The weather is getting cooler in Texas—yes, believe us—and that means it is time for more wine festivals! Here is a selection of just some of the September wine festivals we recommend visiting. All fall wine festivals are listed on our 2016 fall wine festivals page.
Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival
The 9th Annual Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival will be held on Saturday, September 10. This year’s festival includes over 75 vendors including wineries, distilleries, breweries, and restaurants. There will also be two music stages to keep you entertained during the day. Check the website http://www.drippingwithtaste.com for more information.
This is always the popular festival in Grapevine and this year’s 30th Annual GrapeFest will be held from September 15-18. Wines, vendors, and bands will highlight the four-day festival. Buy your tickets on the website http://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/grapefest today.
Salado’s Chocolate & Wine Weekend
Chocolate and wine – yum! This three-day festival will be held from September 16-18 in Salado. Along with chocolate and wine pairings, there will be events for kids, and then big kids (adults) too. One of the events called the “Chocolate & Wine Trail” is following a trail around the village featuring multiple stops. More information is at http://www.salado.com/calendar-single.cfm?id=2075
Texas Mead Cup
If you prefer mead, then you must go to the Texas Mead Cup in Conroe on September 24th. At least six meaderies are scheduled to attend and offer tastings of their meads. The website http://texasmeadcup.com has more information.
Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival
The 10th Annual Texas Reds festival will be held in historic downtown Bryan. Besides wineries, breweries, and of course steak, there will also be live music by Texas artists. Head to their website at http://texasredsfestival.com by September 10 to get a discount on tickets.
Have a great time at all the September wine festivals!