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Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival February 8, 2011

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Exciting changes are in store for the Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival this year, and it is right around the corner.  Tickets went on sale this morning for 5 days of events celebrating food and wine.  The schedule is as follows:

March 31, 2011 – Noon to 2 pm

Savor the Hill Country Luncheons, Fall Creek Vineyards, Stone House Vineyard, Becker Vineyards

Stars Across Texas Classic at The Long Center 7-10 pm

Sample signature dishes of some of Texas’ best known restaurants and showcase wines of Texas wineries and Guest wineries, and this year the addition of artisan spirits to round out the evening.  There is also a Stars of the Bar: Maker’s Mark Craft Cocktail Competition.

April 1

Winemaker Luncheons, The Driskell Grill and Aquarelle Noon – 1:30

Josh Ozersky’s Burger & Beef Seminar 11:00 – 1pm at the AT&T Conference Center

Sake & Sushi Panel Tasting Uchiko 1:00 to 2:30

Robert Mondavi Reserve Tasting, Sullivan’s 3-4:30

Cigar Smoker & Whiskey Slam, Cedar Street Courtyard 3:30 – 5 pm

Cured: A Charcuterie & Wine Tasting, AT&T Conference Center, 3:30 – 5

Live Fire! Beef Supremacy Over Flames, Texas Disposal Systems Exotic Game Ranch 6:30 – 9 pm

April 2

Craft Beer & Cheese, AT&T Conference center 10:30 – 12 pm

Spotlight on Texas Wines & Winemakers, Hyatt Regency Downtown 11:30 – 1:30

The Art of Blending with Rodney Strong Vineyards, The Carillon, 12:00 -1 pm

Champions of Walla Walla, The Carillon, 1-2:00 pm

Australia Unleashed: Fine Wines & Rogue Cookery, Whole Foods Market Culinary Center 2-3:30

Bog Dog Reds, III Forks Steakhouse – 2:30 – 4:00

Star Power: An Evening with Kyle MacLachlan & Animal Restaurant, AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center 8-10:30 pm

April 3, Sunday Fair – An Eclectic Urban Celebration of Food, Wine & Spirits at the Mexican American Cultural Center in Downtown Austin 1-5:00

Lots of exciting events to choose from, at lots of interesting locales.  The prices range from $45 (discounted 26 percent for the first 500 tickets) for Sunday Fair up to $150 for the Kyle MacLachlan and Animal Restaurant tickets.  The highly popular winemaker luncheons sell out quickly.

Get your tickets here:


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