Three Alluring Towns for a Texas Hill Country Winery Weekend

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Spring and summer weekend winery tours in the Texas Hill Country make for some great stories among family, friends, and lovers. If you haven’t yet experienced some time in these scenic expanses of Central Texas, a wine tasting or tour is a great way to acquaint yourself with the lay of the land. And wineries and vineyards in this part of the Lone Star State are true gems. While you’re here experiencing new wines, new pairings, and meeting new people, you can also enjoy some of the new sights and unique places along the way. Here are three Texas Hill Country towns that feature fantastic vineyards and wineries coupled with the scenic vistas this region is known for. Pair that with a local stay, some shopping, and maybe a delicious meal here and there, and you have the makings of an alluring winery weekend you won’t soon forget!

1. Fredericksburg

The Allure of a Texas Hill Country Winery Weekend

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Fredericksburg is not only historically beautiful and full of great Texas Hill Country scenery, but it’s also full of amazing Hill Country wine. Home to some captivating and award-winning vineyards (18 at last count), it boasts such great wineries as Grape Creek Vineyards and William Chris Vineyards. Downtown Fredericksburg is also home to tasting rooms at which you can sample Hill Country wine wares. While you’re there, don’t miss the awesome German heritage and western lifestyle accoutrements and experiences to be had in local shops and surroundings!

2. Burnet

Three Alluring Towns for a Texas Hill Country Winery Weekend
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Burnet is home to gorgeous wineries such as Torr Na Lochs Vineyards and Winery as well as Perissos Vineyards and Winery. The latter hosts live music on weekends while the former is located on a working cattle ranch, adding to its Texas Hill Country charm and appeal. While you’re in town, you can enjoy Inks Lake State Park or tour Longhorn Cavern State Park, and take in some local color and history with a visit to Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum.

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