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Messina Hof Winery

4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, TX 77808
(979) 778-9463
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Bryan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink

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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Spent done time here to enjoy the Messina Hof wines and take some family pictures. Bar staff was very friendly and made some good suggestions. I especially enjoyed the reserve Pinot noir. Wonderful, actually.

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maxe1lab
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114 reviews 114 reviews
33 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The wine is great but a little pricey. The place is small and busy. The workers are okay, but nothing special. We had to wait a while to be taken care of and the tastings are expensive.

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Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Paul & Merrill Bonarrigo have created a beautiful winery and more impressive delicious wines. My wife & I first visited Messina Hof in 2001 and immediately fell in love. We have enjoyed visiting over the years and watched as the little winery grew to include a first class restaurant "The vintage House", a beautiful Bed & Breakfast "The Villa", and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great place to go to have a nice, varied wine tasting. $15 for 6 wine flights. Didn't get a chance to go on the tour- but it seems it wasn't that extensive and didn't miss much. If the weather was nicer, would have sat outside and enjoyed the pretty lake.

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Mt Holly, NJ
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The winery has excellent wines and terrific personnel. The winery is easy to get to from Fredericksburg, close to Austin and San Antonio; well worth the drive!

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Austin, Texas
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174 reviews 174 reviews
40 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

$12.50 for a tour and tasting. Great group experience. Some of my guests were tired and retired to the bar area for nibbles and wine. The other half trooped along to the vineyards and barrel room followed by a tasting in the gift shop back room. Quaint atmosphere. Interesting and entertaining tour and demo. Plenty of room to sit. Tasting... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Messina Hof is a fine family run winery where I tried several of their gems. The pinot noir and cab were my favorites. The GHW/Bush Merlot had a nice nose and good taste.

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Senior Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Customer service is good, wines are good. We are waiting to try to bed and breakfast combo. The hubby and I do love their wine tho :-)

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

They have some really excellent wines available for tasting in the hospitality room. Skipped the formal tour because it is overpriced at $12.50 per person and includes 4 tastings ($10 value) but big part of tour is promoting their bed and breakfast. Overall our stop was enjoyable. Skipped the restaurant due to limited time.

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Central Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We are local folks (College Station) who love most M.H. wines--especially, their table reds and port. And, yes, we've done the tour--it was fine. But, the pinot grigio...well, GAG ME WITH A CORKSCREW! So raw and dry, may have to pour the rest down the sink (first time ever). Hereafter, will buy the $4 special at Wal-Mart.

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