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Address: 315 RR 1376, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: 830 990 8555
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Rancho Ponte is a small-production, family-run winery with 5-acres of...
Rancho Ponte is a small-production, family-run winery with 5-acres of vines on a working 20 acre ranch, a beautiful tasting room and a friendly, knowledgeable staff. Our wines have a passionate word-of-mouth following. We specialize in exceptional blends such as our Meritage (Cab Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Malbec, Merlot) and our Sorelline (Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Viognier and Muscat Canelli). Visit us and meet some of the nicest people on the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290!
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The Traveling Winers on Texas Wine Trail

Rancho Ponte Vineyards, set among the various wineries on Wine Road 290, is a newer establishment. This year the vines are only 2 years old, hence they pull grapes from all over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've always loved this winery. It doesn't try to be exotic or fancy like some of the others in the area. They don't overly boast about their wines or try to run down in the other wineries in the area. They just put some wine out there and hope that you enjoy. Well I enjoyed the wines very much and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful unpretentious wine makers. The ranchers reserve, gsm, and Merlot are great wines. Smooth finishes not overly complex.

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

During a recent visit to some area wineries near Fredericksburg, we decided to give Rancho Ponte a try. Honestly, it was a pretty underwhelming experience. Yes, we have our favorites in the area, those places offer great wine and friendly service in a comfortable setting. Neither my husband nor I felt like this place met any of those requirements. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you haven't stopped into Rancho Ponte - what are you waiting for?! This is smaller winery in comparison to others in the area but they have a good selection of both reds/whites and they offer two ports. A wine tasting includes 6 pours of your choice. The entire staff is incredibly friendly and many days the two owners, Roberto... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Rancho Ponte Vineyards, set among the various wineries on Wine Road 290, is a newer establishment. This year the vines are only 2 years old, hence they pull grapes from all over, even California. Rachel and Roberto Ponte are the owners. Rachel is a chef (yummm!) and Roberto comes from a long family history of wine makers, being a 5th... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Rancho Ponte is in our 'top two' of all the wineries we visited in this area. The wine was great (not overly sweet like many wineries) and the service was excellent. We purchased several bottles; and unlike many -- although we 'shared' a tasting to keep from over-indulging -- the tasting pours were generous. We highly recommend placing Rancho Ponte... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was last winery we stopped by so were not overly impressed. They were not busy, maybe because they are located just off the main Hwy. 290 drag where all the other wineries are. The lady that waited on us advised we needed to purchase tasting to try the chili that was part of an event that day. She was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We tried 4 wineries this day and this was our first one. The wine is ok, too sweet for us, if you like sweet wine this might be the one for you. They were very friendly but not too informative, it was just ok, not our favorite. If you decide to try this winery, try the peach sangria, that along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very nice Texas winery, they have an excellent tasting room and are not pushy, but they are very friendly and will engage you about the wines and tell their story very well. An enjoyable stop on the wine trail

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to tastings at 4 wineries yesterday, and this was our favorite stop. We enjoyed all of what we tasted, and our service was fantastic. Good wine and good conversation! We are so glad our driver for the afternoon mentioned it to us, or we wouldn't have known to make it one of our stops.

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Additional Information about Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Address: Address: 315 RR 1376, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: 830 990 8555
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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