$15 for a Guided Wine Tour and Tasting for Two Plus Two Glasses of Wine at Lone Oak Winery (An up to $36.10 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • 5 acres of grapes
  • Start to finish winemaking tour
  • Gold medal winning wines
  • Romantic date setting

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Promotional value expires Jun 21, 2011. Amount paid never expires. 48-hour advance reservation required. Must be 21 or older for tasting. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Grape juice magically transforms into wine in the same way milk becomes cheese and a 1972 Dodge Dart becomes an even older 1972 Dodge Dart. Tipple the tasty transformation with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a guided wine tour and tasting for two plus two glasses of wine at Lone Oak Winery in Burleson (a $36.10 value). Owner Gene Estes and his wife Judy set to the strenuous feat of raising finicky grapes in somewhat unforgiving climate of Texas. But with particular pruning, vigilant hand-holding, shoot and cluster thinning, disease detox, and incessant weed whacking, they have established an award-winning line of succulent wines. Your Groupon entitles you and a date to a start to finish run along Village Creek upon their 52 acre lot with 5 acres of cultivated grapes. Wine making operations will demonstrate crush and fermentation processes while extrapolating location specific challenges to a boutique winery experiencing a staggering growth spurt. The tour ends in rustic tasting room with a covered deck and a view of the fields in which you sample five wines of your choice before ordering two full-scale glasses (regularly $3.06-$8.05 each). Noted wines include a floral muscat canelli apertif style wine and the gold medal winning 2008 tempranillo.

Reviews

Lone Oak Winery has received a number of awards, including Gold Medals from the San Francisco International Wine Competition and the Dallas Morning News Wine Competition.

Lost Oak Winery

Gene Estes suspects that growing up in the "dry" precinct of Abilene, Texas, may have inspired his alcohol-based ingenuity; he crafted his first batch of wine from Concord grape juice when he was just 23. Years later, after holding various pharmaceutical jobs and putting to use his Masters in Microbiology, Estes's interest in wine re-emerged with a full and passionate force. Today, as the president and vintner of Lost Oak Winery, Gene works alongside resident winemaker Jim Evans to craft a host of award-winning wines. Among them is the 2012 Viognier, which scored a double gold in the renowned San Francisco Chronicle International Wine competition—meaning all five judges awarded the varietal with top scores before gilding the bottle twice in molten gold.

The winery itself offers both guided and self-guided tours, offering visitors a glimpse into the wine-making process complete with samples straight from oak barrels. Additionally, special events draw guests to the lush grounds for live music and wine club events.

Customer Reviews

Angela guided our tour & was easygoing yet very confident about her knowledge of wine production & the vineyard itself. The grounds are very picturesque for afternoon with a cheese platter! I will be back in the spring!
Lyndsey J. · 3 days ago
The staff was extremely friendly and helpful in answering all the questions we had about the wine and the wine making process. The vineyard was gorgeous and just amazing to tour. If you love wine this is a great place to go!!
Rachel T. · December 17, 2016
My group of four ladies had an awesome time. The tour was very informative and we even lucked out when we were in the fermentation room the Owner and the Vintner came in and talked and answered questions. Then we went back to the tasting room. Great wine tasting. They have also built a lovely pavillon for weddings, etc. We will definitely go back.
Carol C. · December 17, 2016
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    Burleson-Joshua

    2116 FM 731

    Burleson , Texas 76028

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