Harvest Season Reaps More Than Grapes

Fredericksburg invites you to come celebrate Texas Wine Country during Harvest Season 2021! Vineyards and wineries are preparing to reap the fruit of their vines, and visitors can be a part of this exciting season. Texas Wine Country is one of the United States’ most visited wine regions and part of the fifth largest wine-producing state in the country.


First, relax at over 50 vineyards and wineries in and around Fredericksburg. Enjoy the tasting rooms, spacious patios, light-hearted grape stomps, wine tours, winemaker dinners and myriad of other events honoring the Texas wine industry.

Book a private tour or hop on board the convenient wine shuttle to enjoy the excursion responsibly. There’s nothing quite like the cool feel of a barrel room, tasting a cabernet right from an aged oak barrel. Learn about the varietals at your favorite vineyards and be sure to find out what pairs well with them because next on the list is cuisine!

Next, you’ll want to satisfy your hunger with the delicious cuisine in the area. You can’t have one of the most visited wine regions in the country without offering an equally satisfying culinary experience to go with it. Fredericksburg is home to numerous dining options to appease all foodies. You’ll find authentic German restaurants serving the dishes handed down from generations; true Texas BBQ smoked throughout the day; and creative Hill Country farm-to-table food. You name it, and Fredericksburg has probably got it. Many of the local chefs would agree — there’s a sense of pride that comes with using the freshest ingredients from local farmers and growers.

If you’re in the area for wine and cuisine, you might as well make some time to shop because Fredericksburg’s walkable downtown and warehouse district are a shopper’s dream. Over 150 shops, boutiques and galleries line the streets in and around Fredericksburg’s historic Main Street. You’ll find everything from furniture and fashion to jewelry and cowboy boots. And in between are various wine tasting rooms, bakeries and restaurants. You could spend an entire day just working your way through the area.

At the end of the day, simply retreat to your perfect home away from home. Fredericksburg has an abundance of B&Bs, vacation rentals, guesthouses, inns, hotels and motels. That means you can put your feet up at night in the lodging property perfect for you. Whether you prefer a hotel walkable to shopping or a quiet cabin in the countryside, the variety of lodging is remarkable and will not disappoint.

Fredericksburg has a magic all its own. A few days here and the stress can melt away. Start planning your bountiful escape and reap the rewards of harvest season in Texas Wine Country.