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Party Like It’s 1776

In light of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order issued last week, all of our Tasting Rooms and Wine Bars are closed for on-premise consumption until further notice. The good news is, by this point, we’ve learned to see the glass as … 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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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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Taste A Delicious Tradition

In the name of tradition… In this season full of family holiday traditions, we are exploring the Christmastime customs of our two family heritages! Our name, Messina Hof, is derived from the cities Messina, Sicily, and Hof, Germany, where the … Continue reading

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A Toast to Being the Host

December is around the corner, the glimmer of Christmas lights are reappearing, and loved ones are packing up their sleighs and coming to visit. As we wrap up the year, it can be easy to get lost in the long … Continue reading

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Wines

Put a cork in holiday stress! When it comes to choosing wine, you really can’t mess up. Do some wines pair better with Thanksgiving dishes than others? Of course. Will your kitchen implode, and a Thanksgiving fiasco occur if you … Continue reading

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Sip and Savor Texas BBQ and Wine

Gather around the table because it’s time to pour some holiday cheer! This season, sip and savor the perfect pairing of Opa’s Smoked Meats and Messina Hof wine. Beau • Cabernet Sauvignon with Beef Sausages The soft fruit notes in Beau and the spicy tones of … Continue reading

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A Messina Hof VIP Day in Pauillac

As our Messina Hof VIP group traveled through the countryside of Pauillac on a beautiful Sunday in June, massive stone Chateaux rose from the sea of green grapevine leaves on each side of the road like luxurious miniature fortresses.   They … Continue reading

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Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken corn chowder Yields 1 gallon   1 medium yellow onion (small dice) ¼ cup chopped garlic ½ # butter ½ # AP Flour 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled and diced 12 ounces frozen corn 2 large potatoes washed … Continue reading

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