The Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas continues to update guidance and rules for reopening safely. It constantly changes. So, check the Governor’s webpage for the latest news. One recent change is that bars, wineries, and breweries can reopen.
Beware that not all businesses have reopened. Even if they’re allowed. Some have opted to stick with delivery and curbside pickup.
Here’s what we know about Dripping Springs businesses. With the situation changing every day, check these companies’ social media accounts or website for updates and social distancing requirements.
Need your Mrs. Trapp, Roggenhund, or Blaggard fix? Acopon (211 W. Mercer St., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) has reopened at 25 percent capacity. They accept to-go orders.
Bell Springs Winery and Bell Springs Brewing Co.
Bell Springs (3700 Bell Springs Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) has reopened its winery and brewing company on May 15. You can order wine for shipping or pickup. Beers and growlers are available for pickup.
Fox Beer Co.
Relish the fresh air someplace else away from home at Fox Beer Co. (4700 West Fitzhugh Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) outdoor biergarten. All tables are 10 or more feet apart. Pickup orders are also available.
Hawk’s Shadow Winery
Open for business since May 22, Hawk’s Shadow Winery (7500 McGregor Ln., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) requires reservations to ensure they have the capacity for your visit. They have onsite tastings, glasses, and bottle sales. While don’t sell food onsite, you can pack yourself a picnic.
Parmeson (5300 Bell Springs Rd. Dripping Springs, TX 78620) is open for outside table seating with a reservation for up to six people. They ask groups to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet or more from other groups. You can order tasting flights and wine by the glass.
Solaro (13111 Silver Creek Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) is open for tastings and bottle purchases that must be consumed onsite. Limited seating is available indoors and outdoors with no more than six people per table. The winery continues to do drive-through contactless purchases.
Suds Monkey Brewing
You can reserve a table for up to six to enjoy a meal and a brew at Suds Monkey Brewing (1032 Canyon Bend Dr. Ste. B, Dripping Springs TX 78620). They support 50 percent capacity. Pickup and delivery options are available. Kids can hang out in their Beer Garden as long as everyone respects social distancing guidelines.
Twisted X Brewing Company
Twisted X (23455 W RR 150, Dripping Springs, TX 78620) continues to serve beer via curbside pickup. You can grab a bite to eat when the Gold Epicure truck stops by. Check the website or Facebook page for the latest.