Special Alert





Published: 1/24/2013

Wine, Sweets and Treats, Romantic Dinners, Live Entertainment and More Highlight Grapevine's Offerings


Leigh Lyons

Office 817-410-3195/ Cell 817-903-9424




Wine, Sweets and Treats, Romantic Dinners, Live Entertainment and More Highlight Grapevine's Offerings

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (January 22, 2013) - Love is in the air in Grapevine this Valentine's Day! From wines to sweets and treats to romance, Grapevine is the place to be during the most romantic time of year.

On February 9 and 10, experience Grapevine's Sweetheart Wine Trail. Participants receive three wine tastings at each participating winery tasting room, a large souvenir wine glass, food samplings and gift certificate good for a bottle of wine at one of the participating wineries. Tickets are $45 per person in advance; $50 at the door and the event is held from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. Participating wineries include Cross Timbers Winery, D'Vine Wine, Farina's Winery, Homestead Winery and Su Vino Winery. To purchase tickets, visit www.grapevinewinerytrail.com. And if you can't make the Sweetheart Wine Trail, take a wine excursion with Grapevine Wine Tours, featuring daily stops at three Grapevine winery tasting rooms. This fun activity includes lunch or dinner and sightseeing throughout Historic Downtown Grapevine. Itineraries are rotated daily. To book your tour, visit www.grapevinewinetours.com.

Take in the special Valentine's show of Write Between the Eyes at Grapevine's Texas Star Dinner Theater, on Thursday, February 14. Guests will enjoy a unique evening with delicious entrees, decadent desserts, a rose for every lady in attendance, and of course, a one-of-a-kind murder mystery comedy. This night of hilarious entertainment, good friends, and great food is available for only $75 per person. For tickets and more information, visit www.texasstardinnertheater.com

Looking to add a little fire to your Valentine's celebration? Check out Vetro Glassblowing Studio's Flaming Cocktail Hot Date Night on February 8, 14 and 15. This unique Valentine experience features flaming cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and hot molten glass. Guests can create their very own Valentine heart or flower with the assistance of the professional glassblowers. Participants must be 21 and up. Cost is $135 per couple and reservations are required. And if you're looking for a family-friendly Valentine's experience, head to Vetro Glassblowing Studio on February 2, 9 and 16 to create your own flower ($25) or heart ($39) for that special someone. No reservations required and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit www.vetroartglass.com.

Delicious dishes for your romantic dining wishes can be found throughout Grapevine. Some suggested options include the Grapevine Epicentre's Bob's Steak & Chop House, Fireside Pies, Mi Dia and Winewood Grill. Other outstanding options include Boi Na Braza, Café Italia, Dino's Steak and Claw House, Ferrari's Italian Villa, Old Hickory Steakhouse, Silver Fox and The Vineyards Steakhouse. With more than 200 restaurants, you're sure to find the perfect fit for your Valentine's Day taste and budget. For additional restaurants, visit www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

Sparkly sights and sweet delights in Grapevine will definitely make your Valentine happy. Check out the boutiques and jewelry shops along Main Street in Historic Downtown Grapevine for something perfectly sparkly. A few suggested options include Bermuda Gold, Crowned by Grace, ooh la la, Chic Boutique, Main Street Jewelry and more. Select a sweet treat for your Valentine at the recently opened Gourmet Apples, or other tasty spots such as Legacy Cakes, Napoli's Italian Café and Confectionary, Main Street Bread Company and more. Don't forget to pick up the perfect floral arrangement at City Florist. And of course, ladies, choose something for your Valentine at Grapevine shopping options such as Grapevine Mills mall, Bass Pro Shops or Grapevine Towne Center.

On Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m., bring your sweetheart to see Love Story

at Grapevine's Historic Palace Theatre. Widely regarded as one of the most romantic movies of all time, this 1970 classic film stars Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw. Bring in a same day receipt from a Grapevine restaurant to receive a free small popcorn.

Complete your romantic Grapevine getaway with a special romance package from one of Grapevine's hotels. To find the perfect hotel option to complete your romantic weekend, visit www.grapevinetexasusa.com/getaways and click on the Special Occasions & Romance section.

For more information about Valentine's Day in Grapevine, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.


Leigh Lyons

Communications Manager l Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

636 S. Main St. l Grapevine, TX l 76051

817-410-3195 office l 800-457-6338 toll free


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