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“Wonderful Texas Wines”
Review of Hilmy Cellars

Hilmy Cellars
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Hilmy has great dry wines—both white and red—that will delight any serious dry wine drinker. We liked everything we tasted here, something uncommon in many wineries we've visited (in Texas or California). The staff is very knowledgeable on the wines and techniques used to make them. And the wine is reasonably priced. We liked it so much, we joined their wine club. This winery can compete with almost anything we've had out of California. Give it a try.

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This was a nice stop along the wine stresse along highway 290. They are a smaller vineyard than some others, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Their main production is along the white wine varieties. Their tastings were all very good, but nothing that I thought was outstanding or unique. Still a good stop if you prefer white wine varieties.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I attended a special meal that had been prepared by reservation only. The food was very good, the scenery was lovely and the 2 Great Pyrenees dogs (Simon and Anastasia) added much to the evening. The entertainment, however, was poor.
The next day our party returned for a scheduled wine tasting. The room was packed with too many people, there were no enough servers for all the people at the table and the room was LOUD! Plus you had to stand while you waited for the server to come to your group to explain the wines.
I think the winery would be wise to build(?), add(?) some private rooms especially, for returning members who have reserved a tasting for the group. The best wine is Politics and Religion.
Worth a stop, but NOT on a Saturday afternoon.

1  Thank lynneDallas_Texas
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Third time to visit Hilmy and they did not disappoint! The wines were great and service amazing. Can’t wait to go back.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

My girlfriend and I are both red wine fans so keep that in mind - we aren't "sweet wine" drinkers at all. We are members of their wine club.

This place is our favorite winery for many reasons. First of course is the product. We love their reds - Politics & Religion is brilliant, as is as JuJu. Even their whites are excellent (because they are dry). We've bought many bottles of both, and will continue to do so. When we visit (which seems to be about 2-3 times a month) its really a hard choice to decide which one we want!

The people at Hilmy are amazing. You want to learn about wines (which I do, I'm relatively late to the party) then talk to Scott, the Op Mgr. He's so friendly and so knowledgable, he is one the main reasons we keep coming back. Amy is really nice greeting us, it really is like a family.

When they have food then you will be REALLY glad you stopped in. Steve is a great chef and his stuff is always top notch.

Location couldn't be easier, right off of 290.

Stop in, savor the wine, and give the dogs a hug.

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