Schedule of Events

Wine and Dine Hotel Packages on Sale Now at Horseshoe Bay Resort

Wine and Dine Hotel Packages on Sale Now at Horseshoe Bay Resort

Horseshoe Bay Resort presents the 2014 Wine and Dine Festival Join us the weekend of October 31-November 1st for the Hill Country’s ultimate Wine and Food Festival. Enjoy a four-course dinner on Friday evening where each course is thoughtfully paired with an outstanding varietal grown right here in the Hill Country. Direct from Austin, The […]

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Wine, Food and Live Music Highlight 2014 Wine and Dine Festival at Horseshoe Bay Resort

Wine, Food and Live Music Highlight 2014 Wine and Dine Festival at Horseshoe Bay Resort

Tickets are on sale now for the 2014 Wine and Dine Festival at Horseshoe Bay Resort.  This is the 10th year of the annual Festival that brings wine enthusiasts from all over the state of Texas together to celebrate the growing Hill Country wine Region. The Festival celebrates great food as well as many award-winning […]

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Music Line Up

MilkDrive to perform live in Concert on Saturday, November 1st at 5:00 p.m.

MilkDrive to perform live in Concert on Saturday, November 1st at 5:00 p.m.

Contemporary jazz-grass band MilkDrive features award-winning instrumentalists Brian Beken on fiddle and lead vocals, Noah Jeffries on guitar and harmony vocals, Dennis Ludiker on mandolin and harmony vocals, and Matt Mefford on double bass. But awards reveal nothing about the Austin string band’s exhilarating sound. Fueled by equal parts tradition and innovation, MilkDrive delivers a […]

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Wineries

Introduction: Meet Spicewood Vineyards

Introduction: Meet Spicewood Vineyards

Spicewood Vineyards, operated by the Yates family, has a tradition of making exceptional wines that consistently win competitions. The original handcrafted winery building resembles a Texas Hill Country home of the 19th century. A new building was added in 1999 that includes a covered pavilion where a boxed lunch and glass of wine will be […]

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Introduction: Meet Pedernales Cellars

Introduction: Meet Pedernales Cellars

Pedernales Cellars is Texas’ leading producer of authentic, handcrafted wines, specializing in Spanish and Rhone style wines.  Its award-winning Texas Tempranillo and Viognier are benchmarks for these grape varietals in the state.  Family owned & operated, the estate vineyard was planted in 1995.  Pedernales Cellars is dedicated to world-class wines, sustainable practices, and Texas Hill […]

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Introduction: Meet Perissos Vineyard and Winery

Introduction: Meet Perissos Vineyard and Winery

  Perissos award-winning wines are hand-crafted  from 100% Texas fruit; most of which is homegrown on the 16 acre family vineyard. Perissos is a Greek word found in the Bible (Ephesians 3:20) meaning “exceeding abundantly, beyond what is expected, imagined, or hoped for.”  Following the urge to get back to the family farming roots, Perissos was […]

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Celebrity Chefs

Food Network Star finalist Sarah Penrod to host cooking demonstration on Saturday, November 1st at 2 p.m.

Food Network Star finalist Sarah Penrod to host cooking demonstration on Saturday, November 1st at 2 p.m.

Chef Sarah Penrod, 5th generation Texan, star of Let’s Eat Houston and Food Network Star’s “Lone Star Kitchen” weaves tall Texas tales on her quest to resurrect her great-grandmother’s legendary chicken fried steak recipe from her family’s long-gone country café, The PK Grill. From road tripping across Texas to collect the 100 year old cast […]

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Chef Shehu Fitzgerald to host cooking demo at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st

Chef Shehu Fitzgerald to host cooking demo at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st

Chef Shehu Fitzgerald Chef Shehu Fitzgerald is a well-traveled chef with world-wide inspirationally infused cuisine, routinely showcasing his diverse knowledge through simple dishes with complex and amazing flavors.  Chef Fitzgerald is a classically trained chef and graduate of Johnson and Wales University.  He has also completed training at the Culinary Institute of America, Birmingham College, […]

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Other Recent Posts

Introduction: Meet William Chris Vineyards

Introduction: Meet William Chris Vineyards

Using 100% Texas grown fruit William Chris Vineyards is a family owned winery and vineyard operation nestled on the edge of Hye, Texas in the Hill Country AVA (American Viticultural Area). Founded in 2009 by Bill Blackmon and Chris Brundrett, William Chris is first defined by a sensational portfolio of Texas grown hand-crafted wines. An […]

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Introduction: Meet Fall Creek Vineyards

Introduction: Meet Fall Creek Vineyards

Fall Creek Vineyards was established in 1975 by Texas businessman/rancher, Ed Auler and his wife, Susan. The vineyards are located eighty miles northwest of Austin in the Texas Hill Country where the sandy loam soil, warm days and cool breezes off Lake Buchanan provide an excellent microclimate for growing premium wine grapes.

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Introduction:  Meet Stone House Vineyards

Introduction: Meet Stone House Vineyards

Stone House Vineyards is perched on a high bluff overlooking Lake Travis. This 7-acre vineyard reaps benefits from moderating cool breezes blowing in off the water. The winery is constructed from massive limestone blocks, each weighing over 2000 pounds! The barrel room itself is temperature controlled at 58 degrees in order to maintain the quality […]

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Introduction: Meet Bending Branch Winery

Introduction: Meet Bending Branch Winery

Location:  Comfort, Texas Acres: 56 acre estate with 14 acres of vineyards Varietals: 14 varietals, including:  Tempranillo,  Texas Tannat, Petite Sarah, Picpoul Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon, From the winery: With the focus of our production being full bodied, dry, red wines we are nurturing 14 planted acres that consist of 14 varietals, the oldest and […]

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Introduction: Meet Inwood Estates Vineyards

Introduction: Meet Inwood Estates Vineyards

Inwood Estates was established in 2004 and the winery built in 2005 which housed the first in-house crush. The 2003 and 2004 wines were custom crushed at Wales Manor Winery in McKinney, Texas where Mr. Gatlin served as winemaker for both vintages of Tempranillo-Cabernet. The 2003 Temp-Cab and the 2005 Palo-Chard were released August 1, 2006 to a great […]

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