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Address: 8603 CR 3914, Athens, TX 75752
Phone Number: (903) 675-7023
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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So Delightful, So Close and yet SOOOO far Removed

"Accidently" stumbled on Tara Vineyards, and am so glad we did. My husband and I ended up having lunch on the terrace and buying a half case of wine. Michelle was our "host", if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
marie p
Frisco, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Beautiful winery and great food. Go for wine tastings or dinner. They have an amazing B and B on the vineyard as well. We have been here at least 15 times. All the food is fresh. Wait staff so attentive. The owner always comes by our table to talk. Their chocolate wine is awesome. They have an outside area to... More 

Thank Kay Combs S
Frisco, Texas
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

"Accidently" stumbled on Tara Vineyards, and am so glad we did. My husband and I ended up having lunch on the terrace and buying a half case of wine. Michelle was our "host", if you will, and was delightful. We did a "wine flight" and chose to bring home two bottles of the "going down easy" Blanc du Bois Dry,... More 

Thank marie p
Gun Barrel City, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very nice spot for fine dining and music on the patio. Try the Carriage House Red Wine. Patrick and Susan, the proprietors, are always glad to welcome you.

Thank Mike S
Eustace, Texas
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Enjoyed good wine in a rural East Texas setting. Live music and good friends. It doesn't get much better.

Thank Z846PWbillc
Arlington, Texas
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We came here for my moms birthday. The environment is cozy and warm. The service was amazing. We've been to quite a few of the nicer steakhouses in Dallas and Fort Worth and to me this pretty much tops them all. The menu was diverse and delicious and the special this night was meatloaf stuffed with bleu cheese and wrapped... More 

Thank Haley M
Edmond, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A family wedding brought us to this vineyard and inn. The Murchison house was beautiful and those who stayed there had great accommodations. Fortunately, they shared these with us as our cabin was inhabitable. The first sign that this was not going to be a good experience was being told there was no key to the cabin due to another... More 

2 Thank Jan J
Athens, Tx
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A bit pricey but excellent ambiance. Love the cheese plates. Wine samplers available. Best time is during Fall and Spring when you can sit outside.

Thank BrianAthens_Tx
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181 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had a great time here, both for a wine-tasting, and then for dinner with coworkers. A good selection of truly fine, locally-grown wines, a really nice & attentive, helpful staff, and absolutely delicious food- my coworkers are still talking about our wonderful dinner here! The B&B is Gorgeous- hope to be able to return with hubs and stay there! HIGHLY... More 

Thank elissejo
Fort Worth, Texas
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you enjoy a good atmosphere, Tara is the place to be. The wine made here is fantabulous.......I really liked the Texas Twang wine. The sangria was good. A cheese plate was served with different flavors of cheese, crackers, salami, and olives. The Tara burger is awesome. Our friends really enjoyed the blue-cheese burger and a Romaine salad. their house... More 

Thank George T
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Closed Monday/Tuesdays Tara has a Restaurant with excellent food, service and Wines. It has a Winery offering wine tastings of their products and you can purchase them or have them shipped to your home address, if the law allows in your home area allows it Tara also offers a B&B housed in a rustic house as if built by a... More 

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