Get the most out of your stay in San Antonio with a day trip to Texas' wine region, Texas Hill Country. Stop in the quaint German town of Fredericksburg to browse local shops and antique stores before visiting three wineries to taste some excellent wines and enjoy the beautiful scenery. You'll also take guided tours of the wineries, depending on availability, and enjoy commentary from your friendly guide. Round-trip hotel transportation by air-conditioned vehicle is included.
You'll be picked up from your San Antonio hotel or the Alamo in the morning and taken to Texas Hill Country, located about 70 miles (113 km) away. This region in central Texas features tall, rugged hills, and has emerged as the center of the Texas wine industry, with more than 30 unique and beautiful wineries scattered throughout the scenic area.
Stop in the charming German town of Fredericksburg and take a stroll down Main Street. Browse the local shops and antique stores and have lunch at a nearby caf' or restaurant (own expense).
You'll then take a short drive to two different wineries, where you'll sample several fine wines and learn about the wine-making process. Try Texas-style wines and a several grape varietals including sangiovese, viognier, tempranillo and syrah.
Depending on availability, you'll also tour the wineries. After your tour, relax on the drive back to your San Antonio hotel.