Cross Timbers Wine Trail Featured Wineries (By Region)

Northern Region

4R Ranch Vineyards & Winery 

Muenster & McKinney, TX

 

Powered by sun, earth and wind, 4R Ranch Vineyards & Winery calls us all to slow our pace, enjoy the view, and sip a glass of wine. The Wind Shed Tasting Room, which takes its name from the strong breezes that power the wind turbines on the property, is the perfect place to relax and unwind. The Wind Shed’s cantilevered deck offers 270-degree views of the magnificent vistas and rocky terrain of the Red River Valley. Chinquapin oaks, white-tailed deer, the endangered black-capped vireo, and the occasional Rio Grande turkey inhabit this incredible property.

Arché Winery & Vineyard 

Saint Jo, TX

 

Arché is a north Texas estate winery near Saint Jo in the Red River Valley, surrounded by beautiful vineyards and rolling hills. Arché winery and vineyard is focused on producing exceptional wines while providing an outstanding and memorable experience for guests. The tasting room is open year round and is situated in the middle of the vineyard, offering expansive views of the valley. Grab your friends, make the short drive, and spend a little time tasting the flavors of our unique terroir.

Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard 

Saint Jo, TX

 

Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard is located in northwest Cooke County, near the town of Saint Jo. Every weekend, folks from around north Texas and all points beyond travel to the former ostrich ranch located beneath the sweeping bluffs of the Red River Valley. There, on the Fredrick family cattle ranch, you will enjoy award-winning wine, live music and scenic views from the covered pavilion.

Edge of the Lake Vineyard & Winery 

Valley View, TX

 

Edge of the Lake Vineyard & Winery is a picturesque location away from the bustle of the DFW Metroplex and only a brief, scenic drive out of the city. We are a family owned and operated vineyard and winery, nestled in 15 cultivated and planted acres of grapevines. Based on similar climates and soil between our location and Spain, we proudly grow mainly Spanish grapes. These include Tempranillo, Albarino, and Grenache, while also bringing in additional varietals from the Texas High Plains. Our goal is to provide exceptional Texas wine to our community and experiences that will last a lifetime.

Firelight Vineyards 

Valley View, TX

 

Firelight Vineyards is a full production vineyard & winery operation with a tasting room, restaurant & entertainment venue located on the historic town square of Valley View, Texas. Firelight Vineyards specializes in events and hosts live music at the venue on the square every Saturday night. The vineyards are located on the north side of Lake Ray Roberts in the Texoma American Viticulture Area (AVA) about 12 miles from the tasting room. The wine tasting room & restaurant open hours are Thursday 12-7pm, Friday 12-10pm, Saturday 12pm-10pm, and Sunday 12-7pm. Stop by to enjoy the diverse wine list of award-winning wines, wines on tap, frozen drinks, and a unique list of specialty beverages made with the “Firelight 48” family recipe. Make plans to come hungry so you can also enjoy the gourmet cuisine made from premium & locally sourced ingredients.

Horseshoe Bend Cellars 

Iowa Park, TX

 

Nestled between the rustling waters of the Wichita River & the shores of Horseshoe Lake, Horseshoe Bend Cellars is a family-owned operational vineyard and winery that produces some of the most unique wines in the Wichita Falls area. The wines range from sweet wines including Kirsche, Mead, Concord, & the famous Wichita Red to dry wines such as Desperado Red, Petite Sirah, and Viognier. The quiet countryside winery features a tasting room, banquet suite complete with a balcony overlooking the vineyard, oak barrel aging room, fermentation tank room, and bottling room. Follow Horseshoe Bend Cellars’ Facebook page so you do not miss their next event. The winery is always hosting events such as stargazing nights, dinner date nights, wine pairing events, vineyard planting parties, and many more.

