Kate LaFleur, Communications Coordinator with Texas Hill Country Wineries, joined Studio 512 to talk about their upcoming Texas Wine Month Passport
Kate states, “Texas Wine Month is October and the passport occasion will be occurring this year for the whole month at over 50 wineries in the lovelyHill Country This occasion is the 3rd of 4 self-guided passport occasions Texas Hill Country Wineries hosts throughout the year, enabling customers to experience a world of white wine at a range of getting involved wineries. With the purchase of a digital passport, ticket holders can taste at as much as 4 wineries each day throughout the month, in addition to get special discount rates on bottle purchases. Passport tickets are $120/couple or $85/individual. $5 from each ticket offered goes straight to theTexas Hill Country Wine Industry Scholarship Fund In overall, more than $55,500 has actually been granted to 47 Texas trainees working towards a degree in Viticulture, Enology or Hospitality.“
Katie revealed Studio 512 a number of Texas Hill Country Winery member offerings:
Hye Meadow Winery
2019 Nebbiolo, Texas High Plains (Paka Vineyards)
“Light in glass, huge in mouth! Grippy tannins that bind cherries to your mouth. Great for the shift from summer season to fall, couple with rustic Italian meals.
“‘Serious white wine made by enjoyable individuals’: Hye Meadow lies (you may have thought) in Hye, which is in between Johnson City andStonewall They have a big, lovely outside location to take pleasure in together with backyard video games, a fantastic menu and a couple donkeys to state hi to.”
Slate Theory Winery + Vineyard
2021 Cinsault Rose, Texas High Plains
Aroma: Green Apple, Ripe Cantaloupe, Orange Zest, Orange Blossom, Crushed Petals, Wet Concrete
Palate: Orange & & Lime Zest, Apple, Limestone
Food Pairings: Oysters, Smoked Salmon, Grilled Veggies, Pizza, Texas BARBEQUE
“This winery is along 290 in Fredericksburg and rather brand-new, opened in November of in 2015. If you are preparing a check out make sure to set up a red wine cavern trip, its a lovely underground area where you will have an actually special experience.”
Duchman Family Winery
“The 2021 Viognier is a varietal typically from France and has actually been going far for itself inTexas This vintage of Viognier has a welcome burst of white flowers, lemon, lime and stylish minerality right off the bat. The taste buds does not dissatisfy, with notes of stone fruit, mandarin oranges and citrus.
“Duchman lies inDriftwood If you are taking a trip from Austin it is a fantastic location to stop along the method on the white wine path. There is a lovely outside seating location here and a fantastic menu with pizzas and other treats to take pleasure in throughout your go to.”
Kate has a fantastic method to individuals to get the most out of their passport! “We have a fantastic map readily available this year that lists simply the getting involved wineries. You can quickly see which wineries are close to each other, which wineries need appointments and other terrific info. That map is connected on the ticket page and likewise in the verification e-mail sent out after a ticket purchase. Also, if you have the ability to check out throughout the week, it is an actually fun time considering that a few of the wineries aren’t rather as crowded.”
More information, the list of participating wineries and the ticket sales link can be found by clicking here.
Other upcoming Texas Hill Country Wineries occasions:
- Houston Road Show (white wine tasting with 25+ Hill Country wineries and wine makers) showing up on Monday, October 3rd– customers can originate from 6-8 p.m.
- THCW Annual Golf Tournament, October 24th to raise cash for the Industry Scholarship Fund
- Fall Winemaker Dinner at Tubby’s Ice House, October 26th
- Winemaker Dinner at Hill+Vine, December fourth
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