Messina Hof Winery is going big and celebrating its 40th Anniversary. That’s a long time to have been making wine in Texas! And to celebrate, the winery is featuring events all year long. In addition to releasing a commemorative collection of 40th anniversary wines, there will be wine dinners, cellar tours, and a whole lot more. To find out more about the upcoming events, visit their 40th Anniversary site.
As part of the year-long festivities, I was invited to the winery’s Spring Release dinner.
While sucking big time in so many ways – Prince, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Ali, Janet Reno amongst so many others leaving us; Brexit; Zika; lying Ryan Lochte; Syria; Nice; Orlando; the U.S. election (we could be here all day) – it was a great year for the Corkscrew Concierge’s wine journey. I definitely opened myself up to wines
Did you know that Texas is the site of the first vineyard established in North America by Franciscan priests back in 1662? Or that it is home to the second largest AVA in the country? Or how about that it is