Escape to the charming vineyards and wineries of East Texas, where you can savor the unique and delicious local wine. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or just looking for a relaxing weekend activity, our list of spots to sample East Texas wine has got you covered. Plus, we decided to throw in where to get local beer too, East Texas has no shortage of wineries, breweries, and distilleries!
If you know of another local winery or brewery in East Texas, or see an inaccuracy below, please let us know here.
3 P’s in a Vine
Nestled on the outskirts of Athens Texas, 3 P’s in a Vine sits on 12 acres of land. They pride themselves on outstanding wines, great customer service, and a wine experience catered to the customer. Their winery is a log house structure that provides a very comfortable atmosphere, whether you want indoor seating by the fireplace or outdoor seating overlooking the vineyards.
Athens Brewing Co.
Craft brewery in the heart of downtown Athens!
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 4 - 9pm | Fri & Sat: 11 - 9pm | Sunday: 11 - 3pm | Tuesday : closed
Castle Oaks Winery
When you come to Castle Oaks, you will most likely be greeted by Roger and Benita Littleton...and you will leave feeling like part of the family. The Castle Oaks Family!
While at the Tasting Bar or snuggle on the patio couches, you might think you are at home. That’s the whole idea!
Tara Vineyard & Winery
Peaceful, quiet, luxurious, historic, wine country experience. Tara Winery offers a unique vineyard and winery resort style experience. Enjoy wine, the inn, and the bistro!
Monday & Tuesday - For private parties & events by reservation only. | Wednesday & Thursday - 2 p.m.- 7 p.m. | Friday - Noon- 8 p.m. | Saturday - 12 p.m.-8 p.m. | Sunday - 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. or till we close it down.. summer generally longer hours
O’Farrell Country Vineyards
A true flavor of East Texas. Step across the 100-year-old threshold into our barn, reborn as a tasting room, and you’ll find wines that tell stories of a place. Their aromas and flavors speak of native-variety grapes grown in sandy, red soils or about fruits like blueberries ripened under the late-spring sun.
Fridays & Saturdays Noon - 7 p.m.
The Kiepersol destination is passionately run by sisters Marnelle and Velmay. Their father, Pierre de Wet, founded Kiepersol in 1998 and left an inspired legacy of wine, spirits and food with love and service at its core. Following in his “Farmers First” footsteps, Marnelle and Velmay bring love of the land and hard work to each Kiepersol endeavor.
Make sure to check out the restaurant, B&B, and tasting room when you visit!
Learn more about Kiepersol here!
Moody Family Wines
The foundation for Moody Family Wines was laid in 2004 when Joe made his first non-commercial vintage. Our wine, made from quality fruit, has since grown in quality and abundance. It has become a central part of family meals.
Moody Family Wines has a winery, tasting room, and gift shop located in downtown Bullard.
Enjoy the tasting room on Fridays form 5:30-9pm & Saturdays from 1-9pm.
Cannon Creek Vineyard
Their mission is to create high-quality Texas wine from our family-owned vineyard in Canton, Texas. A family-owned and operated vineyard nestled on 30 acres of East Texas farmland that was established in 2016.
Stop by the tasting room Saturdays & Sundays from 1-6pm.
A winery in Chandler that features a variety of wines from several wineries throughout the great state of Texas, with plans to eventually bring their own wine to East Texas!
Green Goat Winery
The Tasting Room eliminates the guesswork, uncertainty and confusion of shopping for wine. You can sample all of our wines until you find the perfect match.
Stop by the tasting room Fridays 2-8pm & Saturdays Noon-8pm.
Valle della Pace Vineyards & Winery
A family owned vineyard and winery bringing you award-winning, smooth, and flavorful wines.
Visit the tasting room Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-6pm & Fridays and Saturdays from 11am-7pm.
Rowdy Creek Ranch Vineyards
Nestled in the rolling hills of Gilmer, Texas, Rowdy Creek Ranch offers 450 beautiful acres of piney woods to explore, to fish, to sit by the fire, to enjoy a glass of wine, or to simply relax surrounded by Rowdy Creek’s beautiful ranch setting.
