country bands! Expect GREAT Photos! Wine by the glass/bottle available for sale along with delicious offerings from the Torre di Pietra picnic market, including a wonderful selection of cheeses, including CKC Farm Fresh Goat Cheese, Artisan breads, crackers, pestos, Torre Di Pietra wine infused chocolates and other delectables to accompany your wine. Visit the Winery Events Calendar for Live Music and special events schedule.
Open Daily
Monday - Thursday, 11am - 5pm
Friday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm
Torre di Pietra offers 30 minute tours on Saturdays at: noon, 1pm,  2pm and 3pm (there is no charge for the tours).
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  Early closing at 3pm on Christmas Eve.
Tasting Fee: $15.00 for 6 samples includes souvenir crystal stem.
Complimentary Tasting for active military.  Thank you!
Friendly, furry friends are allowed on the grounds but must be on a lease at all times.
Picnics are welcome; however, outside alcohol is not allowed.
Groups are welcome for tastings / tours on any day of the week, however, reservations are required in order to provide a memorable experience for your group.  We ask that groups of 10 or more contact the Tasting Room at 830.644.2829 to make a reservation.
The Torre di Pietra winery is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country just 10 miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas, on US Highway 290. 
10915 East US Hwy 290
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Phone: 830.644.2829
Email: tdp@beecreek.net
hondo's gospel sunday
Wildseed Farms - The largest working wildflower farm in the US. Wildflower Seed, Native Plants, Gifts for Home & Garden, Specialty Foods, Texas Wines, Pottery, Ladies Apparel. Butterfly Garden, Walking Trails, Flower Fields, Display Gardens. Wildseed Farms is located in the beautiful Texas hill country, just seven miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas. Bring the camera and capture the ultimate in wildflower photographs! We have 200 acres of wildflowers in various stages of development here on the farm. Springtime visitors will likely see Texas bluebonnets, red corn poppies, phlox, and a gorgeous array of other spring flowers. Summer visitors will enjoy cosmos, sunflowers, zinnias and other warm weather bloomers. In the fall, the fields are planted for the following year's color, but our Nursery is well stocked with a variety of choices for fall planting and colorful pumpkins adorn the grounds around the Market Center which is brimming with delightful gifts for home and garden. And don’t forget to browse our incredible selection of wildflower seed as well as our seven regional mixes for anywhere in the U.S. Come by and see us seven days a week, 9:30am to 5pm.
Lizard Dreaming Yoga
First Friday Art Walk - Fredericksburg, Texas - Buy ART to indulge your personal fancy, or as a unique, one-of-a-kind gift for someone special. You can find Fredericksburg's fine Art galleries  scattered throughout the East and West Main Street Historic Shopping Districts. On the First Friday of every month, downtown Fredericksburg, Texas, is transformed into a vibrant Art and Culture destination. First Friday Artwalk combines Fine ART and Crafts, LOCAL WINE, creatively prepared and beautifully presented charcuterie, cheeses, fruit, chocolates, and other culinary delights, with a lively street festival atmosphere. Participating Fine Art Galleries are open late, many host "met the artist events" and new exhibit openings. Visitors and Locals walk from gallery to gallery and savor the dynamic energy of Fredericksburg's thriving Arts community! You can purchase original works of art and fine crafts and enjoy artist demonstrations while being serenaded by live music! Fredericksburg's First Friday ArtWalk is a fabulous way to spend an evening in the Texas Hill Country!  A MUST-SEE Event! And, when the galleries shut their doors at 9 wander down to the West Main Historic District for Live Music at Hondo's on Main and Crossroads. These two amazing live music venues have upped the bar on live entertainment in the Texas Hill Country! Directly across West Main Street from each other, you'll find the BEST Live Music in TEXAS, right HERE in Fredericksburg, Tx!
Root Music Series - 2015 Roots Music Concert Series. Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).
JUNE 27th
6:30 - 7:20 pm, Blues Specialists
7:40 - 8:55 pm, Cedric Burnside Project
9:15 - 10:30 pm, W. C. Clark
JULY 25th
7:00 - 8:30 pm, Original Recipe Band
9:00 - 10:30 pm, Reunion Band
SEPTEMBER 26th
6:30 - 7:45 pm, Jake Penrod and His Million-Dollar Cowboys
8:15 - 9:15 pm and 9:30 - 10:30 pm, THE TEXAS JAMM BAND featuring members of George Strait's "Ace in the Hole Band"
Torre di Pietra Winery - is committed to the highest standards in the Vineyards and Winery to ensure that the best quality wines are available for your enjoyment. Our vineyards are located in the Texas Hill Country’s American Viticultural Area. Here our vines thrive in the calcareous soils where seasonal rains and plenty of sunshine combine to produce a rich complexity of flavors in our wines. Taste our wines, shop for unique Wine-gifts, relax and listen to live Texas music on the piazza and patios.  Live MUSIC Saturdays, 1 - 5pm. Located 10 miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas, on US Hwy 290.
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 11am - 5pm
Friday - Sunday, 11 - 6
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Fredericksburg Texas Online Hill Country Wine Guide - Come experience the second most visited wine region in the United States, second only to Napa Valley, according to Orbitz Travel!
Texas is gaining a reputation for growing high-quality grapes and producing world-class, award-winning wines. With a perfect combination of sun and soil, the central texas wine region is reminiscent of the wine growing regions of central Italy and the Rhone Valley in France. Discover picturesque vineyards, charming tasting rooms, and barrel cellars filled with aging, premium wines that showcase the unique Texas Hill Country terroir.

