Jan 192011
 

2011 Texas Hill Country Wineries Road Show Tastings: First Stop… Fort Worth

It’s High Time to Get Some Mighty Fine Texas Wine!

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Texas Hill Country AVA and 20 years of winemaking in the Hill Country, Texas Hill Country Wineries are hitting the road and bringing the wines to you for our first ever Road Show in 2011.  We will be visiting four great cities Texas starting with Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and ending in Austin.  We invite you to join us in your city for winemaker dinners, seminars and Twitter-tastings for everyone from sommeliers to the discerning consumer.  You will meet owners, producers and winemakers from at least 15 of our member wineries, 30 wines available for tasting and learn about the 400 year old wine industry in Texas.

The 2011 Road Show is currently in the development stages, all venues and exact details are not ready for publication.  Members of the wine buying trade or wine media are invited to attend special tastings and seminars exclusive to the trade and media only.  All wine enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the ticketed events or experience a winemaker dinner at a local hotspot.  Please fill out the ‘Save the Date’ waiting list form and indicate which city you are interested in and then watch your inbox for details as they become available.  Tickets for these events will be extremely limited so please get on the waiting list and get dates, details and ticket availability as soon as it is released.

Fort Worth, Texas- February 23 and 24, 2011

Houston, Texas- April 2011

San Antonio, Texas- July 2011

Austin, Texas- October/November 2011

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First stop…Fort Worth, Texas!

15 Texas Hill Country Wineries will embark upon Cowtown for two days, Wednesday and Thursday, February 23 and 24, 2011.

TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WINERIES ROAD SHOW TASTING

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth

6:00pm-8:00pm

We invite you to join winery owners and winemakers from 15 of the Texas Hill Country Wineries showcasing a sample of their portfolios.  Come reacquaint yourself with your favorites or encounter a new brand to add to your favorites list.  Reata Restaurants will provide wine friendly cuisine to enjoy with the 30 wines being shown.  Take your exclusive tasting glass home with you and remember the great wines you tasted with every use.  Texas Hill Country Wineries takes pride in leading the forefront of the Texas wine industry. We understand ideas the public may have about Texas wines.  This is why we have required all participating road show wines to be analyzed by a third party for quality and consistency.  We know that each palate is different but assure you the wines represented are quality driven.  Admission is $50 per person in advance, $55 at the door if available (cash only).  Tickets are non-refundable.  Event attendance is limited, advance purchase is highly recommended.

To purchase tickets, click HERE.

ROAD SHOW WINEMAKER DINNER

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

6:00pm

Reata Restaurant, Sundance Square, Fort Worth

The two day event will kick off with a winemaker dinner hosted at Reata Restaurant, home of Legendary Texas Cuisine.  What better to pair with legendary Texas wines?  Dine on a divine 7-course meal, sip on 13 delectable wines and engage in conversation with 12 fascinating winery personalities.  Cost $80/person  plus tax and gratuity.  For reservations please call Reata Restaurant at 817.336.1009. Please state you want reservations for the “Texas Wine Trail Dinner.”  A credit card number will be required to secure the reservations.  Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or your credit card will be charged.

TRADE & MEDIA EVENTS

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth

Trade & Media Seminar: 3:30pm-5:00pm, American Cowgirl Theatre

Wine industry trade and media are invited to join us for a 3 panelist seminar of winery owners and winemakers that explores the history, diversity and complexity of the Texas Hill Country AVA.  Learn from the experts working in the field, cellar and marketplace the benefits and struggles they face to create and bring to market such remarkable wines.  RSVP to thcwtrail@gmail.com.  *Seating limited to 50.

Trade & Media Tasting: 5:00pm-6:00pm, Rotunda

Directly following the seminar, winery owners and winemakers from 15 of the Texas Hill Country Wineries will showcase a sample of their portfolios.  With a private hour just for you we invite you to make connections with the primary figures of the wineries you do business with. Texas Hill Country Wineries takes pride in leading the forefront of the Texas wine industry. We understand ideas the public may have about Texas wines.  This is why we have required all participating road show wines to be analyzed by a third party for quality and consistency.  We know that each palate is different but assure you the wines represented are quality driven.  RSVP to thcwtrail@gmail.com.  *Limited to 50 guests.

*Please note that members of the trade and media will be qualified prior to the entry into the event.

The Road Show is sponsored by the Texas Hill Country Wineries and will bring winemakers and principals out of the vineyards and into your cities for these special events.  Please contact Texas Hill Country Wineries for any details or questions concerning the Road Show.

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