Swing by the ranch on Fridays 4-10pm, Saturdays 11am-10pm, & Sundays Noon-4pm.
Silver Lake Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Their vineyard was planted in 2016 with the varietals - Zinfandel, Blanc du Bois, Tempranillo, Viognier, and Orange Muscat. While waiting for them to mature, their grapes are sourced from other Texas vineyards.
Enjoy a drink on Thursdays Noon-10pm & Fridays and Saturdays from Noon-7pm.
Walkers Mill Vineyard & Winery
Walkers Mill Vineyard & Winery is the realization of a dream of owners Art & Adriana Strahan. Resting on the rolling wooded 95 acres of the Lane Ranch in East Texas. The vineyard and surrounding grounds are being slowly and carefully developed with the couple’s signature – love & grace.
Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery
Enoch’s Stomp, founded by Altus Koegelenberg and Jon Kral in 2004, sits upon 90 acres of beautiful rolling hills in Harleton, East Texas. The property sports 12 acres of grape vines. Since their inception, Enoch’s Stomp has accumulated over 110 medals, the majority belonging to their signature white wine, Blanc DuBois.
You can enjoy the tasting room on Fridays & Saturdays from Noon-8pm (9pm during the summer), while the restaurant is available by reservation only.
Tebo Creek Winery
Located inside of Hammock Furniture & Appliance!
Enoch’s Wine & Coffee House
This cozy shoppe opened in 2019 with the goal of providing an elevated but relaxed ambience for patrons to enjoy. Relax with a glass of wine and a charcuterie board, enjoy small plates on date night, or broaden your horizons and book a wine experience.
Britt’s Wine and Dine
Capture Britt’s worldly experiences right here in East Texas with the perfectly paired wine and food experience! Enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere of themed tastings, private and corporate events, wine education, and great conversations to expand wine knowledge in a safe manner. Britt’s pairings are out of this world and as diverse as Britt himself! Sip, savor, socialize, and discover your passion at Britt’s Wine and Dine - where knowledge tastes so good!
You can stop by Wednesdays & Thursdays 4-9pm and Fridays & Saturdays Noon-7pm, plus special events on Tuesday evenings by reservation.
Learn more about Britt’s Wine & Dine here.
Red 55 Winery & Ponderosa Pour House
Friends and family, wine and music have always been at the heart of our Texas family traditions. In 2006, we launched the signature wines of Miranda Lambert to celebrate those traditions with a collection inspired by Miranda’s multi-platinum, Grammy-winning music. We named it Red 55 Winery in honor of Miranda’s first truck, a candy-apple-red 1955 stepside. We hope our lovingly crafted wines help you create some special memories and traditions of your own. Cheers!
Greenside Beverage Company
A wine bar & brewery, where you can enjoy house-made beers or different wines that rotates ever couple weeks!
Oil Horse Brewing Company
Located in downtown Longview, Oil Horse boasts handcrafted gluten-reduced beers in a warm, fun, and family-friendly atmosphere. No one belongs there more than you.
White Fox Vineyards
Established in 2015 and situated on 330 acres in the heart of East Texas, White Fox Vineyards is a family-owned boutique winery that produces hand crafted, local wines as unique as our name, and the area in which the grapes are grown.
Nestled one block from the brick streets in historic downtown Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, sits Fredonia Brewery. Their taproom is open Thursday-Sunday and offers a variety of beers on tap to enjoy on-premise as well as to-go 6 packs and growlers to take home and enjoy with friends and family. Head on down to the oldest town in Texas and experience some locally brewed beer in the beer garden or patio.
Learn more about Fredonia Brewery here!
Front Porch Distillery
They specialize in a variety of artisan craft spirits including rum, moonshine, vodka, and barrel-aged whiskey. Quality is their main priority and it drives them to create authentic products you’re sure to love. Tour the distillery, grab a drink in the tasting room, and enjoy live music and local food trucks every weekend.
