Texas Wine Month has come and gone, but we’re still all about the best things to do around the state! Check out these examples of great wine events and be sure to check our website and mobile app regularly for new events that Texas wineries have added.
Brennan Vineyards Winemaker Dinner at The Hideout Resort, Brownwood
Thursday, November 2, 7 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course dinner expertly paired with Brennan Vineyards wines. $120 per person with limited seats available by calling 325-784-4653
Drink North Texas Wine Festival, Cypress Waters
November 4, 12-6 p.m.
Enjoy wines and live music at The Sound in Cypress Waters with over 20 wineries from North Texas. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to enjoy the music while you sip. Get your tickets now at https://northtexaswine.com
Texas Wine Jam at Vinovium, Johnson City
Friday & Saturday, November 4-5, 12-5 p.m.
Buy your ticket now to enjoy this wine and music festival that is all about celebrating our love for great Texas wine and music while giving back to those communities that make it possible. Discover hidden gems in the Texas wine scene while grooving to local tunes. Check out the website for full details and get your ticket before they sell out – https://www.txwinejam.com
Texas Hill Country Wineries Road Show, Fort Worth
Monday, November 6, 6-8 p.m.
Indulge in over 60 wines from 20 Hill Country wineries at Tannahill’s Tavern & Music Hall. Meet owners, winemakers, vineyard managers, and more as you stroll through the tasting venue and explore some of the best Texas has to offer. $75 per person available in advance at their website.
WSET Level 1 Wine Course at Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery, San Antonio
Tuesday, November 7, 5-9 p.m.
The WSET Level 1 Wines course is perfect for wine consumers looking for challenging wine classes and for those wanting to know more about the main grape varieties and food and wine matching. It may also be used for students who are looking to begin their first job in wine. The course includes a study manual, lectures, guided tastings, and a certification exam administered during the last hour of the last class day. Students who pass the exam will receive a certificate and pin. Contact them at [email protected] with any questions. Advance registration required.
Texas Wine Collective Popcorn and Wine Pairing, Fredericksburg
Saturday, November 11
Which came first, the kernel or the grape? Popcorn and wine are the new key ingredients in the recipe for rest and relaxation and for a perfect night in. Discover your favorite crunching and sipping combinations curled up on the couch savoring the luxury of taste. Tickets are available at 11:00 a.m., 1:00, 2:30, or 4:00 p.m. on the website.
Adega Vinho Harvest Soiree, Stonewall
Saturday, November 11, 7-9 p.m.
The End of Harvest Formal Soiree is an annual event, and this year includes the pre-release of the 2022 Texas Hill Country Chardonnay. Attire is ballroom dresses for the ladies and black tie or Texas tuxedo for the gentlemen. There will be plenty of wine, a gourmet charcuterie grazing board, and a live string quartet. Get your tickets now and think about ordering your Chardonnay too. Website
Grape Camp by Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association, Lubbock
Tuesday-Thursday, November 14-16
Focused on Texas grape growers, TWGGA’s Grape Camp provides outstanding education sessions exploring viticulture challenges like water, drought, heat, and labor challenges, plus unique grape and wine sensory education. Learn from vineyard and winery experts and enjoy a chance to network with wine and grape peers. Advance registration required – https://www.txwines.org
Alpacas and Wine at DeepRoots Winery, Plantersville
Saturday, November 18, 12:30-5 p.m.
The adorable Alpacas from Starry Dreams Ranch will be visiting DeepRoots Vineyards. Visit with these sweet creatures and shop products made from Alpaca fiber. Learn about the animals and what it takes to be an Alpaca rancher, all while sipping great wines. Advance tickets required on the website.
Bluemont Vineyard Holiday Cookie + Wine Pairing, Fredericksburg
Friday, November 24, 12-5 p.m.
The art of winemaking meets the magic of the holidays. Raise your glass to the holiday season and enjoy the warmth of great company. Savor a spectacular selection of Bluemont Vineyard & Brewery wines thoughtfully paired with classic holiday cookies. From classic sugar cookies to peanut butter kisses, each cookie will feature a complimenting wine served as a self-guided flight. After your pairing, cozy up by the crackling firepits and enjoy a cup of mulled wine. Reservations are $30.00 per guest plus tax and include a welcome beverage and a flight of four-holiday cookies paired with wine on the website.
Landon Winery Sip and Shop, Denison
Saturday, November 25, 1-5 p.m.
Sip on premium Landon Winery wines at each stop as you shop your way through the charming boutiques of historic Denison. The $30 ticket includes a souvenir glass with 15 tickets to try Landon wines and an entry into the drawing for prizes. Tickets are limited on the website.
Christmas Wine Affair, Texas Hill Country
November 27 – December 22
Tickets are now on sale for Texas Hill Country Wineries Christmas Wine Affair passport event. Tickets include a complimentary wine tasting and a 15% discount on 3+ bottle purchases at each of the 45+ participating wineries in the beautiful Hill Country.
Christmas Wine Train, Grapevine
Thursday, November 30, 7-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an old-fashioned train ride on Grapevine Vintage Railroad with two glasses of fine Texas wine, a souvenir glass to take home, savory small-bites and a dessert, and an unforgettable evening. $52 per person (ages 21+ only) on the website.