Marker Cellars Winery & Ralvin Ciders

Alvord, TX

 

Marker Cellars Winery and Ralvin Ciders is a short nine miles North of Decatur and 3.5 miles from downtown Alvord on CR 2585. Our Family has been making Texas Wine since 2000 and opened the tasting room November 2012. The wine styles produced by Marker Cellars are heavily influenced by the time spent living and exploring the Wine Country on the West Coast. Ralvin Ciders joined Marker Cellars as a simple solution to create dry ciders with body, character, imagination, and higher ABV’s. We take pride in producing Wine and Cider from the best Fruit available. Tastings, cigars, space for catered events, outdoor games, and patio seating with beautiful country views are all available for your enjoyment. We are family and pet friendly. You are always welcome to bring your picnic basket or purchase a tray of our specialty meat and cheeses to enjoy with your wine purchases.

OG Cellars 

Sunset & Wichita Falls, TX

 

OG Cellars is an award winning winery located in North Texas. The winery was founded in 2014 and the tasting room opened in late 2016. Since 2017 our 100% Texas wines have been awarded over 35 medals in prestigious wine competitions such as the San Francisco International, Texsom, the Jefferson Cup, the Houston Rodeo and more. Our large selection of wines feature many big, bold reds, but also whites as well as dessert wines.

TF Vineyards

Boyd, TX

 

TF Vineyard & Winery has a large variety of wines produced by our award-winning winemaker & owner, David Todd. The handcrafted, small productions are all bottled and produced using grapes from our carefully tended vineyard as well as the local grape growers we support from Texas. This family-owned business takes pride in growing the grapes, creating blends, and making sure that you can find a perfect wine in our Tasting Room overlooking the vineyard. We are located less than an hour from Grapevine and close to North Fort Worth, making our Tasting Room a great place to enjoy and relax while sipping on your favorite TF Wine. With our spacious covered pavilion or comfortable barrel room we can manage Texas weather!

Central Region

Barking Rocks Winery

Granbury, TX

 

An old rock barn was converted in 2002 into Barking Rocks Winery. Since then, we have been making wine, friends and memories happen in Granbury, Texas. Over the years, Winemaker and storyteller, Tiberia, has stayed true to making Texas wine with Texas grapes, providing them a path to their highest calling. Sissy keeps the operation running smoothly and has a story or two of her own. Ripple, the winery hound and official greeter, is always there to hopefully get a back scratch. We have made some beautiful dry wines, ports and roses and we are excited to share them with you. A visit to Barking Rocks is sure to include wine, a relaxed refuge, a story or two, and perhaps a new friend.

Barons Creek Winery

Granbury, TX

 

Our philosophy at Barons Creek is to bring you small lots of very fine wine from the best vineyards. We source our grapes from specialty growers throughout Texas, Washington, California and Spain. Whenever possible, we like to ferment as close to the vineyards as possible. We partner with different vintners who ferment according to protocols set up by our winemaker, Russell Smith. This ensures consistent quality for all of our wines. The Texas High Plains is the source of most premium wine grapes in Texas. We get most of our Texas fruit from a long-established grape growing family. Their vineyards are in the southern panhandle area between Brownfield and Lubbock. We proudly feature wines from their Merlot, Viognier, Tempranillo and Vermentino grapes.

Bingham Family Vineyards

Grapevine, TX

 

Visit Bingham Family Vineyards at our Grapevine location to explore our 100% Texas grown and produced wine. Rest assured drinking Bingham wine, knowing not only where the grapes were grown and the wine made, but that you are drinking quality wine. Relax and enjoy! Bingham Family Vineyards is a multigenerational wine growing family that promises the curious wine explorer a joyful experience through 100% Texas grown and crafted estate wines, the fullest expression of the High Plains. Located next to the Grapevine Visitor’s Information Center, our Grapevine tasting room allows us to bring our High Plains AVA wines to our friends in the Dallas and Fort Worth area.

