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 verandah …
If this sounds inviting, you can experience it as Becker Vineyards hosts its 17th annual Lavender Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3. The event 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 – 5 p.m. The event is complimentary; parking is $5.
There will also be Lavender Luncheons by Alfred’s Catering of Austin on both days of the festival. The luncheons will be a three-course meal served with wine beginning at 12:30 p.m. and are $85 + tax, per person. Reservations required, purchase on-line at www.beckervineyards.com or 830-644-2681 x 230. NOTE: Saturday is sold out. There is availability on Sunday.