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Becker Vineyards Lavender Festival This Weekend!

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Lavender, a good addition to a summery herb blend. (Photo courtesy Becker Vineyards)

Lavender, a good addition to a summery herb blend. (Photo courtesy Becker Vineyards)

STONEWALL – Plowed red earth contrasts with long rows of purple-blue flowers under the brilliant Texas sun.  A lavender-fragranced breeze blows gently over the winery’s limestone veranda.

It is time again for Becker Vineyards to host its annual Lavender Festival, May 3 and 4.

This is the 16th year for this event and it will feature speakers and vendors promoting lavender education as well as herb-related products.  There will also be gardening tips, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting and luncheons.

Business hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.  The event is complimentary; parking is $5.

On Saturday and Sunday there will also be Lavender Luncheons  catered by Alfred’s of Austin.  Saturday is sold out but there is availability on Sunday.  Both luncheons begin at 12:30 a.m. and are $75 plus tax, per person.  Reservations required, purchase on-line here or by calling the vineyards at 830-644-2681 x 230.

Becker Vineyards will also have concessions (Clear River Pecan, Primat Catering, and Stout Pizza).  There will also be more than vendors selling lavender products, gardening related items, and unique gifts.

Chris Perrenoud is the Lavender Manager for Becker Vineyards.  She creates and produces various lavender products which will be for sale to the public during the festival.  She makes beautiful lavender sachets, scented wands, lavender bundles, soaps, potpourris, lotions and more.

For more information please visit www.beckervineyards.com or 830-644-2681.

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