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Chardonnay Harvest Party

July 24, 2016
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by AmyS
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Arche ChardonnayIt’s finally here! Our first harvest party of 2016 will be Saturday, August 6 at 8:00 a.m. Come and join us to pick Chardonnay grapes and we’ll share good food and wine with you! RSVP to 214-536-6330 (call or text). RSVP is required and space is limited. If you are interested, here are the details:

 

  • Must be at least 18 years old to participate.
  • Must wear gloves.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals).
  • Bring your hat and sunscreen. White or light-colored long sleeves and pants really can keep you cooler in the sun than exposed skin.
  • Stay hydrated! We supply water. Just keep drinking! (water, that is)
  • Have fun! If you get out here and find the heat is too much, you’re just not enjoying yourself or you simply need a break, feel free to hang out in the tasting room or in the shade outside. We want you to have a great experience.
  • Stay for lunch. We will have a big spread for you to choose from along with Arche wines and non-alcoholic beverages, all FREE for participating harvesters!
  • Come home with an elegant Arche wine glass!
  • Door prizes!
  • RSVP to 214-536-6330 (text or call).
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Two Musical Acts on the 4th

June 30, 2016
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by AmyS
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kirpalOur gates open at 11am this Monday so you can enjoy lunch and live music with two outstanding musicians. First on the Arche tasting room stage will be Sebastian Kirpal, a talented guitar player in all genres, followed by a frequent performer here, singer, songwriter, Caruvana. caruvana

If you’ve never had the opportunity to experience one of our gastronomic specials, you can’t miss this one. We’ll be serving slow roasted, tender pork alongside our secret recipe freshly made coleslaw, with or without a bun. Each meal is guaranteed to fill and satisfy.

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4th of July at Arche

June 27, 2016
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by AmyS
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Lots going on in and around Saint Jo on the 4th of July! If you like to run or walk, enter Old Jo’s Firecracker 5K in Saint Jo. Registration starts at 6:00 a.m. Be on your mark at 8:00. Once you’ve worked up an appetite and done a little shopping at the great boutiques in Saint Jo, come on out to Arche. Our gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and we’ll be serving up our own decadently delicious pulled pork sandwiches that pair perfectly with either chilled Roussanne or Yellow Rose.

After we close at 5:00, we will grab our lawn chairs and head to Saint Jo to watch their annual, spectacular fireworks display. Get there a couple of hours before the sun sets for live music performed by Larry Borden and Quick Draw. Indulge in ice cream tastings at the homemade ice cream Freeze Off! contest. Finally, clean your palate with free watermelon supplied by the Montague County Child Welfare Board. If you’re still hungry, the concession stand will have plenty of hamburgers and snow cones. Once ol’ man sol has acquiesced to the night, the fireworks begin.

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Burgers for Father’s Day

June 17, 2016
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by AmyS
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hamburger and wineJoin us this Sunday for Father’s Day. We’ll be grilling hamburgers and serving them up with all the fixins’ along with a glass of your favorite Arche wine, all for just $15! Gates open at noon.

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Chateau Rouge 2014 Release

May 13, 2016
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by AmyS
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Arche Chateau Rouge 2014Saturday, May21, we are releasing our 2014 vintage Chateau Rouge. Chateau Rouge is a blend of our Rhone varieties, including Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache, Carignan and Roussanne. This wine spent four months in a French oak barrel. It is a medium bodied, dry red and one we can’t wait to enjoy. While this vintage will be available to taste for free all weekend long, thereafter it will only be available to taste from our Premium Wine Tasting section.

We are also conducting our Vineyard & Winery Tour this Saturday, May 14, at 3:00. If you would like to make reservations, please use the form on our website. Cost is just $15 per person, or free for any Club 228 member.

 

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Wine and Dude, Sweet Chocolate Pairing

February 4, 2016
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by AmyS
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Arche chocolate pairingSaturday and Sunday, February 13 and 14, we’ll have our traditional St. Valentine’s Day wine and chocolate pairing. But this isn’t just any wine and chocolate. You already know Arché wine beats expectations for small, out of the way little winery in the middle of nowhere, but Dude, Sweet Chocolate definately exceeds! Have you ever spent an afternoon with irish Car Bomb truffles, or how about Crack in a Box chocolate bark with a tasting of Sweet Syrenity?

This special event is from noon to 5:00 both days. Reservations not required. $10 per person. Buy all four bottles in the flight and we’ll comp your tasting! Club 228 members get one free tasting per membership.

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Tempranillo Release

January 22, 2016
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by AmyS
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Tempranillo 2014We’re bringing out our newest vintage of Texas Tempranillo on Saturday, January 30. Celebrate and enjoy live music, BBQ sliders and, of course, Tempranillo tastings!. Gate opens at noon, live music starts at 2:00 with Brian Stark performing his original compositions on the saxophone, then Caruvana performs his own music on guitar. Sliced BBQ beef sliders from noon until we run out for $7 a plate, or FREE for Club 228 members.slider Read More

Black Friday Fundraiser

November 25, 2015
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by AmyS
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This Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, we will be featuring singer, songwriter David Tribble playing his own compositions from 3:00 – 5:00 in the tasting room. Starting at noon, we’ll be serving up some really savory delights, like hot chili to warm your soul, dips, chips and stuff, all free of charge. Of course, we welcome your wine purchases! Best of all, a portion of the day’s total sales will be donated to the Montague County Child Welfare Board, a privately funded organization serving abused and neglected children in our county.

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Tour Saturday, Nov. 21

November 19, 2015
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by AmyS
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We still have some space available for our 3:00 tour this Saturday, November 21. If you’d like to experience the best vineyard and winery tour in Texas, fill out the reservation form here. It’ll be a sunny, blustery day so wear a jacket and sunscreen!

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Cabernet Harvest

October 4, 2015
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by AmyS
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How about a little California harvest weather right here in Texas? Join us this Saturday morning as we bring in the Cabernet Sauvignon. We’ll start the day in the 50’s and it won’t get much over 75 degrees… perfect weather to be outside. Lunch and wine for all participants!

If you want to try your hand at picking grapes, send us a message or give us a call at (214) 536-6330 and we’ll fill you in on all the details.

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