We are your Houston Hill Country Winery and vineyard located in the rolling hills of Plantersville just a short drive Northwest of Houston.

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Bernhardt Winery presents the

Winter Madness

House Concert Series

2018 Winter Madness House Concert Series

On January 14, Bernhardt Winery will begin its 12th year of Sunday sunset music concerts. What began twelve years ago as a special one-time Sunday sunset music concert, has grown into a year-round music entertainment venue. The winery now hosts some of the state’s top Texas Music Award winners along with music artists from Aspen, Nashville, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and continue to look for music artists that have a special sound and feel for their winery customers. At this time of year, the Bernhardts invite you to shake off the cold winter blues with a toasty afternoon warmed by their fireplace, enjoying award-winning wines, delicious appetizers and an incredible lineup of musical talent.

The concerts in January, February and March are inside in the warm, cozy new concert room. The concert format is designed around a Sunday afternoon picnic with family and friends. The winery provides family table seating in the concert room to enhance the intimacy of the evening. Appetizers are provided and are included in the ticket price. The evening starts at 4:15pm with appetizers, a meet-and-greet with the entertainers and friends, and the concert starts at 5:00pm ending around 7:15pm. Seating is limited to 100 people and requires a reservation. The tickets for these events are $36 for Bernhardt Soleil Wine Club members and $40 for non-club members plus tax and gratuity. The tickets are by reservation only and include reserved seating and appetizers prior to the concert. These concerts sell out quickly. To purchase tickets, call 936.894.9829.

January 28: Richard Leigh: Back by popular demand!

This will be a very unique listening experience direct from Nashville. You will hear some of the biggest Country songs in the industry by the man who wrote them! You will hear the story behind the songs and how they sounded the day they were born.

To date, Richard has written 4 songs that have made it into the top 10 and had Grammy nominations. For Crystal Gayle, he wrote, “I’ll Get Over You” and “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”, which rose to Number 1 on both country and pop charts. He also wrote “The Greatest Man I Never Knew” for Reba McIntyre and “Cold Day In July” for the Dixie Chicks. Check him out at RichardLeigh.com.

February 11: “Mardi Gras” Party with Bayou Roux

Join us for a special bead-tossing carnival style Bon Ton Mardi Gras celebration! Bayou Roux has been bringing its “Cajun Commotion” to audiences from Texas to France, Louisiana to California for over 25 years. A fixture on stages at most area Cajun festivals, Bayou Roux brings its unique Zydepop style to the band’s original songs as well as Cajun and Zydeco favorites. Check them out at BayouRoux.com

February 25: Rick Schuler sings the songs of John Denver

Back by popular demand! Rick is one of our most unique and popular entertainers. What began as a hobby has now turned into a new life for Rick, traveling the world, bringing John Denver’s music and love of nature to audiences worldwide. The stories Rick shares will certainly have us laughing, crying and most of all singing-along!! Call early as this will sell out soon. Check him out at SunshineRick.com.

March 11: Sugarland Brass Company

The Sugarland Brass Company is a 6 to 8-piece show band entertaining audiences as far away as Central America. Performing a multitude of great tunes to large and small crowds of all ages with a wide variety of dance tunes of all genres. So, put on your high heeled sneakers and dance the night away to a little bit of blues, a little bit of soul, a little bit of rock & roll and don’t forget country! Check them out on Reverbnation.com

March 25: Songwriters Showcase

Piledrive Productions along with Bernhardt Winery present an “Acoustic Songwriters Showcase.” Three of the Gulf Coast’s top Artists are brought together for an amazing day of Musical Entertainment. BOBBY TERRITO is from League City, Texas. He has an original sound that really represents his love for music. He plays regularly all over the Coastal area. BRITNEY DOYAL is newer to the Texas music world. She hails from Galveston, Texas. Already, in the few years she has performed, she has amazed audiences everywhere. Finally, the incredible CHRIS HARDY. His dedication and mastery of music has made him one of the top musicians on the Gulf Coast. He is from Houston, Texas. He has performed at so many venues and recently performed for the Houston Astros, during their historical World Series run. Altogether, these 3 talented musicians make up the “Acoustic Songwriters Showcase “. A show you won’t want to miss.

Bernhardt Winery presents



2018 Third Saturday Market & Events

Join us each 3rd Saturday of the month from Noon to 6:00pm for a special themed event! A variety of activities will be held from food and wine pairings to artisan markets to festivals. Enjoy wine tastings, live music, food trucks, local vendors, artisans and more!

January 20th: Winter “Wine Down”

“Warm-up & Wine-down” with us while experiencing a variety of small gourmet bites paired with our award-winning Texas wines! Leisurely wander through pairing stations specially designed to enhance your wine tasting experience. After enjoying your pairings, relax at bistro-style seating by the fireplace. Greek salads, bruschetta and artisan cheese platters will be available to order. Live music featuring Jeannine Higgins from 2-5pm.

