September 16, 2017                                                  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

A Celebration of Wine, Food, Art and Music
Join us on Saturday, Sept. 16th in Downtown Avinger
for the 5th Annual Avinger Wine Festival! 
CRESS Community Foundation
A non-profit service organization
in conjunction with
Avinger Area Chamber of Commerce

Entrance into the festival is FREE!

Enjoy a leisurely day at the festival in a comfortable and inviting atmosphere where select vendors for artisan foods will offer their yummy delicacies for sampling and sale. You will also love the many prominent and accomplished artists & craftsmen that will have their works on display for viewing and purchase. And listen for the beat, as local musicians will be heard throughout the day for your entertainment! 

Only the best of Texas Wines will be featured in our beautiful Wine Garden.  Here, wine experts from the wineries are available to answer all of your questions. Door Prizes are also presented hourly with your entrance to the Wine Garden! Wine tastings are $1 each - charged by the wineries. Admission to the Wine Garden is $5. Wine will be sold by the taste for $1, by the glass and by the bottle.


   Texas Wineries

   Artisan Foods

   Prominent Artists

   Local Musicians
         141 Pine Street  Avinger, TX   75630

Put this date on your calendar...September 16, 2017
 Bring friends & family and enjoy a beautiful Fall day on the grounds of one of Avinger's  beautiful Historic Homes, in downtown Avinger!
Local Musicians
       2017 Participating Wineries:

Landon Winery                                            McKinney
Yellow Rose - sweet white wine w/flavors of apple & peach Chenin Blanc
Red Rose - sweet red wine-blend of dry & sweet
Pinot Grigio - dry white wine
Tepranillo - red wine w/cherry & plum flavors
Pinot Noir - red
Viognier - crisp white wine

Texas SouthWind Vineyard and Winery            Refugio
Blackberry Fruit Wine
Raspberry Fruit Wine
Cranberry Fruit Wine
Plum Fruit Wine
2016 Chardonnay American
Purple Rhapsody (Malbec)

Dionisio Winery                                            Pearland
Fruit Wines
Dry Wines

Red Road Vineyard                                      Naples
Aracelli (Sweet Blanc DuBois) a delightful sweet white wine that
boasts profound flavors of honeysuckle, melon, peach & pear.
Las (Southern Style Blush) gorgeous style blush wine with bursts 
of grape, strawberry & honeydew.
Signature White (Dry White) dry white wine with floral, grapey, lemony
 flavor & refreshing acidity.
Signature Red (Fruit Forward Merlot) soft & mellow fruit forward dry
 Merlot blended wine.
Chocolate Lach Rua (our best Cab Sav with essence of Chocolate)
sensual sweet red wine with erotic cocoa aromas & flavors.

Enoch's Stomp Winery & Vineyards           Harelton          
Wide variety of Texas Wines made on site, many of which are
 produced with estate-grown grapes.

O'Farrell Vineyards                                        Atlanta
7 muscadine wine- Red: sweet, semi-sweet & dry
White: sweet, semi-sweet & dry, and Dry & Blush
Also 4 fruit wines- Blueberry, Peach, Plum & Blackberry & Grape

Texas Vineyard & Smokehaus                    Palestine

Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards                       Pittsburg

Maydelle Country Wines                            Rusk

Naca Valley Vineyard                                Nacogdoches

White Fox Vineyards                                Murchison


2017 Vendors:

       Anna Dewell Designs LLC                              Linden
             stained glass, etched glass, wood burning, jewelry

​         Daddy's Seasonings                                       Nacogdoches
            dry seasoning blends for the grill or in the
            kitchen, original blend, spicy cajun blend & 
            magic dust

     Urban Leopard Boutique                                Texarkana
        mobile boutique selling women's apparel and
          accessories, misses & plus size, also lipsense 

        Winery Artist                                                   Austin
         original pieces, paintings, giclee prints and
            other hand-made wine crafts.

        Designs in Wood                                           Longview
        mostly wooden turned items - bowls, pots & tops,
           rolling pins, scoops, platters, stemware, toy tops,
           cutting boards, cheese boards.

        Happy Mountain Woodworks                      Jefferson
        scripture sticks, name rings, 

        Casey Nixon Pottery                                  Diana
        handmade pottery Christmas ornaments,
            woodland silhouettes of owls & bears to 
            western themes of boots & horses plus
            many more. 

         Granny Deb's                                            Pittsburg
        different kinds of brittle, pickles, relishes,
             jellies & jams
        Designs in Wood                                       Longview  
        mostly wood turned items, bowls, pots & tops, 
            rolling pins,  scoops, platters, stemware, toy tops,
            cutting boards, cheese boards

        Abby's Special Dips                                 Texarkana
        prepackaged dip & chili mixes

        LB Creations                                             Texarkana
        dishtowels, aprons, garden flags, 
            wine bottle totes, all machine embroidered
            with cute wine quotes & fabrics
​                                    Food Vendors:

        J&R Family Catering                                Mesquite
        tacos, quesadillas, tamales, corn in cup, burgers, 
            chicken sandwich, grilled cheese, TX toast,    
            philly cheese steak, meatball sandwich, smoked
            turkey legs or wings, sausage on stick, fries, onion
            rings, nachos, curly seasoned cheese fries, chips &
            salsa, water, sodas, gatorade, Arizonza tea

​       Haute Goat Creamery                                  Longview 
        artisan goat cheese

          Jefferson Homemade Ice Cream              Jefferson
         delicious homemade ice creams


Emcee:  Mike Gilmore

Location of the Wine Garden, 141 Pine Street the corner of Church & Pine Streets - Downtown Avinger Main Street.