Texas Hill Country Wineries Wine Month Trail – October 1 to 31

42 Texas Hill Country wineries participate with free tastings and discounts.

This year, your ticket will include a FULL tasting at each member winery. Tastings will be limited to four a day and you will receive a passport tasting book to help track where you’ve been. Tickets also include the 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery. Ticket quantities are limited and must be purchased online.

$35 per person or $60 per couple.

Grape Creek Vineyards wins big at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Results are in from the year’s first round of competitions, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, with Grape Creek Vineyards garnering eight medals. Chosen to receive silver medals were the 2009 Muscat, Port, 2008 Bellissimo and 2008 Cab/Syrah. Bronze medals went to the winery’s 2008 Mosaic, 2009 Cabernet Blanc, 2009 Cuvee Blanc and 2008 Cabernet Trois. Congratulations!

Roses and Rosé Mother’s Day Celebration at Pedernales Cellars – 5/11

Join Pedernales Cellars in celebrating moms, 2916 Upper Albert Rd.!  In acknowledgement of all they do, the first 100 moms will receive a rose.  During the day, Pedernales will feature its Dry Rosé and in the afternoon from 2 to 5 pm, there will be live music on the deck.  Treat your mom to a special day in the Texas Wine Country.  The winery will be open from noon to 5 pm.