Boxing Day is British holiday celebrated the day after Christmas at Becker Vineyards on Highway 290 East of Fredericksburg Sunday December 26 from . Enjoy fireside readings, yuletide music, holiday hors d’ oeuvres and the holiday spirit. This event is complimentary.
This weekend, Becker Vineyards will be pairing their award winning merlot with chocolate truffles by a guest choclatier.
Becker Vineyards is 10 miles east of Fredericksburg on US Highway 290. Call 830-644-2681 for more information.
Shop at this old fashioned Christmas market with unique and handmade items at Becker Vineyards. Enjoy music and concessions. Admission is complimentary. Hours are Friday noon – 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday noon – 5:00pm.
Celebrate all things lavender at Becker Vineyards’ Lavender Festival this Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 1 from noon until 5:00 p.m. In its 15th year, this festival is held on the grounds of the winery location just off Hwy 290 E, just 11 miles from Fredericksburg. Activities include presentations, cooking demonstrations infusing lavender in the recipes, and vendor booths. Admission to the Lavender Festival is complimentary; however, there is a $5 parking fee. Lavender Luncheons will also be available at 12:30 p..m. each day and at a cost of $65 plus tax per person – reservations required. Purchase luncheon tickets online or by calling 830-644-2681, ext. 230. Interested in art? Register with Susan Kirchman at 830-225-0543 to participate in a Sunday Art + Wine Outdoor Art Class at 1:30 p.m.. – cost: $45. Overall, this weekend will be filled with lots of fun, wine tastings, live music and row after row of vibrant lavender! Call 830-644-2681 for details.
The Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87, and Becker Vineyards invite you to join them for another fabulous vintner dinner. The four course dinner kicks off with a wine reception. Johnny and Brenda Nicholas, proprietors of Hill Top Cafe, and Nichole Bendele from Becker Vineyards will be present to meet and greet guests. Seating is limited. Please make reservations by calling or going online.
5 pm. $75++ per person. Call (830) 997-8922 for information.
Local musician Scooter Pearce was involved in a near fatal car accident and needs assistance for medical expenses. Friends of Scooter Pearce are having a benefit for her at the Becker Vineyards Tasting Room Verandah on Saturday, August 13 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The admission fee of $20 (includes live music, hors d’oeuvres, and 3 wine samples) goes toward her medical expenses. Musicians Jon Hogan, Maria Moss, and Sol Patch will perform live. Scooter Pearce will also be present signing her musical CDs. There will also be a silent auction. Becker Vineyards is located 11 miles east of Fredericksburg, 3 miles west of Stonewall, off US Hwy 290 at Jenschke Lane. For more information contact: Kay or Nichole at 830-644-2681 x 302.
Dr. Becker’s brother is returning with his bluegrass band, The Wood Street Bloodhounds, from Chicago! Join Becker Vineyards for two days of great music, food and wine.
Sat 10 am to 6 pm; Sun noon to 6 pm. Wine tasting fees do apply. 11 miles east on Hwy 290 on Jenscke Lane. Call (830) 644-2681 for more information.
Fourth bi-annual Becker Vineyards-Hill Top Cafe Wine Dinner. It’s harvest time! Join us for another very special evening of fabulous wines and scrumptious Hill Top cuisine. Once again the focus will be on Mason County grapes and locally sourced produce and meats. Reserve your spot now!
5 pm. Ticket price TBA. Hill Top Cafe is at 10661 N. US Highway 87. Call 830-997-8922 for details.
Becker Vineyards’ Port & Stilton Cheese Tasting returns this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 6:00 p.m. The port sampling is complimentary but regular wine sampling fees do apply. The winery is located off Hwy 290 on Jenschke Lane. For information, call 830-644-2681.
Dr. Richard and Bunny Becker are hosting “From Terroir to Table” in the Lavender Haus at Becker Vineyards near Stonewall to benefit the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts. The award-winning wines of Becker Vineyards will be paired with the flavorful cuisine of Jason Dady, Executive Chef and Owner of Bin 555 Restaurant and Wine Bar in San Antonio. The evening begins with an optional winery tour led by Dr. Becker at 6:30 pm. A reception follows at 7 pm with the four-course dinner at 7:30 pm. A live and silent auction will be part of the celebration of fine wine and fine cuisine. Attire for the evening is “business”. Tickets are $125 per person. Seating is limited for the dinner and reservations are required. For information and reservations, contact Nichole Bendele at the winery.
The Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts is dedicated to the awareness, understanding and celebration of Texas food, wine and agriculture through educational programming and hands-0n experiences. For more information on the Center, visit www.texascenterforwineandculinaryarts.com