The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs, TX

Whether you’re looking for a secluded Hill Country retreat or an easy escape from the hustle and bustle of Austin city life, the wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs are just what you need in your life. Although most of these wineries are around 25 miles away from downtown Austin, you’ll feel like you’re MUCH further away. Plan a perfect weekend getaway to these two small towns in the Texas Hill Country and experience some of the best wines that Texas has to offer! 

The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs

To help you find some of the best places to sip, swirl, and savor, we’ve made a guide + map of all of the wineries in Driftwood, TX, and Dripping Springs, TX. These towns are filled with many different wineries to choose from, each offering tours and tastings of some of the best wines that you can find on the market.

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The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs, TX

Wineries in Dripping Springs, TX

Bell Springs Winery

Bell Springs Winery in Dripping Springs

One of the best perks of this winery in the hills of Dripping Springs? Bell Springs Winery is open nearly every day of the week (closed Monday and Tuesday). The owners of Bell Springs Winery, who also own Sidecar Tasting Room, a prohibition-style wine bar in the heart of historic Dripping Springs, pride themselves on producing delicious reds, whites, and roses. 

This Dripping Springs winery has the ultimate Texas Hill country vibes - it’s a casual place where you can spend all afternoon relaxing on the beautiful grounds and enjoying an exceptional glass of wine. They offer tastings of 5-7 wines plus they also have a brewery, Bell Springs Brewing on the same grounds. {Photo: Bell Springs Winery}

WEBSITE | 3700 Bell Springs Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Graveyard Vineyards

The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs

Head down Bell Springs Road back toward Highway 290 and you'll be amazed by not only the breathtaking scenery but also the wide variety of beverage destinations that call this quiet Hill Country road home! One of the newest additions to the booze-y businesses on Bell Springs Road is Graveyard Vineyards.

Graveyard prides itself in its small production of wine with big flavors. The name of the winery comes from a small, historic cemetery that can be found on the estate where the wine is made in Paso Robles, California in Pleasant Valley. {Photo: Caitlin S, Yelp}

WEBSITE | 5258 Bell Springs Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Solaro Estate Winery

Solaro Estate in Dripping Springs

Solaro Estate definitely has an upscale, elegant feel. It’s a good option for a wine tasting with the in-laws.

With international award-winning wines and organic wines, Solaro Estates Winery is a must-try in the Dripping Springs winery region. Using grapes right on their estate, these wines have a truly distinct taste! This is an excellent place to sign up for a wine membership. {Photo: Allie R, Yelp}

WEBSITE | 13111 Silver Creek Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Hawk's Shadow Estate Winery & Vineyard

Hawk's Shadow Winery in Dripping Springs

With sweeping views of Texas Hill Country, Hawk's Shadow Winery & Vineyards offers a relaxing escape from the working world and an authentic taste of handcrafted Texas wine. 

When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by Hawk's Shadow family and the beautiful Texas Hill Country views. (We truly can’t talk about these views enough!!) Hawk’s Shadow specializes in complex whites and rich reds. {Photo: Elle H, Yelp}

WEBSITE | 7500 McGregor Ln, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Treaty Oak Winery

The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs

This historic Treaty Oak Winery property dates back to the pioneer days of Texas. It embodies the spirit of exploration, which is felt in the ambiance, the wine, and the spirit of the entire business. (And if you’re not a wine person, this massive property is also home to Treaty Oak Distilling, Treaty Oak Brewing, AND an awesome bbq restaurant.)

Treaty Oak Winery has a 28-acre ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas, which is scattered with huge live oak trees in a calming hill country setting. Their wine-making process starts on the Texas high plains, where all of the grapes are grown. Their Texas wines deliver a distinct, easy-to-enjoy flavor profile that’s perfect for sipping while watching the Hill Country sunset. The wine delivers a distinct flavor profile that is light on the pallet and easy to enjoy. {Photo: Jake H, Yelp

WEBSITE | 16604 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Hamilton Pool Vineyards

The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs

Hamilton Pool Vineyards is a very popular wedding destination because it’s one of the most picturesque wineries in Dripping Springs. It’s a family-owned and operated winery that makes hand-crafted wines, many produced on the 9-acre estate vineyard!

