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Spring Has Sprung

Spring has sprung and bud break and flowering of the vines have begun here at Messina Hof! Isn’t it a great time of year!? As you begin to enjoy and appreciate spring, come and join us here at The Villa … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Eighth Bonarrigo Wine Generation

Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo of Messina Hof Winery in Bryan are proud new grandparents, welcoming their first grandchild, Sophia Marie Bonarrigo. Paul VII has just left the Army after two stints in Iraq and is interning under his father’s watchful … Continue reading

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Terroir

                                                                                    A Terroir is a group of vineyards (or even vines) from the same region, belonging to a specific appellation, and sharing the same type of soil, weather conditions, grapes and wine making savoir-faire, which contribute to give its specific … Continue reading

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Galveston Restoration

It is amazing how much restoration has already happened in Galveston.  So many houses and businesses look as though nothing happened.  Kudos to the owners.  I do believe it shows hope does truly spring eternal.  Everything looks so clean and … Continue reading

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Saltgrass Steakhouse in Galveston

Temperature in Galveston was a balmy 91 today.  We stayed cool by the pool until noon and then headed over to Saltgrass Steakhouse for lunch.  Paul had the fried shrimp and I had the grilled chicken breast with brocolli.  They … Continue reading

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