May 142010
 

Uniquely Texas Wine and Food Festival, Peoples Choice Wine Competition, and Twitter Tasting will Captivate Your Senses in Granbury, Texas

“Wine Walk” To Offer Wine Tastings, Food Vendors, Live Music, Art Exhibitions and Educational Workshops

Historic Granbury Texas (www.granburytx.com), known as one of the “the Best Small Towns in Texas”, will be hosting the “Granbury Wine Walk” for the first time on June 4-5, 2010.

The two day event will be held within a two block area around the historic downtown square. Patrons will be able to “See, Sniff, Swirl, and Savor” while walking to different locations to sample food from local restaurants and Texas food vendors, as well as taste Texas wines. Many of the most popular Texas wineries will be sampling, and offering their wines by the bottle for sale. Local herb and produce vendors will be on hand as well.

In addition there will be educational seminars given by leading wine growers and industry experts.  There will also be a “People’s Choice” wine competition hosted by Mr. Michael Zerbach, past president of the Texas Wine Growers Association. While choosing their favorite wines, attendees at the Granbury Wine Walk are encouraged to exchange their comments with other Texas wine aficionados at the event and throughout the Blogosphere on Twitter. The event will use the Twitter tag: #GranburyWine to search and follow these comments.

Well-known Texas wine writer and blogger, Russ Kane, from VintageTexas will be leading the Twitter-Tasting Brigade in Granbury. There will be more details on the Granbury Wine Walk Twittering as this event nears.

To enhance the experience of participants, there will a number of live musicians performing during the event.  Art exhibits along the Walk will be open during the day, with some wineries present inside the galleries. There will also be cooking demonstrations and opportunities for shopping on the Square.

The cost is $10 per person for one day and $15 per person for two days.  Hours are 2pm-8pm (Friday) and 11am-8pm (Saturday).  A valid ID must be presented at the ticket booth to purchase a ticket to the event (must be 21 years of age or older). Upon admittance, you will receive a wristband, commemorative wine glass, schedule of events and a location map.  For more information, please visit our web site www.granburywinewalk.com. Check us out on Facebook © by searching for Granbury Wine Walk.

Proceeds from the Granbury Wine Walk will go to Signature Kids, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides Granbury’s youth and children with scholarships, and medical assistance.

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