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 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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.