If you’re a wine lover, we have plans for you this summer! Stop by and check out some of the Dripping Springs wine tours offered near our master-planned community. What better way to beat the heat this summer than by trying a variety of wine varietals and taking tours of breathtaking Hill Country vineyards. Next time you need plans on a Saturday afternoon, check out these 3 Dripping Springs wineries near Caliterra.
Duchman Family Winery
One of the Dripping Springs wine trail’s most popular wineries, the Duchman Family Winery is a sure hit. Founded in 2004, the Duchman’s produce food-friendly wine using exclusively Texas-grown fruit. This winery near Austin offers a tasting room where you can learn about the winery’s current releases, all available for purchase. The estate’s grounds are open to visitors who are invited to enjoy wine outside or inside with a windowed view into the barrel room, fermentation tank or production area. Visit the website for the winery’s daily hours.
Salt Lick Cellars
For those in search of a lively and child-friendly atmosphere, our next Dripping Springs winery is for you. Salt Lick Cellars, built in 2009 next door to the infamous Salt Lick BBQ, offers a variety of fine wines available for purchase and tasting. They also feature local craft beer! The tasting room includes a shaded wrap-around patio with a wine and beer deck surrounded by the same vines that produced the wine. Stop by on Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. to pair your wine and beer selections with wood-fired pizzas and appetizers. On Thursday nights, reservations are required, and you should snag your table early by calling (512) 829-4013.
Bordered by Austin’s own Barton Creek, the Solaro Estate is dedicated to sustainable farming practices and the protection of natural resources. The Solaro Group has produced and distributed internationally recognized wines from both Italy and the United States. Tastings of wines selected by the Solaro Estate winemaker are available along with tours of the vineyard and winery, located just above the banks of Barton Creek. Reservations for wine tastings are not required but are requested. Vineyard and winery tours are by appointment only. To reserve tastings and tours call (832) 660-8642.
We hope we have inspired you to check out some local Dripping Springs wine tours. Be the first to hear about more exciting summer activities or learn more about our master-planned community in Dripping Springs by contacting us today! If you’re interested in joining in on all the fun our master-planned community has to offer, visit our inventory page to view available homes. You can also connect with our master-planned community in Dripping Springs on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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