Announcing the official public release of “I have Zin’d” – our new Old Vine Zinfandel wine! Taste AND pair this wine with a small bite at this exclusive release party. Breaking away from tradition, this jammy, unoaked, Old Vine Zinfandel explodes with candied fruitiness. It boasts vibrant colors of purples and magentas with a wonderful nose of complex red fruits. This wine has a Texas twist to it, and we can’t wait for you to try it!

Call 936-894-9829 for Tickets | Includes a Winery Tour and Souvenir Wine Glass

$25 Advance Tickets | $28 At The Door | $22.50 Soleil Wine Club

Febraury 17th: GO TEXAN Marketplace

In celebration of Go Texan month, we invite you to the Hill Country of Houston from Noon until 6pm to relax under our century-old Pecan trees and browse our Texas-style marketplace! Local, select vendors will feature Texan products. Live music will be performed by Johnny Riley and local food trucks will be serving Texas favorites!

The tasting room will be open for wine tastings and will offer wine sales by the bottle and glass of our award-winning Texas wine. Come by and shop this unique marketplace while enjoying local music and atmosphere – A great way to spend an afternoon in the Texas countryside!

Free Admission | Artisan Vendors | Food Trucks | Live Music

March 17th: Emerald Isle Jewelry Marketplace

Luck of the Irish will be at the winery with an “Emerald Isle Jewelry Marketplace” for St. Patrick’s Day!

Sword-to-Sword, Historical European Martial Arts of Houston, will be hosting an authentic Irish Stick Fighting Tournament. Shop jewelry and gems with local artisans and craftspeople along with special jewelry making demonstrations. The tasting room will be open for wine tastings and will offer wine sales by the bottle and by the glass with an Irish twist!

Come by and shop this unique marketplace while enjoying local music, food and atmosphere – A great way to spend an afternoon in the Texas countryside!

Our Vendors and Entertainment:

Free Admission | Artisan Vendors | Food Trucks | Live Music

Bernhardt Winery presents the Sunday Sunset

Lawn Concert Series

2018 Lawn Concert Series, April 15 thru mid November “rain or shine”

Every Sunday evening April 15 through mid-November, about an hour before sunset, enjoy a lawn concert with great music and relax with your family and friends. At sunset, we stop the music and raise a toast to life and love! The winery is open for tasting and purchasing wine by the glass or bottle. Bring your lawn chairs and come relax with us. We have an assortment of cheeses, snacks, dips and crackers. Gourmet artisan cheese platters are available to order and a variety of local food trucks will be on site and available to order from. You are very welcome to bring your own picnic baskets. No alcohol please, it is against TABC Law to bring alcohol onto the property.

Additional bands will be posted as they are booked.

Cover charge for 18 and older is $10/person $15/person for certain bands. Rain or shine. Reservations for tables will be accepted starting one month prior to the event.

Concerts will be held rain or shine. The following is the new rainy day policy.

When you call and make a table reservation, you will also be asked for the number of seats you want to reserve for inside seating in case it rains.

These seats will be reserved with a prepaid, nonrefundable ticket. This ticket is good for the concert either inside or outside. This ticket will guarantee you a seat inside if it rains.

We will offer our season ticket holders the first option to confirm a seat. Next, seats will be offered to season table holders. After that, tables with reservations will have first choice.

Once all reservations are confirmed, we will offer the remaining inside seats, if any, to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

Once all inside reserved seating is sold out, the concert grounds may still be available for lawn chair seating, if weather permits, at the regular ticket price. However, there is no guarantee that the band’s speakers will reach all areas of the concert grounds. We regret any inconvenience this may present. Please remember, we cannot control the weather. We are trying to make this as fair a policy as possible to be able to hold the concerts, rain or shine!!

Bernhardt Winery presents



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Sunday, April 15th

April 15: Crawfish Festival with Bayou Roux

6:00pm – Cover charge $15

Mark your calendars and plan to come out and join us celebrating the first Sunday Sunset Lawn Concert along with some MUDBUG fun! We are very excited to have this band back on our stage. Bayou Roux has been bringing its “Cajun Commotion” to audiences from Texas to France, Louisiana to California for over 25 years. A fixture on stages at most area Cajun festivals, Bayou Roux brings its unique Zydepop style to the band’s original songs as well as Cajun and Zydeco favorites. Join us on Sunday evening for a Crawfish Fest Bayou Roux Bon Ton! Check them out at BayouRoux.com.

Bernhardt Winery presents

The Fab 5

Best Cover/Tribute Act
Houston Press

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Sunday, April 22nd

April 22: The Fab 5, Beatles Tribute

6:00pm – Cover charge $15

Come out and celebrate the British invasion with us. The Fab5 is one of the nation’s top Beatle tribute bands and we are grateful that they enjoy playing here on our stage and especially enjoy playing for you, our wonderful supportive customers. So, take a trip back in time and don’t miss this great concert. Check them out at TheFab5.net!

