Harvest Festival 2021

Come celebrate one of our family’s longest-held traditions! Join us each weekend in August for family-friendly fun at our Estate winery in Bryan, Texas.

Announcing Harvest Festival 2021

Each year, we are excited to celebrate the Messina Hof Annual Harvest Festival! This is our favorite opportunity to connect with our friends, family, and Texas wine lovers, so we invite you to have a hand in our history. Harvest Festival is a fun-filled time for the entire family as we honor the harvest tradition of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports. We offer a range of daytime and evening events, complete with their own unique traits and amenities.

Harvest Festival: Weekend 1

August 6th – 8th

Summertime is here, and we are excited to come together as a family and celebrate Messina Hof’s 44th Annual Harvest Festival. Honoring the harvest tradition of grape picking and stomping, we invite your family to have a hand in Messina Hof’s history.

Moonlit Harvest

Friday, August 6th
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Experience an evening of grape picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports in the Messina Hof Estate Vineyard. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. Dinner will feature a fabulous Vineyard Cuisine™ buffet with a wide selection of Messina Hof wines for guests to enjoy!

SOLD OUT!

Daytime Harvest

Saturday, August 7th
7:30am – 10:00am

Bring the family out for a fun-filled day of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. After stomping, complete your day at the Estate with a tour and tasting experience. You can even upgrade your experience to include a Vineyard Cuisine™ Brunch Box and glass of wine. We can’t wait to share this wine-making experience with you!

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Murder at Abby Manor - Murder Mystery Dinner

Saturday, August 7th
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Abby Manor Historical society hosted the annual charity event – The Abby Manor Masquerade Ball. All of high society arrived on the scene in outrageous formal fashion and enjoyed a relaxing cocktail and appetizer hour full of challenging trivia and hilarious ballroom dance contests. Except for a few scuffles between catty guests, the ball was entirely divine! Then everyone is completely shocked with somebody is murdered! With Messina Hof’s Murder Mysteries, our guests are the actors and storytellers. Before the date of the event, each guest will receive a character assignment which will help you decide on a costume.

SOLD OUT!

Food & Wine Pairing

Sunday, August 8th
11:00am – 12:30pm

Experience award-winning wines and artisanal foods as our owner and pairing extraordinaire, Karen Bonarrigo, takes you on a fascinating journey through the world of wine and food pairing – complete with creative tips for crafting your own decadent pairings. This event will focus on picnic pairings! Whether you’re preparing for a weekend date night or packing for an afternoon at the beach, these picnic pairings will be sure to please.

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Harvest Festival: Weekend 2

August 13th – August 14th

Summertime is here, and we are excited to come together as a family and celebrate Messina Hof’s 44th Annual Harvest Festival. Honoring the harvest tradition of grape picking and stomping, we invite your family to have a hand in Messina Hof’s history.

Trailer Park Tragedy - Murder Mystery Dinner

Friday, August 13th
7:30pm – 9:30pm

It’s the annual WT Trailer Park BBQ and this year’s blast is going to be one to remember. Well know in the community and by all law enforcement, this BBQ is a recipe for disaster. With too much history and not enough space, something is bound to happen to send one of the guests over the edge….and another one to their death. With Messina Hof’s Murder Mysteries, our guests are the actors and storytellers. Before the date of the event, each guest will receive a character assignment which will help you decide on a costume.

SOLD OUT!

Daytime Harvest

Saturday, August 14th
7:30am – 10:00am

Bring the family out for a fun-filled day of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. After stomping, complete your day at the Estate with a tour and tasting experience. You can even upgrade your experience to include a Vineyard Cuisine™ Brunch Box and glass of wine. We can’t wait to share this wine-making experience with you!

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Harvest Festival: Outdoor Gourmet BBQ

Saturday, August 14th
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Summer and BBQ are the perfect pairing! Join us for an outdoor gourmet BBQ surrounded by views of Messina Hof’s Estate vineyard. The evening will feature Texas BBQ with all the fixins’ paired with Messina Hof’s award-winning wines.

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Harvest Festival: Weekend 3

August 20th – August 22nd

Summertime is here, and we are excited to come together as a family and celebrate Messina Hof’s 44th Annual Harvest Festival. Honoring the harvest tradition of grape picking and stomping, we invite your family to have a hand in Messina Hof’s history.

