Updated: Jan 18
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Love Wine? So do we, and Winnsboro is right in the middle of East Texas wine country! Some of the best-tasting wines are found at our local venues, and we even have a wine Festival in November each year where you can taste wines from this area and across the country! So make a reservation at Oaklea Mansion and start your wine tasting Tour in Winnsboro!
Sinclair Market is a fun and eclectic shop with a fun and unusual food and gifts. They periodically have wine tastings at the store. The next scheduled tasting will be
February 14, 2022. They have several scheduled during the year.
To inquire about scheduled tastings, call
Backstage Coffee Lounge
Backstage has daily tastings available. Yes, it is a coffee lounge, but don't let the name fool you. They offer wines from the Via Della Pace winery in East Texas, and you will not be disappointed with this wine. The Lounge is the perfect place to sit and enjoy your wine, and coffee is available for those who may not be inclined toward wine. The seating is comfortable, and they often have live entertainment for your pleasure.
Winnsboro Annual Art & Wine Festival
Each year Winnsboro Center for the Arts holds the annual Art & Wine Festival, honoring two of the things Winnsboro is Known for Art & Wine. This festival has artists and wineries From the world over, and the wine offerings are always incredible! Almost every booth will have wine tastings and often samples of cheese, meats, and other delicacies. You do not want to miss this festival! The 2023 Festival will be November 10-11. Admission is free. Rooms at the mansion fill quickly for this one, so make your reservations early!
Winnsboro Center for the Arts
If you want to make your stay here in Winnsboro a "Wine tasting tour," You might add these area wineries to your trip, and they have tastings and tasting rooms available.
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards is located in nearby Pittsburg, Texas. They make their award-winning wines straight from their vineyards. The setting is beautiful, and the facilities are elegant. They have a wine-tasting room available for your wine-tasting pleasure. If you are ever in Fredricksburg, they also have a wine-tasting room at that location. Los Pinos Ranch also has scheduled wine tastings. Contact them for dates and reservations. There is a restaurant on-site with food that pairs well with the house wines. Reservations are highly recommended for the tastings and the restaurant.
Winery - 903.855.1769
Rowdy Creek Ranch
Rowdy Creek ranch is located in Gilmer, Texas. This sprawling 450-acre Ranch has its own restaurant and beautiful clean facilities. Reservations are recommended for parties of ten or more and required for those of over 20. Parties of 20 or more will need to reserve the VIP lounge. They have award-winning wines that are produced right on the vineyard grounds. They offer private Facility tours and tastings with their vintner. Reservations required.
Red 55 Winery/The pink Pistol
This wine bar is located inside the Pink Pistol in Lindale, Texas. They have their signature wines from the Red 55 Winery. This wine bar and shop were founded by a local celebrity, Miranda lambert, an award-winning singer/songwriter from the area. Wine tastings are available in their tasting room located inside the Pink Pistol.
Wine is always on our "Favorite Things" list, and wine tasting should be on everyone's "to-do" list when Visiting Winnsboro. Bring friends and family your bridal party, or enjoy a relaxing romantic vacation as a couple right here in beautiful Winnsboro! Stay at Oaklea Mansion, take some memorable pictures, and enjoy our local wines during your stay. You won't regret it!