Wine & Roses Festival | Bryan, Texas

33rd Annual Wine & Roses Festival

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Saturday, APRIL 22Nd
11am-8pm

ABOUT
Located at the Messina Hof estate, this one-day festival will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the budding of the vines and the blooming of the roses. 3,000 + guests will gather to enjoy wine tasting, local vendors and artisans, pairing classes, our famous grape stomp competition and more. Admission to the festival is free with the exception of a few events that require tickets which can be pre-purchased or included in one of our specialty packages. A portion of the proceeds from Wine & Roses benefits the Brazos Valley Arts Council.

TICKETS AVAILABLE 2017


::LIVE MUSIC | All day!

Headliner: Cody Bryan Band

Acoustic set: Darian Hernandez


::WINE TASTING | All day!

Enjoy Messina Hof wines across the estate. There will be red wine and white wine tents located outside along with Wine Slushies, wine on tap in the Wine Bar and premium wines located in our Tasting Room. Each tasting will require a tasting glass, see our ticket packages for more information. Don't forget to get your passport stamped at each tent! Complete your passport and spin our prize wheel for a special souvenir to take home!


::TEXAS ARTIST WINE LABEL COMPETITION VOTING | All day!

Vote for your favorite artist! The 27th Annual People’s Choice Wine Label Competition is the centerpiece for the Wine & Roses Festival. Each year, Texas artists compete for a chance to be featured on a Messina Hof wine bottle. Voting is only open throughout the festival, so don’t leave without placing a ballot for your favorite finalist. All proceeds benefit the Arts Council.

Want to enter the competition? Details can be found at www.messinahof.com/artistcompetition. Deadline is March 3, 2017.


::WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING

Be sure to sign up for one of these decadent classes led by Karen Bonarrigo, this class explores the magical pairing of wine and chocolate. We heard your feedback from last year and added more time slots! Guests will try an assortment of gourmet chocolates while pairing them with Messina Hof's award-winning wines. Tickets sell out fast so be sure to purchase yours as soon as tickets are on sale! (Sparkling Grape Juice will be available for those under 21)


::GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION

This exciting Grape Stomp Championship will take place during Wine & Roses Festival. Each heat of teams will compete by filling bottles with the juice that they have stomped. At the end of each 2-minute heat, the winning team with the most juice in their bottle will continue to the next stomping bracket.

  • Teams of 3-4 members can compete
  • [Registration is $50 per team of 3-4] OR [$15 per individual "free agent" (Messina Hof will add individuals to teams at random)]
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams!
  • Wear comfortable stomping clothes! Fun team names and jerseys encouraged!
  • When registering, please give your team name or state that you want to be added to a team at random.
  • Fee does not include tasting glasses or festival tickets.


::STEAK DINNER

Enjoy a steak dinner in our Estate Wine Cellar. Wine not included.


::ACCOMMODATIONS

*SPECIAL OFFER FROM BEST WESTERN PREMIER* Call-in to 979-731-5300 (PRESS 3) and reference the group name Wine & Roses Festival or the group code WRF17. The reservation due date is Friday, March 31, 2017 but will continue to make reservations if there's availability after that date. Rooms blocked for Friday and Saturday. Best Western Premier is offering $105 for the standard king rooms and $110 for king suites or a double queen room.


FESTIVAL TIMELINE

11AM Shuttles Begin to Pick Up Guests | Rudder High School

11AM Festival Begins

11AM Ticket Tent Opens | Front Entrance

11AM Wine Label Artist Competition Voting Begins | The Balcony

12PM - 1:15PM Darian Hernandez acoustic set | Lakeside Deck

12PM - 1:30PM VIP Reception | Estate Wine Cellar (come & go)

12PM - 2PM Live Music | Vintage House Restaurant

12PM - 4PM Interactive Art with Purple Turtle | Cellar Room (come & go)

12PM - 6PM Tours every hour on the hour | starting in the Vineyard

3PM - 5:30PM Grape Stomping Competition | Grape Stomp Stage

3PM - 3:30PM Wine and Chocolate Session 1 | The Gallery

4PM-4:30PM Wine and Chocolate Session 2 | The Gallery

4PM-7PM Ticketed Steak Dinner | Estate Wine Cellar

5PM Wine Label Artist Competition Voting Ends | The Balcony

5PM-5:30PM Wine and Chocolate Session 3 | The Gallery

5:30PM Grape Stomp Award Ceremony | Grape Stomp Stage

5:30PM-7:45PM Headliner Cody Bryan Band | Main Stage

6PM-6:30 Wine and Chocolate Session 4 | The Gallery

8PM Festival Over

9PM Last Shuttle Leaves | Main Gate

PRE-PURCHASE AND SAVE!
Packages will NOT be available the day of the festival.

::GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE

  • Includes general admission into the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • Does not include tasting glass or tickets, these items will be available for purchase separately
  • Recommended for children and adults under the age of 21, children under 12 are free
  • If you wish to participate in tastings, a tasting glass will be required, see our Wine & Roses Basic Package to get you started!