Bernhardt Winery presents

Journey Tribute

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Sunday, April 29th

April 29: ESCAPE, Journey Tribute

6:00pm – Cover charge $15

Houston’s very own nationally acclaimed Journey Tribute band “Escape” is BACK on our stage Sunday, April 29th! You don’t want to miss these guys..one of the best Tributes to an iconic band that you’ll ever see.

Bernhardt Winery presents

Already Gone
Eagles Tribute Band

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Sunday, May 6th

May 6: Already Gone, Eagles Tribute Band

6:30 pm – Cover Charge $15

Formed in Houston, Texas, in 2006, ALREADY GONE has earned the reputation as the South’s premier Eagles tribute band. The band is made up of five veterans of the Houston music scene, each with outstanding lead and backing vocal talents, who have practiced long and hard to recreate the Eagles’ trademark choir harmonies. The band performs with a songlist that includes all of the Eagles’ greatest hits, such as “Take It Easy”, ”Desperado”, “Hotel California”, “Life in the Fast Lane” and “The Long Run”, each performed in vintage Eagles style. So sit back, close your eyes and take a drive down that dark desert highway by ALREADY GONE! Check them out at AlreadyGone.net.

Bernhardt Winery presents

Gentle Lamb

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Sunday, May 13th

May 13: Gentle Lamb Experience

6:30 pm – Cover Charge $15

This is our wonderful Motown group back on our stage for a special Mother’s Day concert! Louis Lamb and the band bring back to life Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, The Four Seasons and all the great Doo Wop music of the 60’s. What is so special about this group to us is that most of them have been around and playing this music since its beginning. They will certainly take you back to garage dances and belly rubbing with your first love! Check them out on GentleLambExperience.com.

Bernhardt Winery presents

Endless Summer

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Sunday, May 20th

May 20: Almost Endless Summer

6:30 pm – Cover Charge $10

This band performs some of the greatest summer music ever written and more! They will keep you on your feet dancing and celebrating to songs by The Beach Boys, Elton John, Journey, Pink Floyd and many other greats!! We will not want this night to end!! Check them out at AlmostEndlessSummer.com.

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Sunday, May 27th

May 27: Memorial Day Concert featuring Shake Russell

6:30 pm – Cover Charge $15

This is our Memorial Day Weekend concert featuring Shake Russell! Enjoy a relaxing evening on the lawn with us featuring a wonderful local Texas musician and award-winning Texas wine! The Texas Songwriters Association / Austin Songwriters Group is very proud to announce the creation of the Texas Songwriters Music Legends Hall of Fame. Shake has been honored among the first group of Texas musicians to be inaugurated into this prestigious Hall of Fame. Shake Russell has been awarded “Singer/Songwriter of the Year” by the Academy of Texas Music Awards! This will be a night of singin’, pickin’, jokesterin’ and all out entertainment. His music transforms us back to the early 70’s and yet the love affair with this group continues with the release of his newest award winning CDs!
Check him out at ShakeRussell.com.

June 3: TBA

Bernhardt Winery presents

Rick Schuler
John Denver Tribute

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Sunday, June 10th

June 10: Rick Schuler – John Denver Tribute

7:00pm – Cover charge $10

Back by popular demand! His success has really taken off and we are very lucky to get him back. Ever since singer, songwriter and adventurer Rick Schuler wore his first pair of round glasses at 13, the murmurs began. It was undeniable, he looked like John Denver, an artist he’d never heard of until that moment. Nearly four decades later, Schuler has emerged as the leading performer of John Denver’s music. His Rocky Mountain High Experience® is just that, a true experience. Even John’s own bandmates sing his praises.

Schuler not only sings, sounds, and looks like Denver, he shares his humanitarian spirit and incorporates his global works into the show. He performs in front of thousands of Denver fans at such wide-ranging venues as performing art centers, theatres, and outdoor festival stages, and has been featured on nationally syndicated television and radio shows.

Bernhardt Winery presents

Texas Bluz
Brothers Tribute

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Sunday, June 17th

June 17: Texas Bluz Brothers Tribute

7:00pm – Cover charge $15

The Texas Blues Brothers have been entertaining crowds for over 13 years. We are excited to have them back on stage for this very special Father’s Day concert! This musical act formed in 2002 with an admiration for the 1981 movie and musical act from SNL. Steve Boado performs as brother “Jake Blues” along with Mike Vrabel stepping into the shoes of brother “Elwood Blues.”

Bernhardt Winery presents

Derek spence
George Strait Tribute

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Sunday, June 24th

June 24: Derek Spence with Southern County Line, George Strait Tribute

7:00pm – Cover charge $15

Being located in Texas, and performing at some of the biggest venues here, if you don’t do “King George” the right way, you will be laughed at and mocked. The show gives a truly authentic experience to the audience focusing on the look, sound, and mannerisms. No one does it better! A Tribute to George Strait featuring Derek Spence with Southern County Line.