Monthly Archives: August 2013

Next Generation of Wine and Food Pairing Passion

By Merrill Bonarrigo, Owner of Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc Winemaking is an art form historically passed from generation to generation in Europe. Culinary Arts are the same. Wine and food pairing has been more obscure in its development. My … Continue reading

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McCormick & Company: Flavor Pairing With Messina Hof Wines

By Merrill Bonarrigo, Owner of Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. Every year McCormick & Company puts out their flavor forecast. Each year I take the challenge to pair our Messina Hof Wines with the flavor pairings that they present. These are my … Continue reading

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Bonarrigo Bulletin

Harvest is the time of year where we celebrate the fruits of our labor. This year has seen its share of challenges, but we are thankful for the blessings that have been given to us. Our harvest festival in Bryan … Continue reading

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Head Training at Messina Hof Hill Country

Messina Hof Winery and the Bonarrigo family are changing the future of Texas viticulture by looking into the past. The grapevine is that ancient vine that bears joyful fruit and that is such an important part of family occasions. As … Continue reading

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Best Romantic Getaway in Texas

Messina Hof Winery & Resort embraces tradition, family and romance, beginning with the luxury and hospitality of all property amenities; to include the Villa Bed & Breakfast, Wine Bar, The Vintage House Restaurant and the Retail/Tasting Room. To see the … Continue reading

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Wine and Chocolate

Do you love wine and chocolate?  If so, this is for you!  Messina Hof’s Wine and Chocolate night is my weekly weakness (or weekly WOW as I see it).  Each week is a new experience and a surprise joyfully anticipated. Whenever … Continue reading

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Harvest Is Almost Complete

Harvest 2013 is almost finished here at the Messina Hof Bryan estate. We have our final Harvest Weekend kicking off on Friday, August 2nd with an intimate Barrel Tasting with winemaker, Paul M. Bonarrigo. Our final Daytime Harvest will be … Continue reading

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