Moonlit Harvest

Friday, August 20th
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Experience an evening of grape picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports in the Messina Hof Estate Vineyard. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. Dinner will feature a fabulous Vineyard Cuisine™ buffet with a wide selection of Messina Hof wines for guests to enjoy!

SOLD OUT!

Daytime Harvest

Saturday, August 21st
7:30am – 10:00am

Bring the family out for a fun-filled day of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. After stomping, complete your day at the Estate with a tour and tasting experience. You can even upgrade your experience to include a Vineyard Cuisine™ Brunch Box and glass of wine. We can’t wait to share this wine-making experience with you!

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Harvest Festival: Cellar Tour and Dinner

Saturday, August 21st
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Sip a glass of sparkling wine as Messina Hof winemaker and CEO, Paul Bonarrigo leads you around the Estate while hearing the history of the Bonarrigo Family and the winery. View antiques, machinery, awards and images that tell the story of our humble beginning to being the most awarded winery in Texas. You will be introduced to growing, fermenting, barrel-aging and blending our award-winning wines, and will taste wine directly from the tanks and barrels to better understand the process. And finally, you will be treated to an appetizer and 3-course meal paired with award-winning Messina Hof wine in our beautiful, candlelit Cellar Room. Reservations required. Space is limited to 40 people.

SOLD OUT!

Harvest Brunch

Sunday, August 22nd
11:00am – 1:00pm

Summer and Brunch go hand in hand! Join us for a Vineyard Cuisine™ Brunch Buffet surrounded by views of Messina Hof’s Estate vineyard.

MENU COMING SOON

Tickets include buffet and two glasses of wine.

 

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Harvest Festival: Weekend 4

August 27th – August 28th

Summertime is here, and we are excited to come together as a family and celebrate Messina Hof’s 44th Annual Harvest Festival. Honoring the harvest tradition of grape picking and stomping, we invite your family to have a hand in Messina Hof’s history.

Moonlit Harvest

Friday, August 27th
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Experience an evening of grape picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports in the Messina Hof Estate Vineyard. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. Dinner will feature a fabulous Vineyard Cuisine™ buffet with a wide selection of Messina Hof wines for guests to enjoy!

SOLD OUT!

Daytime Harvest

Saturday, August 28th
7:30am – 10:00am

Bring the family out for a fun-filled day of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Ports. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. After stomping, complete your day at the Estate with a tour and tasting experience. You can even upgrade your experience to include a Vineyard Cuisine™ Brunch Box and glass of wine. We can’t wait to share this wine-making experience with you!

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Harvest Festival Grand Finale Gala

Saturday, August 28th
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Join Messina Hof for an elegant evening of new wine releases, gourmet Vineyard Cuisine™, and more. This event raises a toast to a successful Harvest Festival at the Messina Hof Estate Winery. Enjoy a delicious dinner presented by the Vintage House Chef while the Winemaker will introduces each new wine.

Cocktail Attire Encouraged.

SOLD OUT!

Harvest VIP Reception

Sunday, August 29th
11:00am – 1:00pm

This special event will be for our VIP Family only. Contact vip@messinahof.com to RSVP or if you have any questions.

A direct link with more details will be sent out soon!

Hill Country Harvest Festival

September 3rd – September 4th

Harvest season is upon us! We invite you to join our family as we celebrate Messina Hof Hill Country Winery’s 9th Annual Harvest Festival. We are excited to continue the tradition of grape picking and stomping paired with our award-winning Texas wines.

Sunset Harvest

Friday, September 3rd
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Experience an evening of grape picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof Hill Country’s exclusive Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. Guests will complete the Sunset Harvest feasting on a fabulous buffet dinner with a wide selection of Messina Hof wines to enjoy!

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Daytime Harvest

Saturday, September 4th
8:00am – 10:30am

Bring your friends and family out for a fun-filled day of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof Hill Country’s exclusive Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port. You’ll receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple footprints. After stomping, complete your day with an educational wine tasting. You can even upgrade your experience to include a delicious Brunch Box and glass of wine. We can’t wait to share this wine-making experience with you!

Buy Tickets Here