It’s coming up this Friday and Saturday!

The 2013 High Plains Winegrowers Wine & Music Festival

At the Mallet Center in Levelland, Texas

Tickets are still available!

McPherson Cellers, Becker Vineyards, Lost Oak Winery, Messina Hof Winery, Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Llano Estacado Winery, Haak Winery, and Bar Z Winery are the wonderful Texas Wineries that will be showcasing wines made with High Plains grown grapes.

The High Plains Winegrower site has all the information you need and links to buy your tickets!

Up front will be Wine and Music!

There will be an expo both days with booths filled with all kinds of interesting items to peruse and to purchase. There will also be wineries mixed in with booths that will have tastes, as well as wine by the glass, and even wine by the bottle to purchase for your enjoyment as well as food to purchase. There will be big tractors and even a rock climbing wall provided by Body Works. Open from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm each day.

Admission to the Expo is $5, but free for those under 16 years of age.

And, yes, there will be music!

During the day the Music Schedule for High Plains Winegrowers Wine & Music Festival

Friday, June 14th

10:00 am – 11:30 am        Junior Vasquez            Folk/Rock/Acoustic music

11:30 am – 1:00 pm          Soul Station            Jazz

        Brent Wheeler, Brian Tate, Sarah Smither, and Jonathan Smither

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm             Bo Garza & Brian McRae’    West Texas Original/Rock Cover

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm              Monkfish            New Orleans R&B

         Brian Tate, Wade McNutt, Jonathan

2:30 pm – 3:15                    Bo Garza & Brian McRae’        West Texas Original/Rock Cover

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm             Monkfish            New Orleans R&B

 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm            Bingham Family        Fiddle    

Saturday, June 15th

10:00 am –     11:00            Bingham Family        Classical

11:30 am – 12:30                Bingham Family        Fiddle

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm             Kenny Maines        Acoustic Americana

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm             Chris Hudgins        Folk/Indie music

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm             Kenny Maines        Acoustic Americana

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm             Chris Hudgins        Folk/Indie music

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm              Kenny Maines         Acoustic Americana

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm              Chris Hudgins        Folk/Indie music

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm              Bingham Family        Fiddle

And… there will be an International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association sanctioned cook-off in the parking lot, cooking on Friday and judging on Saturday.

In the evenings there will be more concerts that you can buy tickets to:

Friday night is Mark McKinney and Charlie Robinson

Saturday night is Mickey and the Motorcars and William Clark Green

Tickets for sale on the High Plains Winegrowers web site here.

Best of all there will also be some really great wine tasting classes to be presented on Saturday afternoon by

The Wine & Food Foundation, High Plains Chapter

Scroll down the High Plains Winegrowers site till you see information about these two classes.

The classes will be taught by Daniel Kelada. Daniel is an Executive Sommelier, Master Candidate and Senior Wine Instructor with the International Wine Guild and teaches accredited wine certifications and seminars throughout Texas and around the country. He is also the Founder of GUSTO Tastings, which is a wine education and event production company who’s niche is curating wine experiences, whether educational in nature or social. There will be a very reasonable cost to these two classes, $12 per session or $20 for both. Wow!

The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from this event will benefit the South Plains Food Bank.

The Binghams will be there in full force.



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