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Pick Up Some Grape Knowledge

​​​​ The wait is almost over! We’re just 2 weeks out from our 43rd annual Harvest Festival, and this season’s fruit is looking ‘Wine in a Million’! At the Messina Hof Estate Vineyard in Bryan, Texas we grow 3 types of grapes: Lenoir, … Continue reading

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Twenty Wine-Teen Wrapped Up

Wrapping up Twenty Wine-Teen Messina Hof experienced another great year of growth in 2019. Our harvest was the largest in our history – overflowing with grapes from the best vineyards in Texas and transforming into a spectacular Texas wine vintage. … Continue reading

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Here Comes Spring… Bud Break at Messina Hof Winery!

Sunday marks the first day of Spring and the vines at Messina Hof Winery in Bryan are waking up to enjoy the sunshine! No really, they are… Bud break is here! Bud break is the beginning of the grape’s (at Messina Hof … Continue reading

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A Guest is a Gift from God

Flying into The Republic of Georgia over the Caucasus Minor Mountains we got a sense of rugged independence and a sense of place. Georgians are a people who have been here for centuries and have a strong identity with their … Continue reading

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IWINETC: Saperavi and Lenoir

by Paul V Bonarrigo, Co-Founder of Messina Hof Years ago a NASA scientist spoke to the Texas grape industry about how thousands of years ago the land we call Texas was once located near the country of Georgia prior to … Continue reading

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