Wine Trail Events

I recently published a post about spring and summer wine festivals. A comment was added from Bruce Anderson of Sunset Winery that I should list wine trail events. What a great idea! A lot of Texas wineries are on wine trails and they often have events throughout the year which feature different themes, special activities/wines at each winery, etc. It makes it easy to visit a number of wineries which are in close proximity to each other. Bottom line, they [Read More…]

Dancing Bee Winery

Dancing Bee - gift shop Dancing Bee Winery is located in Rogers and is part of the Walker Honey Farm Store. It is owned by Janice and Clint Walker and their son Clint is also a vintner at the winery. Dancing Bee Winery opened in September 2011. Dancing Bee Winery specializes in honey wine or better known as mead. The name “Dancing Bee” came from one of the ways honey bees communicate with one another which is with a dance language. I easily found [Read More…]

Salado Winery Company and Salado Wine Seller

Salado Winery Co. Salado Wine Seller is located in Salado and is owned by June Ritterbusch. They planted a vineyard in 2005 and Salado Wine Seller opened the same year to begin selling Texas wines. Salado Winery Company started making wine in 2010. As of our last visit in May 2011, Salado Winery Company made two wines which were bottled by Homestead Winery and these are sold at Salado Wine Seller. From looking at their website now, Salado Wine Seller is now [Read More…]

Salado Creek Winery

Salado Creek - inside Salado Creek Winery is located in Salado on the banks of Salado Creek. The winery was opened in December, 2009 by Jon and Dottie Moore. Jon Moore is the winemaker. The winery unfortunately was pretty much washed away in the September 2010 floods as a result of the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine, but they relocated and are doing a strong business in Salado. We visited Salado and Salado Creek Winery, and Lisa was our tasting guide. Some information [Read More…]

Georgetown Winery

Georgetown Winery - outside Georgetown Winery is located in historic downtown Georgetown and is owned by Dan and Becca Marek with Dan providing the winemaker duties. The winery opened in 2007 and is located on the square in Georgetown in a 126 year old building. The first time we visited Georgetown Winery was at night. We arrived and the winery had quite a few people present sitting both at tables and the tasting bar itself with the sound of live music filling the [Read More…]