It’s Grapefest week!

Very exciting- it’s time for Grapefest again!  This week marks the 26th annual Grapefest wine festival in Grapevine.  We’ve been looking forward to this for months.  It’s always such a fun time and such a great event for the city. Doors open on Thursday at 10 a.m.  From then until Friday at 5 p.m., admission […] Read more »

Grapefest a success – And I should have bought the $50 champagne

I found a nice article today on the success of Grapefest 2011.  Among the highlights: Record-breaking numbers of turkey legs and roasted corn on the cob were sold (A curious statistic of fair food). Attendance was down somewhat from 2010, probably because of Friday night’s rain.  We were there and it was a monsoon.   A […] Read more »

Grapefest – 25th anniversary in the history books

This year’s Grapefest was one of the best I have been to.  We took in more of the festivities than ever and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The city has outdone itself again.  Some of our highlights: 1.  People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic.  This year we went on Thursday instead of Saturday – highly recommended for crowd control.  […] Read more »

Opening of Grapefest

And we were there.  The weather was perfect; overcast and cool but no rain, and we were ready to enjoy.  We got there just in time for the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic at 7 p.m. and prepared to cast our votes.  Some of my favorite wines were from Texas Hills, Llano Estacado, Lightcatcher, McPherson, […] Read more »

Less than T-2 hours to Grapefest opening!

And we are ready!  This evening we’ll be at the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic and tomorrow will be doing our part to give back (and have a lot of fun in the process) by volunteering at the festival.  Saturday and Sunday are to be determined but I am sure they will include food, wine, […] Read more »

Grapefest A to Z

It’s about T-48 hours to Grapefest, and so no time like the present to give you the rundown on all the details you’ll want to know.  As always, for more information on any Grapevine festival events, you can visit www.grapevinetexasusa.com. Festival hours and admission Thursday – 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Free admission all […] Read more »

Grapefest events

It’s nearly that time again, one of our favorite times of the year – Grapefest!  The 25th anniversary of the event, themed “A Wine Experience,” is scheduled for next weekend, September 15-18.  We’ll be sharing a few other posts with information to know about Grapefest as the event draws closer, as well as posts and […] Read more »

Volunteering at GrapeFest

This is the first of what will no doubt be several posts about GrapeFest 2011  Grapefest is possibly my favorite local event and we go every year.  Food, wine, music, shopping, and all other kinds of fun.  So we will bring you everything we know about the event as information comes.  You’ll want to start […] Read more »