Hill Country Wine, Music Fest Saturday at Wildseed Farms

Coming up this Saturday, April 26, is the 5th Annual Hill Country Wine and Music Festival at Wildseed Farms, which plans to spotlight some of the state’s best “libations and vibrations.”

The Almost Patsy Cline Band will be among the live performers entertaining on the outdoor stage as visitors sample products from at least a dozen different wineries all gathered for the fest at Wildseed Farms, located along U.S. Highway 290 (about seven miles east of Fredericksburg.)

Tasting and dancing will start at 11 a.m. and last until 7 p.m. Admission price is $25 per person, plus tax, and includes a souvenir wine glass and seven wine tasting tickets. (Teenager passes are $10 each.)

As visitors arrive to the festival grounds, they will discover artisans, mobile kitchens for cooking demonstrations and wineries pouring samples of their best “vino.”

Already signed up to pour tastes are the following wineries: Fredericksburg Winery, Kerrville Hills Winery, Hye Meadow Winery, Grape Creek Vineyards, Fall Creek Vineyards, Messina Hof Winery, Texas Hills Vineyard, and Torre di Pietra Vineyards.

Food vendors also offering sample tastes will include: the Brewbonnet Chef’s Kitchen, Bake 87 Artisan Bread, Kerbey Lane Café, MARS Mobile Kitchen, Raymer’s Brick-Oven Pizza and others.

Artisans scheduled to display their wares on the festival grounds are: Barrel Designs, Gillen’s Candies, Hummingbird Lavender Farms, Latika Soap Company, Sugar Bug Stemware, Texas Olive Ranch, Veldhuizen Cheese Shop and Wine Affectionado.

Participating restaurants and food booths will have food for sale and wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle, along with non-alcoholic beverages, souvenir t-shirts, hats and posters.

Scheduled to entertain first on the stage, starting at 11 a.m., will be The Drugstore Cowboys.

They will be followed by The Almost Patsy Cline Band at 2 p.m. and then John Arthur Martinez and Tejas at 5 p.m.

More information on its upcoming events or the venue itself is available online: www.wildseedfarms.com.

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