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Texas Wine & Chocolate Trail & Romantic Weekend Getaways

February 2nd, 2012 by Pamela Murski

Texas Wine & Chocolate Trail

Come on up for a stay at the ranch and enjoy the Wine & Chocolate Trail  which is another wonderful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. For four days on the first two weekends in February 2012, your trail ticket allows you to sample two wine tastings paired with a wonderful chocolate delicacy at each participating winery along the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail.

Your Single ticket is priced at $25, or save 10% when you purchase a Ticket-for-Two-is priced at $45. Your ticket purchased for this event is good February 4, 5, 11 or 12, 2012, regardless of your purchase dated. Blaze your own trail. You can start at any winery you want and end where you want.The wine and chocolate pairings for the 10 member wineries are posted below.

Bernhardt Winery: A plate of elegant chocolates consisting of a dark chocolate truffle, a white chocolate dipped strawberry, and milk chocolate fudge tart paired with semi-sweet red Crimson and Port Reserve.

Colony Cellars: Crisp Texas Red paired with Chocolate Biscotti’s and Bliss Chocolate.

Cork This! Winery: Chocolate Fountain with all the fixings, paired with “One Night Stand” Cabernet Sauvignon and “Alchoholiday” Peach Apricot Chardonnay.

Messina Hof Winery & Resort: Port brownie paired with Messina Hof Reflections 2008, as well as their Chocolate Fudge with Nuts, paired with Messina Hof Private Reserve Port 2005.

Pleasant Hill Winery: Receive a welcoming taste of our 2010 Sangiovese when you arrive. Follow that with a perfect pairing of our Tawny Rosso Forte and a port brownie with a port chocolate glaze.

Retreat Hill Cellars: Pick your pair of wines to complement an assortment of five hand-crafted Chocolate Cake Balls from Sweet Tooth Montgomery.

Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard: Receive a welcoming taste of Retreat Hill Dulce Blanco followed with slow-smoked chicken and rice with Chocolate Mole’ Sauce paired with Retreat Hill Sunset Syrah.

Saddlehorn Winery: White and Dark Chocolate paired with newly released Black Spanish Dessert Wine (Port) and Blanc du Bois (Dulce).

Texas Star Winery: Receive a welcoming taste of sparkling Hibiscus wine paired with a decadent raspberry chocolate tart with truffle garnish, followed by Prickly Pear wine.

Windy Winery: Receive a welcoming taste of Linda’s Sparkling Blanc and a delicious Chocolate Cobbler paired with Sparkling Syrah.

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