Blue Duck Winery

Cisco, TX

 

At Blue Duck, we believe the best wines come from the best ingredients. That’s why we’re committed to growing the freshest crop and only hand picking choice grapes from our vineyard. Four friends who love wine and each other began our journey into what is now a full grown passion shared with friends and neighbors across the world. We take pride in our product and craft our very own brand of rich flavor and refreshing taste. We know you’ll love it! We began right here in sunny Albany, Texas. We take pride in growing and bottling right here in our home town.

Bluff Dale Vineyards

Bluff Dale, TX

 

Come by today and sample some of the fine wine we have to offer for your wine tasting pleasure. It will surely please your tastebuds. Call ahead and ask your hosts David or Theresa when their next event will be. They will be glad to help you in every way. Bring your friends along too, they will thank you for it later! If you like picturesque views and serene beauty then order up some wine and a cheese plate and head out on the patio. The breathtaking views and a quiet afternoon on our patio is surely something to not miss out on. All of it under the beautiful Texas Sky. A real delight for people that just want a nice quiet place in the country for a getaway. Please see our list of area B&B’s for a weekend stay. activities.

Broken X Winery

Cisco, TX

 

Established in 2020 and located in the heart of Cisco Texas, Broken X Winery is a product of our family journey and dream. Our tasting room has a unique atmosphere full of character and history. We offer a vast selection of wines ranging from sweet to dry so there is something for every palate. Like our wines, we also have a variety of appetizers, the best charcuterie boards, amazing sandwiches, and homemade cheescakes. It’s the perfect place to come, sit back, relax and enjoy the company of your friends and family.

Bull Lion Ranch Vineyard & Winery

Granbury and Grapevine, TX

 

 The Bull Lion Vineyards varietals include sangiovese, montepulciano, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, tempranillo, and pinot grigio. These grapes are known to thrive in the warmer climates of Italy, Spain and Argentina, as well as in our hot Texas climate. In addition to the tasting room at the ranch/vineyard in Chalk Mountain, Bull Lion has shops and tasting rooms in Glen Rose, Granbury, and Grapevine.

Casual Friday Wines

Azle, TX

 

Casual Friday Winery is located in Azle, an easy 20-minute drive northwest from Fort Worth. We offer award-winning Texas wines in a casual, comfortable atmosphere with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Come see us for brunch, lunch or dinner, or just for wine tasting and a charcuterie board! We are also available for private events. Our charming and rustic Llama Barn holds up to 70 people for parties, showers and weddings. We offer live music on Friday nights, and events such as wine yoga or craft workshops. Our Tasting Room and Bistro is open Thursday thru Sunday. Whether it’s a romantic getaway for the night, or if you are just trying to blow off steam from work, come join us. Let’s keep it casual!

Dove Ridge Winery

Weatherford, TX

 

Set on 66 scenic acres in Weatherford, this new winery is a great place for discovering just how amazing Texas wines can be. A passion for wine and a love for family is the basis for Dove Ridge Winery. Nestled on the edge of the thriving DFW metroplex in Weatherford, Texas, this new winery is a mix of rural charm and modern urban chic. You can stroll through the vineyard and draw in the Zen-like serenity of the rolling hills, relax on the patio with a glass of your favorite wine, or gaze at the vineyards through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the tasting room. Named for the beautiful white wing doves that inhabit the land, the owners Joey and Janan Benefiel and their sister Patti Bush, wanted to create a place where guests could discover just how amazing Texas wines can be! Their backgrounds are as diverse as the wines themselves.

Landon Winery

Grapevine, TX

 

Landon Winery has earned hundreds of medals, awards, and recognitions for its wines. Stop by any location to taste for yourself. Better yet, Bob will gladly show off the winery and give you a tour and sampling of the some of the wines currently in production. Bob’s perseverance paid off and he successfully segued from basement wine making in Missouri to being the one of the largest wineries in Texas since they opened in 2005. Our stainless steel tanks and American & French barrels, laboratory as well as Bourbon barrel aged wine are just a few examples of what you will find in our making process. Landon Winery locations include: 3121 Olympus Boulevard #130, Coppell, TX 75019; 2508 Lee St. Greenville, TX 75401; 101 N Kentucky St., McKinney, TX 75069; 103 N Ballard Ave., Wylie, TX 75098; as well as Grapevine, TX.

