The bluebonnets are gorgeous this year, thanks to the rain. And the wineries throughout the Hill Country are waiting for you to show up and celebrate. Here are a few events being planned that allow you to mix wine and wildflowers.
The three B’s
The second annual Bluegrass, Bluebonnets and Barbecue at Becker Vineyards takes place March 17-18.
The Wood Street Bloodhounds will play music from 1 to 4 p.m. Riley’s Custom Catering will offer barbecue from noon to 5 or until it is sold out. You can get at two-meat plate with two sides for $12.50 or a barbecue sandwich and chips for $7.50.
The vineyard is located off Jenschke Road in Stonewall. Saturday hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday is noon-6 p.m. Visit www.beckervineyards.com or call (830) 644-2681, ext. 302.
Head to the Hills
The Wine & Wildflower Trail through the Hill Country will be April 13-22 and will feature 33 wineries this year.
Tickets cost $40 per couple and $25 per person. Tickets include:
- 1-3 complimentary tastes of wine at each winery
- 15 percent discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery
- One bluebonnet gift bag per ticket
- One rain gauge per ticket
- One wildflower seed packet per ticket
For a list of participating wineries and more information, click here.
The Way Out Wineries, those in the more northern part of the Hill Country, in towns such as Lampasas and Comanche, will celebrate the wildflower season April 13-15. For tickets and participating wineries, click here.