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20 Can't-Miss Festivals for the Texas Wine Lover 

California might be known as wine country, but Texas-made wines prove that we can hold our own. Whether you’re a wine snob or just want to add another wine glass to your collection, you’ll want to hit up these wine festivals throughout the Lone Star State.
Savor Dallas
April 6-9, Dallas, (214) 977-8152, savordallas.com
Drink your way through the best of Dallas’ wine selection and sober up on the city’s most succulent dishes.
Photo via Instagram, savordallas
VinoPalooza Wine Fest
April 8-9, Fort Worth, Dallas, vino-palooza.com
Be sure to catch this traveling wine festival as it makes its way to Fort Worth and Dallas.
Photo via Instagram, vinopalooza
Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair
April 6-9, Multiple locations, Houston, sugarlandwineandfoodaffair.com
This Houston suburbs’ festival offers packages ranging from casual wine tastings to grand dinners.
Photo via Instagram, slwinefood
Rootstock: A Texas Wine Festival
April 22, 101 N University Parks Dr, Waco, (254) 848-4343 rootstockwinefest.com
Rootstock brings 18 of the top wineries in the Lone Star State under one roof. You’re welcome.
Photo via Instagram, angelacantoo
Wine and Roses Festival
April 22, 4545 Old Reliance Road, Bryan, (979) 778-9463, messinahof.com/wineandroses
Learn how to pair chocolate and wine or compete in the grape stomp like you’re Lucy Ricardo.
Photo via Instagram, dolecolan
Granbury Wine Walk
April 27-29, 100 E State Loop 426, Granbury, granburywinewalk.com
Spend some time strolling through downtown Granbury while you sample up to 15 Texas wines.
Photo via Instagram, cynthia_campos_
Austin Food + Wine Festival
April 28-30, Multiple locations, Austin, austinfoodandwinefestival.com
Foodies can’t miss this fest: Chopped judges Aaron Sanchez and Amanda Freitag will demo their cooking skills.
Photo via Instagram, austinfoodwine
Art and Wine on the Square
April 29, 101 W Central St, Belton, artandwineonthesquare.com
Be there or be square.
Photo via Instagram, ruffled_feathers
Lubbock Uncorked
April 28, Lubbock, (806) 761-7009, lubbockchamber.com/lubbock-uncorked
West Texas grows 80% of grapes used in Texas wines, so you’d be silly if you missed this festival.
Photo via Instagram, schanel_laine
Galveston Food & Wine Festival
May 5-6, Multiple locations, Galveston, galvestonfoodandwinefestival.com
Which wine will win the final round of competition? Make the trip out to Galveston to find out!
Photo via Facebook, Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival
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Wein & Saengerfest
May 6, 550 Landa St, New Braunfels, (830) 221-4057, weinandsaengerfest.com
For just $15, you can sample up to five wineries to get to know with three varieties each. Sounds like a great deal to us.
Photo via Facebook, Wein & Saengerfest
6th Annual Lubbuck Vines and Wines Festival
May 12 & 13, McPherson Cellars Winery, 1615 Texas Avenue, mcphersoncellars.com
Worth the five hour drive? Oh yeah.
Photo via Instagram, mcphersoncellars
Omaha Wine, Food & Art Festival
May 13, 301 E. Main St, Omaha, omahacitypark.com
Treat mama to some wine, artisan foods and handmade crafts for Mother’s Day.
Photo via Facebook, Omaha City Park
Culinaria Wine and Food Festival
May 18-21, Multiple locations, culinariasa.org
Don’t miss the chance to devour the best food and drink in the Alamo City.
Photo by Drew Patterson
The Boutique Wine Festival — Florence
May 20, 111 Via Francesco, Florence, (254) 793-3363, store.thevineyardatflorence.com
Choose from more than 30 boutique wines from 15 countries. You’ll be able to take a souvenir wine glass and tote home, so this festival couldn’t get any better.
Photo via Facebook, The Vineyard at Florence
Texas Steak Cookoff and Wine Festival
May 20, Hico, (817) 875-5059, texassteakcookoff.com
While backyard chefs from across the state compete for the bragging rights for the best steak, head over to the wine tasting tent to sample puro Texas wines.
Photo via Facebook, Texas Steak Cookoff
Rockport Festival of Wine and Food
May 27-28, 1202 Navigation Cir, Rockport, texasfestivalofwines.com
You’ll be in heaven with more than 100 varieties of wine.
Photo via Facebook, Jerry Davila
Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl
June 24, Tyler, cityoftyler.org
Mosey on down to Tyler to sample wine.
Photo via Facebook, Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl
Pearland Food & Wine Festival
August 26, 1200 Broadway St, Pearland, (713) 340-0407, facebook.com
Show your Texas pride with red, white and fruit wines.
Photo via Facebook, Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau
Grapefest
September 14-17, Grapevine, (800) 457-6338, grapevinetexasusa.com/grapefest
Because grapes are the real MVP.
Photo via Instagram, ashleyjoy24
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Savor Dallas
April 6-9, Dallas, (214) 977-8152, savordallas.com
Drink your way through the best of Dallas’ wine selection and sober up on the city’s most succulent dishes.
Photo via Instagram, savordallas
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