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Compass Rose Cellars, Hye

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Compass Rose Cellars is a small Hill Country Winery in historic Hye, Texas. Situated atop a plateau with a gated entry off Hye-Albert Road, the rustic tasting room, covered timber patio, outdoor pavilion, and extensive grounds, we are blessed with amazing views and a relaxed vibe. And some of the most fun, loyal wine club people you would ever want to meet - Welcome to The Journey!

Great Wine:

Compass Rose sources Texas fruit from growers in our original home of Mason County to produce small batch #TxWine. We also work with growers in the High Plains and elsewhere in the state to present a tidy lineup of interesting red and white wines, including a port or madeira style finisher we call the Iron Spike. Our young winemaker, Tony Offill, hails from McPherson Cellars in Lubbock and is quickly establishing himself here in the Hill Country.

You can taste our wines two ways:

1. Walk-up tastings, no appointment necessary

2. Wine by the glass or bottle, on our porch, at a table with lunch, or on the lawn.

Great Music:

We are tapping into the vast live music scene of Austin and finding that our humble venue is quickly becoming a favorite place for talented musicians and bands to play on weekends!

Conveniently located just a mile off 290, you will definitely "rediscover" that Texas Hill Country Winery feel that is sometimes overlooked on the bustle of Wine Road 290. We bought this property in this spot for a reason! One visit and you'll see why.

Come see us on the Hye Overlook. No appointment necessary, walk-up tastings available. If you have a group or if you want to reserve a tasting, please do visit our website, otherwise come on over and see what the Hye Experience is all about at Compass Rose Cellars.
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  • South a couple miles from Hye market you will find this worthwhile winery as well as three rentable cabins. Some of the wine is very good. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Setting is one ...  more »
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  • Great location and atmosphere. Preferably call for reservations. Wines selection is good although prices run a little higher than other wineries
  • If you have not been to Compass Rose Cellars PLEASE do yourself a favor and go. We've been coming to hill country for years and this has been our best experience to date. Every single wine we tasted was incredible. I've never said that about another winery (and we've been to many over the years). Every single wine was one I wanted to take home with me. To top it off, the owners and staff make the experience unbeatable. We stopped in for bites to eat with wine and the food is outstanding. Everything is stunning on its own and paired with the wine is extraordinary. The next day we came back to enjoy the view, the company, and some wine again. Sunday brunch was out of this world. The spread was so impressive I took a few minutes to take it all in. Mimosas, coffee, omelettes made to order, waffles, corn beef hash, bacon, expertly seasoned and cooked prime rib, fruit, cheese, bagels & lox, and the list goes on. It was the best brunch we've ever had. Ever. And I used to brunch in NYC. By the time we left we felt like family. I don't remember a time we've had more fun, enjoyed the atmosphere and most importantly the wine so much. Planning our next trip already and can't wait to be back.

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