Heights Boulevard home opens as wine tasting venue

The first floor of the venue features an open-floor design with a various seating options and a bar area. (Courtesy SERCA Wines)
The first floor of the venue features an open-floor design with a various seating options and a bar area. (Courtesy SERCA Wines)

The first floor of the venue features an open-floor design with a various seating options and a bar area. (Courtesy SERCA Wines)

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A smaller spirit-tasting room is located under the stairs leading to the second floor. (Courtesy SERCA Wines)
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The bar will be stocked with wines from the owners' own vineyard in Argentina as well as other up-and-coming wineries. (Courtesy SERCA Wines)
A historic home on Heights Boulevard has reopened in May as a private events venue for wine classes, tastings and other events.

The house at 447 Heights Blvd., Houston, was purchased by Houstonians and vineyard owners Sergio and Carolina Weitzman. Since then, the couple has converted the home into a multifloor event space for groups of up to 100 people that has been dubbed SERCA wines.

A dining area with a bar and brick pizza oven can be found on the first floor along with a wraparound porch, tasting room with a fire place and a spirit tasting room found under the stairs. The third floor features a rooftop terrace and an events area where wine classes and other events can take place.

The second floor is where Carolina's architecture firm is based and also includes space for a future tenant to lease.

The Weitzmans—who have run their vineyard SERCA Wines out of Mendoza, Argentina, for 10 years—will stock wines from their own vineyard at the venue along with other boutique and up-and-coming wineries, according to a May 12 news release. The name of the vineyard comes from combining the first few letters from the owners' names.

Among the wines produced at the SERCA Wines vineyard are Malbec Rose, Corte Blanc, Merlot, Gran Corte, Malbec Reserva and Cabernet Franc.

713-405-0082. www.sercawines.com


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