The weather is warming up! That means shorts and summer dresses are being pulled out, and moods are being lifted along with the cold. We are mingling at garden centers and staring at patio furniture as we tilt our faces towards the sun and freckle our noses with sweet sunshine. The warmer weather also means it’s time to visit our top vineyards and wineries in Granbury, TX. They’re sweeping out the dull winter while filling ice buckets with their finest white wines to welcome in the summer. Whether you’re into crisp white wine or prefer a dry red, you’re going to find yourself oohing and aahing as you explore these top spots.
If you never thought luxury wine and old rock barns would make a perfect combination, you’ve never experienced the grandeur of Barking Rocks Winery. Their cozy and welcoming set up is complete with a fluffy and lovable dog mascot named Ripple. This winery offers 13 different wines to satisfy your inner connoisseur. Even better, they’re all proudly made with 100% Texas fruits!
The 2015 bordeax-style Casena is mixed with merlot, petit verdot, and cabernet sauvignon for a delicious and complex flavor. The 2018 Blanc Du Bois is a new white that leaves grapefruit, pineapple, and floral notes dancing on your tongue. We could go on but you should stop in and try some for yourself.
If you’re looking for expansive views of lush green vineyards amidst the big Texas sky, then Bluff Dale Vineyards is the place to be. Whet your appetite for wine on their patio with your favorite crisp white. Or, savor the smooth red as you sit back and breathe a sigh of contentment. If you’re hungry, they offer light snacks. But they also invite you to bring a picnic if you so desire. And what about a picnic at this winery doesn’t sound absolutely divine?!
With grapes sourced from some of the finest specialty growers in Texas, Washington, California, and Spain, you’re guaranteed a delectable glass of wine from Barons Creek Vineyards. Visit the BCV Tasting Room and Wine Lounge for food-paired flights. Or, enjoy gourmet snacks as you explore the opulence of their extensive wine selection.
Their NV Sweet Dreams is a Texas-made ruby port that finishes in style with cherries and chocolate, an excellent choice for dessert. Or get on board the rosé train with their 2019 Rosé, a swirl of watermelon, cranberry, star fruit, and strawberries. This refreshing wine delivers all the way to the finish line with peaches and kumquat. Yes, please!
With six varieties of grapes grown on site and a few hand selected by other top vineyards in Texas, Pemberton Cellars Winery is a great choice for wine lovers. What’s more, it’s a beautiful location with a vast lawn and picturesque views of the orchards. This spot is popular for weddings and private events.
While lounging outside on the covered patio, order a glass of Voigner 2016 to cool down from the Texas heat. This white wine is quite refreshing with fruity aromas and is recommended chilled. But perhaps you’re a fan of the reds. In which case Dr. Jim 2019 is a tantalizing red with it’s Tempranillo grapes aged in bourbon barrels and tastes of dark red cherries and leather.
What makes D’Vine Wine of Texas so special? For one, their ability to create your own custom wine blend and personalized label. What a treat for the adventurous wine lover. Plus, the team here is incredibly knowledgeable and wants to teach you everything they know about wine and the wine process. So, soak up the knowledge while you sip your preferred wine.
At this wine lover’s paradise, you can order one of their Fossil Rim wines while proceeds go towards the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s conservation efforts. This lovely treat makes these wines that much better. But there are also the wine-a-ritas with featured flavors to tempt and delight. Whatever you choose, this location is a real feat of creativity and taste.
The glass is half full with a luxurious stay at Inn on Lake Granbury
As if the temptation of the top vineyards and wineries in Granbury, TX wasn’t enough, then there’s Inn on Lake Granbury. Our lavish accommodations tantalize your glass-half-full attitude for a longer lasting finish to that last sip. We have everything you need. Grand views of Lake Granbury from the comfort of our hot tub for one. How about plush bedding that envelops you at the end of your day’s adventures? Book an online reservation with us or call 817-573-0046 for your opulent wine-filled vacation to Granbury, Texas.