HORSESHOE BAY RESORT ANNUAL TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WINE AND DINE FESTIVAL TO FEATURE LIVE MUSIC, HILL COUNTRY WINERIES, CELEBRITY CHEFS AND GREAT CUISINE, NOVEMBER 20-21, 2015
Horseshoe Bay Resort to host annual wine festival featuring El Ochete, live in concert, plus Celebrity Chef cooking demonstrations by Roshni Gurnani, Cutter Brewer and Jay Ducote, sommelier wine tasting sessions, a wine and food stroll featuring vineyards and chefs from the Texas Hill Country.
HORSESHOE BAY, TX (October 22, 2015) – Connect with Fall at the 2015 Horseshoe Bay Resort Wine and Dine Festival featuring concerts by El Ochete and The Liz Morphis Quartet. Festival highlights will include a Friday night five-course celebrity chef dinner featuring courses prepared by Roshni Gurnani (Chopped champion, Food Network), Cutter Brewer (Top four finalist, Master Chef), and Jay Ducote (runner-up, Next Food Network Star) paired with thoughtfully selected Hill Country varietals. Saturday events include celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and a sunset wine stroll where participants spend the afternoon tasting a great variety of wines and samples from Hill Country chefs along with live musical performances. Author and sommelier Lasaan Georgeson, will conduct several tasting seminars on Saturday afternoon during the stroll.
The Horseshoe Bay Resort Wine and Dine Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, November 20th– 21st, at Horseshoe Bay Resort, located 45-minutes west of Austin and five minutes west of Marble Falls. Hotel packages, as well as single-day and two-day festival passes are available online at hsbresortwinefest.com and hsbresort.com. Here’s a rundown of the events at the 2015 Horseshoe Bay Resort Wine and Dine Festival:
Five-course Celebrity Wine Dinner
Friday, November 20th
6 p.m. at the Granite Ballroom at Horseshoe Bay Resort
One of the annual highlights of the festival is Friday night’s five-course celebrity chef wine-pairing dinner prepared by Horseshoe Bay Resort’s executive chef Jay Hunter and featuring courses by celebrity chefs Roshni Gurnani, Cutter Brewer and Jay Ducote. The seated dinner will showcase Hill Country wines paired with each course offering. Live music with be provided by Austin’s own Liz Morphis Quartet. Tickets for the dinner are $129.00. Hors d’ oeuvres will be offered starting at 6 p.m. with the dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Dress is business casual.
Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstrations
Saturday, November 21st
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palm D’Or Pavilion at Horseshoe Bay Resort
Three celebrity chefs will be conducting cooking demos for attendees at the 2015 Horseshoe Bay Resort Wine and Dine Festival. The demos start at 11 a.m with award-winning chef Roshni Gurnani who was awarded Champion on the Food Network show CHOPPED and more recently was a contestant on the FOX TV show Hell’s Kitchen. At noon, chef Cutter Brewer will take the cooking stage. Brewer recently competed on FOX’s Master Chef, finishing in the top four of the competition and was a fan favorite. At 1 p.m. Food Network Star Season 11 runner-up chef Jay Ducote will also conduct a cooking demo. Ducote, a Louisiana native, is the host of the “Bite and Booze Radio Show.” He has been featured on other television shows including: Cutthroat Kitchen on the Food Network, Eat St. on the Cooking Channel and appeared as himself on the HBO drama series, Treme. Those attendees that purchase passes to the Sunset Wine Stroll will have access to the cooking demonstrations on Saturday, November 21st.
Sunset Wine & Dine Stroll
Saturday November 1st
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Live Oak Event Lawn at Horseshoe Bay Resort
The Highlight of each festival is the Wine & Dine Sunset Wine Stroll featuring thoughtfully prepared food offerings from award-winning chefs, artisans and restaurants from across the Hill Country. In addition numerous wineries will be offering wine tastings throughout the afternoon. All food and wine tastings are included with paid admission. In addition, all Sunset Wine and Dine Stroll attendees will receive a 2015 festival souvenir wine glass.
Sommelier Lassann Georgeson, author of “If A Wine Were Me, Which Would It Be?” will be conducting three wine tasting sessions during the stroll for the casual-to-seasoned wine drinker so they may relate to wines in a more personal way through information and insight they never had before.
The Wine and Dine Sunset Wine Stroll will also include live music performances leading to a featured performance by Austin Latin Band El Ochete. Tickets for Saturday’s Wine and Dine stroll are $69.00 and include food and wine tastings from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are available online at hsbresortwinefest.com
Horseshoe Bay Resort is offering a Wine and Dine Festival Hotel Package that includes:
Wine and Dine Festival Package, starting at $359 per couple per night
- Two-night accommodations on Friday and Saturday night at Horseshoe Bay Resort
- Tickets for two to the Friday night five-course wine dinner and auction, doors open at 6 p.m.
- Two passes to all Celebrity Cooking Demonstrations, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21st
- Sunset Wine & Dine stroll admission for two, Saturday Nov. 21st featuring Bob El Ochete
- Two Commemorative Wine and Dine souvenir glasses
- Tickets for two to a wine tasting session by Lassann Georgeson
About Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay Resort is Texas’ original lakeside resort. Located in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, a short 45-minute trip from Austin, 90-minute trip from San Antonio and a few hours drive from Dallas and Houston, the 7,000-acre, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort sits along the shores of constant-level lake LBJ. The 349-room resort is home to three championship Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf courses, a newly opened Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, par 72 dwarf Bermuda grass putting course, The Waters 50-room condominium towers and a full-service marina. Horseshoe Bay recently opened Summit Rock, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course Community, while a private airport, 16 tennis courts, bike rentals, hiking trails, spa and fitness centers all add to the extraordinary experience of Horseshoe Bay Resort. For more information and reservations, visit www.hsbresort.com or call 877-611-0112.