People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic

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Discover delicious Texas varietals at the People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the United States. Sample a variety of wines from Texas wineries in ten categories including White: Dry (<1.0); White: Semi Sweet (<1.5); White: Sweet (>1.5); White: Blends (<1.5); White: Blush/Rose; Red: Light (<1.5); Red: Medium (<1.5); Red: Bold (<1.5); Red: Sweet (>1.5) and Red Blends (<1.5)

Guests at the People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic receive a wine reference guide detailing the available wines along with a ballot to select their favorites. Fans of Texas wines can discover some new favorites and Texas wine novices might just discover some of the best wines Texas has to offer.

The winners of the competition will be announced on Sunday, September 18 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass (Ticket price does not include festival admission). Sessions take place throughout the four-day festival beginning on Thursday night. Sessions sell out quickly and advance purchase is recommended.

- Everyone entering the People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic must be 21 years of age and up
- Children and/or strollers are not allowed in the People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic
- Outside food and beverage is not allowed in the event area
- Ticket purchase is required for all persons to enter

Tickets are $25 at the event. People's Choice ticket does not include festival admission. 

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Choose from 11 different sessions during the festival. Don't forget to check out this year's Wine Tasting Guide.

Session Time
Friday, September 16 Session 3
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 16
Session 4
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 17
Session 5
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 17 Session 6
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 17
Session 7
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 17
Session 8
Saturday, September 17
Session 9
Sunday, September 18
Session 10
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 18
Session 11
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 18:  Awards Presentation  5 p.m.

Texas is the fifth-largest wine producing state in the United States. Named for the wild Mustang grapes that blanketed the land when settlers first arrived to the area in 1844, Grapevine is the headquarters of the Texas Wine Industry and home to the exciting year-round Grapevine Urban Wine Trail.