464 Becker Farms Road
Chefs At Large of Fredericksburg will create a tantalizing menu, and wines will be paired with each course. Prepayment and reservations required. Dress attire is business.
February 14: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $85 per person
Merlot & Chocolate Tasting
Becker Vineyards will pair its Reserve Merlot with the delectable truffles by Delysia Chocolatier of Austin. Al’s Gourmet Nuts will also have tastings available.
February 14: 10 a.m.—6 p.m. & February 15: noon—6 p.m.
9043 County Road 204 Plantersville
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Don Juan will be on hand for an evening of romantic singing and dancing. Relax and dine on an exquisite four-course European-style meal. Price includes a glass of wine with each meal course. Reservations recommended; seating is limited. February 14: 7—11
Price: $85 per person (plus tax and gratuity)
408 E Woodrow Road
Introduction to Sparkling Wine & Champagne
A wine class featuring various types of sparkling wines from Spanish Cava to Californian and Italian sparklers to French Champagne.
February 12: 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m.
Price: $30 per person
CHISHOLM TRAIL WINERY
2367 Usener Road
A five-course meal paired with five wines, and music by harpist Emily Johnson. Reservations required.
February 14: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $85 per person plus tax
FALL CREEK VINEYARDS
On the west side of Lake Buchanan; 20 minutes from Llano or Kingsland; 40 minutes from Marble Falls
1820 CR 222
Le Pique-Nique du Valentin a Fall Creek Vineyards
(Romantic French Picnic Lunch)
Enjoy a romantic three-course lunch, and taste the new release, Mission San Antonio de Valero Cabernet Sauvignon, which benefits the restoration of the Alamo. Reservations required.
February 7 & 14: noon
Price: $25 per person
The Wine and Chocolate Pairing Class
“Miss Jane” Nickles, a Texas Culinary Academy wine educator, will tempt your senses.
February 14: right after the Le Pique-Nique du Valentin a Fall Creek Vineyards
Price: $18 or $40 for the lunch and chocolate class
MESSINA HOF WINERY AND RESORT
4545 Old Reliance Road
800-736-9463, ext. 234
Murder Mystery Dinner: “Love Writes a Deadly Verse”
The history of Valentine’s Day, and its patron saint, is masked in mystery. Watch the tale unfold during the four-course meal with wine pairings.
February 13: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $69.95 plus tax and gratuity
Wine and Dine This Valentine’s Day at Messina Hof’s Vintage House Restaurant
Celebrate the loveliest day of the year with the help of Messina Hof’s Vintage House culinary experts. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous five-course dinner with exquisite wine to match.
February 14:6:30 p.m.
Price: $49.95 per person plus tax and gratuity
2916 Upper Albert Road
Valentine’s at the Vineyard
Tour the new state-of-the-art winemaking facility, including the largest underground barrel cellar in Texas. Taste a range of wines, including the recently released Garnacha Rosé—a great wine to enjoy with someone special.
February 14: 10:30 a.m.—5 p.m. & February 15: noon—5 p.m.
Price: Complimentary (wine and chocolate for sale)
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WINE TRAILS
2009 Wine Lover’s Trail
Visit vineyards and cozy wineries while enjoying complimentary chocolates, enchanting pairings, and new releases. Your ticket includes wine flight trios or a tasting at each winery.
February 6—8 & 13—15
Price: $35 per couple and good for Friday — Sunday of both weekends
TEXAS HILLS VINEYARD
One mile east of U.S. Hwy 281, in Johnson City on RR 2766
878 Ranch Road 2766
Valentine Winemaker Dinner
A four-course meal paired with wine, and a discussion about the pairings.
February 7 & 14: 7—10:30
$75 per person