Wine & Roses Festival | Bryan, Texas


COME CELEBRATE THE BUDDING OF THE VINES AND BLOOMING OF THE ROSES! THE MESSINA HOF
ESTATE WILL BE BUZZING WITH FOOD VENDORS, LOCAL ARTISANS, WINE TASTING,
AND AS ALWAYS WE WILL BE HAVING OUR GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION.

DATE: APRIL 23, 2016
TIME: 11am-10PM

Wine & Roses Festival

::LIVE MUSIC | 11:00am | 12:30pm | 8:15pm

Messina Hof is excited to announce live music from Brandon Rhyder, Parker Heights and more!


CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON BRANDON RHYDER & CHECK OUT HIS NEW MUSIC VIDEO, 'THAT'S JUST ME'


CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON PARKER HEIGHTS


::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 receive a free goodie bag!


::INTERACTIVE ART CLASS | 2:00pm | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm | 6:00pm

*JUST ADDED* Let your creativity flow with a painting class lead by Guerilla Art Takeover founders Jeremy Herrera and Nancy Elloit. Inspired by Picasso's Cubism period, you will be guided through the process of creating a colorful, wine-inspired masterpiece "Vincasso". Paintings will be 9x12", everything you need will be provided.


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

Vote for your favorite artist! The 26th 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. The theme this year is Renaissance! Generously sponsored by the Texas Renaissance Festival. All proceeds benefit the Arts Council.


::WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING | 2:00pm (VIP Members Only) | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm | 6:00pm

*MOST POPULAR* 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 today! (Sparkling Grape Juice will be available for those under 21) | BUY TICKETS


::GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION Sponsored by HEB | 3:00pm-5:30pm

Hosted by KBTX's Brazos Valley This Morning team, 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. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 5:30pm where prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners! | BUY TICKETS

  • Teams of 2-4 people can compete
  • Wear comfortable stomping clothes!
  • Registration is $50
  • Fun team names and jerseys encouraged!


::STEAK DINNER | 4:00-7:00pm

*NEW* Messina Hof is excited to announce a new event to the Wine & Roses Festival! Cool off in our Estate Wine Cellar and treat yourself to a juicy steak. This come-and-go dinner will be available from 4:00-7:00pm and costs $25/per person. Tickets are available online only, limited quantity. | BUY TICKETS


::ACCOMMODATIONS

*SPECIAL OFFER* Messina Hof is proud to partner with Best Western Premier to offer our attendees this exclusive rate! Call (979) 731-5300, press 3 and reference Wine & Roses Festival 2016 or use group code WINE to receive a discounted rate!


::Wine & Roses: Run Through the Vines 5k & Half Marathon

*SOLD OUT* Messina Hof & Race Texas have partnered this year for the Wine & Roses Run Through the Vines 5k & Half Marathon! The race will be Sunday, April 24th at Messina Hof, with state-of-the-art timing and results, racers get a custom tri-blend shirt, custom race-bib, a commemorative wine glass, a brunch-style buffet Vintage House chefs, and an unforgettable wine stopper medal when you cross the finish line. If you're already registered, packet pickup will be at Wine & Roses Festival (Saturday April, 23). Click the tab above or visit Race Texas for more information and see what special Wine & Roses offers are available when you register!


::Are you doing the Layne's Challenge?!

Messina Hof is also proud to partner again with Layne's Challenge, if you're participating this year, after the race come show your bib at the Wine & Roses Ticket Tent and get a free tasting glass! 100% of Layne's Challenge entry fees are donated to the Brazos Valley Food Bank, to learn more about this exciting event happening the same day, visit: layneschallenge.com


SPONSORED & PARTNERED BY:

Pre-purchase your ticket packages now!

Only the Basic Package will be available the day of the festival.

::GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE until 5pm -- All General Admission tickets will be $15 after 5pm

  • Includes general admission into the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • Does not include tasting glass or tickets
  • 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!

::WINE & ROSES BASIC PACKAGE | $20

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 10 Tasting Tickets

::WINE & ROSES TASTING PACKAGE | $35 ($55 value!)

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 20 Tasting Tickets
  • 1 Wine & Roses Festival Shirt (choose your size when you check-in at the festival)

::CHOCOLATE LOVER'S PACKAGE | $45 ($75 value!)

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 1 Tasting Glass
  • 30 Tasting Tickets
  • 1 Wine & Roses Festival Shirt (choose your size when you check-in at the festival)
  • 1 pass to Chocolate & Wine Pairing Class

::WINE & ROSES DUO PACKAGE | $85 ($115 value!)

  • Includes general admission to the festival with live music and access to vendors
  • 2 Tasting Glasses
  • 60 Tasting Tickets
  • 2 Wine & Roses Festival Shirts (choose your size when you check-in at the festival)

::GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION REGISTRATION | $50

  • Teams of 2-4 members
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

::STEAK DINNER | $25 (New!)

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

::INTERACTIVE ART CLASS | $25

  • Let your creativity flow with a painting class lead by Guerilla Art Takeover founders Jeremy Herrera and Nancy Elliot. Inspired by Picasso's Cubism period, you will be guided through the process of creating a colorful, wine-inspired masterpiece "Vincasso". Everything you need will be provided!
  • Tickets available online or at the festival.

Interested in being a Vendor at this year's Wine & Roses Festival?!

Wine and Roses Vendor App

Or Call (979) 778-9463 ext. 234


Sponsored & Partnered By

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 10:30am until 10:30pm! 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

  • 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 (benefitting Still Creek Ranch). 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. For ticket package options, click here. Please 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 or click here.

  • 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, click here for more information.

  • 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.