October is Texas Wine Month at JW Marriott

marriottby Andrew Chalk

In the Hill Country, 36 wineries will be participating. Pay $25 for a minimum of one and up to three tastings at any of these wineries. Sign up here. Plan to reserve your accommodation right away at the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa. To commemorate the 31 days of celebrating Texas Wines, they will offer a wine pairing dinner menu with Texas wines in 18 Oaks Restaurant nightly during the month of October.

Their press release read “Carefully selected by the chef, the finest meats, seafood and local produce will be complemented by the Texas Wine region’s best vintages”. I checked with their PR and all of the wines to be served are Texas wines:  

  • McPherson Wine Cellars Albarino, Castano Prado Vineyard, Texas
  • McPherson Wine Cellars La Herencia, Texas
  • Llano Estacado Texas Port

and here is the wine tasting dinner menu:

18 Oaks wine pairing menu:

1st Course:

Choice of

Fisherman’s Daughter Shrimp Bisque, Fennel, Leek

     – or –

Traditional Steakhouse Wedge, Blue Cheese or Ranch Dressing Prasek’s Bacon

2nd Course:

Choice of

 Beeman Family Ranch 6 oz. Akaushi Sirloin Cap Loaded Baked Potato, Oven Roasted Carrots

      – or –

Locally Caught Market Catch of the Day

3rd Course:

                Real Ale Shade Grown Coffee Porter Chocolate Cake

In addition to top class food and rooms, the resort has a full-blown water park for kids, two TPC-certified golf courses, an elegant spa and easy access to the Hill Country wineries and downtown San Antonio. During this promotion, nightly rates start at $269, which is 30% off regular rates.

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