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!!
Come out and take a self-guided trip to as many of the 32 participating Texas Hill Country wineries as you can during this picturesque trail – taking in the beauty of the Texas Hill Country and enjoying yummy, award-winning Texas wines. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online.
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.
Taste port and stilton blue cheese, also try port shots at Becker Vineyards, Highway 290 East of Fredericksburg. Sample caramel, shoot some port and chase it with chocolate. This tasting is complimentary. Hours are Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday noon – 6:00pm.
Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road, presents live jazz music by the George Eychner Quartet on Saturday from 2 to 5 pm. Call 830-990-2675 for more information.
Join Becker Vineyards for the 3rd Annual Bluebonnets, Bluegrass, and BBQ! Robert Becker, brother of Dr. Richard Becker, proprietor, will bring his Bluegrass band Woodstreet Bloodhounds back to the winery, Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. both days. There is no cover charge for the music. Barbeque concessions will be Smokin’ Willies Smoked Meats, of Dripping Springs, TX, and West End Pizza with BBQ Pizza, of Fredericksburg, TX. They will begin serving food from Noon until out.
An additional new event will be the Sunday Pig Roast-off beginning at 12 Noon until out. Teams will compete for Peoples’ Choice Awards. Wild Texas Hogs will sponsor the event. For those interested in participating as an individual cook or team of cooks, the fee is $50 per person. Contact 830-644-2681 x 311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Becker Vineyards has also won two awards from the American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC), Boca Raton, FL: Double Gold with the 2012 Viognier and Silver with the 2011 Cabernet-Syrah Reserve. Choosing to recognize wineries that grow their grapes in American soil, the AFWC personally invites each participant to be judged by our stellar panel of Sommeliers, Restaurateurs, Wine Educators, Wine Buyers, and Wine Writers. Medals earned are well deserved and reflects a wine of excellence.
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: 830-644-2681
Enjoy holiday shopping and great specials while visiting three great wineries! Participating wineries are Inwood Estates, 4.0 Cellars and Mendelbaum Cellars. Ticket includes three wine and food pairings at each of the three wineries, a crystal souvenir bordeaux wine glass and a special take home holiday gift! There will be live entertainment at each winery and complimentary shuttle service will be provided by Inwood Estates. Tickets available online.
Noon to 3 pm. $35 per person. Call (830) 997-2304 for more information.
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.
There is no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than sitting on the Pedernales Cellars‘ deck (2916 Upper Albert Rd.) with the one you love, wine glass in hand, listening to jazz by Phil Grota and his trio.
Please join us on Valentine’s Day for live music from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is free. 830-644-2037.
Experience a tour and private tasting, then enjoy some savory BBQ and listen to live music with Lonnie Lett, at Grape Creek Vineyards, 10587 East US Highway 290.
Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun. 11am-5pm BBQ available after 11am and music starts at 2pm both days.
For more information, call 830-644-2710.