GRAPEVINE’S WINERY TASTING ROOMS
OFFER VARIETALS IN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS
American Roads Travel Magazine
Whether you are traveling on business or for pleasure, you’ll want to stop and visit one of the seven wineries and tasting rooms located in Grapevine, Texas, each with its own personality and ambiance.
Delaney Winery and Vineyards, located in south Grapevine near Glade Road and Hwy. 121, features a 14,000 square foot "chateau" style winery including a tasting room, barrel room and bottling facility.
Owner Jerry Delaney opened the facility on April 18, 1996, providing a beautiful new Grapevine location for meetings, weddings and parties or for simply sampling and purchasing fine wine. The 1996 opening followed the planting of vines on Delaney’s 10-acre site in Grapevine in 1993, and the first-ever commercial wine harvest in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex on August 16, 1995. (817-481-5668).
La Buena Vida Vineyards winery tasting room, located in Grapevine’s Historic District, officially opened for business in April 1995. Located in an old church building, La Buena Vida invites visitors to the tasting room to enjoy their fountains, English flower and herb gardens and a small demonstration vineyard as well as their award winning champagnes, ports and wines. (817-481-9463).
La Bodega Winery and Tasting Room, the first-ever tasting room to operate in a major U.S. airport, opened in November 1995. Located in Terminal A, opposite Gate 15 in the D/FW International Airport, La Bodega offers travelers a quiet respite, a taste of Texas hospitality, and the opportunity to sample and purchase award-winning Texas wines from its own cellars as well as vintages from other Texas wineries. (972-574-1440).
La Bogeda Winery
Homestead Winery and Tasting Room opened its tasting room in Grapevine on May 16, 1998. Homestead is located in a restored late 1800s home situated in the heart of Grapevine’s Historic Residential District just one block off Main Street. Full of Texas charm, visitors will sample outstanding wines and get a taste of Texas history and folklore at the same time at Homestead. (817-251-9463).
Cap*Rock Winery, which opened its tasting room in August 1998, is located on historic Main Street in the former City Hall building. Bringing its fine wines to Grapevine from West Texas, Cap*Rock adds sparkle and great taste in a setting that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Cap*Rock’s interior, including the custom concrete bar tinted by cabernet sauvignon, is not to be missed. (817-329-9463).
Cross Timbers Winery Tasting Room at 805 North Main in the historic Brock Farm opened in April 2001. After the Civil War, this historic property was owned by Dr. Dorris, Grapevine's beloved pioneer physician, before he built his beautiful Victorian home on East College Street. Later the home of the Brock Family, many of the early traces of the farm and life on the Grape Vine Prairie can still be found here. The Brock Farm is being lovingly restored for its new use by local resident and winemaker, Don Bigbie. (817-488-6789).
Su Vino Winery at 120 South Main, Suite 40, opened in February 2003 on Grapevine’s historic Main Street. At Su Vino customers have the option of making their own wine and participating in the six-week wine making process – from adding the nuances of flavor in the initial step through bottling, corking and labeling. At Su Vino, customers can create wines for special occasions and gifts and make the whole process an interactive party experience involving friends, family and co-workers. Just in town for a visit? Stop in at Su Vino and enjoy shopping and wine tasting in a friendly atmosphere. Su Vino is an establishment of Wine Not International. (817-416-9333).
Grapevine is home to the Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association, and as such is headquarters for the state’s wine industry, the fifth largest wine industry in the U.S. (817-424-0570). With roots deep in its agricultural past, Grapevine celebrates and supports Texas wine with two festivals annually – the Grapevine New Vintage Wine Trail in April, and GrapeFest in September. In addition, a core group of 100+ local volunteers form the Grapevine Wine Pouring Society and serve as ambassadors for Texas wine. (817-481-4747).
For additional information about the Texas wine industry, Grapevine’s winery tasting rooms or for more information about historic Grapevine, Texas, and its attractions and special events please contact the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1-800-457-6338 or Metro 817-410-3185 or visit our website at www.grapevinetexasusa.com.
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