Messina Hof Bryan
Founded on the cornerstones of family, tradition, and romance, Messina Hof Winery & Resort has held its place as a Brazos Valley staple since its start in 1977. The Tasting Room is the original building on the estate and used to be the Ursuline Academy, an all-girls school. Many original elements from the academy were preserved when constructing the Tasting Room guests enjoy today.
Guests can also enjoy:
- Wine Flights & Weekly Specials at The Wine Bar
- Tours & Shopping in The Tasting Room
- Fine dining at The Vintage House Restaurant
- Weekend getaways at The Villa Bed & Breakfast
- Special events and festival all year long
Messina Hof Estate Winery is located at:
4545 Old Reliance Road
The Tasting Room at Messina Hof Winery showcases its immense wine selection suitable for any palate. Among these award-winning wines, there is a reserve selection of ultra-premium and library wines you cannot get anywhere else. Visitors can also shop for all their wine accessories, personalized labels, gifts and apparel.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday - Saturday
10:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 6:00pm
For more information about the Tasting Room, call (979) 778-9463 ext. 223
Thanksgiving Day (November 22nd): 10am-4pm
Christmas Eve: 10am-3pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
New Year's Eve: 10am-7pm
New Year's Day: CLOSED
Tour the Messina Hof Estate Winery
On each tour at Messina Hof where you will learn the history of this award-winning winery and experience a behind-the-scenes look at our property as well as the wine production facilities.
Following your tour you will be treated to unique tasting where your guide will take you through each category of wine: dry white, semi-drys, dry reds and dessert wine. You will be educated on wine techniques such as sipping, swirling and food pairing. You also get to take your wine tasting glass home with you!
If after your tour you’re not quite ready to leave, be sure to visit our gift shop and Wine Bar where you can taste our Wine on Tap and enjoy their weekly events and specials. Or, go by the Vintage House Restaurant* and try our Vineyard Cuisine™ where each dish includes Messina Hof’s award-winning wine.
*Please check online for Vintage House Restaurant Hours
All Public Tours are $15
Tour duration is 60 minutes
Monday - Friday
Friday Only: Tour De Amore: A Food & Wine Pairing Experience
7:00pm ($25++*) (No reservations after 5:00 p.m. on Fridays)
11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm
Saturdays Only: Cellar Tour/Tank Tasting
12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
Make your reservation online:
Go to the calendar and select your date number of guests.
Private Tours available for groups of 10 or more, please call for availability.
(979) 778-9463 ext. 234/223
Prices subject to change.
The Wine Bar at Messina Hof offers wine-on-tap, flights, and appetizers, making for an ideal after-work wind down or a cozy date night with weekly specials and happy hour pricing.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday
11:00am - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 7:00pm
For parties of 10 or more, please call ahead:
1-800-736-9463 ext 244 or 234
Thanksgiving Day (November 22nd): CLOSED
Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
New Year's Eve: 4pm-9pm
New Year's Day: CLOSED
Sparkling Almond | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Sparkling Rosé | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Sparkling Brut | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Sparkling Moscato | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Dry White Wines
Un-Oaked Chardonnay | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Private Reserve Blanc du Bois | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Private Reserve Chardonnay | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 24
Private Reserve Viognier | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Pinot Grigio | Taste 2.50/Glass 6/Bottle 13.99
Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc | Taste 2.50/Glass 7/Bottle 18.99
Semi-Sweet White Wines
Gewürztraminer | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Moscato | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Riesling | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Lepard Vineyard, Chenin Blanc | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Private Reserve Gewürztraminer | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Private Reserve Orange Muscat | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Semi-Sweet Red Wines
Mama Rosa Rosé | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Sophia Marie Rosé | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Beau | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Sangria | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Private Reserve Pinot Noir | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Private Reserve Cabernet Franc | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Private Reserve Malbec | Taste 2.50 / Glass 12 / Bottle 30
Artist Series Sangiovese |Taste 2.50/ Glass 8 / Bottle 21.99
Private Reserve Tempranillo | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Private Reserve Petit Verdot | Taste 2.50 / Glass 12 / Bottle 30
Sagrantino Reserva | Taste 2.50 / Glass 8 / Bottle 21.99
Primitivo | Taste 2.50/ Glass 12 / Bottle 30
Red Wine Blends
Texas Hold 'Em Red | Taste 2.50 / Glass 6 / Bottle 13.99
Private Reserve Reflections of Love | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
GSM | Taste 2.50 / Glass 8 / Bottle 21.99
Paulo Premium Wines
Paulo Blend | Taste 5 / Glass 14 / Bottle 50
Paulo Cabernet Franc | Taste 5 / Glass 14 / Bottle 50
Paulo Merlot | Taste 5 / Glass 14 / Bottle 50
Paulo Cabernet Sauvignon | Taste 5 / Glass 14 / Bottle 44
Paulo Primitivo | Taste 5/ Glass 16 / Bottle 60
Paulo Sagrantino | Taste 5 / Glass 16 / Bottle 60
Paulo Zinfandel | Taste 5 / Glass 14 / Bottle 50
Paulo Port | Taste 5 / Glass 16 / Bottle 60
Angel, Late Harvest, Riesling | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Orange Muscat Mistella | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 24
Ebony Ports of Call | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Barrel Reserve Port | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Bottle 18.99
Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port Taste 2.50 / Glass 14 / Bottle 40
Solera Sherry Taste 2.50 / Glass 14 / Bottle 45
Aggie Network™ Wines
Chardonnay | Taste 2.50 / Glass 8 / Bottle 20
Muscat Canelli | Taste 2.50 / Glass 8 / Bottle 20
Cabernet Sauvignon | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Bin 12 | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Midnight Yell | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Nimitz Museum Chardonnay | Taste 2.50 / Glass 8 / Bottle 25
Nimitz Museum Cabernet Sauvignon | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Nimitz Museum Admiral's Reserve Dessert Red | Taste 2.50 / Glass 9 / Bottle 25
Wine On Tap
Come and try our wines from the tap that change regularly...
