Education, History, & Fine Wine
Wine Showcase, A Comparative Tasting Experience
With a goal to keep each class small, engaging, and intimate, you'll learn about the history of Texas wine & the differences/similarities of our "terroir" to other regions of the world while tasting world-class Texas and European wines.
Meet Your Wine Educator
Clay Roup is a WSET-3 certified sommelier based in Fredericksburg, Texas. A well-known name in the Texas Wine world, Clay has past experience as the Marketing Director at Hoover Valley Vineyards and Director of Education at William Chris Vineyards. With experience running 100s of tastings and wine education classes, Clay’s passion and love of wine, history, and Texas come out naturally in our engaging, interpersonal tasting & education events!
Origins & Evolution
The History of Texas Wine
Learn about the history of Texas wine & how it all got started.
The "Grape Man" of Texas
Thomas Volnay (T.V.) Munson
Learn about the Texan that most folks in the French wine industry know about (& most Americans don’t).
Grapes & Terroirs
Understanding Regional Differences
Learn about grapes, terroirs, and how a grape of the same genetics can taste differently.
Texas v. Europe
Taste World-Class Wine
Be guided thru incredible whites & reds from both Texas & Europe by our WSET-3 sommelier
No One Leaves Empty-Handed
Each guest's folder includes fun wine tools and Texas Wine Club merch