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The Best Wine Tasting in Austin, TX

Top Wineries in Austin

Over 60 wineries scatter the rolling landscape just outside of Austin, TX. With more and more vineyards winning prestigious awards against industry veterans, The Texas Hill Country has become a popular destination for both bucket-listers and curious wine enthusiasts.

Located near the sprawling Hill Country, downtown Austin makes the perfect home base for a wine tasting road-trip.

Top Texas Hill Country Wineries

    1. Pedernales Cellars, Stonewall
      Perched over the picturesque Pedernales River Valley, this winery lies in the heart of the Texas wine region.
    2. William Chris Vineyards, Hye
      Surrounded by splendid country views and using 100 percent Texas-grown grapes in their wines, William Chris Vineyard offers visitors a truly authentic Lone Star state experience.
    3. Bending Branch Winery, Comfort
      Situated near the historic town of Comfort, Bending Branch is an award-winning boutique winery known for its bold and robust reds.
    4. Becker Vineyards, Stonewall
      French-inspired Becker Vineyards is nestled amongst 3-acres of lavender fields and is known for crafting award-winning Bordeaux and Rhone-style wines.
    5. Grape Creek Vineyards, Fredericksburg
      Reminiscent of the Tuscan countryside, the 100-acre Grape Creek Vineyards boasts over 200 medals in just 2 years. Dubbed as “Tuscany in Texas,” visitors are treated to wine tasting in an Italian-style villa.
    6. Duchman Winery, Driftwood
      Featuring a beautiful Italianate villa, tasting room, and a family-friendly atmosphere, the Duchman Winery is one of the top wine destinations in Texas. Oak trees provide ample shade where visitors can sip wine and relax at picnic tables. Kids can enjoy lawn games, corn hole, and jumbo Jenga.

Top Urban Wineries Near Downtown Austin, TX

  1. The Infinite Monkey Theorem
    Located in the South Congress District, this urban winery adopts a contemporary, unpretentious approach to wine making. Grapes are sourced from Western Colorado and the High Plains of Texas. Staying true to their counter-culture approach, this Austin, TX, winery serves wine in cans and growlers as well as in bottles.
  2. The Austin Winery
    As the first of its kind in downtown Austin, TX, The Austin Winery offers visitors an authentic, distinctly urban wine tasting experience. The grapes are grown elsewhere, but the fermentation, filtration, and bottling takes place in Austin.
  3. Meridian Hive Meadery
    Meridian Hive is an award-winning brewer and winemaker known also for their delicious craft mead.
  4. Bent Oak Winery
    Located just a short drive from downtown, the tasting room at Bent Oak features an award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as other fine wines with grapes sourced from Texas and California.
  5. Texas Saké Company
    Using centuries-old techniques, this brewery crafts small batches of bold and crisp Japanese rice wines.

Enjoy your last stop at Osteria Pronto

Round-off your Austin wine tasting tour with delectable Italian cuisine and a curated wine flight from OP Italian. Conveniently located in the JW Marriott Austin, OP Italian serves classically prepared dishes in a modern atmosphere. A knowledgeable bartender can guide you through the list of thoughtful wine pairings.

Book our I Love Austin So Much Package and start planning your Austin winery trip today!