Spring Barrel Tasting at Pedernales Cellars – 5/11

A special chance to get a preview of next year’s vintages at this wine trail event.  Book your tickets with www.txwinetrail.com  in order to sip directly from the barrel at Pedernales Cellars.  You will be able to reserve your own exclusive time slot, and to talk one on one about wine and winemaking in the cellar where it happens.  Pedernales Cellars is at 2916 Upper Albert Road in Stonewall.  Call (830) 644-2037 for details.

Come and Stomp It! at William Chris Vineyards – September 5

Mark the 5th of September on your calander for the first annual grape stomp at William Chris Vineyards, 10352 US Highway 290 East, Hye, Texas.

The festivities and stomping will start at 10 am and the stomping will be held every hour up through 4 pm. During the day we will also be holding an I Love Lucy and Ethel look-a-like contest with the winner receiving a set of William Chris wine glasses.

There will also be live music by Stan Gillespie starting at noon till 4 pm.

RSVP info@williamchriswines.com or 830-998-7654 with number of attendees and t-shirt sizes.

Torre di Pietra 6th Annual Black Eyed Peas and Cornbread Cookoff – January 1

Get good luck in 2012 by eating black eyed peas at Torre di Pietra Winery’s 6th Annual Black Eyed Pea and Cornbread Cook Off at the winery on Hwy 290 next Sunday, January 1, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Enjoy live music beginning at 2:00 p.m. featuring the Almost Patsy Cline Band. No cost to attend. New this year: PEOPLES Choice judging for $5. For information, call 830-644-2829.