Residents in the Lake Travis-Westlake area live near a variety of wineries, distilleries and beer gardens that craft their own spirits and import them from around the world. This list is noncomprehensive.

Key: Food, Memberships, Kid Friendly

1. 5 Soul Wine Co.

A 10-acre modern winery located in the Spicewood hills, this location has outdoor and indoor seating, TVs and an indoor fireplace. There are pickleball courts and a playground area for kids. This property is shared with brewery and taproom Frontyard Brewing.

Key: Food, Memberships, Kid friendly

4514 Bob Wire Road, Spicewood


2. El Gaucho Winery

This is an Argentina-themed winery in Spicewood. In addition to a wine-tasting bar, the location offers a full-service restaurant, complete with Argentinian food, steak and meals for kids. Wine is imported from the Mendoza region in western Argentina.

Key: Food, Kid friendly

21301 Kathy Lane, Spicewood


3. Family Business Beer Co.

This brewery and taproom off Hamilton Pool Road is open Thursday through Sunday. In addition to hand-crafted beers and pizza, the venue offers live music events and a special area for kids.

Key: Food, Kid friendly

19510 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs


4. The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen

The wine bar at this location offers an extensive array of options, with over 10 different wine flights. These flights offer wine from a specific region or a specific type of wine, along with a brief history of the wines.

Key: Food, Kid friendly

A) Lakeway:

3001 S. RM 620, Austin


B) Westlake:

6317 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 380, Austin


5. Hamilton Pool Vineyards

This 9-acre estate vineyard in Dripping Springs offers boutique wines processed in the French style, along with a farm-to-table restaurant and private events. There is also a vineyard estate home available for overnight stays and vacations.

Key: Food

25711 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs


6. Hawk’s Shadow Winery

Nestled into the Hill Country, this is a family-owned winery and vineyard in Dripping Springs that offers handcrafted wines with Texas-made grapes by the bottle, glass or through wine tastings.

Key: Food, Memberships

7500 McGregor Lane, Dripping Springs


7. Hops and Thyme

This is a beer garden and restaurant in Lakeway. In addition to its large beer selection, the eatery serves wine and other cocktails along with a lunch, dinner and a kids menu. The restaurant has outdoor seating and live music events.

Key: Food, Kid friendly

2125 Lohmans Crossing Road, Ste. 400, Lakeway


8. Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery

This is a live music venue that hosts different concerts and seasonal events throughout the year. The distillery also features different spirit tastings and an outdoor patio. In addition, there are yard games and a playground.

Key: Food, Memberships, Kid friendly

101 CR 409, Spicewood


9. Spicewood Vineyards

Open Wednesday through Sunday for wine tastings, Spicewood Vineyards also offers the opportunity to schedule a tour with the vineyard’s winemaker. Guests can enjoy the picnic area or explore the vineyard’s 32 cultivated acres. Food options include cheese and charcuterie boards. Dogs are also welcome.

Key: Food, Memberships, Kid friendly

1419 CR 409, Spicewood


10. Stone House Vineyard

This winery overlooks Lake Travis and is open Thursday through Monday. Stone House hosts special holiday events throughout the year as well as private events and receptions. Reservations are required for this location, and all guests must be 21 or older.

Key: Food, Memberships

24350 Haynie Flat Road, Spicewood


11. Westlake Wine Bar

This wine bar serves many varieties of wine alongside European-inspired dishes. The business also offers several wine-tasting classes, along with custom tastings for two to 200 people. The wine bar is open every day at Davenport Village in Westlake.

Key: Food, Memberships

3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. A-180, Austin


12. The Wine Cellar est. 2020

This wine bar in Lakeway allows guests to sample different wines and champagnes while learning about winemaking. The cellar offers a selection of old- and new-world wines by the glass or bottle.

Key: Food

2300 Lohmans Spur Road, Ste. 111, Lakeway