Discover the charm and ambiance of the Texas Hill Country within just a short drive Northwest of Houston. Set atop a rise overlooking rolling hills and valleys, Bernhardt Winery takes pride in offering guests a relaxing Houston Hill Country experience. The winery, vineyard and event grounds are at the heart of a 20-acre estate and vineyard where you will experience the beauty of Texas sunsets, wine, and music.



We are currently OPEN. Below you will find our available experiences. Please be sure to subscribe to our email at the bottom of this page to stay informed about upcoming events and offerings. Thank you for your continued support!

Picnic Experiences

Come find a seat to relax on our North Lawn picnic areas or Patio Courtyard with stunning views of the Houston Hill Country. We are family and pet friendly! Reservations are NOT required. 

Our full menu of bottles and select wines by the glass are available for purchase. Currently, wine is served in disposable plastic cups. Logo wine glasses and tumblers are available to purchase.

Guests can also order a Cheese & Charcuterie Board to enjoy with their wine; Piccolo Boards (Serves 2) are $20 or Grande Boards (Serves 4) are $30. You may also bring your own picnic basket or cooler. No outside alcohol allowed per TABC law.

Patio Flights

Enjoy a self-guided flight of six of our wines on our North Lawn picnic areas or Patio Courtyard with stunning views of the Houston Hill Country. A pre-selected flight of our current wine features is available for $10 for you to enjoy at your table. Reservations are NOT required.

This self-guided flight with accompanied tasting notes is served on a disposable serving tray and in individual tasting cups where you can enjoy at your table.

Guests can also order a Cheese & Charcuterie Board to enjoy with their wine; Piccolo Boards (Serves 2) are $20 or Grande Boards (Serves 4) are $30.

Reserved Elite Tastings & Tours

Our Winemakers Select Pairing and Signature Choice Tasting have been designed to give you a unique tasting experience of wines personally selected by our winemakers Jerry Bernhardt and Jonathan Schrock. Reservations Required.

Each of these reserved Elite Tastings is a one hour tasting and tour experience.  Your experience begins with a guided tour conducted by one of our trained Elite Tasting Specialists.  The tours include an overview of the winery and stops at the crush pad, fermentation facility, barrel aging room, ending with a hosted seated tasting in our Elite tasting room.

These two tastings and tours have been carefully designed with COVID protocols and social distancing to insure the safety of our customers and staff and are limited to 16 guests per session.


Group & Corporate Experiences

Let our team help you plan the perfect private tasting event or group experience. We are pleased to extend the offer of assisting you and your group to arrange a visit to Bernhardt Winery. Let our knowledgeable Elite Tasting Specialist or Winemakers guide you through an educational wine experience as you enjoy views of the Houston Hill Country or enjoy a virtual experience from the comfort of home.

Please submit your request here, and we'll be in touch soon to discuss available options and experiences.



During your visit, you will discover our passion for wines handcrafted not only our home state of Texas, but from diverse viticultural areas around our country and the world. Outdoor lawn seating provides breathtaking panoramic views of the rolling hills and valleys of Grimes County. Picnic tables under our native pecan grove also provide a serene area for enjoying great wine, food, and music with friends.


We offer acoustic live music, artisan markets, and lawn concerts on the lawn, weekends throughout the year. See our upcoming events. Cheese and charcuterie boards are available to satisfy your appetite, and local food trucks frequent our weekend events. You are welcome to bring your own picnic, no outside alcohol allowed due to TABC law.


Out of consideration for all of our guests, dog lovers as well as those who are not, we require your four-legged friends to remain outside and on a leash. No pets are allowed inside the tasting room without service animal designation/certification. We also kindly request you follow these guidelines when bringing pets to the vineyard:

  • Dogs are to remain on a leash at all times.
  • Please help us keep our property beautiful, clean up after your dog. Bags and receptacles are provided.
  • Pet owners are responsible for their dog’s behavior - please remain attentive.
  • Dogs MUST be up to date on all shots.
  • Be mindful of your neighbors, and be courteous.
  • Dogs who display any type of aggression are not allowed.