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William Chris Vineyards

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Beautiful Views

This was the last stop on our tour. The wine was good, but not my favorite. They specialize in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
via mobile
Informative & Relaxing Visit

Our visit to this vineyard was exceptional. The views from the parking area to the front door had... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Rich H
Treasure Island, Florida
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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room”(23 reviews)
“wine tasting”(24 reviews)
“wine club”(21 reviews)
NOTE: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please set up a reservation online or over the phone. William Chris Vineyards focuses on hand-crafted Texas wine. We use minimum handling, low-impact techniques to produce premium old world wines. We farm about 40 acres...more
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10352 W US Highway 290, Hye, TX 78635-5000
+1 830-998-7654
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the last stop on our tour. The wine was good, but not my favorite. They specialize in reds, and I am more of a white wine girl. The views, however were the best of the day!!! They also had a singer/songwriter on their...More

Thank kihyland
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Our visit to this vineyard was exceptional. The views from the parking area to the front door had us immediately relaxed. The cordiality of the hosts was most welcoming to this old farmhouse setting. The individual attention one receives is a tribute to the fine...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

William Chris knows...and makes...some really, really good wine. They are located in Hye and could be easily overlooked...what a mistake that would be! We tried them based on the recommendation of a sommelier. We did the tasting and every wine on it was fantastic. I...More

Thank DeeBTX
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

So much fun! Bill was fantastic and my husband and I loved it. Great wine, good stories and absolutely beautiful environment, even with the heat. We must come again.

Thank Khammel
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had not stopped at William Chris before and decided to give it a try. They recommend a reservation for a tasting, so we called before we left. The property is lovely and the wines were quite good. Our server, Anne, was friendly and full...More

Thank lynnela
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was our first visit to the Texas Hill Country wine region. Since we had no idea of where to even start or what to expect, we asked for recommendations from our hotel's concierge. He and the hotel's wine manager gave us a list of...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This was my first foray into Texas wines. We were fortunate to go here with local friends who are members. We enjoyed a private tasting. Mary was a very friendly host. We tasted probably 6 wines- all good. We especially liked the Mourvèdre ( much...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is a small vineyard that only bottles small vintages. We arrived with our family, a 12 yo and didn't have a reservation. No problem- Worked us right up the the tasting bar. Very nice staff. We joined the Hye Society Wine club. There 2015...More

Thank chadgremillion
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We were on a girls trip looking for a winery with a view, well we found it! We had a great little humus board and some really good wine. The view was fabulous as well!

Thank Marcelyn N
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Our crew arrived without reservations but the staff made sure we gained a table as well as the manager taking us on a tour of the new vintages about to be bottled. Anthony is definitely a charming and entertaining salesman for the William Chris brand....More

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March 4, 2018|
Response from THEPOW | Reviewed this property |
Well, most tasting rooms are not set up for families. That said, they do have a large outdoor area adjacent to the tasting room, both covered and open decks. Also, plenty of open lawn space for the kids to run about. No... More
November 18, 2016|
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Response from rachaelmt | Property representative |
You dog is more than welcome to join you outside. We are very pet friendly.
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June 19, 2016|
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Response from Biscuithill | Reviewed this property |
The winery offers meat and cheese plates, and other yummies. They have them listed on their website. Also a new eating offering opened up next to the Hye post office across the street from William Chris, but I don't know... More