August 2021 Wine Events

Summer Lovin’ Fest
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM    Wed, Aug 11, 2021 
Venue: The Backyard Amphitheater

Join the community of Fredericksburg at The Backyard Amphitheater — Texas Hill Country’s Premier Events Venue in Fredericksburg, Texas for an evening of the best of Texas Hill Country’s food, wine, and retail vendors with performances from local musicians and capping the night off with a showing of the classic 70’s music comedy romance movie Grease. Presented in partnership with Rock & Vine, Fredericksburg’s premier lifestyle magazine, and benefiting the local Needs Council with a portion of proceeds donated from both vendors and The Backyard.

Vendors:

Wine:
Kalasi Vineyards
Texas Heritage Vineyards
Cross Mountain Vineyards
Slate Mill Winery
Slate Theory Winery
Foyt Winery
Carter Creek Winery

Beer:
Reck Em’ Right Brewing
Old 290 Brewery

Food:
Feast & Merriment Inn Charcuterie
Orbianco Gelato
Zanzeberg Farms
Heritage Pork
Kelani Yogurt

Shopping:
Venessa Turosi Jewelry
Tutu’s Garden
Yeehaw Western Wear

& more to come!

Tickets are on sale now: https://www.evoconcerts.com/summerlovinfest

Vino Vinyasa 

Vino Vinyasa® classes bring together vinyasa-based yoga and fun wine facts through creative yoga poses. Each hour-long educational class ends with a comparative wine tasting, inviting you to mindfully taste what’s in your glass while applying what you learned through the poses. 

Wanderlust Wine Collective East Saturday, August 7 at 11:00am CST

The Fairmont Austin Sunday, August 22 at 10:00am CST

Four Seasons Austin Saturday, August 28 at 11:00am CST

Purchase tickets here: https://www.vinovinyasayoga.com

Texas Fine Wine: Talk and Taste

Type: Virtual

Texas Fine Wine continues its monthly Talk and Taste virtual tastings and happy hours through the summer on the second Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. The August tasting is scheduled for

Pick up these wines – or your favorite wines from Bending Branch Winery, Duchman Family Winery, Pedernales Cellars or Spicewood Vineyards – and join them for some conversation and laughs. Here is the Zoom link for the Talk and Tastes: us02web.zoom.us

Bending Branch 2017 Souzao

Duchman 2016 Aglianico

Pedernales 2017 Texas High Plains Graciano

Spicewood 2020 Louisa (Picpoul Blanc)

https://www.instagram.com/texasfinewine/

Ab Astris Winery

Type: In-Person

Food and Wine Pairings *SUMMER MENU CHANGES*

The food and wine pairing at Ab Astris is an immersive experience led by their in-house sommelier and executive chef, Mitchell Sharrock. He is a one-man-show who will be preparing and serving your food, pouring your wine, and walking you through each pour and the food he has chosen to pair with it. This experience includes 5 wines with a corresponding food course, all made fresh with locally-sourced ingredients. Their goal with this experience is to show you what their wines taste like when being sampled alongside other flavors and textures, in an effort to give you an idea of how they might fit on your family’s dinner table.

This experience is $70 for customers and $55 for Wine Club Members and available by reservation on Fridays and Saturdays: https://www.abastriswinery.com/Visit-Us/Reservations

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abastriswinery/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abastriswinery/

The Edge tasting room

Type: In-Person

Texan Tuesday – On August 10th, come join them for Tacos and Two Steppin’ from 5 to 7!

Sip N’ Shop – On August 26th from 4 to 8, they are contacting and welcoming vendors to come and set up shop so guests can wine and shop!

Website: https://www.theresortatfredericksburg.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theedge_fbg/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theresortfredericksburg

Pedernales Cellars

When: Every Saturday in August

Type: In-Person

Every Saturday Pedernales Cellars invites guests to join for live music outside from 1pm-5pm. Reservations are required for tastings, which are held on their patio weather permitting. Lawn seating is also available with first come first serve seating to enjoy a bottle. They do have a limited amount of lawn seating so we do permit you to bring your own chairs.

Spicewood Vineyards

Date: Friday, August 7th from 6:30pm-8:15pm

Type: Virtual or In-Person

Every first Friday of the month, Spicewood Vineyards owner, Ron Yates, invites a musician to join him at the vineyard for a night of songs, wine tastings, and some untold stories from the vines. The evening begins with a few songs from their special guest that week, and then, they join Ron to taste through three different wines. Ron and his guest will talk about tasting notes and winemaking, along with music and songwriting. The Friday Night Wine Downs are meant for people all over the wine spectrum to join.

For those who would like to taste along they offer the three packs of wine for purchase online or at the vineyard. The online event itself is free via the Facebook Page or by subscribing to their YouTube Channel. On August 7th, musician Graham Weber and in person tickets make be purchased from the winery..

