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About the Wine Committee

The Wine Committee supports our mission throughout the year by hosting an international wine competition when over 1,000 entries are judged by a highly experienced panel that selects the award-winning wines by varietal. A Champion Wine Auction Dinner as well as Uncork & Unwind Wine Pairing Dinners. During the annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, the committee assists with the H-E-B Wine Cellar.

Help show your support for the youth of Texas by joining us at any of our wine events!

Wine Competition & Auction Information

The Wine Competition will be held from October 4-6, 2021
(Entry sign-up coming soon)

The Wine Auction dates and times will be coming soon for Fall of 2021.

Best of Herd Texas Winery - Bending Branch Winery - Pictured Dr. Bob Young, Winemaker, and Jennifer McInnis Fadel, General Manager.
Best of Show Texas Rose - Adega Vinho Rose of Tempranillo - Pictured Andy & Michael Bilger, Owners/Winemakers
Best of Herd Texas Winery Winners - Bending Branch Winery Photo Courtesy: Dayna DeHoyos/Stella Haus Films

Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling

Join us on Wednesday, July 21st at 6:30 p.m. at The San Antonio Botanical Garden's Betty Kelso Event Center.


Our 2021 SA Rodeo Wine Competition Grand Champion wineries are ready to mingle with you! Happily after not being able to CELEBRATE these wines at our annual November Champion Wine Auction, we are bringing the Grand Tasting of these marvelous wineries to our first ever Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling on Wed, July 21st at the SA Botanical Garden’s beautiful Betty Kelso Event Center.

We will offer a grand tasting of our Top 14 Champion Medal wines along with other award winning wines available. Your ticket will include a sampling of chef paired appetizers to compliment these wines. A limited craft beer selection will also be available along with live acoustic music and interactive discussions from the Champion winemakers.

Need to stock your cellar? You will have plenty of opportunities to take home some great award winning wines with our exciting fundraising activities including a Cork Toss, Wine Pull and Cork Pull.

We will have limited tickets available with enough space to enjoy the beauty of the Botanical Gardens! Get your tickets now for this great fundraising event!

Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling

Fill out the below form to purchase tickets to the Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling event, Wednesday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. entry (VIP entry at 6 p.m.)
Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling Tickets
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• 6 PM early entry
• VIP lounge
• Exclusive specialty wines
• Exclusive cocktail/whiskey tasting
• Exclusive live demo by Chef Brian West
• Winemaker Q&A
• Commemorative logo glass
• Swag Bag
Uncork & Unwind Summer Fling General Admission
• 6:30 PM entry
• Grand Tasting wine bars
• Craft beer
• Butler passed Hors d'oeuvres and appetizer stations
• Live acoustic music
• Winery Q&A
• Access to Betty Kelso Event Center, Greehey Lawn, Patio/Sensory Garden
• Fundraising activities
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