GrapeFest Celebrates Vintage History of Grapevine
Sep 01, 2014 12:08AM
The 28th annual GrapeFest, the largest wine festival in the Southwest, will be held September 11 through 14, in historic downtown Grapevine, Texas, featuring premium wines from Texas, Washington state and five of Italy’s wine regions.
Highlights include the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation; Grape Stomp; the Champagne Terrace; Kids World; Palate Pleasers at the Palace; GrapeFest Golf Classic; GrapeFest Tennis Classic; Italian CarFest; five stages offering live entertainment, the Texas Wine Tribute and more.
Texas is the fifth-largest wine producing state in the United States. Named for the wild mustang grapes that blanketed the land when settlers first arrived to the area in 1844, Grapevine is the headquarters of the Texas wine industry.
Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (62) and children (6-12) and free for under 6. Weekend passes are available for $18 and souvenir weekend passes are $23. Admission is free for children five and under. For more information, call 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/GrapeFest.