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Messina Hof Hosts 37th Annual Wine and Roses Festival

The Texas winery will host three weekends of uniquely themed events

April 1, 2021 (BRYAN, TEXAS)–Messina Hof Winery’s 37th Annual Wines & Roses Festival will celebrate the budding of the vines and blooming of the roses at the Messina Hof Estate Winery in Bryan, Texas this April 2021. 

For the first time, this year’s celebration will extend over three weekends—Wine & Family Weekend, Wine & Food Weekend, and Wine & Art Weekend to allow for additional social distancing procedures and create more unique opportunities to experience the best of Texas wine.

Over these three weekends, attendees can take advantage of a robust offering of COVID-safe events, including wine tasting, pairing classes, the beloved grape stomp competition and more:

Wine & Family Weekend – April 9th – 11th 

  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing Class–Enjoy decadent wine and chocolate pairings while learning about the Bonarrigo Family’s rich heritage of making world-class Ports and dessert wines. 
  • Estate Tours-Learn all about Messina Hof’s history of winemaking and see how we make our award-winning 100% Texas wines as you sip and step your way through our Estate. 
  • Waggles & Wine-Bring your four-legged family members out for a fun-filled day, complete with Chef-made doggie and human treats! 

Wine & Food Weekend - April 16th – 18th 

  • Wine & Cheese Pairing Class–Experience award-winning wines and artisanal cheeses as our owner, Karen Bonarrigo, takes you on a journey through the world of wine and cheese pairings. 
  • Foodie Feast-Our Chef will be serving up gourmet burgers and other creative cuisine off the grill, along with unique twists on toppings, seasonings and more at a family-style gathering. 
  • Cooking Party with the Chef-Every month Messina Hof hosts a Cooking Party, a special demonstration focusing on a specific cuisine or technique, meant to be enjoyed by chefs of all levels. 

Wine & Art Weekend, April 23rd – 25th 

  • Spring Release: A Moment in Thyme-Join us for our annual dinner and celebration of the art of winemaking as we introduce our new wine releases for the spring and enjoy the artistic musical stylings of TheBrookwoods! 
  • Spring Market–Support local vendors and artisans while sipping on wine at the Messina Hof Estate. 
  • Grape Stomp Competition-Wine & Roses Weekends will conclude with our annual Grape Stomp Competition! Enter your team of up to 4 people to take part in this celebrated tradition. 

While some of each weekend’s events require tickets, certain festivities will be open to the public each weekend. Learn more about the events and purchase tickets for events here.

About Messina Hof

Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. is a leader in the establishment of the Texas wine industry and one of the fastest-growing and most award-winning wineries in the state. Established in Texas in 1977, the rich winemaking heritage of the Bonarrigo family dates back six generations to Messina, Sicily. The Messina Hof Winery & Resort in Bryan, the Messina Hof Hill Country Winery and Manor Haus in Fredericksburg, the Messina Hof Grapevine Winery and the Messina Hof Harvest Green Winery & Kitchen outside of Houston are dedicated to producing premier, award-winning wines and offering tourism destinations based on tradition, romance and family. 

Visit Messina Hof at and follow at @messina_hof on Instagram, @messina_hof on Twitter or @messinahof on Facebook.

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