Posts Tagged ‘Fredericksburg

“Texas by the Book” is the theme for this fancy gourmet dinner at the famous Cabernet Grill in Fredericksburg. Friday, February 27, they’ll be serving up six courses of the finest Hill Country cuisine, paired with six of Texas’ best wines. Winemakers will be on hand from Grape Creek Vineyards, Texas Hills Vineyard, Duchman Family […]

(map) Tis the season for festivals out West, and this one near Fredericksburg is one of the best. It happens next Saturday, April 26, from 11 to 7 at Wildseed Farms. Eight Texas wineries will pour tastes, and you can buy wine by the glass or bottle. Local restaurants and food trucks will provide the […]

(map) This Saturday the 22nd, the 13 wineries on the Wine Road 290 Trail (between Fredericksburg and Johnson City) are throwing a fun, Mardi Gras-themed event. Top local chefs are creating dishes pairing tastes of Texas wines with Texas Gulf shrimp. There’ll be shrimp gumbo, shrimp Creole, shrimp and sausage jambalaya, blackened shrimp tacos and […]

There are several festivals coming up on and around this year’s Oktoberfest. Here’s a roundup with links to more info: Oktoberfest, Fredericksburg 10/4-6 German food, bier tent, wine garten, live oompah music, the famous Chicken Dance around the square, arts and crafts. Oktoberfest, Dripping Springs 10/19 German food and lots of beer at The Barber […]

Six Shooter Cellars

In: Drinking

10 Sep 2013

(map) It seems like there are new wineries and tasting rooms popping up weekly out along the Highway 290 wine trail. Six Shooter Cellars is one of the newest, a self-proclaimed “caliber above the rest.” It’s a joint venture by six far-flung wineries who came together to capitalize on the momentum generated by all the wine-sipping

Cabernet Grill

In: Drinking|Eating

2 Sep 2013

(map) Visiting Fredericksburg is fun, but it’s not all beer and brats. There is some serious fine dining to be had in this town, and Cabernet Grill tops the list. Steaks, seafood, local lamb, quail and bison, and the longest list of Texas wines in the state. In fact, the sign by the front door reads […]

(map) The oldest brewpub in Texas, Fredericksburg Brewing has been serving up award-winning brews since 1994. You may quaff your ales and lagers either in the restored 1890s taproom, or out strolling Main Street, since this progressive town allows sidewalk consumption. Inside, you can also enjoy a menu of

Becker Vineyards

In: Drinking

17 Aug 2013

(map) There are nine wineries between Stonewall and Fredericksburg, and Becker is one of the oldest and most popular. Since its beginning in 1992, it’s grown into the third-largest winery in the state. It’s a beautiful place to relax, take a tour and discover some award-winning wines. A tasting of six wines is $10 and […]

Award-winning shorts and features, comedies and dramas, it’s all happening next week at the 4th Annual HCFF in Fredericksburg May 2 through 5. We’re personally interested in the documentary, “Somm.” Description: “Four sommeliers attempt to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam, a test with one of the lowest pass rates in the world.” For schedules and […]

This annual festival starts this Friday night with a wine-pairing dinner in Fredericksburg, and continues Saturday at nearby Wildseed Farms. Texas wineries and Hill Country restaurants will be on hand with free tastings, and there will also be food, wine and beer for purchase. Live music starts at 11, and continues till 7:30 with Charles […]


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