Tour Takes Approximately 7.5 Hours
Wine Tastings Included in Price
Cameras are Permitted
Restaurant and Gift Shop On-site
Group Prices Available
Your journey will begin with a ride aboard a luxurious mini-bus to the German town of Fredericksburg. Once in Fredericksburg, you'll have the opportunity to stroll Main Street enjoy lunch on your own at any of the cultural restaurants of the area, and browse the various craft and antique stores of the town. From Fredericksburg, you'll be taken to three Hill Country Wineries, with the opportunity to sample each wineries' wares. The order of the wineries is subject to change.
Tour Stop at 321 Alamo Plaza
The tour departs from 321 Alamo Plaza, directly in front of the Alamo. Before or after your tour, make sure to check out the nearby sights, including the Alamo, Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum, and the Guinness World Records Museum.
Tour Stop at Becker Vineyards
Located between Fredericksburg and Stonewall, Becker Vineyards was established in 1992 by Richard and Bunny Becker, and the winery is located in a 19th century German stone barn reproduction and surrounded by lavender fields. While you're at the winery, enjoy a tasting of the hand-crafted Bordeaux, Burgundian, and Rhone-styled award-winning wines, perfect with fine cuisine or casual fare. Take a tour of the winery and cellar area and feel free to purchase a bottle or two of your favorite German-style wines!
Tour Stop at Grape Creek Vineyards
At Grape Creek Vineyards, you can visit the beautiful and romantic Italian villa tasting room and event center, and you can enjoy delicious wines and experience the feel of Tuscany in Texas! This winery produces premium quality wine from the best selection of grapes, and it has garnered over 100 medals in a two-year period from California to New York. Take the unique cellar tour at the new state-of-the-art wine production complex, and enjoy samples of their award-winning wines.
Tour Stop at Torre di Pietra Winery
At Torre di Pietra Winery, you can taste their award-winning wines from their award-winning Texas grapes, shop for unique gifts, and relax and listen to live Texas music on the piazza. In the vineyards, the Maxwell family grows ten grape varietals and seeks to uphold their family's tradition of farming and wine-making that dates back to the late 1800s. Enjoy an assortment of wonderful cheeses and other delectables to accompany your wine, including CKC Farm Fresh Goat Cheese, crackers, and wine-infused chocolates.
Tour Stop at Fredericksburg, TX
Midway through your day trip, you will have the opportunity to explore the Fredericksburg area on your own and check out one of the many delicious restaurants in the city for lunch before meeting up with the tour group again. For authentic German pancakes and pastries, check out the Old German Restaurant & Bakery, or head over to Mamacita's Restaurant & Cantina for the cultural legacy of the Persian, Spanish, and Mexican cultures while you enjoy your meal.
Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.
From exploring the natural beauty of the Texas countryside to tasting the fruits of the land, the Wine Tour is a unique, cultural look at an often under appreciated part of San Antonio.