Lost Oak Winery

Burleson, TX

 

We are a family-owned and operated winery located in Burleson, just south of Fort Worth. Although it’s just a short trip, it will feel like you’ve left the city behind. Lost Oak Winery has won more than 20 Gold Medals in international wine competitions. Our winery and vineyard offer a picturesque setting located on the banks of Village Creek with five acres of cultivated vineyards, stately oak trees and winding walking paths.

Messina Hof Winery

Grapevine, TX

 

Messina Hof is a family-owned business based on the three cornerstones of family, tradition and romance and is dedicated to producing a gold medal winning wine in every varietal while also providing the best in hospitality, food and customer service. The Messina Hof legacy began over 40 years ago, with an experimental vineyard and fifty varietals of grapes. Thousands of awards and a generation later, Messina Hof continues to be at the forefront of the Texas wine industry. Wine Club Members receive 20-25% off all wine purchases. Non-members receive 10% off a purchase of 12-23 bottles, and 15% off a purchase of 24 or more bottles. Shipping is free on 12 or more bottles. Stock up on award-winning Texas wine and have it shipped right to your door!

Pemberton Cellars

Granbury, TX

 

Pemberton Cellars is located just a few miles northwest of beautiful downtown Granbury. The contemporary, yet laid back, family atmosphere is surrounded by a bountiful vineyard. We are a family-owned winery and vineyard striving to make the best wines for our customers only from Texas grapes. Our wines are made from hand-selected grapes from our vineyard, or from top vineyards across the state. A trip to the California wine country some years ago gave birth to a dream to produce great quality wine with Texas grapes in Granbury. So, come visit us for some good stories of our journey and taste some great wine!

Sunset Winery

Burleson, TX

 

Birgit and Bruce Anderson opened Sunset Winery, “The Best Little Wine House in Texas,” in 2005 in what had been their home for 20 years. Plan to stop by on Saturday or Sunday afternoons, when you can taste your choice of five of the 14 wines made in the house. Enjoy a glass in the tasting room (pictured), or on the deck. While there, you might meet Bruce, winemaker extraordinaire. Whoever greets you will be friendly and knowledgable — and might even share the story of how ballroom dancing led to the Anderson family home becoming a winery. Y’all check us out online, order bottles online, take a bottle with you to your favorite BYOB restaurant for opening there, and please come see us at our tasting room.

Thistleridge Vineyard &  Winery

Weatherford, TX

 

Thistleridge Ranch, Vineyard & Winery is located near Weatherford, about halfway between Peester and Pooleville, Texas. The pet-friendly winery, which has been in operation since 2015, is located in a remodeled 19th century home. The business is owned by Linn and Wesley Ragle. The winery features a small tasting room, an upstairs lounge with a balcony seating area, and a wide variety of gift items for sale. Tastings are $5 per person and include a sampling of three wines. They are free for anyone who purchases a bottle of wine.

Southern Region

Bar Ditch  Winery

Stephenville, TX

 

Chasing wild mustangs in Erath County, TX (mustang grapes that is), we make wine using an old-world process with an old hill country recipe. Our Wild Mustang wine is lightly sweet, and our Chick Wine made from Blanc DuBois grapes (grown here on site) is slightly dry. For the adventurous at heart, we top this off with a list of handmade designer wine cocktails. Five miles from Stephenville on Hwy 8 in the Lingleville community, come visit us at our tasting room, enjoy sitting outside watching the flora & fauna or pick up an instrument off the wall and sing us a song.

