The City of Nacogdoches Main Street program is gearing up for the 2nd annual Wine Swirl!.
“We are so excited about our 2nd annual Wine Swirl, this year’s event should be bigger and better than last year” said Main Street Director Sarah O’Brien. Attendees will have the opportunity to “Swirl” around downtown perusing merchandise at 14 retail locations, tasting wine samples from 14 Texas wineries, sampling delicious fare from 14 Nacogdoches restaurants/caterers. “We have a fantastic line up on entertainment including caricature artists and canvass artists that are sure to please the crowd,” said O’Brien.
The 2nd Annual Swirl brought to you by Liquor Mart is slated for this Saturday, February 15th, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets sold out in six days. 500 lucky sponsors, attendees and entertainers will grace the red brick streets Saturday evening. Tickets include wine samples and food pairings at each swirl location, an event wine glass, badge holder, and customized Swirl plate. “This is one downtown event that you simply do not want to miss!” said O’Brien. Attendees will be able to pick up their Swirl Packets the evening of the event at City Hall, 202 E. Pilar Street from 5 to 7 p.m. Attendees must have a ticket to go through packet pick up. SFASU Driving Jacks, courtesy of Memorial Hospital is on board to give patrons a ride home.
2014 Swirl Winery Participants are: Fiesta Winery, Haak Vineyards, Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Maydelle County Wines, Dioniso Winery, Granny Muffin Wines, Fairhaven Vineyards, Red Road Vineyard and Winery, Messina Hoff, Texas Vineyard & Smokehaus, Sweet Dreams Winery, Texas Legato Winery and Caney Creek Winery.
2014 Swirl Retail Stops are: Heart of Texas Gift Gallery, The Blue Ribbon, Texas Size Bling, Antiques on Main, Glass Castles, Brick Street Antiques, House of Traditions, Miller’s Point, Macy May, Falon Boutique, Rachel’s Antiques, Commercial Bank of Texas, Rhinestone Rifles and Johnson’s Furniture and Appliance Center.
2014 Swirl Restaurant Participants are: Old Towne General Store, Merci’s World Cuisine, Auntie Pasta’s/Clear Springs, Bullfrog’s, The Liberty Bell, SFA Culinary Café, Pepper Jack’s, Brookshire Brothers, Jo Carlson, Posado’s, Rusty Taco, Napoli’s and Thrall’s Grocery & Deli. .
2014 Entertainment provided by: Peter Andrew, Ronnie Price & Kat Avant, Sabine River Jazz Band, Gobel School of Dance, Dan McMahon, Cindy Grayson, SFA Steel Drum Band, NacaValley Vineyards and the Nac Pac Jazz Trio.
“Huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors and awesome committee who have been working hard for months to bring this event to Texas’ Oldest Town,” said O’Brien.
2014 Swirl Sponsors include: Grand Reserve: Liquor Mart Private Label: Urgent Doc, Champagne: Domus Development, Holiday Inn Express Merlot: CBH Insurance, Daily Sentinel of Nacogdoches, Derby’s Machine Shop, Chardonnay: Memorial Hospital, Jim Roberts the Insurance Guy, Commercial Bank of Texas and the Right Step Child Center.
For details on the Nacogdoches Main Street Wine Swirl please call the City of Nacogdoches Main Street Office at 936-559-2573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to “Like” @Nacogdoches Main Street Downtown Wine Swirl on facebook for all the latest details on the event.