Category Archives: Travel

Share favorite food and wine experiences while travelling.

You Have Been Picked!

Every Great Summer Story Includes A Glass of Messina Hof… ​​​​ Our Harvest Festival is kicking off in just one week, and we are feeling very grapeful! Grab joy by the bunches spending a weekend making life-long memories, taking part … Continue reading

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In Need of A Grape Time?

The Lenoir grapes have ripened, our photographers are in position, awaiting to snag your Insta-worthy shots, and our stomping grounds have your name written all over them. Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and join us for Messina … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Hot Wine Pairings

Fire Up those Coals for Flavor Goals Here’s Your License to Grill ​​​​ Fire up the grill and get ready for some smoking hot wine and barbecue pairing ideas. With the start of June only 3 days away, we can’t wait … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Winery Honored at the James Beard House

Messina Hof history was made at the James Beard House in New York City! On Tuesday, June 19, Messina Hof showcased a taste of Texas at the James Beard House in New York City! This historic event featured Messina Hof’s Vineyard Cuisine™ paired … Continue reading

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Sips to Pair with Spring Break Vacations

Spring break is officially underway – and whether you’re making a trip to the beach or relaxing in town, there’s a Messina Hof wine for the occasion! Here’s our spring break sip selections: Beach: If you’re heading to the beach, rosé all … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Cruises the Danube

Where have you dreamed of travel? Do you have a bucket list? Have you traveled with friends that share your passions? In 2017 Messina Hof traveled with over 60 of our VIPs on a dream trip of wine, food, history … Continue reading

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The Texas of Canada – Okanagan Valley

If I ask you what wine region is so large and diverse that you can grow just about any grape variety somewhere, hosts approximately 8,000 acres of grapes serving 300+ wineries with temperatures that can range from 10F to 104F, … Continue reading

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Sagrantino, A Taste of History

Undulating hills of green velvet checkered with a corduroy texture olive groves and vineyards are the canvas of the Montefalco experience.  The horizon is only broken by stately Italian Cypress trees, mountains or periodic villages.  Narrow roads wind aimlessly from … Continue reading

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Sicily 2 – Sicily Southeast

Sicily 2 – Sicily Southeast Paul and I have always wanted to go totally around the island of Sicily. Beach after beach all around the coastline punctuated by backdrops of high rugged mountains forming steep valley walls create the visual … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Chile Trip 2015-Santiago

Messina Hof Chile Trip 2015 – Santiago -By Mike Vidrine February 7th, 2015 – Saturday There are 23 of us Gringos in the group. 23 Gringos There are about 6 million people in Santiago and about 17 million in the … Continue reading

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