Since 1996, Real Ale has grown from a small family operation making beer in the basement of an antique store in downtown Blanco to a brewery of 55+ people making some of the highest quality craft beers in the state.
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Uptown Blanco Restaurant
Newly reopened Americana restaurant with some French flare. Come enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of a window seat facing the historic Blanco courthouse lawn. Serving steak, seafood, crab cakes, beet risotto, chicken fried steak, goat cheese roulade.
Rough Diamond Brewery
Our name tips it’s hat to our founder’s past of working in international diamond mines and the serendipity of forging a craft brewery that is a Diamond in the Rough.We take only the best premium quality ingredients from around the world and combine them with our unparalleled dynamic brewing process. When all is said and done, we are left with a line of products that are genuinely a cut above the best.
Esperanza Vineyard was established in Spring Branch, Texas on March 3, 2000 and currently has 5 acres of vines. Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo are the current varietals growing, but in the Spring Tannat and Viognier will be added.
Esperanza Winery was established in 2015. It was the first winery of Spring Branch, Texas and is the first winery of Blanco, Texas. Using the fruit produced on the estate, and supplementing with Texas High Plains fruit, Esperanza Winery has produced 6 varietals with multiple vintages. Providing a unique wine tasting experience in the Texas Hill Country. Along with wines made from their estate grown vines, Esperanza sources from the Texas High Plains to feature uniquely Texas products. Tastings are available at the Blanco, Texas location at 115 Main Street.
Come enjoy the lounge and atmosphere at the Blanco Tasting Room.
Fridays 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sundays 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Join the Club
Esperanza Winery’s Wine Club is so simple and stress free. Club members enjoy a free glass of wine when picking up their shipment. They are encouraged to bring guests to the quarterly pick-up party.
Members can select their level of commitment for each quarter. As long as they are Club members, all of their bottle purchases will be at the club discount. There is no maximum limit.
Wine Club members are treated like family. We want each to feel welcome, appreciated and at home.
Call for details about our membership requirements.
We are dog friendly!! We even have treats! Just be sure they have a leash in case you are not the only guest with furry friends.
Two Dam Guest Cottages
Nestled in the woods at the edge of the Blanco River on private property are Two Dam Guest Cottages.
7th Street Guest House
Come, be our guest and experience the charm of 7th Street Guesthouse and Blanco, Texas.
Blanco County Inn
“The friendliest lodging in the hill country”
Four luxurious Tuscan inspired Villas in the heart of the Hill Country.
River View Guest House
The newly remodeled and refurnished River View Guest House awaits you.
Swiss Lodge Motel
The Swiss Lodge is a unique motel setting located in the middle of the Texas Hill Country.