Sample local spirits at these proud, passionate purveyors of adult beverages.
Naca Valley Vineyard (9897 FM 1878, nacavalley.com) produces white, red, rose and fruit wines, and tasting room is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturdays.
The Red House Winery (108 East Pilar St., redhousewinery.com) offers tastings of its award-winning Texas wines between noon-7, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from noon-8 on Friday and Saturday.
The Front Porch Distillery (7905 Hwy. 59 S., frontporchdistillery.com) makes signature moonshine, rum and vodka, and is open from 1 to 9 pm Wednesday-Thursday and 1 to 10 pm Friday and Saturday.
The Fredonia Brewery (138 N. Mound St., fredoniabrewery.com) offers a menu of six different beers, and the kid- and dog-friendly beer garden is open on Thursdays from 5-9 and on Saturdays from 2-10.
The Fredonia Brewery is the first brewery in Nacogdoches since the 1850s. Their name originates from the Fredonia Rebellion and the Fredonia Republic 1826-1827.