Monthly Archives: December 2009

Port and Poker Night for Messina Hof Weddings

The Lakeside Deck is the perfect place for a groom and his groomsmen to relax and have a good time!  Instead of going to a crowded bar, where the noise levels are out of control, Designer Events at Messina Hof … Continue reading

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Group Dance Lessons for Messina Hof Weddings

This is a great way to get your bridal party together, and have them get to know each other. Susan, with Susan’s Ballroom Dance in College Station offers group dance lessons from waltz and foxtrot, to tango. We can arrange … Continue reading

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Texas Map of Corks & Messina Hof Labels

Robert Hague has been collecting wine corks and turning them into artwork of Texas Maps as a hobby for the past few years. The frame of the cork map that Robert put together for Messina Hof was made with fence … Continue reading

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Strolling Violinist for Messina Hof Weddings

Garge Jequeas has 16 years of live music performance experience, and has played with several Symphony Orchestras. His beautiful music will serenade your guests down the lakeside path, and put them in a romantic mind set. Garge strolls up and … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks to your Party Host

This Holiday Season, perhaps you aren’t the one hosting the dinner, but instead are attending.  Although you may not be obligated to bring a gift to your host, it is the holiday season for which we give thanks, so bringing a … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Dom Perignon, the Benedictine Abbey cellar master who is generally credited with “inventing” the Champagne making process, was blind. Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents. When Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii in volcanic lava … Continue reading

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Holiday Wine and Sauce Pairings

Dry Whites – Tend to pair best with creamy or oil-based sauces and with wine-based sauces of like acidity. Wines Suggested: Chardonnay, Champagne/Sparkling Wine, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc Sauces: Beurre Blanc, Dijonnaise, Florentine, Green Pesto, Herbed Butter, Hollandaise Semi-Dry Whites … Continue reading

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Try Something New This Holiday Season

During the Holidays, most people will either host or attend at least one party.  If you’re like us, sometimes it seems like all of the parties are serving the same foods.  You can change that.  Some people are surprised to … Continue reading

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Messina Hof takes home the gold at San Antonio!

  Messina Hof Winery & Resort, the fastest-growing award winning winery in Texas, left the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Wine Competition with one of its most prestigious awards to date. A highly experienced and talented panel of wine … Continue reading

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Add Some Flavor to Your Christmas

If you’re looking for a unique gift or something new to add to your kitchen, don’t overlook our selection of Jams.  By using our favorite award-winning wines, these jams are full of flavor and far from ordinary.  Shiraz Cranberry Jam: … Continue reading

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