Houston Area Wineries:
Circle S Vineyards is located in Sugarland. Winery tours and tastings are offered daily to individuals and groups.
Haak Vineyards and Winery is located in Santa Fe, Texas, approximately 15 miles from Clear Lake, 25 miles from Houston and about 20 miles from Galveston.
Messina Hof Winery and Resort is located in Bryan, Texas. It was establishd in 1977 by Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo, is rooted in the union of two family heritages. Winemaker Paul Bonarrigo’s family dates back seven generations to Messina, Sicily. Merrill’s family is from Hof, Germany.
Vintner’s Own Winery is a specialized custom crush facility that focuses on ‘small lot’ barrel production for each client. They are located in the Heights area, around Ella and 12th.
Houston Wine Blogs and Websites:
Another Wine Blog — Graphic designer Joe Power and attorney Amy Corron Power , “The Wine Wonkette”, publish this sophisticated and entertaining blog that you’ll find addictive
Bits and Pieces — Charles M. Bear Dalton writes a weekly wine column for Spec’s newsletter.
Blue State Carpetbagger’s Red State Wine Blog — Houston attorney Tom Casagrande publishes an idiosyncratic journal of some good inexpensive wines available in Houston.
Cepage Noir — is written by Christopher Massie, certified sommelier and former owner of Christopher’s Wine Warehouse in Houston. You’ll enjoy his take on the Houston wine bar scene.
Cleverley’s Blog — Cleverley Stone covers the Houston restaurant and
CulinaryThymes is a Houston based website that provides entertaining, informative commentary and trusted recommendations in a fun and concise format. The site is edited by Alyce Woodman Eyster, who for six years served as publisher and editorial director of Culinary Thymes magazine.
Denman’s Wine Blog — Independent Fine Wine Consultant & Blogger.
Drink Dogma — A cocktail and wine blog from the owner of the Anvil Bar & Lounge in
Fork and Cork — Houston Restaurant news from the Houston Chronicle staff.
Houston Wine Tastings — provides information about Houston wine tastings, happy hours, wine dinners and other fun oenophile events.
Local Wine Events — A listing of local wine events in Houston and Southeast Texas.
Texas Wine Lover — A blog dedicated to promoting Texas wines.
Vintage Texas — is a wine blog in search of Texas terroir.
The Wine Cult — A Houston group of wine lovers who think that anyone can have a voice in the world of wine.
Wine Skinny — Houstonian Robyn Tinsley is managing editor of this website that provides information and descriptions about wine, food pairings and ways to happily incorporate wine into your daily lifestyle.
Houston Wine Consultants:
Denman Moody — Independent fine wine consultant.
Sterling Minor — Houston attorney and independent fine wine consultant.
Nate Rose — Spec’s fine wine consultant.
Houston Wine Organizations:
Houston Wine Classes:
Private Wine Classes and Wine Dinners in Your Own Home with Your Private Chef Houston