Naca Valley Vineyard
Naca Valley Vineyard, a family business located about nine miles from downtown Nacogdoches, Texas, and six miles from the loop, is the realization of a longtime dream of Buzz and Wanda Mouton with their son Scott and wife Chelsea. The vineyard, located at 9897 FM 1878, is surrounded by native trees, plants, flowers and vines, including wild muscadine grapevines. A focal feature of the property is beautiful Pete’s Pond, where flocks of ducks fly in to rest at dusk.
You can enjoy a bite to eat and some award-winning wine on Thursdays & Fridays from 5-9pm and Saturdays from Noon-9pm.
Learn more about Naca Valley Here!
Red House Winery
Their tasting room has been hand-crafted and designed to suit a variety of event aesthetic. Red House Winery featured original wood floors, one-of-a-kind art, and hand selected, comfortable seating for guests.
Red Road Vineyard & Winery
Red Road Vineyard & Winery, located in the rich Northeast region of Texas, is proudly producing high quality wines of the sweet, semi-sweet, dry and port varieties.
The award-winning tradition of Vintner Merrill Grove is expertly crafted, beautifully aromatic wines that thrill the senses and take wine lovers on a journey of discovery.
All of the Red Road Vineyard & Winery deep, full-bodied wines offer a pure clarity of flavor that will impress even the most selective of wine drinkers. Red Road’s variety of labels are produced at the 77-acre farm near Marrietta, Texas. They are aged, stored and available at our historic icehouse location near the downtown square of Naples, Texas, as well as five other retail locations.
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Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
At Los Pinos, they strive to make the best wines possible from grapes grown in their own vineyards, and never lose sight of just having fun. It’s why Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards was designed to be a haven where people can connect, relax, decompress and enjoy some award-winning wines.
Briar Creek Vineyards
Discover local wine in the beautiful Texas countryside at Briar Creek Vineyards near Tyler. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon, an informative tasting or a hosted event at our 3-acre vineyard and winery.
Briar Creek Vineyards came into being because of a true delight in the romance of wine and the love of all things Texas. Briar Creek Vineyards invites you to experience the Texas version of winemaking.
Check out the tasting room on Saturdays from 2-6pm.
Enoch’s Wine & Coffee House
Launched in 2022, Enoch’s Wine & Coffee House is located in the Southeast corner of Tyler, Texas. Our goal is to provide an upscale and enjoyable environment for the community to come together and socialize. With ingredients sourced from all around the globe, we offer award-winning Enoch’s wines as well as high-quality coffee, small plates and pastries.
ETX Brewing Co.
ETX Brewing Co. is a family-owned Microbrewery which is located just “Off the Square,” downtown, Tyler, TX.
Brian and Matt are two brothers with two completely different philosophies in life. Brian always being on the go with a need to be constantly doing something and making life happen; Matt enjoys allowing life to fall into place, whichever way it may go.
Two completely different philosophies on life coming together for one passion; making exceptional craft beer.
You can come hang out Tuesday-Thursday 11am-10pm & Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm.
Pelle Legna is a vineyard and winery in Tyler, Texas. Established in 2007, they grow and nurture vines of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cab Franc, Sangiovese, Mourvédre, Malbec, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Petite Sirah and Muscato.
True Vine Brewing Company
True Vine officially opened to the public in 2014 in a micro-warehouse on Englewood Avenue in West downtown Tyler. True Vine opened the doors of the Earl Campbell facility on March 30th, 2018. Here, live music has grown into a weekly occurrence and beer production has greatly increased to meet the ever-growing demand in the taproom as well as distribution across Texas.
In February of 2020, True Vine also opened a taproom and wine bar in Downtown Tyler located right on the square.
Triple N Ranch Winery
Triple N Winery is pleased to showcase three generations of Texas heritage through our ranch and winery. We are proud to bring wines that capture the spirit and the sophistication of the Texas ranch lifestyle.
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