Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sweet Summer Nights with Messina Hof Wine

Summer is officially here! The days are getting longer and hotter- nothing feels more refreshing than sitting outside with a glass of satisfying sweet wine.  Each winemaker has their own style when it comes to making wine, including the best … Continue reading

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Life around the George Washington Bridge

Paul & Merrill Bonarrigo recently took a trip to New York City. Find out what all they did while they were there and begin planning a trip of your own to ‘the city that never sleeps!’ Continue reading

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Paul VII (the next generation at Messina Hof) signs his first wine barrel at Messina Hof

Paul VI, Messina Hof CEO and winemaker for thirty five years, began signing Messina Hof barrels, bottles and other items for guests as requested. On Saturday, April 28th Paul VII signed his first barrel at Messina Hof’s 2012 Annual Wine … Continue reading

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Champanel Covered Wine Garten Arbor

February, Merrill and Paul travelled to Italy to participate in the Wine Pleasures International Wine Tourism Conference. Their travels took them to Campagnia and Orvieto. Along the way they came across an impressive outside arbor that caught their attention. As … Continue reading

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Network at the Wine Bar

Host your organization’s next networking event or social hour at The Wine Bar at Messina Hof Winery & Resort. The Wine Bar has beautiful views of the nature trail at the winery and allows for social engagement in a relaxing … Continue reading

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The Villa at Messina Hof Earns Prestigious Four Diamond Rating

The Villa, bed & breakfast, at Messina Hof Winery & Resort in Bryan, Texas, was recently awarded four diamonds by the American Automobile Association (AAA). The AAA diamond rating program is North America’s premier hotel rating program. According to AAA, … Continue reading

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Messina Hof’s Spring Wine Release

Each year Messina Hof debuts new vintages and new wines at the Spring Wine Release Dinner and at the wine premiere in the fall. It was the honor of the Bonarrigo ladies to hostess our guests and to introduce the … Continue reading

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Family Scrapbook

Wine and Roses 2012 has come and gone and it was the most successful one we have done since the firstone in 1984.  WOW!  What a blessing! Thank you VIPs and ambassadors for all of your help. Thank you Messina Hofer’s for coming, … Continue reading

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Mama Rosa Rose’ with Dove’s Chocolate Raspberry Swirl

Messina Hof’s White Cabernet Sauvignon is semi-sweet with hints of cherries and raspberries. It’s soft, smooth and very versatile…great with spicy pasta, Hispanic or Asian cuisine and fresh strawberries. Named after Paul’s mother, Mama Rosa. This pairing is a great … Continue reading

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