9 Local Wineries to Discover on Your Next Girls Trip
When’s the last time you had a perfect getaway? Brush off your boots and pack for a weekend on the trail…the Texas Independence Wine Trail, that is! These 9 local wineries range from stunningly stylish to cozy mom & pop shops, perfect spots to explore with that special someone or your favorite wine-lovin’ gal pals!
Sip local and support small businesses in the heart of Texas! Splashway Campground is the perfect central location to relax and regroup for a weekend of winery hopping. Book a glamping trip for your girls or an intimate cabin for two, then map out your perfect wine trail weekend in the fresh autumn air in the beautiful hills of south-central Texas!
Your new favorite wineries are only 10 – 50 minutes away from your cozy campsite:
Whistling Duck Vineyard & Winery: 10 miles
This mom and pop winery is the perfect spot to enjoy the tranquil countryside while sipping on a delicious glass of Texas craft wine. The best part – it’s so close to Splashway Campground making it the perfect place to spend the afternoon!
Majek Vinyard & Winery: 30 miles
This winery produces some of the most award-winning wines in all of South Texas! With gorgeous scenery and a great selection of delicious wines, Majek Winery is a must-try on your next girls trip!
Cast Iron Winery: 35 miles
Another mom and pop shop, this winery was built with heart! Stop by on the weekends for a tasting and you may just meet the two wine lovers who started the whole thing!
Pipers Creek Vineyard: 35 miles
This winery is special because it is one of just a few vineyards in Texas growing the French Villiard Blanc grape! Plus, they’re pet-friendly! So if all your gals want to bring their pups for a day of wine tasting, this is the spot for you!
Rosemary’s Vineyard & Winery: 40 miles
Much like Splashway, this is a family-owned winery in the heart of Fayette county. Their tasting room is open daily and has a wide selection to try, so you’re sure to find something you love!
San Ducerro Winery: 40 miles
So many wines, so little time! Check out this winery soon to enjoy their fall concert series featuring live music!
Blue Mule Winery: 50 miles
This winery’s charm is the embodiment of southern hospitality! This father-daughter operation is sure to warm your heart and they’ll be sure to tell you all about it over a glass (or two) of wine!
Rohan Meadery: 55 miles
This winery is a little different from the others on this list because they didn’t stop at wine – they also make mead and cider! And, they make them all with only locally sourced ingredients to give you the true Texas experience.
Lavaca Bluffs Winery: 60 miles
Last, but certainly not least is Lavaca Bluffs Winery with SO MANY OPTIONS, you might have to come back a second time to taste them all. Check out their truly extensive list of options here.
Make sure to plan a weekend for your next wine tasting trip so you can shop AND stay local! Happy tasting!
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