What to know about Pleasant Hill Winery? For starters, Pleasant Hill Winery is located in Brenham, Texas Washington County also home to Washington On The Brazos, the Birthplace of Texas. Pleasant Hill Winery is the first of three boutique wineries to be established in Brenham. This Sicilian family owned and operated Texas winery was established by Bob and Jeanne Cottle and opened to the public in 1997. Pleasant Hill Winery wines have won all kinds of awards throughout the years and are available for purchase through the winery and in many stores and shops. Stop in their winery for a vineyard and cellar tour, a tasting of their fine wines and shopping in their gift shop. Often you tour guide might be one of the owners or their children who now also help with the production and distribution of their finely crafted wines.
Pleasant Hill Winery hosts numerous events throughout the year. Here is a sampling of some of the things where you will find them and their wine:
Crush For Fun: Four big weekends in July- August, come experience the harvest! You get purple feet and a special T-shirt “I picked. I stomped. I made some wine.” Bring the kids and don’t forget your camera!
Wine Release & Food Pairings: Scheduled throughout the year, these new releases are always paired with a delicious food to enhance and complement the wine being showcased.
Wine Down Weekends: Select Fridays in the Spring and Fall, before checking into your room for the weekend at our Texas Bed and Breakfast, stop in at Pleasant Hill Winery and “WineDown” on the Deck and Watch the Sun Set! Enjoy wine by the glass or share a bottle with friends. Complement that delicious wine with one of their Cheeseboards.
Bluebonnet Wine Trail Quarterly Tours & Wine Events: Experience seasonal tours with tastings at all wineries on the Bluebonnet Wine Trail for one low price!
Uptown Swirl Downtown Brenham: In January, explore historic Downtown Brenham while sampling a variety of delicious wines from assorted wineries. All for one price, pick up your Uptown Swirl Map, collectible wine stem, goodie bag, experience historic downtown walking the wine route, shop in all the cute boutiques and antique stores, stopping in for tastings of wine and champagnes along the way.
Chappell Hill Christmas Fayre: In December from 12 noon to 7 p.m. in Downtown Chappell Hill enjoy tasting a variety of wine including Pleasant Hill Wine, Shopping, Live Music, Choo Choo Train Rides, Teddy Bear Parade, Fun and Games for Kids, Live Reindeer, Visit with Santa, Downtown Lighting, and Lots of Fun for the Entire Family.
Ready to book your room and come up to enjoy some fine wine and touring? Check out the Brenham Texas Bed and Breakfast where you will be treated to the best of Texas hospitality with private rooms with bath, delicious food, relaxing outdoor spa and personal service!
Pleasant Hill Winery is affiliated with Knights of the Vine, The Wine Society of Texas, Go Texan, Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association and of course, our own Bluebonnet Wine Trail. Pleasant Hill Winery is open for regular hours Saturday 11-6, Sunday 12-5. 1441 Salem Road, Brenham. 979-830-VINE
Photo Courtesy of Cortney Martin