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Wine Road 290 presents Chili & Chillin’ – July 19

July 18th, 2014 by Jeff

Wine Road 290 wine trail, invite you to participate in a Saturday, July 19 EVENT. Each winery will team with a top restaurant in the Texas Hill Country to present Chili & Chilin. We know, it’s hot, but Texans love their chili and the wineries want to emphasize the versatility of wine and food pairings. Come, taste and realize that anytime is a great time for Chili & Chilin.

Some of the top “hill country” restaurants will “team” with a winery and prepare a Chili 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.

Each of the 12 wineries will team with a top restaurant in the Texas Hill Country to present Chili & Chilin. No ticket to buy, just drive to each of the wineries and get your serving of a Chili tasting paired with a sample of that winery’s fine wine. ·

Visit www.wineroad290.com for map. Just 40 miles between the west-most winery (Chisholm Trail Winery) and the east-most winery (Texas Hills Vineyard). The other ten wineries are in-between.·
No TICKET required! Most wineries have a small “tasting fee” that is normally charged; there is no additional fee for the EVENT.

Wineries participating (listed from west to east) are: Chisholm Trail Winery, Fredericksburg Winery, Rancho Ponte, Four Point Cellars, Grape Creek Vineyard, Torre di Pietra Vineyards, Becker Vineyards, Hilmy Cellars, Woodrose Winery, Pedernales Cellars, William Chris Vineyards & Texas Hills Vineyard.

 

Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 “Ragin Cajun SHRIMP Fest”

February 19th, 2014 by Jeff

Pairing Texas wines with Texas wild-caught Gulf shrimp is culinary magic! Doing this in Texas Hill County, recently deemed by Wine Enthusiast magazine as one of the Top 10 wine tourism spots in the world, makes it even better. One of our most popular events – Cajun food and good wine! “Ragin Cajun” is the name of the event and the wineries along Highway 290 invite you to join them in celebrating the end of winter. Recognized as the #2 wine destination in America, second only to Napa, the Texas Wine Country wants to celebrate! No ticket to buy – just drive to each of the participating wineries and get your serving of a locally prepared Cajun dish paired with a sample of that winery’s fine wine, plus a “throw bead” necklace (how much more Cajun can we get?)!

Free during regular winery hours until samples are gone. Additional wine tasting fees do apply.

Please visit the website, or call 830-868-2321 for more information.

Wine Road 290 Port and Pairings – 1/11

January 10th, 2014 by Jeff

wineroad290Each of the nine participating wineries along Wine Road 290 will showcase their port and pair it with a scrumptious treat during regular winery hours this Saturday, January 23rd. Tasting fees vary.

Ragin’ Cajun on Wine Road 290 – February 26

February 20th, 2013 by Jeff

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!!

Kiolbasa and Kabernet on Wine Road 290 – September 8

September 3rd, 2012 by Jeff

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.

Port and Pairings on Wine Road 290 this Weekend

January 19th, 2011 by Jeff

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.