Big Rock  Winery

Lakeside Village, TX

 

At Big Rock Winery, we offer wine tasting from our celebrated wine club in Lakeside Village, Texas. We are an operating winery that makes red and white wine, and holds events at our rustic vineyard. Our winery is a warm and inviting social place for anyone who enjoys wine, We are welcoming to those who are wine tasting beginners. At Big Rock Winery, we want you to feel at home in our comfortable, off the beaten path. Come by and enjoy a glass of wine with us and experience peace and quiet you can’t get in the city!

Brennan Vineyards

Comanche, TX

 

Brennan Vineyards was founded in 2001 by Dr. Pat and Trellise Brennan. Their love of wine has brought us where we are today. Brennan Vineyards is located at one of the oldest remaining homesteads in Texas with our tasting room in the Historic McCrary House. The Historic McCrary House, located on the property of Brennan Vineyards, was built in 1879 by ‘Mat’ McCrary, who volunteered with the Minute Men Rangers. Dedicated to making wines from 100% Texas fruit, Brennan Vineyards was the first Texas winery to receive two double gold awards in 2015 at the prestigious San Francisco International Wine Competition for its 2014 Mourvédre Dry Rosé and 2013 Tempranillo.

Bull Lion Ranch Vineyard & Winery

Hico and Glen Rose, TX

 

The Bull Lion Ranch, located near Chalk Mountain Texas. was established in 1989 by the Tordiglione family. The ranch gets its name from the Italian definition of Tordiglione, which means “Bull of the Lion”.  Today they are still an operating ranch that runs primarily registered red angus and performance paint horses, and now they grow grapes and make fine wine.

Cockrell Vineyards

Comanche, TX

 

Located in Comanche County less’􀀄􀀅an an hour from Strawn and 1-20, our wine shop is nestled in between l00’s year old Pecan trees and beautiful coastal Bermuda grass.
Cockrell Vineyards is family owned and operated by Craig and Tammy Cockrell. Our patio is laid back, kid, and pooch friendly. We offer hand made artesan style wood-fired oven pizza, occasional BBQ, dips plus meat & cheese plates.
Our grapes are 100% Texas grown; many grown here at the ranch. We boast 100% Texas award winning wines. We also are a Harvest Host and have two RV hookups; call ahead for details.
Come enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the patio and stay for the breath-taking sunset. See you soon!

Greens Creek Cellars

Dublin, TX

 

Greens Creek Cellars in Dublin, Texas, is a boutique countryside winery and tasting room nestled in Erath County. We offer quiet, scenic views and plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy a glass of your favorites! Family owned and operated, we have outdoor activities and plenty of space to occupy your family while you visit. Our award-winning winemakers create great wines, some familiar, some that we’re sure will become top of your list soon. The Old Irish Vineyard, co-located with Greens Creek Cellars, currently grows 12 varietals that supply grapes to the winery. The vineyards provide vinifera and hybrid grapes. The grapes are farmed using sustainable and green practices to limit our environmental impact and provide great fruit.

Juniper Cove Winery

Whitney, TX

 

Located 20 minutes west of Hillsboro on the east side of Lake Whitney in Whitney TX, Juniper Cove Winery is the first winery located in Hill County. Every weekend and all summer, boaters, visitors to the State Parks, and antique shoppers enjoy the quaint town of Whitney. Our Tasting Room has a wonderful and relaxing Texas charm and is located downtown Whitney in one of the historical buildings right next to Whitney’s Famous Bench! We offer tastings from a broad list of award winning sweet and dry wines, reds, whites, and rosé as well as wine bites to enjoy. Juniper Cove Winery has been producing award winning Texas Wines from great quality Texas grapes since 2018.

Lucky Vines Vineyard & Winery

Dublin, TX

 

Lucky Vines is a family-owned vineyard, winery and tasting room in Dublin, Texas. It all started with a little bit of land and a big, beautiful dream. We wanted to work at something big enough and strong enough to bring our family, friends, and community together for decades to come. We’ve put our heart and soul into this winery, and we’ve come out with something bigger. Every step we’ve taken has been done with luck, love, and learning. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast or can’t tell a cabernet from a sunny day, you’re welcome to come along on this adventure. We’ll make finding a favorite wine easy and fun. All you have to do is sip!

