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Driftwood Estate Winery

4001 Elder Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619-4329
+1 512-858-9667
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Stunning view, awesome service, nice wine

The view that Driftwood offers is second to none. Penny was fabulous. Her descriptions of the wines... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
seraber3
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Great place for a glass wine and a view

Bring a chair-or use one of their's, get some lunch or dinner or picnic. Do a tasting and get... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
882jennifer
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Plano, Texas
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Driftwood Estate Winery sits in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country on a bluff overlooking the vineyards below. Come enjoy a bottle of our Texas wine! The Driftwood Estate Winery staff invites you to take a scenic Hill Country drive to the winery and try our award winning wines. The view from the bluff is spectacular, and the grounds are perfect for a picnic with your favorite glass or bottle of Driftwood Estate wine. We are open every day from 11am till 7pm for tastings and wine sales. We are closed for Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. We may close early for a Wine Club Party or private event. Always check our website or Facebook page to see if we have extended hours. Taste any 6 wines listed on our tasting sheet for $10. The tasting fee includes a Driftwood logo souvenir wine glass. Gold and Silver Spur Wine Club Members now receive 4 complimentary wine tastings per membership every visit during regular business hours. Complimentary tastings do not include a wine glass. Active duty military receive a free tasting and 10% discount on all wine purchases. We thank you for your service. For groups of 10 or more, please contact us ahead of time to see if an advanced booking is needed. For information about private group tasting visit our website. A complete list and description of our wines can be found on the wine store page. For a list of stores that carry our wines as well as restaurants that serve them, visit the retail outlets page. In addition to our wines, we are also tasting and selling several premium wines from our sister winery in Paso Robles and one wine from Brady Vineyards. Come by for lunch and enjoy the view from our 1,100 square foot deck overhanging the bluff, our picnic area under the oak trees or our pavilion next to the tasting room. They all have a beautiful view of the hill country and vineyard below. Our outdoor facilities are for the use of winery customers only and no alcoholic beverages can be brought onto the winery premises. Bring your own lunch. Pet friendly! The DEW Crew is looking forward to your visit! Cheers!
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“great view” (11 reviews)
“hill country” (23 reviews)
“wine tasting” (21 reviews)
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4001 Elder Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619-4329
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+1 512-858-9667
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view that Driftwood offers is second to none. Penny was fabulous. Her descriptions of the wines were very candid and not scripted like a lot of other places that we visited in the area. Wines were good as well. The Longhorn was by far...More

Thank seraber3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bring a chair-or use one of their's, get some lunch or dinner or picnic. Do a tasting and get yourself a glass of wine to fit your food choice and head outside for a picturesque, enjoyable afternoon or evening. The wines have always pleased and...More

Thank 882jennifer
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The view from Driftwood Estates Winery's excellent wines are some of the finest in Texas. The setting in the heart of the Texas Hill Country remind many of Tuscany.

Thank BobSavage
Reviewed 16 August 2017

First off this winery is in a beautiful location overseeing the hills of the famous Hill Country! It has a nice strolling area to relax and sip some wine, as well as a covered patio area if one does not wish to sit on the...More

Thank sharkeygrad2014
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon to check out the place. Its a little of the path, dirt/limestone road driving up to the winery. Plan to wash your car afterwards. Once up top, the view is great. Lots of good photos. The outdoor seating...More

Thank 116Burch
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The scenery is beautiful. High lookout point looking down into a vineyard valley. The wine tasting experience wasn't so good. We paid $15 for the samples and our server served some scant samples. Barely enough for 1 1/2 sips (what misers !!) The ambiance in...More

Thank serpalace33
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this winery. Great wine, informed staff. Pizza food truck...delicious. Beautiful views and patio. Very steep drive though. And watch for law enforcement if drinking and driving. They are present.

Thank Diane1437
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Nice view but agree with other ratings. Wine isn't good. Tasted like vinegar. Stingy pours and a steep price!! Disappointed with my visit .... maybe next time I'll go for a cheese platter or cake or something instead of wine tasting.

Thank Joseph Z
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The wines were good. There were only a few that we liked. Service was good. The biggest wow factor was definitely the landscape. Very nice views.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Their views are spectacular as they overlook one of their vineyards. Most of their wine is really great! Try the Orange Muscat for a hot summer day and the B&E Red Rhythm (actually from their sister winery in CA) for a great red blend~ their...More

Thank Julie S
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MelissaPotPie
22 March 2016|
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Hi there, We are an alcohol related business catering to adults, but children are allowed as long as they are accompanied by an adult inside the tasting room and are well supervised outside. Children do have to remain with... More
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Sullivang27
28 July 2015|
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Response from Laura E | Property representative |
Yes, you may bring a picnic! We encourage it :) that way you can grab a bottle of our wine and sit outside and enjoy the Hill Country. Please do not bring any outside alcohol though. You can definitely bring a blanket to... More
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