Messina Hof Winery & Resort Celebrates The Largest Wine & Roses Festival in 32 Year History


BRYAN, TEXAS –March 2016 – Culture and wine enthusiasts are invited to enjoy the budding of the vines on Saturday, April 23rd at Messina Hof’s Estate Winery in Bryan, Texas. The largest celebration in its 32 year history, the festival will feature its traditional activities of wine tasting, wine and chocolate pairing classes, behind-the-scenes winery tours, artwork from the 26th Annual Texas Wine Label Competition and a grape stomp competition as well as new happenings like a steak dinner and live music from Texas Country favorites the Parker Heights Band with Brandon Rhyder headlining the show.

“This year’s Wine & Roses Festival will truly showcase Messina Hof’s passion for Wine, Art, Music and Food, and we welcome attendees from all over the state to join the expected record crowd,” said Chief Executive Officer Paul Mitchell Bonarrigo.

Guests can buy tickets on-site or pre-purchase ticket packages now to participate in activities by clicking here. Admission to the Wine & Roses Festival is free until 5:00 p.m. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., a $15.00 cover fee will begin for new festival guests with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Still Creek Ranch. Limited parking will be available on site and a free shuttle will run from Rudder High School to the winery. For full festival information visit


Messina Hof is a leader in the establishment of the Texas wine industry and one the fastest-growing and most award-winning wineries in the state. Established in Texas in 1977, the rich winemaking heritage of the Bonarrigo family dates back six generations to Messina, Sicily. The Messina Hof Winery & Resort® in Bryan, the Messina Hof Hill Country Winery and Manor Haus in Fredericksburg and the Messina Hof Grapevine Winery are dedicated to producing premier, award-winning wines and offering tourism destinations based on tradition, romance and family. Visit Messina Hof at and follow at @Messina_Hof.


Savannah Gaines

Public Relations Coordinator

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