Get a jump start on your holiday gift giving by touring the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail, Holiday Crystal Wine Trail on December 3-4 and December 10-11, 2011. Your trail ticket allows you to enjoy two specially-selected wine tastings, paired with a terrific holiday food sample at each winery on the trail. As an added bonus, have your ticket stamped at five of the participating trail wineries and receive the third in a series of commemorative keepsake crystal wine glass. These 24-ounce Pinot Noir glasses feature the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail logo.
This holiday trail package, worth almost $70 per person, is yours for the low single ticket price of $25, plus tax or $45 for a Ticket-for-Two, plus tax. You have four days, on the first two weekends in December, to use your ticket and visit 10 great wineries along the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail. The food and wine pairings for the wineries are listed below.
Bernhardt Winery: Antipasto Skewer with an Italian hard salami, cheese tortellini, marinated mozzarella ball, calamari olive, cherry tomato, and basil leaf drizzled with fresh basil Italian dressing paired with Pinot Grigio and Pinnelli.
Colony Cellars: Butter fried, rolled roast beef with olives & cheese paired with Random Harvest Red.
Cork This! Winery: Holiday meatballs paired with Staycation Chardonnay and Boot Leg Red Pinot Noir.
Messina Hof Winery: Raspberry Chipotle Cheese ball paired with Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Mama Rosa Rose’.
Pleasant Hill Winery: “Sicilian” chili paired with 2010 Sauvignon Blanc and sweet Collina Rossa.
Retreat Hill Cellars: An assortment of cake balls from Sweet Tooth Montgomery, paired your choice of any two of our wines.
Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard: Slow-smoked pork tenderloin, rubbed with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, garlic and fresh rosemary, paired with FM 1836 Riesling and Reserve Cabernet Franc.
Saddlehorn Winery: Holiday Tamales paired with Black Spanish and Muscat Blanc.
Texas Star Winery: Twisted Turkey and Sherry Pecan Tarts with Cranberry Wine and 17K Chérie (Prickly Pear Cactus Sherry).
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