Blessing of the Vines and New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail

Father Ken Robinson blesses the local wineries during the Blessing of the Vines at Delaney Vineyards in Grapevine, Texas on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

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Toast the good life at Grapevine's Blessing of the Vines and New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail. With tradition and flair, Grapevine celebrates new release wines, beautiful works of art and good times with friends.

Blessing of the Vines
Begin the day at Grapevine’s Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St., for the Blessing of the Vines at 10 a.m. This is the first year that the Blessing of the Vines will take place at the Town Square Gazebo. Dignitaries and guests will experience a centuries-old European blessing of Texas grown vines performed by a Texas priest, ensuring a bountiful Texas harvest. After the blessing, enjoy live entertainment as well as a complimentary wine tasting, cheese and bread. Guests will receive their very own one-year-old champanel grape vine (one per family) to take home. The Blessing of the Vines event begins at 10 a.m. and is free for all ages.

New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail
Beginning at 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., the celebration continues on the New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail. Taste a variety of wines at Grapevine’s winery tasting rooms and enjoy beautiful works of art throughout the city. Participating locations include Bingham Family Vineyards, 620 S. Main St.; Cross Timbers Winery, 805 N. Main St.; Grape Vine Springs Winery, 409 S. Main St.; Homestead Winery, 211 E. Worth St.; Messina Hof Grapevine Winery, 201 S. Main St.; Sloan & Williams Winery, 401 S. Main St.; Su Vino Winery, 120 S. Main St.; Umbra Winery, 415 S. Main St. and Wine Fusion Winery, 603 S. Main St. Tickets for the New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail are $45 per person and include a souvenir wine glass, three one-ounce wine tastings and one food sample at participating wineries. Tickets should be picked up at the Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St. Advance purchase is recommended. Participants must be at least 21 years of age.

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