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All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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The warm summer months have begun, and your family is planning to make the most of it. With that in mind, it’s time to make it a priority to finally gather up your aunts, uncles, and cousins and head for the nearest winery! Better yet, reconnect over a tour and tasting at a number of Texas Hill Country vineyards, and you absolutely won’t regret it. Great pairings, delicious vintages, and excellent company are all you’ll need for a perfect trip on which to reconnect.

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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A marathon wine weekend in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, including transportation, amazing accommodations, excellent dining, and plenty of laughs, is just what’s in order. In planning the trip, there are a few things to consider. Fredericksburg is a fantastic Hill Country destination to tour through, and it’s right at the heart of the Lone Star State’s wine country. Wine Road 290 is easily maneuvered with a coordinated bus tour, removing any doubt you’ll safely make your stops and arrive back home without issue.

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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Getting the family together for such a trip isn’t always easy, but with the help of an experienced driver and some excellent vineyard selections, being chauffeured to and from your tastings will be a breeze. The comfort of a luxury coach for just such a trip makes perfect sense! And a driver who’s familiar with the area can give you great tips on area hot spots, all the best vineyards to tour, and amazing Hill Country dining locales. You can’t go wrong with a steak dinner at Cabernet Grill — Texas Wine Country Restaurant, or perhaps some delicious Italian cuisine at Pasta Bella. For more great selections, check out the top 10 local restaurants at the link available here.

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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In planning your wine tour, you’ll want to consider some essential tips and some fine places to rest up between tasting and all of the great dining and shopping you’ll be doing. Fredericksburg is also famed for a wide array of bed and breakfast accommodations which take a weekend wine tasting and tour to a whole new level of indulgence. If you’re looking to have a great getaway without the high price tag, this town has all you’ll need to do just that.

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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From standard hotels to wonderful experiences in boutique arrangements, you can plan out an unforgettable weekend away with all the bells and whistles! Wine Country Cottages on Main would be a fantastic place to start. Or you could check out Haufman House (a beautiful B&B), which is actually close to the National Museum of the Pacific War. And, more luxurious resorts and lodges can be found here. When planning your stay, visit the link available here for great Fredericksburg accommodation options. There are even vineyards where you can book a stay!

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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Having booked your accommodations, you’ll want to plot out your itinerary with award-winning vineyards. As previously noted, Fredericksburg is at the forefront of the wine world in the Texas Hill Country. There is no shortage of great places to visit, taste, and maybe purchase a few items for your own home collection. While the area strongly embraces its past, it has many modern-day winery and tasting room layouts to choose from and enjoy.

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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The winemaking history of the region is on display at almost every turn, and you can learn more about how Texas has become the second largest American Viticultural Area at the link available here (which is a fancier way of saying this industry is a very big deal!). The great pride with which the winemakers produce their product can not only be seen but tasted—and that’s exactly what you’ll find at great wineries such as Grape Creek Vineyards. This progressive, family-owned winery is also launching its own sparkling wine line, in a state-of-the-art facility. A stop here on your family’s wine tour would be an excellent way to cap off a wonderful trip, raising a glass of their amazing bubbly!

All Aboard for a Luxury Wine Tour Through the Hill Country

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A coordinated wine tour of the Texas Hill Country is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to relax and unwind. The amazing vintages and those who produce them, combined with the gorgeous vineyards and Hill Country scenery make for an experience which is second-to-none! Not having to drive makes the trip even better! With a charter bus, you can also consider visiting places which are off the beaten path, giving you an insider’s view to wine that others may not otherwise enjoy. Having the scoop on those special locations along the wine routes that regularly produce award-winning wine, while remaining enjoyably lowkey, can make for an amazing family getaway. You can find it all in Fredericksburg when you plan a wine tour and tasting weekend in the Texas Hill Country! Get packed, grab your itinerary, and get ready to raise a glass to everyone’s health and good times ahead!