Sisterdale, Texas is an unincorporated ranching and farming community in Kendall County. Carl of Solms-Braunfels helped establish Sisterdale. The area originally began with dissidents that left Europe after a failed revolution. The town was named after Sister Creek.
Sisterdale was one of the centers for German abolitionism and Unionism for the Civil War. After the war, the community turned into a farming community.
Sisterdale’s old cotton gin has been transformed into the Sisterdale Creek Vineyards. The wines are produced through Bordeaux and Burgundy techniques. Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Merlot wines are produced at Sisterdale Creek Vineyards. The wines are stored for up to three years in massive 60 gallon barrels. Sisterdale Creek Vineyard’s aging process locks in the flavors. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5 PM, Saturday from 10-6 PM, and Sunday 10-6 PM.
The Sisterdale Valley District is a historic region that includes 15 historic buildings along with 6 other structures. One of the great buildings is the old 1890’s dance hall.