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William Chris Vineyards

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Wonderful afternoon and wine tasting. We will be back.

My wife and I really enjoyed William Chris. The wine tasting was very nice. We enjoyed the wine... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Outside Tasting

This was our second stop for wine tasting up in the Hill Country and we had our tasting outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room”(23 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 4 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed William Chris. The wine tasting was very nice. We enjoyed the wine. The staff was knowledgeable and fun. We had a great afternoon and plan to return next time we go Fredericksburg. We purchased 1/2 a dozen bottle of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stop for wine tasting up in the Hill Country and we had our tasting outside. It's a great area with plenty of space. The wines were good here and the service was excellent.

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William Chris V, Public Relations Manager at William Chris Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your recent visit. We are pleased to share a piece of our world with you. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This winery was recommended to me and I knew about the reservations. Easy to make the reservations and very accommodating given we had young kids with us. The wines were good, however, the service outside was not good at all. Took 30 mins to get...More

Thank Dina J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff and some very nice wines, by far the nicest winery we visited in the area. Don't miss their port style wines, a red and a white!!

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot! Solid Texas Wine! Try Skeleton Key, it’s delicious!! Side note... must have a reservation for Saturday’s wine tasting. However they have a lovely outdoor bar where you can buy bottles, small bites and enjoy the scenery even without a reservation.

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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We had been recommended here and made the required reservations. Friendly staff but spread too thin among guests. Hostess seemed to have plenty of time but didn’t bother to pitch in to help servers. Wine was just ok, not up to others in the area....More

Thank CJwork
Reviewed October 12, 2018 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
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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