27th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival: OCT 10-13!

By on September 29, 2013 Texas Wine News

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October 10-13, 2013 | www.gruenemusicandwinefest.com

GRUENE HISTORIC DISTRICT (September 2013) – Mark your calendars and raise your glass, the 27th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival is right around the corner! Join us for a weekend full of Texas music, wine and food, all to benefit the United Way of Comal County. Tickets are available at www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org.

Thanks to our generous sponsors (Ammo Advertising, Chase Bank, Frost Bank, First Commercial Bank, Gruene Hall, KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels, Manrique Custom Vision Center, M&S Companies, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, and The Grapevine), this year promises to be better than ever!


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That’s Right, It’s Not From Texas – Thursday, October 10th
5:30 – 7:30pm: The Grapevine – Kick-off event featuring New World & German wines, live jazz music and, best of all, spectacular “Not From Texas” vacation package door prizes including trips to: Charleston, SC with $200 to Southwest Airlines, $50 to Charleston Crab House, $50 to 82 Queen, two passes to Magnolia Plantation and 4 tickets for Bulldog Tours; Anaheim, CA with $200 to Southwest Airlines, four passes to Disneyland and a $50 Disney Gift Card; Memphis, TN with $200 to Southwest Airlines, $50 to Rendezvous, $80 in Elvis Bucks (can be used for Graceland admission) four passes to the Pink Palace Museum and four passes to the Sharpe Planetarium; Orlando, FL with $200 to Southwest Airlines, four passes to Sea World Orlando, $50 to the T-Rex Café, $50 to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and four passes to Orlando Putting Edge; Kansas City, MO with $200 to Southwest Airlines, 4 passes to Schlitterbahn Kansas City, $50 to Gates BBQ and $50 to Cheeseburger in Paradise; and your choice of a Golf or Sports Vacation Package!
8:00pm: Gruene Hall – The Mavericks (SOLD OUT)

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Rockin’ With Texas Wine & Food – Friday, October 11th
5:30 – 8:30pm: Gruene Hall – Private show and meet ‘n’ greet with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, catered dinner by Gristmill River Restaurant and a wine tasting with three featured Texas wineries. Silent auction and The Great Guitar Auction with autographed guitars by George Strait, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Mavericks, Los Lonely Boys, Willie Nelson, the Bacon Brothers, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Ryan Bingham, Randy Rogers, Ray Price, Jerry Jeff Walker, Stoney LaRue and more. (1 VIP TABLE LEFT)
9:30pm: Gruene Hall – Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell (SOLD OUT)

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Texas Tastings & Tunes – Saturday, October 12th
Noon – 6:00pm: The Grapevine Grounds – Taste over 80 different Texas wines from over 25 different wineries, try the stellar cuisine from the DUK truck, Institute of Chili, Where’s That Truck and Winner Winner Chicken Dinner at Le Cordon Gruene haute food trucks and shop the craft market all to the beat of live, original Texas music.
6:00pm: Gruene Hall – Charlie Robison OPEN Sound Check & Meet ‘n Greet
9:00pm: Gruene Hall – Charlie Robison

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Texas-Style Music Fest – Sunday, October 13th
10:30am – Noon: Gruene Hall – Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist catered by the Gristmill River Restaurant
1:00 – 6:00pm: The Grapevine Grounds – Brew-n-Que with the very best in beer and Texas BBQ from Rudy’s, The Smoke Shack, Big Daddy BBQ, The DUK Truck and Institute of Chili. Original Texas tunes showcased live throughout the day.

2:00 – 10:00pm: Gruene Hall – Eight full hours of the very best in Americana music on two stages. Lineup includes: Ray Wylie Hubbard (acoustic), Cody Canada (acoustic), Stoney La Rue (acoustic), Micky & the Motorcars, Band of Heathens, Sons of Fathers, The Trishas and more.

For complete listings of all vendors, please visit www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org.

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Confirmed wineries:
•Bell Springs Winery
•Bending Branch Winery
•Bernhardt Winery
•Blue Lotus Winery
•Fall Creek Vineyards
•Fawncrest Vineyard
•Fiesta Winery
•Georgetown Winery
•Grape Creek Winery
•Haak Vineyards
•Hilmy Cellars
•Inwood Estates Vineyards
•Kerrville Hills Winery
•Llano Estacado Winery
•Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
•Maydelle Country Wines
•Pleasant Hill Winery
•Rohan Meadery
•Salado Creek Winery
• Santa Maria Cellars
•Seifert Cellars
•Three Dudes Winery
•Texas Hills Vineyard
•Texas Mead Works
•Val Verde Winery
•Wedding Oak Winery
•Woodrose Winery
Confirmed beers:
Tenth & Blake:
•Third Shift
•Batch 19
•Strawberry Redd’s
New Belgium:
•Seasonal Brew
•Purple Haze
•Harvest Pecan
Mike’s Hard Lemonade:
•Seasonal Pink
Blue Moon:
•Seasonal Brew
• Shortstraw
•Vintage Crimson Crossing
•Vintage Golden Knot
•Graffiti series
Smirnoff Ice:
•Light & Soda Black Cherry
•Apple Crisp
•Krombacher Pils
•Krombacher Dark
•Krombacher Hefeweizen
Pedernales Brewing Company:
•Pedernales Lobo Lito
•Pedernales Lobo Negro
•Pedernales Classic Hefewiezen
Tri City Distributing:
•Shock Top Pumpkin
•Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat
•Stella Cider
•Pacifico Clara
•Negra Modelo
•Modelo Chelada
Boulevard Brewing Co
•Unfiltered Wheat
•Bob’s 47 Oktoberfest
•Long Strange Tripel
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co
•Hoppin Helles
•Orange Shandy
•Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch
Horny Goat Brewing Co
•Horny Blonde Lager
•Exposed Cream Ale
•Watermelon Wheat
Heineken USA
•Strongbow Cider
•Newcastle Brown Ale
•Amstel Light

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