In case you haven't heard, a whole lotta wine & pork will be going on this weekend in the Austin area for the Wine & Swine Culinary Weekend (information below). The weekend will feature a different event each day. Sunday's event is the Texas Hill Country Pig Roast, where 8 chefs will each prepare a whole pig in their unique culinary styles. Throw in live music, craft beer, and wine tastings, & you've got yourself a few hours of awesome. The event will be held at the Bridges Ranch in Driftwood. Tickets are $35 each, but we're giving away two tickets!!! All you need to do to enter is email me by Friday at noon Central. (Or feel free to submit your name as a comment to this post or as a Facebook or Twitter post.) I'll draw the winner's name from a hat, and your 2 tickets will be waiting for you at the event.
*More info on the weekend's festivities:
Central Texas’ top chefs will go whole hog for The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival’s Wine & Swine Culinary Weekend, Dec. 3 – 5, 2010, featuring a chef and winemaker tasting, swine-pairing wine seminar, and an al fresco, not-to-be-missed pig roast in the Hill Country. In this three-day tribute to all things pork, Central Texas food and wine lovers will enjoy great wines, amazing chefs & plenty o’ pig.
Events include Pork & Cork – A Pig Perfect Wine Tasting on Friday, Dec. 3, Wine & Swine – Sip, Swirl and Squeal Wine Seminar on Saturday, Dec. 4 and the culminating weekend event is the Texas Hill Country Pig Roast featuring eight chefs preparing eight whole pigs in their own unique culinary styles. Live music, craft beer and wine tastings will be a part of the outdoor pig party to be held at the Bridges Ranch in Driftwood, about 25 minutes outside of Austin. Tickets available at www.texaswineandfood.org