Blessing of the Vines & New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Toast the good life at Grapevine's Blessing of the Vines & New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail. With tradition and flair, Grapevine celebrates new release wines, beautiful works of art and good times with friends.
To begin the New Vintage Wine and 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. Learn more by downloading this year's Frequently Asked Questions.
Start the day at Grapevine's Delaney Vineyards at the Blessing of the Vines. Dignitaries and guests of all ages walk with a mariachi band through the beautiful Delaney Vineyards and experience a centuries-old European blessing 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 live entertainment. The Blessing of the Vines event begins at 11 a.m. and is free for all ages.
After the Blessing of the Vines, the celebration continues on the New Vintage Wine and 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 at Grapevine's Palace Arts Center, the Grand Gallery and Tower Gallery at the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau Headquarters and art galleries and fine art working studios throughout the city. Follow this link to learn more about the participating art galleries via the Grapevine Art Dealers Association.
Tickets for the New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail include three wine tastings at each of Grapevine's winery tasting rooms, food offerings, live entertainment and a commemorative wine glass. Participants must be at least 21 years of age.
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 Delaney Vineyards on the day of the event to receive the designated driver wrist band. The drawing will be held on Monday, April 11.