"Fredericksburg, Texas in the Texas Hill Country AVA"
Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA is an American Viticultural Area surrounding the town of Fredericksburg, Texas. Make your destination the "Wine Country of Texas",  deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country! Award-winning wines and world-class winery experiences - just a scenic drive away!

Browse through our recommendations for the BEST Fredericksburg, TX Area Hill Country Wineries, Vineyards, Tasting Rooms, Wine Tours and Trails. Discover a distinctive appellation gaining a reputation for its strong Spanish varietals - Fredricksburg, in the Central Texas Hill Country AVA! Here's to your Fabulous WINE adventures in the Texas Hill Country! Prost!
Fredericksburg Harp Studio - Emily Jumes is a virtuoso harpist with a passion for making harp music part of the "Fredericksburg Texas Sound." Her experience includes solo, ensemble, and orchestral work; she has performed on occasion for both state and national level celebrities, and has been twice called upon by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Emily is a venturesome performer, with a distinctive style that reflects the influences of multiple cultures and genres. Her expansive repertoire features Classical music, and also more contemporary genres: Blues, Country, Jazz, Pop, and Rock. Her playing is marked by a vibrant flair of originality that demonstrates the versatility of the harp, and the quality of life-giving music. Emily embellishes the Fredericksburg music scene with extraordinary performances at some of the finest live music venues. She regularly appears at the Rathskeller restaurant, "First Friday Artwalks", and monthly "Dialogues & Dances" concerts. Visit the Fredericksburg Harp Studio website for her performance calendar and to book her for your dream wedding or special event.
www.fbgharpist.com
Laurence Parent Photographer
Hill Country Alliance
Fredericksburg Texas Convention and Visitor Bureau
Fredericksburg, Texas, Chamber of Commerce
Gästehaus Schmidt Reservation Services - Free Reservation Services for Hill Country Lodging, including Bed and Breakfasts, Country Inns, and Guest Cottages. Choose from a wide variety of Lodging options located in several historic Texas Hill Country towns; including, Fredericksburg, Mason, Comfort, Kerrville, and Hunt, TX. Our properties are hand-picked and screened in order to ensure that your accommodations are the BEST and meet your expectations in every way. Visit our website and browse through our listings. There is some place SPECIAL just for you. Our bed and breakfasts typically have an on-site host who provides a full, sit-down breakfast, usually served family style around the dining table, or delivered fresh to your room. Our Guest Houses and Hill Country Rentals tend to be more private. You'll have the place to yourselves and be on your own for meals and clean-up. Whether you prefer a Romantic Country Inn with exceptional service, or your own Home away from Home, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for at Gästehaus Schmidt Reservation Services! For our guests traveling with their four-legged companions, we also represent several pet friendly lodging options. Our goal is to make your Vacation a relaxing and enjoyable EXPERIENCE! The variety and quality of our properties, plus, exceptional service make us the PERFECT Choice for accommodations in the Texas Hill Country! We’re confident that you’ll return again and again! And we’ll be here  Providing everything you want and need to make your Stay a memorable one!
Grape Creek Vineyards - The Premier Texas Wine Country Destination, "Refresh your heart and replenish your spirit!" Taste award winning wines, over 150 medals in the last two years. Tour the beautiful 100-acre estate. TASTE the wine in the romantic Tuscan Villa-style tasting room.  Surround yourself with beauty on one of the expansive patios, a canopy of oaks above you and grape vines spreading out in all directions. You will want to BELONG!  Join the wine club and discover all that Grape Creek Vineyards has to offer. Club Members receive complimentary tastings for 2 and enjoy exclusive seating where open bottle sales are available. At Grape Creek "It's about the wine!" From the wines they create, to the events they throw... inspiration is yours the moment you walk through the doors at Grape Creek Vineyards. An exceptional old world adventure is waiting for you in the heart of Texas Wine Country! Step into the Tasting Rooms at Grape Creek Vineyards where your wine ambassador will present a flight of six Grape Creek wines of your choice. On Saturdays, long weekends and Holiday weeks the private tasting rooms are open to provide more space for guests to enjoy their selections. Enjoy beauty all around you, as you sip a glass of award winning wine on one of the Italian-style patios overlooking the expansive vineyards. The fabulous landscapes and amazing ambiance will fill your soul with delight. "Tuscany in Texas"! The picnic market offers a wonderful assortment of salamis, cheeses, crackers and other wine snacks. You can also savor a fabulous meal from the onsite restaurant,  Stout's at Grape Creek Trattoria. The Trattoria is an outdoor patio cafe serving unique Italian fare created to compliment Grape Creek Wine. Menu items include stone-baked pizzas, pasta creations, creative salads, paninis and cheese boards. We say "Belong!" because Grape Creek Vineyards is primarily a Wine Club winery. We only distribute through a few great restaurants and specialty retailers. Our club is the only way to get our wine, other than on-site. The Tasting Room at Grape Creek Vineyards on is located on US Highway 290 in historic Fredericksburg, Texas. 
Hours
Monday - Friday, 11am - 6pm 
Saturday, 10am - 6pm 
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Visit the Grape Creek Vineyards tasting room at 
10587 E. US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.

