Some of the most beautiful weddings and receptions in Texas are taking place in the Hill Country at Spicewood Vineyards; a winery perfect for brides seeking a location with both romance and understated elegance. Located in Spicewood, Texas, the ranchman style Event Center, complete with natural stone construction and oversized windows stages the ideal celebration. For brides looking for a destination winery wedding, Spicewood Vineyards definitely has it all, including numerous outdoor ceremonial locations as well as a bridal suite and grooms cabin.
“We are a great option for a destination vineyard wedding or event just 45 minutes outside of Austin with plenty of local hotels only 20 minutes away to choose from. The vineyard backdrop, limestone and wood interior event center with a fireplace and great wine all add to this rich Texas venue.” Marie Mitchell, Event Coordinator, Spicewood Vineyards
One of the many looming tasks for brides planning their Wedding Day is deciding what to serve for the reception dinner. Full meal? Hors d’oeuvres? Wine? Holding your hand through the often overwhelming choices, Kristen Stacy and Executive Chef Dan Stacy of Royal Fig Catering from Austin collaborates with wineries and brides to tailor a menu suitable for any event, be it very formal or relaxed and casual.
Spicewood Vineyards winery knows the importance of treating your special guests to an evening full of entertainment, and exceptional food and drink. In this fantasy pairing, Spicewood Vineyards has chosen some of their signature wines to perfectly compliment several delicious selections created by Royal Fig Catering.
This light Summer hors d’oeuvre is not only easy to eat, the refreshing flavors will delight all your guests. Royal Fig creates a beautiful plate of Pickled Shrimp with Celery Root Puree to pair with Spicewood Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc. It is a wonderful appetizer and wine choice for guests enjoying the company of family and friends on the patio while awaiting the arrival of the new couple.
The Texas hill country, not only popular for its bold Texas wines, is home to some of the most delicious peaches as well! Start the reception dinner off with this tangy and sweet treat for your guests visiting the area. Royal Fig has created a Grilled Peach salad with crumbled Ricotta and fresh Arugula. To compliment the spice of the peaches, Ron Yates, owner and winemaker pairs this salad with their Spicewood Vineyards Riesling.
Your friends will dance all night on a full stomach after enjoying Grilled Lamb Chop with Red Pepper Relish. Tender and perfectly seasoned, this lamb and red pepper entree was special paired with Spicewood Vineyards Tempranillo, a Texas favorite to round out the meal and satisfy guests well into the evening.
Surrounded by romantic vineyards, magnificent sunsets and star filled Texas skies, Spicewood Vineyards provides an unforgettable backdrop for your special day and evening. Large covered patios are a Texas Spring & Summer wedding necessity, and the Event Center can accommodate up to 200 of your closest guests for dining and dancing inside or out. As you celebrate your union laughing with loved ones, you can rest easy knowing Spicewood Vineyards is there to help host your event with success.
Article by Leanne Holley, Texas Wine and Trail Magazine
1419 Burnet County Rd 409, PO.BOX 248, Spicewood, TX 78669
Phone: (830) 693-5328
Royal Fig Catering & Harvest Room
4238 Bee Caves Rd., Austin TX 78746
Phone: (512) 814-9743