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.

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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.

Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 “Kiolbassa & Kabernet” – September 13

Participating Wine Road 290 Wineries present Cabernet Sauvignon Wine (Kab) paired with mouthwatering Kiolbassa Sausage prepared by top Hill Country restaurants/caterers. You can’t imagine all the mouthwatering ways Kiolbassa sausage can be prepared! During normal winery hours while food supply lasts.

Free, but additional tasting fees may apply.

“An Elegant Afternoon” Ladies Style Show, Saturday Aug 6

Join Chisholm Trail Winery in Fredericksburg,Texas, on Saturday, August 6th for “An Elegant Afternoon” Ladies Style show featuring the women’s fashion designs of the JR Collection of Fredericksburg.  The clothing styles will be available for purchase in sizes small to 3X with many items one size fits all.  Parklane Jewelry will also be pairing perfect accent pieces for the clothing.  Piano tunes by Rob Mahoney will enhance the afternoon.  And, of course, enjoy the great wines and delicious wood-fired gourmet pizza attheir winery!
If you are interested in being a model for this event, please email  chisholmtrail@beecreek.net

Chisholm Trail Winery is at 2367 Usener Road, west of Fredericksburg off of US Highway 290.  Call 830-990-2675 or 877-990-2675 for details

Port and Pairings on Wine Road 290 this Weekend

Each of the ten participating wineries in the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290Becker Vineyards, Chisholm Trail Winery, Fredericksburg Winery, Grape Creek Vineyards, Pedernales Cellars, Rancho Ponte Vineyard, Texas Hills Vineyard, Torre di Pietra Vineyards, William Chris Vineyards and Woodrose Winery – will showcase their port and pair it with a scrumptious treat during regular winery hours this Saturday, January 22. There is no additional cost for this event; however, regular wine tasting fees vary.

Grape Stomp at Chisholm Trail Winery – September 6

chisholmgrapestompJoin Chisholm Trail Winery (2367 Usener Road)  annual Labor Day “I Love Lucy” style grape stomp!

Stomping is free.

Wine by the glass, sangria and peach bellinis and wood-fired gourmet pizza available.

Live music by John Arthur Martinez from 2 to 5 PM. Winery open from noon to 6 PM.

Annual Spring Fling at Chisholm Trail Winery – March 28

Celebrate Spring at Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road (9 miles west of Fredericksburg on US Highway 290), with fine wine, wood fired gourmet pizza! Call 830-990-2675 for more details.

Ragin’ Cajun on Wine Road 290 – February 21

Mardi Gras Texas Winery style on Wine Road 290!  Cayenne pepper, creole, crawfish and gumbo from top area restaurants are all likely supects to be found on this trail of fun, good eats and fabulous wine.  It doesn’t get much better than this so don’t miss the fun!!

“Texas vs. Spain” Vintner Dinner at Inwood Estates Winery – January 17

Inwood Estates Vineyards, 10303 E. US Hwy 290, invites the public to join them for a “Texas vs. Spain” vintner dinner. This special event celebrates the long awaited release of Inwood Estates Vineyards’ renown “Cornelious Reserve” 100% Tempranillo wine. Enjoy comparison tastings of Inwood Estates’ 2012 Cornelious Reserve vs. Spain’s 2009 Numonthia and Inwood Estates’ 2010 Tempranillo-Cabernet vs. Spain’s 2010 Muga Rioja followed by a four-course dinner by Chef Marvin Hobson. Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by emailing InwoodFBG@gmail.com or by phone, 830-997-2304.

6 pm. $79 ++ per person.

Texas Hill Country Wineries Barrel & Tank Tasting – October 28

Join 17 participating Hill Country Wineries in their barrel rooms and cellars along with the winemakers and owners for a taste of something special.  Food pairings, too!  $100 per person/$175 per couple.  Different wineries participate on different Sundays.  Please visit the Texas Wine Trail website for more information.

Chisholm Trail Birthday – June 4

Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road, 9 miles west of Fredericksburg on Highway 290, is celebrating their 9th birthday. There will be live country music, a chuck wagon BBQ, bagpipes, cowboy shoot-outs, saloon girls and more. For information call, (830) 990-2675.