We are located near McKinney, TX about four miles southeast of the Collin County Regional Airport. Our tasting room is now open Saturdays from 1 pm till 5 pm. We participate each year in such events as the Mesquite Rodeo in April, the Triple R Ranch wine blending event in May, the McKinney Oktoberfest and Grapevine Grapefest in September, and the State Fair and Dennison Festival in October, as well as several Wine Trail special days. Check out the web site to stay abreast of what's happening, or we will put you on our email list. Meanwhile feel free to browse our website to see what we're all about.
OCTOBER WINE TRAIL MONTH
We are closed in September, but we will open our tasting room every Saturday in October from noon to 5pm for Wine Trail Month. Wine trail tickets may be pruchased on the Dallas Town And Country Wine Trail website:
and are good the entire month for tastings at all six wine trail wineries. See our monthly schedule below.
In addition, we will have the long-awaited opening of our Cab Cave for a tasting tour or our Cab and red blend barrels.
To contact us, email us at CollinOaksWinery@aol.com or text us at 214-794-4840.
October Event Schedule
Oct 3 and 10: Tasting room open, featuring our Country Crafted wines (Blueberry, Blackberry, Peach, Strawberry and Hibiscus). Also available are our red blends (Ember Lo and Ember Rose). Our new Cab Cave will be open for barrel tastings ($10 additional), where our best-selling Cabernet Sauvignon will be available.
Oct 17: Tasting room, Cab Cave and the terrace will be open, and in additon we will feature test tastings of our new Meads. Come and give us your opinion on this exciting new addition to our lineup.
Oct 24: Craft day at the winery. tasting room, Cab Cave and terrace will be open and a variety of area craftsmen will lay out their crafts for viewing and purchase. In additon, Wine Trail Event tickets may be used for a Cab Cave Barrel Tasting as well as for the traditional wines. Don't miss this chance to tour the Cave.
Oct 31: Big Holiday Wines sale. If you're looking for the perfect wine to give as a holiday gift or to take to the party, stock up here. Our Country Wines will all be 20% off, just this one day. Tasting room, Cab Cave and terrace will also be open.
NEW!A Canopy of Angels, James Circe’s saga of the early days of Collin Oaks and the raising of the winery, is now available on Amazon.com. Follow our little girl Collinda as she searches for her parents’ past, but be ready to laugh and cry with her, and it wouldn’t hurt if you happened to believe in magic or at least in Angels. This book is also available at the winery and
Bring the book to the winery for a free bottle of our famous Blueberry wine.
BLUEBERRIES ARE THE IN THING . . .
The importance of blueberries to our health is becoming more widely known as they have become part of an increasing number of peoples daily nutritional lives. Check out this web page to see the latest discoveries of how these berrries are increasingly shown to provide many of the essentials that our bodies need to stay healthy as we age: http://www.blueberry.org/health.htm. Collin Oaks Winery is commited to ensuring that the beneficial ingredients in the berries aren't removed in the wine making process. Try our Texas Wild Blueberry Wine. You'll find that there's no more delightful way to enjoy the benefits that Nature has provided in this perfect fruit.
Legend of the Collin Oaks
One day many years ago a Collin County farmer set an empty wine cask out to dry. When he returned for it the following spring, he discovered that a tiny oak tree had sprouted from beneath it through the tap hole. Moved by its desire for life, he left it to grow. Years later it had thrived and become a stately oak tree. Neighbors admired its robustness so much they gathered acorns from the tree and planted their own. It is said that descendents of these trees can still be found scattered throughout Collin County.
While we can find no historical basis for this story, we were so charmed by it that Collin Oaks Winery has adopted the image of the Collin Oaks to express our commitment to the enjoyment of these magnificent trees that contribute so much to the richness of our lives.