Wine Trips From Marble Falls

Seventeen wineries, so little time

There are 17 wineries within an hour's drive of Marble Falls. I've grouped them in parties of four – about as many wineries as you should try to hit in a day – with one left over in a different direction. I haven't grouped the wineries according to quality; trip 4 is just as good as trips 1, 2, and 3. All have good wines to offer, and you'll end up liking some more than others. But the joy of discovery comes when you are surprised, and all of these wineries have individual wines that will surprise you.


TRIP 1

Pillar Bluff Vineyards: 300 Burnet County Rd. 111 outside of Lampasas, 512/556-4078, www.pillarbluff.com

Alamosa Wine Cellars: 677 CR 430 in Bend, 325/628-3313, www.alamosawinecellars.com

Fall Creek Vineyards: 1820 CR 222 in Tow, 325/379-5361, www.fcv.com

Sandstone Cellars Winery: 211 San Antonio St. in Mason (try Santos Taqueria next door), 325/347-9463, www.sandstonecellarswinery.com


TRIP 2

Becker Vineyards: 464 Becker Farms Rd. outside of Stonewall, 830/644-2681, www.beckervineyards.com

Torre di Pietra: 10915 E. Hwy. 290 outside of Fredericksburg, 830/644-2829, www.texashillcountrywine.com

Woodrose Winery: 662 Woodrose Ln. outside of Stonewall, 830/644-2539, www.woodrosewinery.com

Grape Creek Vineyard: Highway 290 & Vineyard Lane outside of Stonewall, 830/644-2710, www.grapecreek.com


TRIP 3

Texas Hills Vineyard: 1 mile east of Johnson City on RR 2766, 830/868-2321, www.texashillsvineyard.com

McReynolds Wines: 706 Shovel Mountain Rd. in Cypress Mill, 830/825-3544, www.mcreynoldswines.com

Spicewood Vineyards: 1419 CR 409 outside of Spicewood, 830/693-5328, www.spicewoodvineyards.com

Stone House Vineyard: 24350 Haynie Flat Rd. in Spicewood, 512/264-9890, www.stonehousevineyard.com


TRIP 4

Fredericksburg Winery: 247 W. Main St. in Fredericksburg, 830/990-8747, www.fbgwinery.com

Chisholm Trail Winery: 2367 Usener Rd. outside of Fredericksburg, 830/990-2675, www.chisholmtrailwinery.com

Bell Mountain: 463 Bell Mountain Rd. outside of Fredericksburg, 830/685-3297, www.bellmountainwine.com

Lost Creek Vineyard: 1129 RR 2233 in Sunrise Beach, 325/388-3753, www.lostcreekvineyard.com

The above-listed wineries are north, south, and west of Marble Falls. There is one that is east and worth a visit for its award-winning wines and gorgeous tasting room:

Flat Creek Estate: 24912 E. Singleton Bend #1 outside of Marble Falls, 512/267-6310; www.flatcreekestate.com

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