CC's Smokehouse owner Health Clements and his team took home 1st place in the Taste of the Town Category winning a $500 cash prize.
The Nacogdoches Wine Swirl event, held historic downtown Nacogdoches on Saturday, Feb. 21, allowed attendees the opportunity to vote for Taste of the Town. At each of 17 merchant locations, participants could sample cuisine and wines from across the state. After comparing each location, voters could select their favorite merchant, restaurant and winery.
The 2015 winners in the winery category are Messina Hoff and Weinhof, in a tie for first place, with Red Road Winery coming in third. CC’s Smokehouse won the grand prize in the restaurant category, while Hound Dog Harris Catering came in second and Merci’s World Cuisine placed third. Rhinestone Rifles unveiled their new location on the corner of Church and Main streets for the event and received the title of best merchant. They were followed by Refuse to Sink, and Glass Castles rounded out the top three.
For more information on Taste of the Town and future Wine Swirl events, please call the City of Nacogdoches Main Street Office at 936-559-2573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.