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Trail nan Vineyards in Comanche County. Between the legendary Hill Country and Texas High Plains, Brennan Vineyards benefits from the wonderful soils and picturesque scenery. The winery’s fine dining restaurant provides romantic environments for any occasion. Built in 1879, the McCreary House, one of the oldest remaining homesteads in Texas, serves as Brennan Vineyards’ tasting room. “Sophisticated wines with Texas roots,” is the motto. With a variety of wines including syrah, cabernet, and viognier, Brennan has something to offer every taste bud. Grapes are harvested at their peak, processed with a combination of old-world traditions and high-tech innovation with the end product being award-winning wines. Brennan Vineyards only ships within the state, and North and South Carolina. Brennan Vineyards is located at 802 South Austin St or call them at 325-356-9100.

Red Caboose Winery Owner and Architect Gary McKibben and Winemaker and his son, Vinyeard Manager Evan McKibben.


ast along Highway 6, in Meridian is Red Caboose Winery. Photovoltaic solar electricity panels, geothermal chilling and cooling, Bluff Dale Vineyards award for Best Red Proprietary rainwater harvesting for Blend at the 2011 GrapeFest competition. irrigation, and using sustainable materials make Red Caboose Winery one of the “greenest” winery in Texas. Take in the picturesque views at the Meridian tasting room or enjoy a snack and a glass of wine in the deli at the Clifton tasting room. The last Friday of every month Red Caboose holds the “Cork and Fork” event featuring live music and delicious wines. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own food with them to enjoy. April 13-15

Red Caboose will be hosting its RCW Blue’s Weekend, a three-day Blue’s celebration during tax season. Red Caboose Winery is located at 1147 CR 1110 Meridian, or call them at 254-435-9911 or 903 S. Avenue G. Clifton, or call them at 254-675-009.


ake it a day trip, or a weekend adventure, either way, Cross Timbers Trails makes it easy! Take a look at our lodgings section to find a quaint place to rest during your stay or somewhere to eat. Above all else, enjoy your time with friends and raise your glass to Texas.

Jessica Harper and Chris Starnes also contributed to this article.


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Cross Timbers Trails - Spring/Summer 2012  

A magazine for the Cross Timbers region of Texas

Cross Timbers Trails - Spring/Summer 2012  

A magazine for the Cross Timbers region of Texas