Photo: Wine Swirl Committee Members from right to left: Gini Prince, Charlotte Aschcraft, Councilmember Shelley Brophy, Tara Naramore, Samantha Mora and Keri Lanius purchase their Wine Swirl tickets at Hotel Fredonia.
There are only 350 tickets to the inaugural event and they are selling fast.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact:
January 3, 2012 Sarah E. O’Brien, 936-559-2573
Wine Swirl Tickets going fast!
NACOGDOCHES- The City of Nacogdoches Main Street program is excited to announce that tickets for the inaugural Wine Swirl are on sale at Hotel Fredonia, 200. N Fredonia Street. “We are so excited about ticket sales so far. The support and feedback from the community has been great,” said Main Street Director Sarah O’Brien.
Swirl proceeds will be used to enhance the beautification and promotion efforts of historic downtown Nacogdoches. The ticketed wine and food pairing event will showcase Texas wineries and local restaurants, inside the doors of our wonderful & unique downtown merchants. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy wine samples from at least 10 Texas wineries and taste delicious fare from many Nacogdoches restaurants. The event will also give attendees the opportunity to interact with local artisans, enjoy live music, be entertained by various street performers, and sample the wonderful hospitality from our local merchants.
The inaugural Swirl brought to you by Brookshire Brothers is slated for Saturday, February 9th, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, and $35 the day of the event, however there will only be a total of 350 tickets sold, so we encourage you to get your tickets now. Staff expects this to be a sold out event. 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 the Visitor’s Center, 200 E. Main Street. SFASU Driving Jacks is on board to give patrons a ride home. Attendees may also take advantage of free babysitting services offered by Right Step Day Care; reservations for babysitting services must be made by January 14 by calling 560-2338.
2013 Swirl Winery Participants are: Maydelle Country Wines, Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Red 55 Winery, Sweet Dreams Winery, Granny Muffin Wines, Texas Legato, Landon Winery, Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery, Llano Estcado, Haak Wines and Messina Hoff.
2013 Swirl Retail Stops are: Heart of Texas Gift Gallery, The Blue Ribbon, The Fashion Shop, Antiques on Main, Glass Castles, Brick Street Antiques, House of Traditions, Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library, Macy May, Rhinestone Rifles, and Johnson’s Furniture and Appliance Center.
2013 Swirl Restaurant Participants are: Old Towne General Store, J. McKinney’s, Shelley’s Bakery & Café, Merci’s World Cuisine, The Barn Bar & Grill, Auntie Pasta’s/Clear Springs, Bullrito’s, Bullfrog’s, the Right Step, and Butcher Boys.
2013 Entertainment provided by: Cindy Grayson, Zach Maberry, Russ Havard, Heart of Pines Chorus, Christy Cook, Craig Smith, Runci Tatnall, Chris Edwards, Country Willie, and Steve Cox.
“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.
2013 Swirl Sponsors include: Private Label: Brookshire Brothers, Champagne: Alta Construction, Domus Development, Hotel Fredonia, Merlot: CBH Insurance, Chardonnay: Peppard Autoplex, Jo Carlson, The Fashion Shop, Memorial Hospital, Bruce Mayberry II - Financial Advisor - Wells Fargo Advisors, Giglio Distributing and Naca Valley Vineyard.
For details on the Nacogdoches Main Street Wine Swirl such as sponsorship opportunities please call the City of Nacogdoches Main Street Office at 936-559-2573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For ticket sales please call Hotel Fredonia at 936-564-1234. Be sure to “Like” @Nacogdoches Main Street Downtown Wine Swirl on facebook for all the latest details on the event.