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Texas Hills Vineyards

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Address: 878 Ranch Road 2766, Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone Number: +1 830-868-2321
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Texas Hills Vineyard is located in the gentle hills of the picturesque...

Texas Hills Vineyard is located in the gentle hills of the picturesque Pedernales River Valley in the Texas Hill Country near Johnson City. A perfect location for growing quality grapes, the intense Texas sun by day and the cooler hill country nights gives our grapes an intense and quality flavor, ideal for wines. Texas grown grapes for Texas Wines. We focus on organic growing and new world style process of making wine. Our tasting room is made from rammed pressed earth nestled into the hillside overlooking our gorgeous 19 year old, 25 acre vineyard. Come out, enjoy the wine and the view with our friendly tasting room staff.

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Part of Texas Winos tour

We visited this vineyard as part of the Texas Winos tour. Very nice vineyard. Good wine at reasonable prices. We had a very good time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
JacLer
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new orleans, LA
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new orleans, LA
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this vineyard as part of the Texas Winos tour. Very nice vineyard. Good wine at reasonable prices. We had a very good time.

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Middletown, DE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. $8 for 5 small tastes. Refunded if purchase bottle. We only tasted reds. Not the best reds, but what we expected in Texas.

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Thank MyTravels033
Fredericksburg, Texas
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A very nice winery, they had live music playing today, and of course the tasting room. The passport got the two of us six samples of their wines and a 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at the winery. Some interesting wines, we particularly enjoyed the Volare. We were off to sample other wineries but the outdoor area with the... More 

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Thank Clifford F
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Recently stopped by to pick up a couple of bottles of Sangiovese and thought I would write a review. My wife an I did the wine tasting seating a coupe of years back and have been coming back ever since. They keep telling us to ask our local Speck's to stock their product, but then we wouldn't have an excuse... More 

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Thank Texspike
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We come to this winery every time we come to this area. Mainly because we LOVE the owners, Gary and Kathy Gilstrap. They are the most friendly people, they make you feel right at home, take time with you and tell you about the art and heart of what they do. They are one of the originals in this region... More 

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Galena, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this winery with 5 other couples and found this one to be our absolute favorite!!!! It was so beautiful and the atmosphere was so relaxing. Gary and Kathy went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and share their knowledge of wine making with our group. The history behind this vineyard made us all leave with a... More 

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Thank ohhhmymy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Our group toured 4 wineries while in Fredericksburg and Texas Hills is our favorite. The owner is extremely knowledgeable and a great teacher, very personable. Great wine, great experience! We'll be back.

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1 Thank Kenna h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour and spent hours on the patio sipping wines and enjoying the snacks. Enjoying everything from Texas made this place unique. Don't miss the Chenin Blanc. It is amazing!

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1 Thank Priscilla M
Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and outstanding varieties of wine. Beautiful place and if you do a tasting and buy a bottle - your tasting is free!

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had a very nice visit here. We were the only ones there and got to take our time sampling wine and talking to the hostess. She knew everything about the local wines and gave us recommendations on which of the other vineyards to visit. Nice place to visit and we bought a couple of bottles.

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