Becker Vineyards

830-644-2681 464 Becker Farms Road
Stonewall, TX 97470
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Located in the Texas Hill Country between Fredericksburg and Stonewall, Becker Vineyards was established in 1992 by Richard and Bunny Becker. The vineyard was planted on a site of native Mustang grapes much prized for winemaking by German neighbors and their ancestors. Also planted on site is a three acre lavender field reminiscent of the wine country of Provence, France. The 46 acres of French Vinifera vines generate 8 different available varietals, including Syrah, Petite Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The vines are planted in a mixture of deep sand and Precambrian granitic soils at 1,500 feet above sea level. The vines are watered with water welled from limestone formations 300 feet beneath the surface. A drip irrigation system is employed throughout the vineyard. Becker Vineyard’s first harvest was in 1995. Most vintages are aged in new French oak, others in new American oak, and stored in the largest underground wine cellar in Texas Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

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  • Becker Vineyards Iconoclast Cabernet Sauvignon NV

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    Iconoclast at less than $9 a bottle is a hell of a deal. Great bouquet, nice cherry, oak, spice notes, and lingering aftertaste. Read More

    Wine review by johnptracy


  • Château Marquis-d'Alesme-becker Margaux 1998

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/55353 for £10.50.Margaux is the largest AOC in the Medoc peninsular and the home of 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification.Chateau Marquis D'Alesme Becker [ www.chateau-marquis-dalesme.fr ] was a third growth in that classification. The property is one of t... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Becker Vineyards Reserve Tempranillo 2012

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    Wine review by brandoniron


  • Becker Vineyards Tempranillo Texas High Plains Reserve 2010

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    Wine review by freerangeathlete


  • Becker Vineyards Reserve Merlot 2010

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    Wine review by dhebert2


  • Becker Vineyards Merlot 2010

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    Olive juice on the nose, tart, & a quick finish. From "tart to finish". Read More

    Wine review by Carlo182


  • Becker Vineyards Iconoclast Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

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    On the nose, this wine has nice warm spices. The mouth reveals blackberry, dark cherry and plum. The finish is mild and long. One of the best wines Texas has to offer. Read More

    Wine review by Craig Bilodeau


  • Becker Vineyards Iconoclast Cabernet Sauvignon NV

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    Great for a Texas Cab! Read More

    Wine review by rfogle


  • Becker Vineyards Viognier 2011

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    Medium bodied with oak finish. Enjoyable, but on the heavier side for a Viognier Read More

    Wine review by ledavis4


  • Becker Vineyards Iconoclast Cabernet Sauvignon NV

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    Wine review by Austinista


  • This is actually one of my favorite wineries in Texas. Their line of wines is expansive with traditional Bordeaux varieties, a number of Rhone wines, as well as a sprinkling of varietals from all over the world. Check them out! Source: What's Worth Drinking: Post #7: Texas Merlot ( http://whatsworthdrinking.com/2010/04/29/post-7-texas-merlot-...

    Comment by 497729Tyler Worth 497729 Tyler Worth


  • Becker Vineyards is a local treat it Texas. I have found the wines to be very hit or miss, often with more misses than hits. I enjoy supporting the local winegrower, so I try the Becker wines often. I enjoy their Viognier. I hope Becker can refine their Malbec, because I will love a strong Malbec not only from America, but Texas!

    Comment by 124190bryanjmatthews 124190 bryanjmatthews


  • My number one favorite vineyard to visit when in Fredericksburg. Wonderful experience.

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