Art Opening with John P. Davis Art

art opening reception 6-9

art opening reception 6-9

Art Opening Reception with John Davis.
Chat with the artist and view his work!
Gourmet food and wine tastings, including barrel tastings of our newest releases.
Special appearance by gnomadic fashion truck!

Invite your friends! FB event at https://www.facebook.com/events/386481414879365/

Salado Swirl – July 11th

Salado Swirl 2015

Buy your tickets now for the 2015 Salado Swirl! This is an 11-stop wine trail throughout Salado with wine and snacks at each stop. Shops will be open late for this fun evening also!

Only 250 tickets are available, so purchase yours while you here:


Participating Texas wineries and Salado shops include:
Salado Creek Winery will be hosted at Salado Glassworks
Salado Wine Seller will be hosted at their location;
Fairhaven Vineyards will be hosted by 21main
Messina Hof Grapevine Winery will be hosted by Prellop Fine Art Gallery
The Vineyard at Florence will be hosted by Magnolias of Salado
Flat Creek Estate Winery and Vineyard will be hosted by Thomas Kincade Gallery;
Nolan Creek Winery will be hosted by The Howling Wolff
Grape Creek Vineyards will be hosted by Classics On Main
Texas Legato will be hosted by OoLaLa – Unique Gifts & Treasures
Periossos Vineyard will be hosted by Angelic Herbs
We will soon announce the winery hosted by Salado Mercantile with more to come!

21 and up only and we will ID at the door.

April 2015 in the Vineyard

look at these Mommy!

look at these Mommy!

Me and my helper, #wineryboy are keeping a close eye on the grapes as they develop this spring.  We have received plenty of rain, so the vines are growing like crazy.  The grapes are just tiny little balls, preparing to bloom.  In another week or two, they will be tiny blossoms. Domesticated grapes self-pollinate, so if the bees are on vacation, no big deal.  This is not true for wild mustang grapes which have a male and a female plant which have to be nearby for pollination to happen.

The biggest salvo that Mother Nature can throw at me right now is in the form of mildew.  I refer constantly to the chart at winegrapes.tamu.edu to keep up-to-date with a good fungicide program.  The next biggest threat is springtime hail.  There is nothing we can do for that, so we hold our breath and gulp our wine when the skies get dark.

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Artist in Action

Join us Saturday April 25th, 2-4pm Artist in Action: Christy Tremblay

Christy will be painting a current piece at Salado Winery and will be available to answer any questions you may have about her art.

Ms. Tremblay, a mixed media artist,  was selected for the current exhibition at the winery due to her unique perspective on military life.  The exhibit is the culmination of an art challenge, “A Painted House A Day”. Her goal was to create with paint and mixed media one house image a day, for 183 days. She completed 183 Painted Houses from March 2014 to September 2014.











Links to Ms. Tremblay, her art and pictures of her with the art at Salado Winery…





mixed media



A Painted House a Day – Christy Tremblay art opening


Join us on Saturday, January 24th, 2015, from 5-8 pm, when Christy Tremblay will be on hand to discuss her art show “A Painted House a Day“.  Ms. Tremblay, a mixed media artist,  was selected for the next exhibition at the winery due to her unique perspective on military life.

Christy just completed an art challenge, A Painted House A Day. Her goal was to create with paint and mixed media one house image a day, for 183 days. She completed 183 Painted Houses from March 2014 to September 2014.

A Northwest native, Ms Tremblay has taught in Korea and visited cities, rural areas and islands in Southeast Asia. She started using the imagery of houses in her art about four years ago when she and her family were living on Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX. They had a historical Bungalow with a lot of charm.  She says, ” Growing up I had two houses I called ‘home.’ As an adult and with a family of my own, I have had many houses to make a home. My husband is Active Duty Army and we move often.  Although a move comes with work and saying goodbyes, we embrace each move and look forward to our new adventures, people to meet, and places to explore. Houses are houses. A home is for a family to create safety, love, and memories. As I make each move with my two daughters and husband, I find our locations and houses to change, but our home stays the same.”

The Salado Winery gallery will be filled with Ms. Tremblay’s artwork, which will be available for sale throughout the spring.  Wines produced on the premise will be available for savoring as folks view and purchase these local art treasures.

For more information, read Christy’s blog!

Salado on the Rocks – Saturday, February 7


“Take life with a grain of salt, a slice of lime, and a shot of Salado”

Join us Saturday, February 7th, 2015 for Salado on the Rocks! From 5pm – 9pm, Salado businesses will be open late and will serve signature mixed drinks (wine in our shop, of course!) and nibbles. It’s a great opportunity to check out everything Salado has to offer.

Buy tickets on eventbrite.com

Thankful for RECYCLING!

who drank all that wine?

who drank all that wine?

This is the time to count our blessings and I sure am a lucky one, so I’ve tried to concoct a clever post that would wax poetically about how grateful I am–but I’m just not very good at it.

So instead, I just want to tell you about a simple blessing that has come about in my business this past year.  The great folks at Keep Salado Beautiful and Al Clawson Disposal teamed up and brought single stream curbside recycling to Main Street, Salado,TX!

I love it! Now the empty wine bottles are all recycled along with all of our paper & cardboard.  Thank-You!

#SaladoTx #SaladoRecycle #SaladoWineryRecycles #wineBottleRecycling #recycling



The United Estates of Texas Wine Festival

UEoT8x10CWineriesWhere can you taste the beauty of Texas?  The United Estates of Texas Wine Festival at The Vineyard at Florence, featuring wineries from all over our great state!  For only $15, receive a souvenir wine glass, tote and 10 pours of your choice from world-class producing Texas wineries.  Call The Vineyard at Florence for your tickets, 254-793-3363, or visit their website at thevineyardatflorence.com.

We’ll be hanging out at The Vineyard at Florence from 12pm – 3pm on Saturday, October 18th pouring our favorite wines, so come join us!



Rootin’ Tootin!

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We need your help tasting some wine!  We’re trying to decide the perfect formulation for Rootin’ Tootin.  This next batch is going to be oh, sOOO sWEET!  So stop by and taste a couple for me and vote for your favorite one

Bottling May 2014