Start the Celebration Early for the 33rd Annual GrapeFest®– A Texas Wine Experience
By Emily Adams, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Kick-off GrapeFest festivities with special pre-festival events, including a wine pairing dinner, GrapeFest Golf Classic, ItalianCarFest™ and Texas Wine Tribute, prior to Grapevine’s 33rd Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience, presented by Bank of the West, September 12, 13, 14 and 15.
Starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, experience a wine pairing dinner at Wise Guys Pizzeria, 311 S. Oak St., Roanoke, TX, 76262. Enjoy four courses paired with featured Texas and Italian wines designed to enhance the experience. Tickets are $45 per person.
Swing into fun at the GrapeFest Golf Classic, Friday, September 6, at Grapevine Golf Course. Tickets are $150 for a single player or $550 for a foursome, and include driving range access, lunch, gift bag, post-tournament reception and more! All proceeds benefit Grapevine Golf Association scholarships for students. Check-in starts at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. 3800 Fairway Dr.
Rev your engines at Nash Farm, Saturday, September 7, at the 16th Anniversary ItalianCarFest™, sponsored by Boardwalk Auto Group! From 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., the premier show of Italian automobiles in the southwest will feature more than 90 vehicles, from Fiats and Alfa Romeos to Lamborghinis and Ferraris. Admission is free. 626 Ball St.
Attend the Texas Wine Tribute, one of the most prestigious annual Texas wine industry events, Saturday, September 7. Each year, a Texas winery is honored for making a significant contribution to the Texas wine industry, receiving the highly-anticipated “Tall in Texas” award. Spicewood Vineyards is this year’s recipient. Reception and silent auction start at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. and a live auction benefiting Metroport Meals on Wheels to end the night. Tickets are $125 per person. 626 S. Main St.
For more information, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapeFest.com.