' FAQ - Chisholm Trail Winery

FAQ

How much are your tastings and what does that include?

 
Our wine tastings are either $12 or $10 and include a logo glass for you to keep
 

Is the tasting fee refundable if we buy wine?

 
Yes and No.  We don’t do a refund, but we do offer a 10% discount on any purchase of 3 or more bottles of wine, which usually covers the tasting fee.
 

Do you serve food?

 
We have an onsite restaurant, The Oval Oven that serves wood fired gourmet pizzas "until the fresh dough runs out" on Friday & Saturdays from Noon - 4 and on Sundays from Noon - 3pm. Will be closed Sept 16 - Oct 7, 2016.
 

Do you do tours of the vineyard and winery?

 
No, we currently don’t offer tours but we have a large window behind the bar that allows you to see into the production area.
 

Do you make all of your own wine?

 
Yes.  All of our wines are made and bottled here on site.
 

Do you grow all of your own grapes?

 
No. We do have a vineyard located beside the tasting room where we grow Blanc Du Bois.  All of the other grapes we use in our wines are brought in from various vineyards around the state, primarily the Rio Grande Valley area of South Texas.
 

Do we need to make a reservation?

 
Unless you are a group of 10 or more, you don’t need to make reservations to visit our winery and do a tasting.  Our tasting room is open daily from Noon-6 pm and you can come anytime during those hours.
 

I’m coming with a group of between 10-15.  Do I need to call ahead?

 
Yes.  We ask that groups of between 10-15 notify us at least 48 hours in advance of your visit.
 

What do I need to do if I have a group of 15 or more that would like to visit your winery?

 
You will need to call us at least a week ahead of time so that we can discuss pricing and availability.
 

Do you offer a military discount?

 
Yes.  We offer both active and former military a 10% discount on all bottles of wine.
 

Do you do weddings?

 
No.  We don’t have a separate venue that will accommodate weddings or private parties and events during regular business hours.  However, we can open an hour early to accommodate larger groups.  See Book your Group for more details.
 

Are you dog friendly?

 
Yes.  We allow dogs in our tasting room as long as they are on a leash. Dogs are not allowed in the pizza kitchen area.
 

Are kids allowed in the tasting room?

 
Yes.  Kids are allowed in the tasting room as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian, but please keep in mind that this is an adult environment where there will be the consumption of alcohol, so it may not be appropriate for everyone.