White Wines | Taste 2.50 / Glass 7 / Growler* 24
Red Wines | Taste 4 / Glass 9 / Growler 28
Port Wines | Taste 6 / Glass 10 / Growler 36
*New Growlers | 10
*Growler of wine=1000mL | Bring back growler and receive a discount on next fill up.
New To Wine?
If you're new to wine, try this selection of three different wine styles. | 12
- Riesling, Father & Son Cuvée
- Sophia Marie Rosé
- Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Pass The Bubbly
These three selections cover our driest sparkling to one with a beautiful layer of sweetness. |12
- Sparkling Brut
- Sparkling Rosé
- Sparkling Moscato ( Spumante)
What Is W.O.T.?
Want to taste an alternative to traditional bottled wine? Messina Hof is on the cutting edge of innovation with our wine on tap! | 12
- White Wine on Tap
- Red Wine on Tap
- Port on Tap
Raving For Reds
There are hundreds of different red wine varieties out there and this flight offers three varietals that are a little different than your typical Cabernets and Merlots. | 12
- Private Reserve Petit Sirah
- Private Reserve Tempranillo
Your Port in a Storm
Messina Hof is known for its award-winning port wines and unique natural fermentation process. | 18
- Barrel Reserve Port
- Papa Paulo Port
- Paulo Port
The Paulo line is Messina Hof's premium collection of some of the best varietals crafted by our winemaker's. | 18
- Paulo Blend
- Paulo Zinfandel
- Paulo Sagrantino
Texas Cheese Plate | 18
3 Texas artisian cheeses paired with local, chef prepared garnishes. Served with gourmet crackers and toasted baguette.
Imported Cheese Plater | 22
Red Dragon, Smoked Gouda, and Manchego cheese served with grapes, cornichons, and Messina Hof Riesling mustard. Served with gourmet crackers and toasted baguette.
Smoked Gouda and Bacon Fondue | 12
Smoked Gouda blended with cream cheese, topped with Applewood smoked bacon and Estate scallions. Served with toasted baguette.
Antipasto | 12
Shaved prosciutto Parma, sliced salami, caprese skewer and house made hummus, drizzled with Chardonnay basil pesto and Estate balsamic reduction.
Goat Cheese and Fig Crostini | 10
Toasted baguette, Texas goat cheese and Port macerated Estate figs wrapped with prosciutto and broiled.
Brie Brülée | 12
Creamy French brie dusted with trubinado sugar and torched. Served with toasted baguette, granny smith apple, and chipotle raspberry glaze with Gewürztraminer.
Vintage House Selections
Tempura Fried Calamari | 8
Tender calamari crisply fried and served with a Merlot Marinara.
Panko Crusted Brie Wedge | 10
Brie wedge dredged in panko bread crumbs and lightly fried and served with Gewürztraminer Raspberry Chipotle Sauce.
Margherita Pizza | 10
Roasted garlic puree infused with Mama Rosa Rosé, roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil chiffonade, and baked on signature crust.
Bella Portabella | 10
Grilled Portabella Mushroom cap with arugula tossed in soy Solera Sherry vinaigrette and garnished with tempura battered red bell peppers and red dragon cheese shavings.
Pizza Du Jour | 10
Enjoy our pizza of the day made with fresh, season ingredients. Ask your server for today's selection.
Port Fudge Sundae | 10
Vanilla ice cream topped with Port fudge sauce, whipped cream, and fresh strawberries drizzled with Messina Hof Barrel Reserve Port.
Crème Brülée | 10
A rich white chocolate custard base topped with a layer of caramelized sugar.
*NEW!* weekly specials
*Happy Hour is Monday-Thursday featuring $5 select glasses and Wine on Tap from 4pm-7pm*
Ask about our Tour de Wines Passport of 50 wines!
Every day is Uniform Appreciation: 10% off wine for military, policemen, firemen, first responders, nurses, and doctors
$5 cocktails from 4pm-9pm.
$5 glasses of Wine on Tap and 10% off growler fills (growler purchased separately).
Sips & Sweets
Sip three of Messina Hof’s award winning wines expertly paired with two deliciously sweet desserts, each treat crafted by our Chef in the Vintage House Restaurant.
$12.50 per person.
$5 glasses of wine and 1 free taste of one of our Aggie Network wines with proof of student/faculty ID or Aggie ring.
20% off any themed flight on the menu