Monthly Archives: August 2016

Bigger. Better. Faster. Stronger

We are continuing to make changes around the estate winery this Harvest season! From the 55,000 gallon expansion to our latest upgrade of a new press – it’s an exciting time at Messina Hof. CEO Paul Bonarrigo with press upon delivery … Continue reading

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Harvest Pictures from Visit Aggieland!

Thank you to Vanita Ledyard (Visit Aggieland volunteer) for sharing these Harvest Festival pictures with us! We loved having y’all!

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Petite Sirah + More from Lahey Vineyard

There’s no time like harvest! Today we received a total of 15.35 tons of grapes including Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Riesling! All of these grapes came from Lahey vineyard.

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NEW! Texas Sparkling Spumante

This is Messina Hof’s first ever release of Sparkling Spumante and is made from 100% Texas grown grapes. Our Muscat Canelli Spumante is delightfully sweet with crisp fruit flavors of orange peel and floral notes. Fresh and fizzy, this delicate … Continue reading

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More Grapes Arrive at Messina Hof Estate Winery

It’s been a busy Harvest week at Messina Hof with the processing of 112 tons of grapes! We received 12 different varietals from 6 different vineyards located in the state of Texas. The varietals include: Chenin Blanc Dolcetto Gewurztraminer Muscat Canelli Orange Muscat Pinot … Continue reading

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Muscat Canelli has Arrived!

Today, we received Muscat Canelli at Messina Hof’s Estate Winery! These grapes were grown in Brownfield, Texas by Larry Young — one of our longest standing vineyard partnerships.

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Messina Hof’s 55,000 Gallon Expansion

Harvest isn’t the only exciting thing happening at Messina Hof’s Estate Vineyard… this week we added 8 new tanks! Out of the eight new tanks there are three different sizes. The smallest size tank stands 20’ tall and 7’ wide. … Continue reading

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A Look at the 39th Annual Harvest Festival!

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7 Facts About the Lenoir Grape

Since it’s Harvest season and the picking of Lenoir grapes grown at Messina Hof’s Estate Vineyard! In honor of this yearly celebration, we bring you 7 facts about Lenoir! Production of Lenoir has been documented in Alabama, California, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana and … Continue reading

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