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spicewoodvineyards/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Spicewoodwine

Website: https://www.spicewoodvineyards.com/

Texas Heritage Vineyard

Jake Martin & Corby Shaub Live on the Patio!
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM    Fri, Aug 6, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Jake Martin and Corby Shaub beginning at 2:30 pm.John Arthur Martinez Live on the Patio!
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM    Sun, Aug 8, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by John Arthur Martinez beginning at 1:30 pm.Summer Lovin’ Fest
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM    Wed, Aug 11, 2021 
Venue: The Backyard Amphitheater

Woody Eastman Live on the Patio!
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM    Fri, Aug 13, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Woody Eastman beginning at 2:30 pm.Tina Wilkins & Ron Flynt Live on the Patio!
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM    Sun, Aug 15, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Tina Wilkins and Ron Flynt beginning at 1:30 pm.Rusty Perry Live on the Patio!
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM    Fri, Aug 20, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Rusty Perry beginning at 2:30 pm.Walt Wilkins Live on the Patio!
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM    Sun, Aug 22, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Walt Wilkins beginning at 1:30 pm.ShAnnie Live on the Patio!
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM    Fri, Aug 27, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by ShAnnie beginning at 2:30 pm.Woody Eastman Live on the Patio!
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM    Sun, Aug 29, 2021 
Venue: Texas Heritage Vineyard Tasting Room

Join them on their patio for fine wine and views! Live music will be played by Woody Eastman beginning at 1:30 pm.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/texasheritagevineyard/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TEXASHERITAGEVINEYARD/

Website: https://www.texasheritagevineyard.com

William Chris Vineyards

Live music at the vineyard 12:30pm-4:30pm Friday-Sunday Live Music

Find the full list of August weekend live music here: https://www.williamchriswines.com/events

As we approach harvest season, William Chris Vineyards invites you to join them at one of their upcoming 2021 Grape Punch sessions taking place at the vineyard in August. The sessions, led by the winemakers at William Chris will feature a mini learning workshop focused on harvest and the winemaking process, including techniques for transforming grapes to wine – from the vine to the bottle. 
During Grape Punch, guests will be able to scrub up and punch down grapes. Finish your visit by taking your “grapey” hands and stamp your own Grape Punch t-shirt to take home. Grape Punch takes place at William Chris Vineyards, located at 10352 U.S. Highway 290, Hye, TX, 78635. Want to grab lunch after? You can book a picnic pack after the event and enjoy at Hye Estate!

Last month, William Chris Vineyards launched the Wanderer Series Relief Project II, which features a new wine benefitting Feeding Texas, created in collaboration with Texas sommelier and Emmer & Rye Wine Director and Manager Ali Schmidt, with a mission of supporting and nourishing Texas families in need as they get back on their feet following the pandemic and the devastating Texas winter storms. 

The wine is available on WCV’s website HERE, as well as from the following retailers in select locations across Texas: H-E-B, Spec’s, Central Market, Kroger, Whole Foods Market, and several independent bottle shops throughout Texas.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/williamchrisvineyards/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/william.chris.vineyards

Website: https://www.williamchriswines.com/

Fall Creek Winery

Paint and Sip

August 13, 2021

Come prepared to have fun and let loose. We’ll guide you and your loved ones through two lively hours of creatively drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. Who knows…you might have an artist lurking in you! The best part? You don’t have to be a painter to have an amazing time creating your personalized and quality piece of art!

The only thing you need to bring is your smile & we take care of the rest! All the supplies you need to create your painting are included in the price of admission.

Wine will be available to purchase before the event!

Friday, August 13
6:00 PM-8:30PM Purchase Tickets Here

Wine Appreciation Series: From Grape to Glass – August 19

August 19, 2021

This class will focus on Terroir and the Vine. Come learn while enjoying a comparison of Old World, New World, and Texas wines
August 19th 6pm-7pm Driftwood Location
$36.00 per person
$30 for Wine Club Members!
Discount will show at checkout.Purchase Tickets

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fallcreekvineyards/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FallCreekVineyards

Website: https://fcv.com/

Flat Creek Estate

Mimosa Stroll & Picnic Brunch – Every Sunday at 10a.m.

Join them for a morning stroll in the vineyard.  We’ll listen to the birds chirp, look for rabbits in the vineyard and talk about growing grapes in Texas!  Find a spot along the way to enjoy your picnic brunch box.  The brunch box includes a mimosa, croissant, meat & cheese, and fresh fruit. 

Wine & Disc Experience – Course Open Thursday – Monday from 9am – 7pm

Their Wine & Disc package includes a full day of Disc Golf on their 18-Hole Par 64 Course!  Following your game or between the front nine and back nine, join them in the pavilion for a flight of wines!

Kerrville Hills Winery

Type: In-Person

Hill Country Dinner Bag

Thursday, July 22 – Sunday, July 25

Pick up a fully Texas Hill Country sourced dinner bag. Meat provided by Heritage Beef (Rocksprings, TX); produce from Hat and Heat Farm (Fredericksburg, TX), wine grown by Rustic Spur (Stonewall, TX) and produced by John Rivenburgh at Kerrville Hills Winery (Kerrville, TX). Purchase here!

Meet the Artist: Laura Ann Pollard

Sunday, July 25

12:00-5:00PM

Join them in a Meet the Artist event for Laura Ann Pollard. Laura Ann is the owner of L-Ann Imaging LLC, a portait photography studio. Laura and her husband Randall have received numerous accolades for their photography. For Laura Ann, photogrpahy is her medium of choice to express her quirky artistic talent and create pieces that inspire!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kerrvillehillswinery

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KerrvilleHillsWinery

Website: https://kerrvillehillswinery.com

Lost Draw Cellars

Live Music Friday-Sunday from 1pm-4pm

Type: In-Person

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lostdrawcellars/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LostDrawCellars/

Website: https://www.lostdrawcellars.com

Wedding Oak Winery

Location: Fredericksburg location

Type: In-Person

Join them each Sunday afternoon this summer for live music! They’ll be pouring their newest wines and serving light bites, cheese, and more at their Fredericksburg, TX tasting room.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weddingoakwine/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WeddingOakWinery/

Website: https://weddingoakwinery.com

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