Nestled in the top of the Texas Hill Country, Red Wing Dove Winery and Vineyard is your chance to come home to live, work and play all on this gorgeous 79.6+- acre ranch. The property includes a production facility and tasting room, 8+- acre vineyard with room for expansion, custom built home, a barndominium, and so much more. The business is being offered turn-key with everything you need to continue producing and selling award winning wines.LandRed Wing Dove offers not only a fabulous 8+- acre vineyard, but gorgeous cover including oak, pecan, cedar, elm and mesquite trees as well as open grassy areas. Two lovely draw-fed ponds grace the property one has a small island and fishing dock. The vineyard overlooks the picturesque Gholson Creek valley.
ImprovementsWinery and Tasting Room
The 40'x70' winery building was built in 2011. The tasting room portion boasts a gorgeous custom oak bar, two bathrooms, a large stone fireplace, gift shop area, and a display window looking into the gorgeous barrel and bottle storage room.
Outside, you will find the 10'X40' covered patio with breathtaking views of the vineyard and the Gholson Creek valley beyond. A short distance from the patio, there is an additional seating area with a metal roof and wood-fired pizza oven.
Attached to the public tasting room, you will find the winery production facility with everything you need to continue producing award winning wines. In addition to the winery equipment, this space includes the aforementioned temperature-controlled barrel and bottle storage room with electric forklift, a 10' roll-up door, separate office, and full kitchen.
Built in 2014, the 2,700+- square foot custom built residence has 3 bedrooms including a large upstairs game room, 3.5 baths and a separate office or 4th bedroom. The home boasts high ceilings, a large designer kitchen, open concept floor plan, a stone fireplace in the den, and free-standing wood burning stoves in the master & office. The large upstairs game room has a balcony that affords outstanding views of the valley below as well as a full bathroom. Custom finishes can be found throughout this luxurious home. The welcoming front porch and large back patio with fire-pit, professional landscaping, and built in sprinklers invite you to enjoy the outdoor living experience as well. This residence is waiting for you to make it home or home away from home today.
Workshop and Apartment - Barndominium
A short distance from the main house, stands the 40'X60' metal insulated building with a studio apartment. The workshop portion boasts a free-standing wood burning stove, a 10' roll-up door, workbench, and attic storage with stairs. The studio apartment has a gourmet full kitchen, large double sink vanity in the full bathroom, and its own separate entrance and covered patio.
Next to the winery facility, is the 14'X20' winery storage building and a RV hookup. Beyond the barndominium, you will find a 20'X20' lawn equipment storage building, a 30'X24' carport, as well as a second RV hookup. A small gazebo, and vegetable garden round out the property.
RecreationAn 8-foot game fence encloses approximately 40+- acres of the property including the vineyard and all improvements and the pond with dock. This fence is designed to keep the hungry game out of the vineyard. Outside the game fence, you will find 40+- acres of recreational land with two game feeders and an additional pond. Whitetail deer as well as small game and a myriad of varmints can be seen roaming this land bordering the Gholson Creek valley.
AgricultureVineyard 6+- acres of vines are in full production in the vineyard. The vines include Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Tempranillo, Viognier, Shiraz, Grenache, and Ruby Cabernet. An additional 2+- acres is trellised and drip irrigated with a small variety of vines planted. Consult the aerial map for a detailed vineyard layout with the number of rows and vines per row. Note that some of the vines were lost over the past year and have not been replaced, so the total number of vines is not exact.
Vineyard design The southerly slope of the land is perfect for drainage and maximum sun exposure of the vines orientated in north-south positioned rows. The single sided, double cordon trellis system is an optimized design for the hot Texas climate. Two cordons, from the main trunk on which all leaves and canes are removed, are directed toward the north with one cordon on a lower wire and one cordon on an upper wire about 4 apart. This arrangement provides 1 good airflow from the usual southerly wind flow, 2 reduced heat buildup inside the canopy, and 3 also help in maintaining attachment of the vines to the trellis wire. In the hot climate it is important for leaves to have direct sun and grapes to be primarily shaded with some minimal amount of dappled sunlight. Winter pruning is performed with the objective of having the grapes grown on the top cordon on the east side, thus receiving the cooler morning sun. The lower cordon is pruned so that the grapes will grow on the western side of the trellis such that they have additional shade from the upper canopy and receive the hot afternoon sun. The canopy and trellis system results in premium quality grapes at a maximum production rate dependent on weather circumstances and critters.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural ResourcesUtilities The water well produces 50 GPM at a depth of 385 feet from the Trinity aquifer. The home and winery building have water filtration systems in place. On-site septic handles the wastewater, and the electricity is provided by Hamilton County Electric Coop.
General OperationsThe Red Wing Dove Winery and Vineyard is being offered completely turnkey. The sale will include all inventory, equipment and implements. A complete list is available of what will be conveyed with the sale.
The owners currently produce and bottle approximately 500+- cases of wine on site each year. Red Wing Dove wines are made exclusively from estate grown grapes when harvest allows. The wine is sold out of the tasting room as well as in local retail outlets and area convenience stores. Complete Tabc records are available as well.
HistoryThe small Inca dove was the inspiration for the name from the cinnamon red color underside of the wings which can be observed during flight hence the name Red Wing Dove. The vineyard is located in Hamilton County which incidentally is the Dove Capital of Texas.
LocationRed Wing Dove Winery and Vineyard is located just 10 miles from Hamilton, TX on a gorgeous stretch of FM 2005. The winery is centrally located and conveniently just 80 miles to Waco, 110 miles to Ft Worth, 130 miles to Dallas, and 115 miles to Austin. Hamilton boasts a municipal airport capable of landing jets with a runway length of over 5000 feet long. Fly home to Red Wing Dove today.
All acreages and boundary lines shown on media are approximate. Any information provided herein is subject to changes, errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice, and approval of purchase by property owner.
Directions to Property
Use GPS to 9112 FM 2005, Hamilton, TX 76531. Or search Google Maps for Red Wing Dove Vineyard and Winery.
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