Monday, July 16, 2012

Bluebonnet Wine Trail, Harvest Trail: July 21-22 & July 28-29, 2012

Saturday, July 21, 2012, - July 22, 2012, from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 28, 2012, - July 29, 2012, from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Montgomery, Texas

Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail, Harvest Trail: July 21-22 and July 28-29, 2012 (Tickets Valid for All Days)
211 Liberty Street (Retreat Hill Cellars on SH 149, One block north of SH 105)
Montgomery, Texas 77356

Touring the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail on the Harvest Trail is your opportunity to celebrate grape harvest and crush in southeast Texas. On the last two weekends in July, the 10 member wineries along the trail will offer a select pairings of two wine tastings and a fabulous food pairing. Plus, each ticket holder will receive a unique, commemorative 2012 wine glass charm at each winery you visit. If you visit 8 of the 10 member wineries, you will receive a special “2012 Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail” charm. The value of this ticket is over $50 per person, so take this opportunity to visit local Texas wineries at half the price.

Your trail tickets are good on any of the dates, July 21-22 and July 28-29, 2012, regardless of when you purchase them. Blaze your own trail and pick where you want to start and where you want to end.  You have four days over two weekends to visit all 10 wineries. The official hours for this event are 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday for each trail weekend.
All wineries are open during the official trail hours. Several wineries open earlier or close later than the official hours, so please check the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail website for specific winery hours. The Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail wineries remind you to drink responsibly and designate a driver.

The wine and food pairings are shown below:

Bernhardt Winery – Black bean, Mexican corn, sweet mango, spicy jalapeno, red bell pepper and purple onion salsa served on purple corn tortilla chips and paired with their award winning Pinot Grigio and Pinnelli.

Colony Cellars – Cheese pretzels and ham and cheese rolls served with Crisp Texas Blanc and Rich Texas Red.

Cork This! Winery – Chicken Salad Sandwiches paired with “Blonde” Sauvignon Blanc and “Girls Night Out” Green Apple Riesling.

Messina Hof Winery – TBA

Pleasant Hill Winery – Your choice from select daily tastings plus Blanc du Bois, served with seasonal fruit and berries marinated in Blanc du Bois over pound cake.

Retreat Hill Cellars: Pick your pair from our tasting room menu, paired with Louisiana style seafood jambalaya.

Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard – Retreat Hill Chardonnay followed by marinated, spicy grilled shrimp on field greens paired with Retreat Hill FM 1836 Riesling.

Saddlehorn Winery: “Picnic on a Plate" served with Blanc du Bois (Semi) and Barn Red

Windy Winery – Fire & Ice Salsa paired with Yellow Rose (sweet Blanc du Bois) and Oasis (Dry Blanc du Bois)

Texas Star Winery: Prickly Pear Cactus Wine and Hibiscus Flower Wine-A-Rita paired with summer lettuce wraps filled with zesty corn salad.

For more information about this event and tickets, click here.

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