This is a bi-annual event, held at the State Capitol during the Texas Legislative Session, welcomed over 250 guests. The event brings together members of the Texas House and Texas Senate, senior staff, Texas wineries, educational institutions, and the Texas Department of Agriculture for an evening of Viticulture and Enology Education and Wine Tasting.
Senator Jane Nelson and TWGGA host the event where Texas wine is sampled and information discussed.
The day began with a briefing lunch at The Austin Club (110 E. 9th Street, Austin) at 11:00 am. After lunch, Texas wine and grape industry representatives converged on the State Capitol to visit with their respective legislators.
Participating in Legislative Action Day were: Bar Z Winery, Becker Vineyards, Bending Branch Winery, Blue Ostrich Winery and Vineyard, Flat Creek Estate, Grape Creek Vineyards, Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, Grayson College, High Plains Winegrowers Association, Homestead Winery, Hye Meadow Winery, Landon Winery, Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Lost Draw Cellars, Messina Hof Winery, Pedernales Cellars, Pleasant Hill Winery, Tara Vineyards and Winery, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Hill Country Wineries, Texas Legato Winery, Texas Tech University, Trilogy Cellars, Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association, Wedding Oak Winery and William Chris Vineyards.