"A little quaint place", Erma Rose Winery is "hands down a must go in Katy" which is "at first glance it is a little hard to find" but you will be "BLOWN away by these fruit wines, they are complex, sophisticated and unique". You will enjoy "customer service and multiple choices of wine made without grapes". The owner is a "former Marine" and "her wines are delicious and so original". No appointments needed. Visit them for a tasting package and enjoy the "taste of real fruit-infused wine" such as the "Blueberry" as well as the "Royal Dragonfly, Masked Gorilla, and Cranberry". You can also buy their "fruit wine selections" on their website.
The Cellar Door is an establishment with "a winery vibe" with "darkened cave-like entrance" but "don’t let the location put you off, once you step indoors you don’t even feel like" you are "in Katy anymore!" The "steaks" are "cooked to perfection". They have "a large wine list for every taste". Their "Malbec" is "an excellent smooth table wine". You will also "enjoy" the "music" which is "not so loud that you cannot have a conversation". Come and visit this "gorgeous and intimate romantic restaurant with a solid wine list" and enjoy their wines and "excellent menu selections" with "live music most night, usually a solo crooner or acoustic performer". They also "offer a painting class as well and lots of other events".
Nice Winery is a "family-owned winery that believes in organically farmed grapes". For a "great educational tasting" experience, you will need to call for reservations since the wine tastings "require reservations in advance". You will have a "fantastic time" and will learn "a lot about the business". They offer "outstanding" and "award-winning wines". "Be sure you reserve ahead" because "they book up quickly". They also donate proceeds from some of their tastings to extraordinary organizations and charitable causes. They are happy to make a silent auction donation. Check out their website too for any upcoming events. They also offer five different wine clubs geared toward wine education and exploration.
Fly Gap Winery is located in the heart of the Llano Uplifts. "Concrete fermentation is the signature method that Brock wants Fly Gap to be known for". They are striving for a style that is unique to the world and unique to Mason County. The owners "have taken a stab at concrete fermentation methods in winemaking". A process that "allows a bit more control over tweaking and adjusting the winemaking process than other classic methods". Visit during normal business hours and try the "Mason Punch" which is a "2010 vintage blend of Tempranillo and Touriga". "Take the plunge off of HWY 29 and head down the dirt road and check this place out sometime. It's a cool winery worth your sipping time!"
La Fuente Winery tasting room has a "small cozy atmosphere" located "in an industrial park". They have "an office setting decorated as sort of a dining space". It is "very nice with a relaxing ambiance and smooth character". They feature "good Chilean wines" such as the "Merlot" with an "exquisite" taste or the "Carmenere" which is "a lovely full-bodied wine with a toasted, savory taste". The host is "very nice and knowledgeable". You can call them and have your "birthday celebration here" and have "the ultimate best experience". They have been serving Chilean wines since 2006 and special tastings can be done by appointment.
The Solaro Winery Houston"is wonderful with so many varieties of white and red wines". You can "see the fermentation tanks and aging oak barrels and the storage". They are the first urban winery in Houston that makes wines available to its globally-thinking metropolitan community. "If you're looking to host an event in the near future, THIS is the place". The wines are "great, and the place has a super cute industrial vibe". If you "like good wines, red or white, to stop by and try a tasting". They "offer wine by the bottle or glass in addition to tastings" and also offer "chocolate to compliment the wine!"
The name of this winery speaks for itself. French Country Wines is "a small shop on the outskirts of Rice Village". This is a "great place to learn more about French wines". They "have free tastings on Saturdays". "If you want to stop in for a little tasting" and "you're in the market for French wine in the Houston area, you owe it to yourself to stop by to shop, or maybe come in for one of their tastings". This is an "off the beaten path wine boutique that's worth the visit". You may end up "hooked" with an "absolutely killer red Bandol" and will become your favorite.
Houston Winery is in the process of renovating the tasting room but their wines are available in several Farmers Markets. You will "love the selection of wine they offer". Try their "Blanc du Bois" which is "very light white with a slight taste of citrus" or the "new version" of the "Viognier" or even the "sweet strawberry-peach Blanc Du Bois called Hippy Juice". They also have "The Houstonian" which is a delicious ruby port with great fruit flavors and a caramel finish and great with dark chocolate or a fine cigar. Check their website for updates on their tasting room and the wine tastings they have in multiple locations.