Red Caboose Winery & Vineyards

Meridian & Clifton, TX

 

The idea behind Red Caboose Winery started with a concept in the mind of Owner Gary McKibben. He wanted to combine the Old World traditions of winemaking with new sustainable practices, working hand in hand with nature while creating irreducible infusions. McKibben continues to experiment with flavors at the new distillery under the same name and has even moved to craft beer. The name comes from the Red Caboose that McKibben purchased and moved to the property in 2003. In 2005, the first bottle of wine was created, the Meridian winery opened in 2007 and the rest is history. Today, the Red Caboose is merely part of the iconic backdrop at the vineyard in Meridian, and the signature label of the Red Caboose Distillery in Clifton at 903 S. Ave. G. Both locations offer sweet and dry wines, with much more to come. Fellowship, musical acts, and much more have made Red Caboose a tourist destination and frequented local businesses in Bosque County,

Silver Spur Winery

Hico, TX

 

A boutique winery located in the heart of downtown Hico, Texas, Silver Spur Winery offers award winning Texas wines. Meet Phil Lopez, a native Texan who had the privilege of living in Santa Rosa, California on Olivet Road for 25 years. With help from his close neighbors and winemakers, he gained knowledge and understanding of the w ine industry. Now, back at home in Texas, he brings the best crafts from the region of Sonoma County to the Texas Wine Industry. Come by our tasting room in Hico and sample our wines or join our Wine Club. The amount charged will vary on the number of bottles purchased, plus the tax and shipping cost (if applicable). If you choose to pick up your wine at our site, you will be notified via email that your wine is ready.

Spirit of Texas Winery

Early, TX

 

Spirit of Texas Winery is an easy day trip from most of the state. Moira & Brian opened the winery in April of 2017. Dry or Sweet, Red, White, Blush or Rosé, their handcrafted award-winning wines are made from 100% Texas grapes! The tasting room has a wonderful relaxing Texas charm and was built entirely from reclaimed/re-purposed materials found on the property. You’ll immediately feel welcomed when you enter. There is plenty of room both inside and outside to relax or play some of the many patio games available. Come out and visit this family friendly winery. It’s worth the trip!

Stone Trough Winery Fingerprint Farms

Cleburne, TX

 

Spirit of Texas Winery is an easy day trip from most of the state. Moira & Brian opened the winery in April of 2017. Dry or Sweet, Red, White, Blush or Rosé, their handcrafted award-winning wines are made from 100% Texas grapes! The tasting room has a wonderful relaxing Texas charm and was built entirely from reclaimed/re-purposed materials found on the property. You’ll immediately feel welcomed when you enter. There is plenty of room both inside and outside to relax or play some of the many patio games available. Come out and visit this family friendly winery. It’s worth the trip!

Whiskey Road Winery

Grandview, TX

 

On the outskirts of town, an old dirt road winds its way through the trees & pastures. The old timers tell stories of how they used to stop & drink whiskey, wasting away the evenings. The Whiskey Road borders the land that our winery and vineyard are built on. This is the story Memaw told us anyways. We are a small, family-owned winery in Grandview, TX, run by Bob & Kristi Rowe, Adam & Sabrina Rowe, and Ben & Jessica Rowe. In 2015, our clan decided to venture out & grow a vineyard. With a lot of fun, mixed with a lot of hard work, that vineyard is now over 2 acres of vines, & still expanding. Syrah & Tempranillo are our two estate favorites that we would love to share with you. Our winery got its start in the infamous year of 2020. With a leap of awesome faith, we were excited to bring good wine to good people, so we just went for it. We have a lot to learn and a long way to go, but we would love to share some wine and some new experiences with you.