The Texas Hill Country Olive Company is set once again to celebrate all things olives, along with local foods, wines, art and live music, at the landmark Tuscan-styled Tasting Room and Mill House set in the middle of 17 acres of Hill Country acreage-turned-organic olive orchard in Dripping Springs. In this online series, meet some of the local providers coming together on Saturday, April 5th, to present the 2nd Annual Texas Olive Festival. Here is Texas Hill Country Wineries with Executive Director, January Wiese:
WHAT DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION DO?
Texas Hill Country Wineries is a non-profit marketing association for our 38 member wineries within the Texas Hill Country AVA. We promote visitorship to the wineries through wine trails, tastings and other events.
WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND AND HOW DID THE ASSOCIATION COME ABOUT?
I have been involved the wine industry since 1991. A small group of wineries formed the association in 1999, focused on bringing more visitors to the Hill Country wineries. We have grown into an association of 42 members, hosting trails, tastings, educational events and more.
WHAT IS YOUR ORGANIZATION’S ROLE FOR THE TEXAS OLIVE FESTIVAL?
We are an in-kind media sponsor, helping to promote the festival to consumers.
HOW IS THIS EVENT AND THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY OLIVE COMPANY A GOOD FIT FOR YOUR PATRONS?
Wine and olive oil are a great pairing!
Texas Hill Country, USA named one of 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine
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