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Address: 315 RR 1376, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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+1 830-990-8555
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Rancho Ponte is a small-production, family-run winery with 5-acres of vines...

Rancho Ponte is a small-production, family-run winery with 5-acres of vines on a working 20 acre ranch, a beautiful tasting room and a friendly, knowledgeable staff. Our wines have a passionate word-of-mouth following. We specialize in exceptional blends such as our Meritage (Cab Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Malbec, Merlot) and our Sorelline (Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Viognier and Muscat Canelli). Visit us and meet some of the nicest people on the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290!

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We visited some wineries near Fredericksburg while there for a few days. Most are "ok" to "good" but the wines at Rancho Ponte really delivered. They have award winning wines and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wines are good but not great for the area. Did not come away from this winery thinking that I needed to go back and there is a lot of competition in the area.

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San Antonio, Texas
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Not a bad start for one of the closest wineries to Fredericksburg. They offer a lot of in the way of reds, which is more of my husband's taste. Although, the few I sampled were good for reds... I believe the tastings was $10 plus kept the glass. The servers were friendly and even brought me a stool because I... More 

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Buda, Texas
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578 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place really Luckenbach. Good, friendly staff. Nice smooth wines. Good tasting room, but there is an outside area for seating when they have wine parties with food and live entertainment. Smooth white wines and nice reds.

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Enjoyed the passion shown by all we encountered from tasting to touring. Keep on making wonderful wine. Wishing you all the best during crush season.

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Gainesville, Florida
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

In a full day of wine tastings, Rancho Points was by far the best wine and the best tasting experience. The owner is from Italy and the wines are as good as all the wine we've sampled in Europe. There are also three tasty menu items for $14 each. They're very knowledgeable and even have occasional classes. This is also... More 

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Kingsville, Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

As soon as I walked in I could tell this was not going to be my kind of place. The owner was so rude. She didn't say hi, didn't crack a smile. She looked at me and said "Do you want something?" I don't even remember what the wine tasted like, I was so turned off by her attitude. That... More 

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Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We visited some wineries near Fredericksburg while there for a few days. Most are "ok" to "good" but the wines at Rancho Ponte really delivered. They have award winning wines and the Red Wines, my favorite, are fantastic. They have multiple layers of flavors and great finish. There is a Wine Club and you can order Red, White, Sweet, Dry... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Nicole was very informative when she was telling us about the wines and the grapes used for the different blends. We like reds, so we didn't taste the whites. There were 4 reds that we liked and before we left we joined the wine club (free, ask about details). Can't wait for our shipment. We ordered 8 bottles to be... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Nice tasting room - wine was really good. Went on Friday when it wasn't crazy crowded. Would definitely go back.

Thank Katie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Second visit here was a wonderful experience with Cyndi hosting again, visitors were pleased with the tastings. Will have to drop by again on return trip!

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