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Duchman Family Winery

13308 Fm 150 W, Driftwood, TX 78619-9232
+1 512-858-1470
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The Duchman Family Winery was founded in 2004 by Drs. Lisa and Stan Duchman in a quest to bring world-class winemaking to Central Texas and the Texas Hill Country. Their love of the unique Italian grape varieties as well as similar weather patterns to Texas inspired them to work with viticultural consultant Bobby Cox and growers in the Texas High Planes AVA to produce grapes that would allow their winemakers, Dave Reilly and Mark Penna, to experiment with making wines like Vermentino, Sangiovese, and Dolcetto.The winery continues to source the majority of its fruit from the Texas High Plains AVA, where cooler temperatures and a more “continental” climate are ideal for the production of fine wine made from Italian grape varieties. As the winery grows, the Duchmans remain committed to their goal to produce food-friendly fine wine in Central Texas using Texas-grown fruit exclusively. With an eye on the future, Duchman Family Winery continues to develop innovative winemaking and grape growing techniques in order to provide wine that truly reflects a taste of Texas for years to come.Duchman Family Winery remains one of the top wine destinations in Texas. All of the winery’s current releases can be sampled and purchased at the winery’s tasting room and the estate’s beautiful Italianate villa and grounds are open to visitors who can enjoy their wines with a picnic lunch! We have picnic tables outdoors in the shade of the oaks, or pick a cozy spot inside the winery hallway with a windowed view into the barrel room, fermentation tank, or production area for bottling and labeling of our wines.
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13308 Fm 150 W, Driftwood, TX 78619-9232
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tasting area is very pretty, though seems kind of incongruous to try and style a part of Texas after an Italian Villa. I like the giant jenga outside, and the other games. The wine itself is incredibly sweet which is just not my cup...More

Thank evelilei
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was another one of our vineyard stops across the Texas Hill Country. The Duchman Family grounds were vast and beautiful, as though modeled after an estate in Italy. This makes sense of course given their preference for producing 100% Texas-made, Italian-style wines. We must...More

Thank Adhose
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Very difficult to find so good Italian grapes in Texas. The Montepulciano and the Vermentino are great. Fantastic service.

Thank Tibor1970
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful place but wine is just so so. The grounds are pretty. They offer snacks to go with your wine.

Thank Raye H
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great wine, great picnic grove where you can drink wine from Duchman. We love to go there to see the beautiful grounds, taste some excellent wine and have a picnic lunch under a beautiful live oak tree! It is a must do winery for us...More

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous winery. We did a quick tasting as we had dinner reservations. Wines are good, staff pouring is nice. You can enjoy your wine outside under beautiful trees. Not much else to say.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This was a fun stop and with pretty decent wines. All are in the Italian style and I must say they do a pretty fair job. We found the staff to be friendly and knowledgeable and they do a pretty nice "pour" compared to others....More

Thank Sherpa2286
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Before dinner at the restaurant we had a bottle of wine at a picnic table in the garden. To pick a bottle they gave us a taste first. Beautiful garden and great wine. An afternoon of thorough enjoyment.

Thank Granny512
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was recently here with a group that did a private showing and tour of the winery. We're big wine drinkers, and were very excited to try this place. The red wines were enjoyable, but the dessert wine was way too sweet and no one...More

Thank Mary Kate M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Have visited here several times, always with family and friends. The tasting room is somewhat small and can get crowded but there is an outdoor seating area. Could definitely use more outdoor seating. Their Italian reds are wonderful and easy to enjoy even in our...More

Thank markaybarncoo
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