Oval Oven Restaurant opens at Chisholm Trail Winery

Chisolm Trail Winery opens Oval Oven Gourmet Pizza restaurant
Chisholm Trail Winery is pleased to announce that their new restaurant, The Oval Oven, is now open every Fri, Sat, and Sun from 12-6, featuring wood-fired Gourmet Pizza!

The wood-fired brick oven sears your pizza at 800 degrees for a unique crisp, golden brown crust.   Freshly made dough, house-made and local cheeses, and the freshest, premium ingredients all combine to make this a gourmet pizza experience you won’t soon forget!

On March 19, Chef Mike of The Oval Oven Restaurant at Chisholm Trail Winery will prepare a delicious pasta dish for sampling, as art of the Wine Road 290 “Vino and Pasta” event.

Chisholm Trail Winery is 9 miles West of Fredericksburg, Texas, at 2367 Usener Road.  Call 877.990.2675 for more information.

Kiolbasa and Kabernet on Wine Road 290 – September 8

Some EVENTS are just FUN! Wine Road 290 wine trail, invite you to participate our FORTH annual Kiolbassa & Kab EVENT on Saturday, September 8, 2012 – one of most popular events! Each winery will team with a top restaurant in the Texas Hill Country to present Kiolbassa Sausage tasting prepared in a unique style, and oh yeah paired with a fine Cabernet Sauvignon wine (Kab). Kiolbassa Provision Company, in San Antonio, has worked with the Texas Hill Country wineries for the last four years and the EVENT has proven to be great to show the versatility of both Kiolbassa and of wine.

Each restaurant will prepare a version of Kiolbassa Sausage (Chorizo, Cheddar, Beef, Jalapeno Beef, Jalapeno Cheddar, Mesquite, or Polish – all smoked) and serve to you with a wine from the winery, but of course you will have the opportunity to taste other of the fine wines from the winery during your visit. Take the weekend, get away to the TEXAS HILL COUNTRY and see why we have been rated the second most desired “wine destination” in America.

Wine and Wildflower Trail at Grape Creek Vineyards – 4/1-2 & 8-9

Grape Creek VineyardsSpring is a time of renewal. It’s a time to enjoy and take in nature and it’s fruits…to see the beautiful Wildflowers and the blooming grape vines in the Hill Country of Texas, and to taste the wonderful Texas wines produced from those grapes.

REFRESH & REPLENISH YOUR SPIRIT by enjoying a glass of your favorite Grape Creek wine on our outdoor patios while taking in the beauty of Spring in the “Tuscany In Texas” Hill Country at Grape Creek.


They will have wine tastings in both tasting rooms, Cellar and Barrel Tasting Tours, fare from their Italian Picnic Market, Wine Club pick-ups, and Live Music on the patios. April 2nd and 3rd will feature Callie Smith and April 9th and 10th features Lonnie Lett.

For the Texas Hill Country Wineries trail ticket holders, visit Grape Creek for a mouthwatering treat of summer sausage with their private label jalapeno mustard wonderfully paired with their Cabernet Trois and Cabernet Blanc. Trail ticket holders will also receive a 15% discount on all 3 bottle purchases.

Grape Creek Vineyards is at 10587 Highway 290 East.

Fall Texas Wine Trail opens This Weekend

In celebration of October as the official wine month for Texas, twenty-seven wineries from across the Texas Hill Country will join together to bring you the Texas Wine Month Trail; providing a tasting extravaganza that starts this Saturday, October 1. Explore these wineries throughout the month of October while enjoying wine and food pairings, seminars, demonstrations and tours, and ‘check in’ for a chance to win tickets for the 2012 Season. Cost for this trail is $15 (available online only and quantities are limited) – and your tickets are good for all 31 days in October. Tickets include a minimum of one and up to three complimentary tastes of wine (winery’s choice) at each winery, and a 15% discount on 3-bottle purchase at each winery (may exclude reserves, ports and wines already discounted). For more information, including suggested routes for this self-guided tour, visit www.texaswinetrail.com.