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
Bryan, Texas

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

Sunday
11:00am - 6:00pm


For more information about the Tasting Room, call (979) 778-9463 ext. 223



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 $18 | Tour Duration: 60 minutes

Monday - Friday
2:00pm, 5:30pm

Friday Only: Tour De Amore: A Food & Wine Pairing Experience
7:00pm ($28+*) (No reservations after 5:00 p.m. on Fridays)

Saturday
11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

Saturdays Only: Cellar Tour/Tank Tasting
6:30pm ($28*)

Sunday
12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm

Make your reservation online:

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Private Tours available for groups of 10 or more, please call for availability.

(979) 778-9463 ext. 234/223

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

Sunday
12:00pm - 7:00pm


Happy Hour
Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

For parties of 10 or more, please call ahead:

1-800-736-9463 ext 244 or 234

Sparkling

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

Unoaked 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

Dry Reds

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

Dessert Wines

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

Commemorative Wines

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 | Glass 6 / Growler* 16

Rosé Wines | Glass 7 / Growler* 21

Red Wines | Glass 8 / Growler* 26

Port Wines | Glass 8 / Growler* 26

*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

  • Mourvèdre
  • 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

Paulo's Pick

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

Appetizers

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 | 12

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.

Mama Rosa's Meatballs | 10

Three house made Italian sausage and beef meatballs made with Mama Rosa Rosé, topped with Merlot mariana and fresh mozzarella, and served in a skillet.

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.


*Happy Hour is Monday-Thursday featuring $5 select glasses 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

MONDAY | 4PM-9PM
Mixology Monday
Enjoy $5 specialty wine cocktails handcrafted by our Wine Bar staff.

TUESDAY | 4PM-9PM
Tap Tuesday
Try something on tap with $5 glasses of Wine on Tap and 10% off growler fills.

WEDNESDAY | 4PM-9PM
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.

THURSDAY | 4PM-9PM
Aggie Night Out
It's all about the Aggies with $5 glasses of Aggie Network wines and 1 free taste of one of our Aggie Network wines. Must show proof of student/faculty ID or Aggie ring.

FRIDAY | 4PM-9PM
Friday Flights
Experience our themed wine flights with 20% off flights on our Wine Bar menu.

SUNDAY | 11AM-6PM
Summer Sunday Mimosa Bar
Make your own mimosa at our Summer Sunday Mimosa Bar. Sundays in June, July and August.