Moms, call your sitters. College students, put down those books. And closet wine loving gents… come on out! Messina Hof wants to fulfill all of your fermented grape drinking needs.

Messina Hof Winery is a family built legacy, whose history has spanned the past 40 years. This family owned business operates on good merit, morals, and tradition. With multiple activities such as grape stomping, vineyard touring and wine tasting, this unique winery provides a friendly and hospitable environment that has kept families coming back for decades.

Alright my wine-o’s, grab your friends and appetite and head on over to Messina Hof’s very own monthly specialty cooking class, Cooking Party with the Chef! On the third Sunday of each month, executive house chef Christopher Shipley will lead a three course meal party at the Vintage House restaurant, located in downtown Bryan. Each meal course is prepared, demonstrated, and accompanied by Chef’s many helpful cooking tips, tricks, and wine pairings. Each month focuses on a specialty cuisine, and this month’s theme is Oktoberfest. Every guest in attendance also receives a recipe booklet to take home and gets entered into a prize drawing!

So come on out for this month’s special cooking party on Sunday Sept. 17 at one of Bryan’s top 100 most romantic restaurants to eat, drink, and enjoy the end of your weekend. Sunday Funday never sounded so great.

For those interested in learning more about Messina Hof’s Cooking Class please call (979)778-4963 for more info. Tickets may be purchased online at