Hamilton Pool Vineyard’s distinct French style of winemaking makes them unique among other Texas Hill Country wineries. Note that in addition to the wine, they have a full farm-to-table restaurant with snacks to share, delicious tossed salads, and larger main dishes. {Photo: Hamilton Pool Vineyards}

WEBSITE | 25711 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78663

Parmeson Wines

The Best Wineries in Driftwood and Dripping Springs

Yet another fantastic winery located on Bell Springs Road, Parmeson Wines is another California-based winery that has set up shop in Dripping Springs, TX. 

They have a quaint and charming tasting room located near Dripping Springs Sculpture Garden. With both indoor and outdoor seating, Parmeson Wines is an excellent stop to pair with Graveyard Wines (both located on Bell Springs Road about a 1/10 of a mile from each other.) {Photo: April K, Yelp}

WEBSITE | 5300 Bell Springs Rd Unit B, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Wineries in Driftwood, TX

Driftwood Estate Winery

Driftwood Estate Winery

Awarded "Top Texas Wine" for their Longhorn Red and also featured in Wine Spectators' 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations, Driftwood Estate is a very popular winery here in the Austin area. They create high-quality wines made from Texas grapes (grown both nearby and further out in the bigger grape-growing regions of the state.)

Driftwood Estate is known as the Texas winery and vineyard with the Million Dollar View…it sits on a bluff that overlooks the Hill Country. This is definitely a worthwhile stop in your Driftwood winery tour. {Photo: Yelp, Driftwood Estate}

WEBSITE | 4001 Elder Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619

Duchman Family Winery

Duchman Family Winery

Drs. Lisa and Stan Duchman wanted to bring world-class winemaking to Central Texas and the Texas Hill Country, so they founded The Duchman Family Winery in 2004. It’s a beautiful winery with a sprawling outdoor area, lots of picnic tables where you can enjoy bottles on site, and delicious housemade pizzas on the food menu. 

Duchman Family Winery works with viticultural consultant Bobby Cox and growers in the Texas High Planes AVA to produce grapes that allow their winemakers to create unique wines like Vermentino, Sangiovese, and Dolcetto. These are 100% Texas-grown grapes and 100% Texas-made wines. {Photo: Mindy H, Yelp}

WEBSITE |13308 FM150 W, Driftwood, TX 78619

Fall Creek Vineyards

Fall Creek Vineyards

Located in Driftwood, TX, Fall Creek Vineyards was the very first Texas Hill Country winery! They’ve been making wine since 1975. They use grapes from several vineyards around the state, including grapes are grown at the Salt Lick Vineyard (located directly across the street from Fall Creek Vineyards.)

The winery and tasting room itself is pretty special: Fall Creek Vineyards is also home to the Fall Creek Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast located onsite in the historic mansion that also holds the tasting room. Guests can book individual rooms to stay overnight and enjoy a one-of-a-kind exclusive getaway. 

WEBSITE | 18059 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619

Salt Lick Cellars

Salt Lick Cellars Wine

If you want to pair some famous Texas BBQ with a wine tasting, this is it! Salt Lick Cellars is located next to Salt Lick BBQ, so it’s perfect to be able to go straight from the vineyard to the BBQ joint. 

Be sure to try their BBQ red and BBQ white. Yep…they made a special wine to be enjoyed with their brisket, pork ribs, and potato salad! 

WEBSITE |18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826 UNIT C, Driftwood, TX 78619

Wimberley Valley Winery

Wimberley Valley Winery

Mostly known for its sweet wines, Wimberley Valley Winery has been a favorite in the central Texas area since 1983. They have a proud history of making wines in a wide selection (meaning some super sweet wines, as well as some on the dry side.)  

They do some fun seasonal promotions, from special Christmas wines to seasonal fruit wines. Wimberley Valley Winery is a fun, creative place to visit during your weekend wine adventure. {Photo: Christian W, Yelp}

WEBSITE | 2825 Lone Man Mountain Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619

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