Please check back this winter for information about the Wine Seminar that will be offered in 2020 during the 49th Annual Kerrville Folk Festival. All information below is for the recently completed 2019 Wine Seminar.

Kerrville Folk Festival Wine Seminar

Photo by Susan Roads

Hosted by Wine Guru John Bratcher from Rock Ridge Wine Traders, this seminar presented a panel of Vintners from four of Texas’ top wineries including McPherson Cellars, Brennan Vineyards, Pedernales Cellars, and for the first time in one of our popular seminars, Bending Branch Winery.

For the 2019 program, instead of featuring a particular type of wine, we offered the Vintners an opportunity to put their “Best Foot Forward” with their choice of their TEXAS REDS. Each 100% Texas grown wine was paired with a delectable morsel which  complemented the unique characteristics of these wines. 

Hosted by John Bratcher

MCPHERSON CELLARS / Carl Hudson / Sangiovese paired with Italian Grilled Shrimp

BRENNAN VINEYARDS / Rebecca Conley / “Super” Nero d’Avola paired with Manchego Cheese

PEDERNALES CELLARS / Melissa Contreras / Tempranillo paired with Grilled Pork Loin

BENDING BRANCH WINERY / Jennifer McInnis / Tennat paired with Dark Chocolate

Pre-paid registration is required. Attendees must also have a Festival ticket (valid wristband) that Festival day. Registration is limited to 100 people. Tickets are available online or at the Festival Wine Booth in the Kennedy Outdoor Theater. Price includes a souvenir Festival wine glass. Seating will start at roughly 4:45 PM and the seminar will begin at 5:00. No late arrivals please.

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