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Got Your Tickets for the Gruene Music and Wine Fest? Better Hurry.

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The 27th annual Gruene Music and Wine Fest gets under way Thursday with That’s Right — It’s Not from Texas, a tasting of 30 German and New World wines and plenty of live music on the side.

logGrueneoBut if you want tickets for Friday’s Rockin’ With Texas Wine & Food, you’re out of luck. They’re all gone. So are tickets for Friday’s concert with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell.

The good news is that you can get tickets for Saturday’s and Sunday’s big tastings, which take place at various spots in Gruene, just outside of New Braunfels.

The Thursday night tasting event, hosted by Kevin Geil of Two Tons of Steel, is from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Grapevine Garden. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Saturday brings Texas Tastings & Tunes from noon to 6 p.m. You can taste more than 80 wines from more than 25 different Texas wineries. (Look for a list of participating wineries below.) Plus, you can taste the cuisine from the DUK truck, Institute of Chili, Where’s That Truck and Saweet Cupcakes. Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Admission includes a souvenir glass and five drink tickets.

At 6 p.m., Charlie Robison will have a free and open sound check and meet-and-greet at Gruene Hall. That will be followed Robison in concert at 9 p.m. with tickets priced at $25 apiece.

On Sunday, the morning starts with a Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist at 10:30 a.m. The event, catered by the Gristmill River Restaurant, is held in Gruene Hall. Tickets are $30 apiece.

From 1 – 6 p.m, the Grapevine Grounds will be the site of Brew-n-Que will feature the best in beer paired with Texas barbecue from Rudy’s, The Smoke Shack, Big Daddy BBQ, The DUK Truck and Institute of Chili. Original Texas tunes showcased live throughout the day. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Meanwhile at Gruene Hall from 2 – 10 p.m., you can enjoy eght full hours of the best in Americana music on two stages. The lineup includes Cory Morrow, Ray Wylie Hubbard (acoustic), Cody Canada (acoustic), Stoney La Rue (acoustic), Micky & the Motorcars, Band of Heathens, Sons of Fathers, The Trishas and more. Tickets are $30 apiece or $40 at the door.

Ticket sales go to benefit United Way of Comal County. For more information or advance tickets, click here.

bending branchConfirmed wineries for Saturday include:

  • 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

pedernalesConfirmed beers and other beverages for Sunday include:

Tenth & Blake

  • Third Shift
  • Batch 19
  • Strawberry Redd’s

New Belgium

  • Seasonal Brew
  • Rampart
  • Shift


  • Purple Haze
  • Harvest Pecan
  • Turbodog

Mike’s Hard Lemonade

  • Seasonal Pink
  • Cider
  • Strawberry

Blue Moon

  • Seasonal Brew
  • Rounder
  •  Shortstraw
  • Vintage Crimson Crossing
  • Vintage Golden Knot
  • Graffiti series

Smirnoff Ice

  • Light & Soda Black Cherry
  • Apple Crisp
  • Screwdriver


  • 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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