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Reminder
We will be closed on Sunday May 7th
for a private party for our wine club

PRIME Living - the luxury lifestyle magazine of Texas
Is thrilled to reveal that our readers have officially awarded bragging rights in our annual Readers’ Choice Awards! to Driftwood Estate Winery
winner for Best Texas Winery

Wine Club Members Only Area

The Pavilion and the Pavilion Patio are now reserved for wine club members only on Saturday & Sunday. We will also be adding a wine tasting bar in the Pavilion so that the wine club members will be able to bypass the tasting room and get everything they need in the Pavilion.

Wounded Warrior Program

During the month of October, 2016 Driftwood Estate Winery raised $12,500. for the National Wounded Warrior Center.  The donation was presented to the National Wounded Warrior Center of the Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) at the December 10th fundraiser in Mammoth Lakes.

What is the National Wounded Warrior Center?

The National Wounded Warrior Center will be a fully accessible, state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facility located in Mammoth Lakes, California adjacent to Cerro Coso Community College.

The National Wounded Warrior Center empowers wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women by facilitating their transition into fulfilling civilian lives through education, rehabilitation, health and wellness.

You can’t put a price tag on an opportunity to come to a place as soothing as Mammoth for these Wounded Warriors–to feel like they’re not alone, that they’re not forgotten. It’s one thing for the government to do it, but it’s when private citizens and communities are doing it for the love of fellow man that really touches the young soldiers. It’s a chance to fundamentally save or change a person for the rest of their life. 
Larry D. Nicholson, Commanding General, 1st Marine Division

I have been up to Mammoth and watched Kathy Copeland and her incredible team firsthand. The work they do for our wounded, ill and injured Marines is amazing, and gives recovering Marines and Sailors self-esteem and self-confidence like few things I have seen. 
Col. Willard A. Buhl USMC

For more information visit our website: www.woundedwarriorsmammoth.org

18 New Awards for 2017 at the Houston Competition

Saddle George Bush Award

2016 Houston Livestock Show International Wine Competition
2015 Cuvee Blanc ~ Gold Medal, Texas Class Champion, International Reserve Class Champion
2015 Orange Muscat ~ Silver Medal, Texas Class Champion, International Class Champion
2013 Longhorn Red ~ Silver Medal, Texas Class Champion
2013 Syrah ~ Silver Medal, Texas Class Champion
2013 Alamo Red ~ Gold Medal
2013 Sangiovese ~ Silver Medal
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Silver Medal
2015 Dry Rose’ ~ Silver Medal
2015 Viognier ~ Silver Medal
2015 Chardonnay ~ Bronze Medal
2013 Merlot ~ Bronze Medal

2015 Viognier ~ Double Gold Medal, Reserve Class Champion, Reserve Texas Class Champion
2015 Orange Muscat ~ Gold Medal, Texas Class Champion
2015 Chardonnay ~ Silver Medal, Reserve Class Champion, Reserve Texas Class Champion
2014 Longhorn Red ~ Silver Medal, Reserve Texas Class Champion
2014 Syrah ~ Silver Medal, Texas Class Champion
2014 Lone Star Cab ~ Silver Medal, Reserve Texas Class Champion
2014 Sangiovese ~ Silver Medal
2014 Dry Rose’ ~ Silver Medal
2014 Alamo Red ~ Bronze Medal
2014 Merlot ~ Bronze Medal

DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY MENTIONED IN THE WINE ENTHUSIAST ARTICLE ON THE 10 BEST WINE DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD. SEE THE ARTICLE HERE.

The Pavilion and Pavilion Patio are now open only to wine club members. Picnic tables in the upper area can be reserved in advance on weekends for a rental fee. Reservations need to be made in advance and held with a credit card. Reservations can be made by contacting Dana Morrison at (512) 692-6229 or by e-mailing her at dana@driftwoodwine.com.

Without prior reservations, picnic tables are on a first come, first served basis.