Monthly Archives: July 2012

Paul Anthony Bonarrigo Finally Joins the Family

The first week of harvest was most eventful. We harvested Paul Anthony Bonarrigo on July 19, 2012. He weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces, was 19 inches long, and had more hair than I have ever seen on a newborn. Sophia … Continue reading

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“Messina Hof Winery”-Guest Blog

The real purpose behind our quick College Station trip was to visit Messina Hof Winery. A friend of ours purchased a package of wine tour/tasting tickets at a charity auction, so a bunch of us got to go visit the winery and … Continue reading

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Olympic Wine Pairings!

Ancient Greece is known for two traditions, making great wine and the Olympic Games. Messina Hof is excited as the Summer Olympics approach and we wish to reunite this duo by pairing our own award-winning wines with some of our favorite Olympic … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Harvest: from Vine to Wine!

Winemaking is a way of life that combines tradition, intuition, and science. A great winemaker will know exactly how their grapes will be processed on the journey to becoming wine. In the vineyard at Messina Hof Winery & Resort, the grapes that … Continue reading

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Late Harvest Wines: Patience is a Virtue

Harvest is an exciting time of the year for Messina Hof and Texas wineries; grapes are finally picked off the vines to begin the winemaking process. The type of grape, year, and conditions are factors that contribute to wine, however … Continue reading

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Food, Family, Travel, and Good Times!

There is no place like home.  Every year Paul and I try to get away for a relaxing trip prior to harvest.  This year we took Mama Rosa to the Dominican Republic.  It was “all inclusive” so it felt like we … Continue reading

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Wine Society of Texas blends wine at Messina Hof

Wine Society of Texas hosts a wine-blending competition at Messina Hof Continue reading

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