People's Choice

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Cotton Belt Railroad District (705 S. Main St.)

Pricing
Advance: $25
Walk-Up: $28
VIP: $50

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**People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic ticket does not include a Festival Admission Ticket. A separate purchase is required so please plan accordingly.**

One of the signature events of GrapeFest, The People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic is the largest, consumer-judged wine competition in the United States and will feature at least 37 Texas wineries pouring more than 130 wines. The competition consists of 11 (ninety minute) sessions over the weekend, with wines being judged in 10 categories and awards being presented on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the People’s Choice Pavilion.

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. Ticket purchase is required for all persons to enter and advance ticket purchase is recommended as sessions do sell out. 

New: Three VIP tasting sessions are available on Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 11:00 a.m., and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. These premiere sessions include charcuterie, live music, live artist demonstrations, a souvenir wine glass, and limited capacity for a more intimate experience.

 

 

 

2021 People's Choice Winning Wines

White: Dry

  • Gold: Bingham Family Vineyards
  • Silver: Blue Ostrich Winery
  • Bronze: Firelight Vineyards

White: Off Dry

  • Gold: Messina Hof Winery
  • Silver: Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
  • Bronze: Bluff Dale Vineyards

White: Sweet

  • Gold: Landon Winery
  • Silver: Texas Legato
  • Bronze: Blue Ostrich Winery

White: Blends

  • Gold: Silver Dollar Winery
  • Silver: Llano Estacado Winery
  • Bronze: Rancho Loma Vineyards

Blush/Rosé

  • Gold: Messina Hof Winery
  • Silver: Silver Dollar Winery
  • Bronze: Checkered Past Winery

Red: Light

  • Gold: Messina Hof Winery
  • Silver: Blue Ostrich Winery
  • Bronze: Bull Lion Ranch & Vineyards

Red: Medium

  • Gold: Bull Lion Ranch & Vineyards
  • Silver: Landon Winery
  • Bronze: Cassaro Winery & Vineyards

Red: Bold

  • Gold: Bull Lion Ranch & Vineyards
  • Silver Blue Ostrich Winery
  • Bronze: Messina Hof Winery

Red: Sweet

  • Gold: Red Road Vineyard
  • Silver: Bingham Family Vineyards
  • Bronze: Firelight Vineyards

Red: Blends

  • Gold: Bull Lion Ranch & Vineyards
  • Silver: Landon Winery
  • Bronze: Bluff Dale Vineyards