Monthly Archives: September 2018

Messina Hof Honored at GrapeFest’s People’s Choice

This past weekend Messina Hof was honored at the GrapeFest’s People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic! This is the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation with guests having the opportunity to sample 151 wines from 39 Texas wineries. Three of the … Continue reading

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From Dry to Sweet… A Brief Look at Messina Hof’s Rieslings

With the first vintage being released in 1984, Riesling holds a special place in Messina Hof’s history. Not only is Riesling a German varietal, but the “Hof” portion of Messina Hof refers to Hof, Germany where founder Merrill Bonarrigo’s family roots … Continue reading

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What Exactly is a “Library” Wine?

At Messina Hof locations you can explore our collection of library wines. But what exactly does this mean? Library wines is a popular term in the wine industry that describes particular vintages reserved by the Winemaker to be re-released or sold … Continue reading

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