Ready to impress the heck out of your date?
According to the 'Sip & Shop' crew themselves, this tour coming up on August 24 is one their favorites and not to be missed! Also, I gotta say I can't think of anything more fun then taking a tour or our growing number of wineries in East Texas and popping in here and there to do a bit of shopping. It's extra fun if someone who knows the area well and plans the trip and takes my friends and I on a marvelous adventure. Well, that is what Sip & Shop Texas is all about. They do all kinds of excursions all throughout the year.
Talk about a unique experience, the Sip & Shop Date Night is planned for September 21! The van will leave from ETX Brewing Co at 4 pm. You and your date just hop on board the van and relax. The first stop is the Pelle Legna Vineyard & Winery which is just outside of Tyler where you'll enjoy tasting three wines and listening to live music at the Arena Bar.
Following after, you'll head to White Fox Vineyards in Murchison which is the home of a blueberry wine you don't wan't to miss. You'll enjoy three more tastings here in their lovely outside tasting area.
After that, you'll spend some time in downtown Ben Wheeler to adventure and shop at your own pace. If you've never been, you'll love it! Ben Wheeler as been voted "The Best Little Hidden Town in Texas."  According to the Sip & Shop Facebook page, "it earns it's name with fantastic venues such as The Forge Bar & Grill, Moore's Store, Vintage Cork 917 (They have wine SLUSHIES!), Glitz & Spurs Boutique and more! The Forge and Moore's Store are both great dinner options!"
You and your date will then be returned wined, dined, shopped, and happy in Tyler. The seats fill up fast so I'd connect today to make a reservation. Total trip? They say to allow between 5 and 6 hours round trip.
They've made seeing and experiencing the best of East Texas easy and even more fun. Visit their website or their Facebook page to see their upcoming schedule and get ticket information!