Fredericksburg and the surrounding Hill Country are the number two wine destination in the nation, and for good reason. The large number of vineyards and wineries in the area makes it easy to tour and taste test as many as you wish. Cruise along the famed Wine Road 290 through rolling vineyards and take your pick of which places to linger.

Located along Wine Road 290, Messina Hof Hill Country sits among ten rolling acres of vineyards and is relatively new to the wine scene, opening its doors in 2011. They are known for traditional style ports made from their locally grown Lenoir grapes. The spacious tasting room offers an astounding 50 Messina Hof wines, so your biggest decision of the day may be which ones to try. Visitors simply wanting to try a variety of wines may opt for a DIY tasting, while a tour is offered for those looking for something more guided.

Explore Messina Hof Hill Country’s vineyards and winery with a guided public or private tour. Aspiring wine connoisseurs will enjoy learning about various tasting techniques such as swirling, trilling, and sipping, as well as food pairing tips. Put your newly learned skills into immediate practice as you sample wines from each category – dry white, semi-dry/sweet, dry red, and ports.

Planning Your Excursion to Messina Hof Hilla Country in Fredericksburg

Messina Hof Hill Country is located in Fredericksburg along what is known as Wine Road 290, at 9996 US Highway 290 East. They are open Sunday-Monday from 11am-6pm, Tuesday-Thursday from 12pm-6pm, Friday from 12pm-7pm, and Saturday from 10am-7pm. One hour tours are offered on Fridays at 12pm and 3pm, and Saturdays at 12pm. Private tours are also available with prior reservation.

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