Grape Creek on Main Street - Fredericksburg
251 E. Main Street (at the corner of Lincoln and Main Street)
830-992-3373
Monday thru Thursday, 11am - 6pm
Friday and Saturday, 11am - 7:30pm
Sunday, 12pm - 5pm

Grape Creek Vineyards - Georgetown
101 W. 7th Street (at the corner of 7th Street and Main)  
Georgetown, TX   78626 
512-863-4020
Located in a beautifully renovated historic building on the town square across the street from the courthouse.
Exclusive Wine Club member lounge upstairs with views of the square! Large outdoor patio with seating and mister system for hot summer days. All your favorite Grape Creek wines!
Hours:  
Monday - Thursday, 12pm - 7pm
Friday, 12pm - 8pm
Saturday, 11am - 8pm
Sunday, 12pm - 5pm

• Open everyday (including July 4th and New Years Day) except:
• Closed on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and Easter Sunday
• We close early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (usually about 3:30 or 4pm and you can call that day at (830) 644-2710 to confirm time)
Things to do in Fredericksburg, Texas
We would like to welcome you to an overview of area Things To Do. Come explore a full range of exciting things to do and discover in Fredericksburg, Texas, and the surrounding Hill Country region. Below, you will find a list of suggested Things To Do, with links to complete information.
Have a wonderful adventure in the Fredericksburg, Texas and the surrounding Texas Hill Country!
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Browse through our listings of Fredericksburg Texas Things To Do and enjoy your stay in the beautiful Texas Hill Country!
10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014
Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast named the Texas Hill Country, USA, NUMBER THREE on their list of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014"!
"It’s still a sea of cowboy hats and pickup trucks, a place where you can sip award-winning wines in a landscape dotted with as many cacti as vines. Visitors may flock to Hill Country to sip wine, but they end up drinking in the romance of the Old West, too. - Alexis Korman

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Smithsonian Magazine's "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013"
"What makes a small town big on culture?"

Smithsonian Magazine searched for "small towns and cities...  with populations of less than 15,000, that have exceptional concentrations of museums, art galleries, orchestras, theaters, historic sites and other cultural blessings". Fredericksburg, Texas, MADE the LIST! Read More at: www.smithsonianmag.com

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK
GALLERIES
Bringing Art and Art Lovers together!
Enjoy fine wine from local wineries and the Fredericksburg ART scene!

