Rodeo Austin “Off the Vine” Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Features 16 Texas Wineries

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Rodeo Austin “Off the Vine” Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Features 16 Texas Wineries

Mark your calendar for “Off the Vine” Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, Saturday, February 26, 2011 at The OASIS Starlight Room with friends and fellow wine aficionados from Rodeo Austin. There will be an evening of wine samplings, specialty hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

Wine enthusiasts and novices alike are invited to relax from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the OASIS’s beautiful Starlight Terrace, set against Lake Travis with the ambience of an old dance hall. Rodeo Austin anticipates to host thirty wineries from across the nation including premier Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries as well as top Texas Hill Country wineries. The participating wineries confirmed thus far are:

TX wineries participating are: Torre de Pietra, Sandstone Cellars, Inwood Estates/Vineyard at Florence, William Chris, Alamosa Wine Cellars, Solaro Estate, McReynolds, Flat Creek Estate, Bending Branch Vineyard, Becker Vineyards, Crossroads Winery, Georgetown Winery, Salado Creek, MandolaWines, Fiesta Winery.

More information on these and other Texas wineries can be found here.

Napa Wineries: Saviez, G Wine Cellars, Frias Family Vineyard, Ahnfeld Vineyard, Summit Lake Vineyard, Trespass Vineyard

Off the Vine will also feature a silent auction including exclusive specialty wine gift items.

Individual tickets include admittance to event and ten wine samplings for $75, couples

tickets include admittance to event and twenty samplings for $130. Tickets are available for purchase now at or by calling 512-919-3000.

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The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, contributes more than $1.6 million annually to the youth of Texas with the help of over 2,000 volunteers, donors and sponsors. Through its acclaimed Livestock Show, Fair, Rodeo and other fundraisers, the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo continues to work towards the advancement of its mission, Promoting Youth Education – Preserving Western Heritage. While delivering superior entertainment and boasting an economic impact that exceeds $54 million annually, the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo is an established community tradition founded in 1938. Staying true to the official sport of Texas, Austin is home to the world’s 6th largest indoor, regular season ProRodeo known as Rodeo Austin. For more information visit

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  1. Looking forward to this – a lot of these wines aren’t available in stores, so this is a good chance to try some new names and varietals! Plus, all proceeds go to scholarships for TX kids.

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