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Gruene Wine and Music Festival in New Braunfels

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The event thousands of people wait for all year is here! The Gruene Wine and Music Festival begins on Thursday, Oct. 8, kicking off four days of Texas wine, tasty food, hot tunes, and great fun in the heart of the Hill Country

Thursday, Oct. 8

Thursday night’s theme is “That’s Right—It’s Not From Texas, and the festivities include:

  • Tastings of Texas and non-Texas wines
  • Door prizes featuring non-Texas vacations including Napa Valley, Jackson Hole, Orlando, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Santa Fe
  • A concert by the Marshall Tucker Band at Gruene Hall

Friday, Oct. 9

The theme tonight is “Rocking with Texas Wine & Food, with wine tasting, a silent auction, and a concert and meet & greet with Pat Green (sold out). Also planed is:

  • Wine tasting featuring Westcave CellarsFiesta Winery and Brennan Vineyards, among many others
  • A guitar auction featuring autographed guitars from international music stars including George Strait, Willie Nelson, and Kacey Musgraves

Saturday, Oct. 10

“Texas Tastings & Tunes Day” includes:

Sunday, Oct. 11 

The last day of the festival is a “Texas-Style Musicfest” featuring eight hours of live Texas music with:

The Gruene Wine and Music Festival brings together two favorite Hill Country activities: wine tasting and live music. The area has become a hotbed for both.

Huffington Post called the Texas Wine Country the "New Napa,” for its “perfect growing conditions” and its popularity as “the second most visited wine tasting region in North American and top 10 in the world,” while Wine Enthusiast named the Texas Hill Country “one of the 10 Best Travel Destinations.”

Texas wines have also continued to win awards around the world, most recently taking home 157 medals, including approximately two dozen gold, in the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TIWA). Texas is now the No. 5 wine-producing state in the country.

Austin may be known as the live music capitol of the world, but the Texas Hill Country is gaining on it, with countless venues and festivals showcasing established, up-and-coming, and famous musicians, and a reputation as an incubator for great Texas music. Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, and Stevie Ray Vaughan are just a few of the artists who got their start or cultivated their craft in the Hill Country.

These are just a few of the factors that have made the Hill Country such a desirable place to live. Communities like Vintage Oaks, the fastest-growing community in the area, inspire people to buy land, buy a home, or build a home thanks to the unique combination of location between Austin and San Antonio right on the Texas Wine Trail across the street from Dry Comal Creek Winery, beautiful Hill Country terrain, and resort amenities.

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