New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail and Blessing of the Vines
Saturday, April 8, 2017, Town Square Gazebo
Toast the good life at Grapevine's New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail and Blessing of the Vines. With tradition and flair, Grapevine celebrates new release wines, beautiful works of art and good times with friends.
To begin the New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail, you must pick up a passport to be used at the winery tasting rooms. Passports will be available for pick up beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of the event.
Dignitaries and guests of all ages take can experience a centuries-old European tradition performed by a priest. The priest will bless the vines, ensuring a bountiful harvest, as well as the new release wines. After the blessing, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and take home a newly-blessed champanel grape vine clipping of your own. The Blessing of the Vines event begins at 10 a.m.at Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St., and is free for all ages.
After the Blessing of the Vines, the celebration continues on the New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail. Taste a variety of wines at Grapevine's winery tasting rooms and enjoy beautiful works of art throughout the city.
As you stroll along Main Street in Historic Downtown Grapevine, see beautiful works of art presented by the Grapevine Art Project at the Grand Gallery, exhibits by the Texas Sculpture Association at the Tower Gallery, as well as at many private art galleries and fine art working studios throughout the city. Follow this link to learn more about the participating private art galleries via the Grapevine Art Dealers Association.
Tickets for the New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail are $45 and include three wine tastings at each of Grapevine's winery tasting rooms, light bites and a commemorative wine glass. Participants must be at least 21 years of age.
Participating Wineries Include:
Bingham Family Vineyards Cross Timbers Winery Tasting Room
Grape Vine Springs Winery Homestead Winery & Tasting Room
Messina Hof Grapevine Winery Sloan & Williams Winery
Su Vino Winery Umbra Winery
Wine Fusion Winery
Designated Driver Program - Designated drivers receive complimentary food and water at each tasting room visited and will be entered into a drawing for a gift basket filled with items from Grapevine merchants. Registration is required at Blessing of the Vines event site on the day of the event to receive the designated driver wrist band. The drawing will be held on Monday, April 10.