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We've enjoyed wineries all over the world and William+Chris' service ranks up with the best!

This was our first visit to the Texas Hill Country wine region. Since we had no idea of where to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, Delaware
Terrific Hill Country Winery

This was my first foray into Texas wines. We were fortunate to go here with local friends who are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis B
Duluth, Georgia
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“wine tasting”(24 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Mgnorrell
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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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We were lucky enough to have Anne conducting our tastings. She was so pleasant and had great stories to share about the wines. She made our visit worth repeating!! We loved all of the wines we selected but loved that Anne was so welcoming and...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

A friend recommended this winery so my husband and I stopped in just after they opened. There was a 'check-in' desk but no one was there. We wandered back toward the patio and were met by a representative who acted like we were wedding crashers....More

Thank Charlene L
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We Will always appreciate the hospitality and warmth we experience at WC. We would like to thank the wine club manger and Mary for assisting us with our wine club membership. Love the skeleton key. The Hye society club house is perfect for a good...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Unaware that reservations had to be made we were still welcomed and joined a tasting that has just begun. Great wines! The Tempranillo was the best!

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here, except for this horrid smell we kept getting from time to time. Apparently they're having wastewater issues and every once in a while we got a whiff of it and eventually we had to go inside. Otherwise great.

Thank Edward M
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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