Category Archives: Family

Notes and news about the Family at Messina Hof

NEW Bonarrigo Family Wines

Introducing Bonarrigo Family Wines: Heritage Series 7 Generations And A Legacy Of Ambition ​​​​ The Bonarrigo Family began making wine in Messina, Sicily over 200 years ago. For Seven Generations, the Bonarrigos have produced wines of passion and heart. The tradition … Continue reading

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Pour Out Your Appreciation

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st and we can’t wait to raise a glass to Dad! Not sure how to pour out your appreciation? We’ve put together a few Father’s Day gift ideas that he can really sip and savor. 1. … Continue reading

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All About Blanc Du Bois

The wait is over… this week kicked off the start of the 2019 Harvest! On Thursday, our production crew began picking Blanc Du Bois, one of the three grapes grown on the Estate in Bryan, Texas. In honor of this grape, … Continue reading

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Announcing Paul Mitchell as President Elect of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association

The votes are in! We are excited to congratulate Paul Mitchell Bonarrigo on becoming President Elect of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association! Messina Hof has been heavily involved in TWGGA since its beginnings with the first marketing conference … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Winery Owners Inducted into Knights of the Vine

Paul Mitchell Bonarrigo and Karen Bonarrigo received a surprise induction into the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Vine at Messina Hof’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. During the ceremony, which was secretly organized by Messina Hof’s founders Paul Vincent and Merrill … Continue reading

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Paul Vincent’s 70th Birthday Bash

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Messina Hof Winery Celebrates 40 Years of Texas Winemaking History

Introducing Commemorative Collection of 40th Anniversary Wines Messina Hof Winery is proud to announce its 40th anniversary. To honor 40 years of dedication to crafting premium Texas wines, Messina Hof is releasing a limited-edition collection of commemorative wines. The 40th Anniversary wines feature an exclusive label honoring … Continue reading

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Messina Hof’s Simple Sangria Spritzer

On Sunday, February 28th,  over 300 Messina Hof VIPs and guests celebrated winery founder Paul Vincent Bonarrigo’s 69th birthday! In honor of this special occasion, Messina Hof’s created a Sangria bar complete with fresh fruit (grown in Merrill’s garden at … Continue reading

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Why Did We Decide to Open a Messina Hof Grapevine?

This weekend was such a celebration for the long awaited opening of Messina Hof Grapevine Winery.  What a perfect time to invite everyone into our new home.  The streets were filled with lights for Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life was … Continue reading

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A Day in Luberon

What are your favorite books?  Movies?  One of my favorite books is A Year in Provence.  One of my favorite movies is A Good Year.  Have you had the opportunity to experience the storyline that you love? Outside the Chateau … Continue reading

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