' Driftwood Estate Winery - Our Story

Our Story

The Texas Winery and Vineyard with the Million Dollar View.

Driftwood Estate Winery and Vineyard embodies the spirit and heart of Texas. Driftwood radiates Texas pride in its production of high quality wines made from 100% Texas grapes. Driftwood Estate Winery sits on a bluff overlooking our Estate Vineyard and the Hill Country from which visitors can enjoy our award winning wines. The view from the bluff is spectacular, and the grounds are perfect for relaxing with your favorite glass or bottle of Driftwood Estate wine.

The Vineyard was established in 1998 by Gary Elliott.  It was the first commercial vineyard in Hays County.  The Driftwood Estate Winery and Vineyard is a Veteran owned and Family run business for the past 25 years.  The Vineyard has 18 acres of grape vines and the Winery produces 10,000 cases of wine each year.  In addition to the grapes grown in our Estate Vineyard we purchase additional grapes from the Texas High Plains Appellation, mostly from Newsom Vineyards.
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