-"Best of Herd" Winery - San Antonio Rodeo International Wine Competition.
-Four time winner Texas Best Winery at the Texas Livestock Show and Rodeo.
-Selected to be featured at the Presidential Inauguration of George W. Bush.
-Featured at the Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas.
-Messina Hof was among a featured selection of wines at the American Wine Society's National Conference in Las Vegas.
-Messina Hof's Angel Riesling was featured as part of the James Beard Culinary Dinner series in New York City to accompany a menu from The Gray Moss Inn.
-Messina Hof wine tasting at the Harriet Lembeck Wine & Spirits Program in New York.
-Paul Bonarrigo as three term Chairman of the Texas Wine Development Council.
-Successful Go Texan Restaurant Round Up Program.
-Messina Hof is the first and only Texas winery to have a proprietary bottle . -Messina Hof goes green; Heatlock Soy application sprayed on all the outside tanks – saves energy. Installation of a cardboard bailer to enhance “green” program. New chiller to cool all tanks and cut energy use by 50%.
-Featured in the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau lobby displays.
-TDA Go Texan Grant awarded for our Bounty From Our Own Backyard
-Nolan Ryan signs on for celebrity tie-in with Messina Hof for 2009.
-Wine Roads of Texas aired all year.
-Voted “BEST WINE BY THE GLASS” by Best of the Brazos Valley 2007
-The Wine Spectator gave Messina Hof's Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling, "Angel," the highest rating ever given a Texas wine and described our Muscat Canelli as "brilliant."
-Bon Appétit named Messina Hof as "One of the USA's Finest Winery Experiences. "Messina Hof Winery & Resort voted "Most Romantic Place in the Brazos Valley" by the Best of the Brazos Valley.
-The Fort Worth Star Telegram named Messina Hof "the Winery of the Decade" and acknowledged Messina Hof's winning of the blind taste Grand Cru competition in Bordeaux, France.
-Voted by the Houston Chronicle as "The Best Day Trip" and the Houston Press -The Wall Street Journal said, "Texas is the fastest growing wine producing region in the country and the leader is Messina Hof Wine Cellars in Bryan, Texas."
-Messina Hof wines can be found in fine wine shops, grocery chains and in many dining establishments across the state of Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Nevada, -Tennessee, and Oklahoma.
THE VINTAGE HOUSE RESTAURANT
-Recognized by Sante' Magazine for our high standards of quality in Fine Dining and Wine Hospitality.
-Voted "One of the Three Best Restaurants in Texas"
-Voted "Dining Worth the Drive" by Texas Co-op Magazine readers.
-Features vineyard cuisine with fresh-from-the-garden ingredients and food prepared with Messina Hof's award-winning wines.
THE VILLA BED AND BREAKFAST
-Recognized as “The Most Romantic Bed & Breakfast in the USA.”
-Selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Wines category.
-Selected Top 10 Central Texas Bed & Breakfast by Resortsandlodges.com
-Recognized as “Best Bed and Breakfast” 2009 Bryan-College Station Eagle -Newspaper
Readers’ Choice Awards
-Recognized as "The Most Romantic Bed & Breakfast in the USA."
-Dallas Morning News named The Villa as "One of the Finest Bed & Breakfasts in the USA."
THE WINEMASTER’S WINE BAR
-Voted “Best Wine By the Glass.”
-Favorite Sunset Tour destination.
-Home of the Port Mudslide and the Ivory Mojito.