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Texas Hill Country #1
on The New York Times
31 Places to Go This Summer

"Who needs Europe? The Texas Hill Country, west of Austin and north of San Antonio, might be the next best thing to crossing the Atlantic. The region is lush, colorful and, unlike much of the pancake-flat state, dotted with beautiful green hills that are evocative of Tuscany or the south of France. Moreover, the region is speckled with 22 wineries that buzz with food and music festivals year round. And towns like Fredericksburg offer a taste of the Old World, with German-style biergartens and schnitzelhauser. "

The New York Times
Sunday, June 1, 2008

#1 on Away.com's Top 10
"Hidden-Gem"

Wine Regions in the United States Hill Country, TX: Texas Hill Country, north of San Antonio and west of Austin, is one of the nation's fastest growing wine destinations. Boasting 24 wineries  along the Texas Wine Trail, this area is a must-see for its unparalleled wine diversity. Away.com's Top 10 Hidden-Gem Wine Regions In Your Backyard Sep 23, 2010

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Uncertain about which TEXAS HILL COUNTRY wines to try?
Go for the GOLD!
2013 Houston Rodeo International Wine Competition

Whose bringing the
GOLD

home to the
Texas Hill Country?

PEDERNALES CELLARS

2012 Viognier
TOP TEXAS WINE

MESSINA HOF WINERY
TOP ALL AROUND WINERY


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 New World Rhone-style
White Varietals and Blends
Texas Class Champion
GOLD


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY
2010 Alamo Red
New World Bordeaux Blend
Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

FLAT CREEK ESTATES
2011 Flat Creek Rose
White Zin and Dry Rose
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

GRAPE CREEK VINEYARDS
2011 Cabernet Blanc
White Zin and Sweet Rose
Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
Tre Colore
New World Sangiovese
and Blends
Reserve Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
Barrel Reserve Port
Red Port & Port-style wines
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
2010 Private Reserve Merlot
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2010 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2012 Viognier
Top Texas Wine
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown - Reserve
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown
TX Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS
2010 Cabernet Franc
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

WOODROSE WINERY
2009 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

Texas Hill Country
By John Graves and
Wyman Meinzer

Two of Texas' most respected artists join their talents to create an unsurpassed portrait of the Texas Hill Country. "Together, John Graves and Wyman Meinzer once again demonstrate that they  are the foremost artists of the Texas landscape. The portrait they create in images and words is as close as you can come to the heart of the Hill Country without being there."

www.utexas.edu

Stardust Carriage Service
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for All Occasions!

Create romantic memories with horse-drawn carriage rides through historic Fredericksburg, Texas. Carriage rides are the perfect way to celebrate special occasions!

Call Margaret Creamer for reservations!
830.992.0700

Hill Country Trail Riding
Enjoy the AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL Texas Hill Country on horseback!

Come explore 800 gorgeous acres of Texas Hill Country on horseback. Beautiful valleys, hills and views, creek crossings, wildlife and so much more! Adventure awaits you! Call Jen Bursaw to reserve your ride today!
612.961.9441

Hill Country Bicycle Works

You can rent a bike at Hill Country Bicycle Works! Their rental fleets feature road and fitness hybrid bikes. It is recommended that you reserve your rental bike in advance, especially during holidays and weekends. They also have maps and recommendations for rides in and around Fredericksburg, Texas, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country! Located at 702 East Main. Closed Sundays and Wednesdays! 830-990-2609

www.hillcountrybicycle.com

Shermans Travel
5 Eco-Friendly Wineries

Pedernales Cellars, Texas

Composting, recycling, and natural pest management is just the starting point for Pedernales Cellars. By building underground, this Texas Hill Country winery takes advantage of the area’s natural limestone to provide a cool and steady environment for case storage, slashing the facility’s energy consumption in half. Removal of invasive plant species and cedar overgrowth from the property has also led to the reemergence of previously lost seeps and springs. An added bonus? The tasting room features local and sustainable products like Bella Vista Ranch’s olive oils and t-shirts made from renewable bamboo fibers.
- April 22, 2013 by Teresa Bitler
Read about other Eco-Friendly
Wineries at blog.shermanstravel.com