::ULTIMATE PACKAGE | $90 *NEW!*

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 40 Festival Tickets (Can be used throughout the festival including Wine Tents, Food Tents, and in Gift Shop.)
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 1 Festival Shirt
  • 1 Chocolate Pass (Additional passes can be purchased with Festival Tickets the day of the festival. To guarantee a spot, pre-purchase packages.)
  • 1 Messina Hof 40th Anniversary Commemorative Tote Bag
  • 1 Steak Dinner

::TASTING PACKAGE | $25

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 15 Festival Tickets (Can be used throughout the festival including Wine Tents, Food Tents, and in Gift Shop.)
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 1 Wine & Roses Festival Shirt (Choose your size when you check-in at the festival.)

::CHOCOLATE LOVER'S PACKAGE | $45 *MOST POPULAR!*

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 30 Festival Tickets (Can be used throughout the festival including Wine Tents, Food Tents, and in Gift Shop.)
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 1 pass to the Chocolate & Wine Pairing Class (Additional passes can be purchased with Festival Tickets the day of the festival. To guarantee a spot, pre-purchase packages.)
  • 1 Wine & Roses Festival Shirt (Choose your size when you check-in at the festival.)

::GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION REGISTRATION | $50 per team or $15 per individual

  • Teams of 3-4 members can compete
  • Individuals can sign up as "free agents" and Messina Hof will assign them to a team
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams!
  • Wear comfortable stomping clothes! Fun team names and jerseys encouraged!
  • When registering, please give your team name or state that you want to be added to a team at random.
  • Fee does not include tasting glasses or festival tickets

::STEAK DINNER | $35

  • Price per person, wine not included.
  • Tickets available online only, will not be sold at festival.

::EXTRA TICKETS | $15

  • Pre-purchase 20 festival tickets for only $15 (Can be used throughout the festival including Wine Tents, Food Tents, and in Gift Shop.)
  • Tickets will be $1 each at the festival

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PRE-PURCHASE AND SAVE!
Packages will NOT be available the day of the festival.

CODY BRYAN BAND


DARIAN HERNANDEZ

Wine & Roses Festival Parking

This year Messina Hof is expanding parking to include the Rudder Parking lot which will be FREE for all Wine & Roses attendees, with shuttle service from 11:00am until 8:30pm! Parking will still be available at the winery for $5 per vehicle, space is limited so please plan accordingly if you wish to park closer to the festival.

Messina Hof Winery & Resort

4545 Old Reliance Road
Bryan, Texas 77808

Rudder High School Parking Lot
3251 Austin's Colony Pkwy
Bryan, Texas 77808

WINE & ROSES HALF MARATHON & 5K

SUNDAY, APRIL 24TH
RACE STARTS AT 7:00 AM

Race Texas Sports and Messina Hof Winery & Resort have partnered to hold an unforgettable event that includes a beautiful course through the vines of Messina Hof Winery & Resort, state-of-the-art timing and results, custom tri-blend shirt, custom race-bib, a commemorative wine glass, a brunch-style buffet created by the finest Messina Hof chefs, and an unforgettable wine stopper medal when you cross the finish line.

Not to mention the wine tasting station that will be located in the vines on the course and is exclusive to runners!

The Messina Hof Wine and Roses Half Marathon will be on April 24th in Bryan, Texas at Messina Hof Winery & Resort. Runners and spectators alike will enjoy the sites of the premiere Texas winery especially during the 32nd annual Wine and Roses Festival. During the festival enjoy local artisans, wine tastings, and the grape stomp competition!

Click the button below for more information and to register!

http://wineandroseshalf.com/

For more information, email: infoatracetx.com

Vendor applications are now closed for Wine & Roses 2017.

Contact us to be added to the list for future vendor events including Holiday Happening on November 5, 2017 and Wine & Roses on April 21, 2018.

Email teri.ryan@messinahof.com or Call (979) 778-9463 ext. 234


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  • What should I wear to Wine & Roses?

Wine & Roses is an outdoor festival so dress casual and comfortable. Also, be sure to wear plenty of sunscreen.

  • How much does it costs to attend Wine & Roses Festival?

General admission to Wine & Roses Festival is free before 5pm and is $15 after 5pm. All tasting booths and activities require a set amount of tickets which can be purchased in advanced or the day of at the main ticket tent. Tickets are $1 each. All ticket packages include the $15 charge after 5pm. Check back soon for full ticket details. We strongly recommend to pre-purchase your packages as only the Basic Package will be available the day of the festival.

  • How many people can be on a Grape Stomp team?

Each team can consist of 2-4 Members. Call 979-778-9463 ext 234 to register online.

  • Are children and adults under 21 allowed to attend?

Yes, there will be activities that can be enjoyed by all. Children 12 and under are free all day. Soda, water, and sparkling grape juice will be available. Please make sure all children are accompanied by an adult.

  • Are beer or liquor available?

Messina Hof is a bonded winery, so there will be no beer or liquor available for purchase or consumption and no outside drinks will be permitted.

  • How do I become a vendor or a sponsor?

To be part of this annual festival, call (979) 778-9463 or email events@messinahof.com.

  • Do you take credit cards?

Yes, Messina Hof accepts all major credit cards.

  • Am I allowed to bring my own lawn chairs/picnic blankets?

Yes, there will be areas available for your own chairs and blankets.

  • How do I get to the festival?

Messina Hof will have limited $5 premium parking on property. Free shuttles will also be available from Rudder High School. Local taxi services and ride-shares are encouraged.

  • Is this event at other Messina Hof locations?

No, Wine & Roses Festival will be held at the Messina Hof Bryan location.