Calendar 2011

January 1 – Closed for New Year’s Day

February 19 & 20 – Chocolate Wine Trail
Travel to seven local wineries tasting chocolate creations paired with wine.  Go to www.visithermann.com for ticket purchase information.  Advance tickets required.  Must be 21 or older to participate. Who can resist chocolate and wine?

March 19 – Scavenger Hunt & Celebration of the Gnomes
Come help our Gnomes celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  Enjoy our microbrewed beer specials and entertainment.  Celebrate the coming of Spring!  Scavenger Hunt/Nature Trail – Find the Golden Gnome and get a special prize!  Must be 21 or older to participate.  Prizes awarded at 4:00 p.m.

March 26 – Wurstfest in Hermann
Enjoy all the festivities here and in Hermann.  Try our brats, and enjoy our entertainment.

April 23 – 7th Annual  Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Must be 21 or older to participate.  Prizes will be awarded.  Entertainment provided.  Hunt begins at 2:30 p.m.

April 24 – Closed for Easter Sunday

May 7 & 8 – The Hermann Norton Wine Trail
Travel to seven local wineries and talk to the Winemakers while sampling Norton paired with food.  Go to www.visithermann.com for ticket purchase information.  Advance tickets required.  Must be 21 or older to participate.

May 21 & 22 – Maifest
Entertainment on Saturday.  Summer is just around the corner, what a great opportunity to get out and celebrate!

June 4 – 21st Annual BBQ & Smoker Cook-Off
To celebrate our 20th, we added a “smoker” category, any meat.  Smokers can check in at 9:00 a.m., judging at 4:00 p.m.  $5 fee per entry.  We supply the atmosphere and you bring the grill & fixins.  Barbecue entrants can enter one or all three categories – beef, pork & chicken.  Prizes awarded.  Check-in begins at 10:00 a.m., judging begins at 2:00 p.m.  Call or email the winery for official rules.  Entertainment provided.

July 9 – Annual Meadow Muffin Tournament
What’s a Meadow Muffin Tournament? We provide the golf club and wiffle golf ball and you are off! We’ll have a mini golf course set up on the premises, and the golfer with the lowest score wins. No entry fee, must be 21 or older to participate. Prizes awarded. Registration and play begins at 2:00.

July 30 & 31 – Berries and Barbecue Wine Trail
Travel to seven local wineries tasting berry and/or barbecue creations paired with wine.  Visit www.visithermann.com  for ticket purchase information.  Advance ticket purchase required.  Must be 21 or older to participate.

August 27 – Croquet Tournament
Bring your grill & fixins if you want, and enjoy the day with us.  Must be 21 or older to participate.  Prizes awarded to winners.  No entry fee.  Entertainment provided.  Tournament starts at 2:00 p.m.  No outside alcohol allowed on premises.

September 24 – 22nd Annual Chili Cook-Off
$5 fee per entry.  Bring your own secret recipe and brew a pot of chili right here at the Winery.  Prizes awarded.  Entertainment provided.  Check-in at 10:00 a.m., judging begins at 2:00 p.m.  Call or email the winery for official rules.

Octoberfest – First four weekends in October
A variety of entertainment on Saturdays each weekend.  Enjoy an assortment of foods.  Buses welcome with advance notice.

November 5 – Hayride with Chili
$15.00 per person.  3:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Not an event recommended for children. Advance reservations required.

November 19 & 20 Holiday Fare Wine Trail
Travel to seven local wineries and taste your favorite holiday food paired with wine.  A great way to be ready for the holiday feasts!  Visit www.visithermann.com  for advance ticket purchase information.  Must be 21 or older to participate.

November 24 – Closed for Thanksgiving Day

December 3 – Trim-A-Tree Party
Help us decorate our Christmas Tree.  Bring a snack to share, and get into the Holiday Spirit.  Do some early bird shopping in our gift and holiday shop!

December 10 & 11 – Say Cheese! Wine Trail
Travel to seven local wineries and taste gourmet cheese creations paired with wine.  A great way to be ready for the holiday parties!  Visit www.visithermann.com  for advance ticket purchase information.  Must be 21 or older to participate.

December 25 – Closed for Christmas Day