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.
Those fun folks at Becker Vineyards are dusting off the trebuchet ( a medieval engine of war with a sling for hurling missiles – or pumpkins!) in celebration of fall. Live music by Doug Moreland & The Flying Armadillos. Concessions will be available along with wine tasting and pumpkin recipe cooking and sampling.
Noon – launching pumpkins every 30 minutes or so.
Becker Vineyards is 11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290. 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.
“Stomp Me, Crush Me, Make Me Wine!” is at battle cry at the Annual Becker Vineyards Grape Stomp! There will be barrels cut in half with grapes in them for visitors to stomp on! Some people also like to purchase souvenir T-shirts to “stomp” their prints on. The event is complimentary. There will also be music at 1 p.m. the four days of the Grape Stomp.
There is no entry fee.
Think Pink! Participate in a blind tasting of a selection of rosé wines from around the world and benefit Culinaria, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing international culture to the Hill Country through great wines and flavorful recipes. Also enjoy a selection of small bites specially prepared to compliment the flavor and profile of the rosé wines. Tickets available online.
Two sessions only at 1 and 3 pm. $25 per person.
Chili sampling, Peoples’ Choice judging and Official judging. CASI-sanctioned event to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg.
10 am to 5 pm. $5 per person for 10 chili samples. Becker Vineyards is 11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290.
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.
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.
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
Want to cook and have a team? Cook Registration Fee: $20. Chili Cook Check-in: 10 a.m. This is a CASI sanctioned event. CASI Rules. Chili Coordinator Contact: Alan Dean 512-567-2835. Live music by Brian Mullin . Public Chili Tasting begins at 11 a.m. Chili Judging: 2 p.m. Fee: $5 for 10 Chili Samples. Becker Vineyards is on US Highway 290 East about ten miles east of Fredericksburg, and the cook off starts at 11 am. Live Music by Brian Mullin.