Torre di Pietra

(830) 644-2829 10915 E US Hwy 290
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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The Maxwell Family members are 4th and 5th generation Texans, whose family has been farming and making wine here for more than 100 years. Ken remembers as a boy picking the wild grapes that grew along his family's farms near Ft. Worth. His Great-grandfather, Grandfather, and Father taught him the family traditions of wine making. Ken has recently left the Semiconductor Industry, after twenty-five years to bring the Maxwell Family traditions of wine making to your home. Our Vineyards are located in Doss and Fredericksburg - the heart of the Texas Hill Country American Viticultural Area. Here our vines thrive in the calcareous soils, seasonal rains, and sunshine to produce a rich complexity of flavors. – Description from Alejandro

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  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Primitivo

    History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

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  • Torre di Pietra Blanc du Bois Texas Hill Country 2008

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    Crisp, light wine with great grown in Texas. A nose of baked apple pie and hints of honey on the palate intermixed in a mineral, creamy finish. Full bodied and fairly balanced. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Torre di Pietra Red Blend Texas Hill Country Midnight Nymph 2010

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    Interesting Texas blend of Black Spanish and Touriga Nacional grapes, the later commonly used to make Port. Aromas of spice and berry. Medium to full bodied with hints of cranberries and a touch of oak amongst young, playful tannins. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Torre di Pietra Red Blend Texas Hill Country Classico NV

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    Italian in style but with a unique French blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Nose with dark fruits and cherries. Medium bodied with a creamy mouth feel and soft, dry tannins. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Torre di Pietra Sangiovese Blend Texas Hill Country Amore de Tuscano NV

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    A Texas Super Tuscan? Very interesting and surprisingly well blended. Subtle aromas of red berry. Light to medium bodied with hints of black cherries and soft, youthful tannins. Worth your time. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Torre di Pietra Sangiovese Blend Texas Hill Country Amore de Tuscano 2005

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    I'm surprised a wine this good comes from west Texas. A super Tuscan style wine, being a blend of Sangiovese, Cab Sauvignon, and Syrah. Faint aromas of black cherries on the nose, but mostly what I get is a beautiful smokiness and creamy vanilla, with just a hint of rich caramel. I would call this one of the best wines in Texas. Nice and ple... Read More

    Wine review by infinitenexus


  • Wonderful Wines , LOVE the Primitivo 2006 and Black Spanish 2009. We had a wonderful day at the winery enjoying the laid back atmosphere and the conversation with the two girls behind the bar. Who were very informative on the winery itself as well as grapes and wines produced in Texas. We will be back for many trips and more bottles.

    Comment by 563379THEwinegoddess 563379 THEwinegoddess


  • As world wine travelers that have visited vineyards all over the world including Napa, Sonoma, Sienna Italy, we wanted to experience Texas wine.... boy was the wine bad and so was the server's attitude, at least they were consistent. We were there because we purchased Texas Wine Trail, when we showed our ticket we were sent to the outdoors with ...

    Comment by 562581viento78 562581 viento78


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  • Horrible wine and even worse service at this winery!

    Comment by 460908girls trip 460908 girls trip


  • While discussing pruning techniques with a chap in Texas he told me he has just planted a small vineyard with LeNoir and Blanc du Bois.  I have absolutely no idea what type of wine these grapes might produce.  I presume they are hybrid, developed for disease resistance?  Can anyone shed some light on this - can they make quality wine?  Read More

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  • Two Winemakers, One Texas Winery and Two Texas Wines: Torre di Pietra Blanc Du Bois & Black SpanishI recently stopped by Torre di Pietra Winery (www.texashillcountrywine.com) in Fredericksburg, Texas and had two wines presented to me for tasting. One was a white wine and one a red. The white wine was near straw in color with perceptible aromatic... Read More

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  • Did the wine tasting at this winery and was not impressed at all. I was actually very disappointed.

    Comment by 238012featherfeather 238012 featherfeather


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