Texas Hill Country

Fredericksburg is home to a historic main street, great shopping, endless restaurants, and cozy bed and breakfasts. Little do you know, Inn on Barons Creek is in the heart of Texas Hill Country. The wine hub known as ‘Wine Road 290,’ stretches for 30 miles through Fredericksburg to Johnson City and is home to over 50 wineries, and growing! For an authentic taste of Fredericksburg, visit the following wineries for an experience you’ll never forget.

Barons Creek Vineyards

Barons Creek is a must-see vineyard for tourists and locals alike. The Italian-styled winery serves great views and better wine. While visiting, be sure to check out the 360-degree tower for views of Texas Hill Country; they’re second to none!

Location: East Fredericksburg

Distance: 9-minute drive

Amenities: Wine Gift Shop, Boutique, Full Service Kitchen and Outdoor Fire Pit

Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc

Contact: (830) 304-3000

Grape Creek Vineyards

Sip on award-winning wine at 100-acre estate, Grape Creek Vineyards. The winery puts certain restrictions in place so their guests can enjoy the wine without distractions. Before visiting, read their guidelines and scheduled events. You may be able to catch live music at the vineyards!

Location: East Fredericksburg

Distance: 14-minute drive

Amenities: Trolley ride through the estate’s vineyards, tour the cellar and drink wine right from the barrel! 

Wines: Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Trois, Rendezvous, Bellissimo and more

Contact: (830) 644-2710

Hilmy Cellars 

Hilmy Cellars boasts themselves to create wine from Texas-raised fruit, and their hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Sip the products yourself from their tasting flight. Hilmy Cellars encourages guests to make a reservation since their tasting room is small. 

Location: Fredericksburg

Distance: 15-minute drive

Amenities: Tasting room, outdoor patio, gift shop and snacks

Wines: Carignan, Petite Verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Tenat

Contact: (830) 644-2482

Becker Vineyards

Guests who visit Becker Vineyards in May or June have the opportunity to see sweeping fields of lavender near the tasting room. Guests have the chance to taste wines that are exclusive to the winery. 

Location: Stonewall

Distance: 19-minute drive

Amenities: Group tastings, winery tour, 

Wines: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chevaux Noir, Tempranillo, Chardonnay, Dry Riesling and more

Contact: (830) 644-2681

Pedernales Cellars

Pedernales Cellars has been awarded Top Texas Wine three times over the last six years, and it’s easy to see why. All wines are crafted from grapes grown in and nearby Texas Hill Country. 

Location: Stonewall

Distance: 22-minute drive

Amenities: Reserve and private tastings available, winery’s barrel tour, outdoor patio featuring a 360-degree view of the surrounding hill country

Wines: Viognier, Vermentino, Albarino, Roussanne, Vino Blanco, Tempranillo, blends and more

Contact: (830) 644-2037

After your visit exploring Fredericksburg’s wineries, retreat to Inn on Barons Creek for a relaxing break at our full service, on-site spa. Contact us for more information at (830) 990-9202.