News From The Duck Pond - MARCH 2020

Whistling Duck Winery


The Texas Independence Wine Trail
We've extended our Winter Charm event through March! Join our self guided WINTER CHARM Wine Trail Event! At your first winery stop you will be given a charm bracelet and a charm.  At every winery that you visit on the trail you will get another charm to add to your bracelet.  In addition to the charm, you will also get a taste of 2 wines at each winery.   You will now have the ENTIRE MONTH OF FEBRUARY AND MARCH to hit the trail for this event. As always, take lots of pictures while on the trail and post them using #texasindependencewinetrail.

Tickets can be purchased at .  You may start at the winery of your choice. Please see the individual wineries for their hours. You must be 21 or over to taste wine. Please drink responsibly and use a designated driver.

There are only a few tickets left, so get them NOW!  

Friday, March 6, 2020 
First Friday "Free-For-All" 
Join us at the winery on FRIDAY, March 6th for the return of our FAMOUS FISH TACOS!  The food is FREE and we'll have our Harmony Road (semi-sweet white) and our 2015 Blanc du Bois (dry white) Wines for HALF-PRICE

We'll start serving food at 5 PM UNTIL IT'S GONE!  We are open from 4 to 8 PM.  Zach Embody & Dylan Ramirez, will return to the Front Porch to entertain us with their great music from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  They will also turn over the microphone (Open Mic Night) to anyone who wants to try their hand at entertaining a very friendly crowd.  FUN, FUN, FUN!
Saturday, March 14, 2020


Live Music by 
(Open to the Public)

Calling all Wine Club Members.  It's our First Quarter Wine Club Pick-up Party on Saturday, March 14th.  We'll have complimentary food for our Wine Club Members beginning at 1 PM UNTIL IT'S GONE!  Wine Club Members who are unable to pick up their quarterly allocation of wine at the party, can pick up the weekend before or the weekend after.  We will begin shipping wine on March 23rd, if other arrangements have not been made.

Fan favorite, DARREL APPELT will entertain us on The Front Porch with his great music from 2 to 5 PM.  For more than three decades Darrel has been in bands entertaining audiences large and small! His groups have opened shows for major artists like Ronnie Milsap, Restless Heart, John Conlee, Kevin Fowler, and others!  Darrel recently released his new album, Long Time, Good Time (available on iTunes and Spotify) which has been a huge hit with his fans.  

Saturday, March 21st - 
2 to 5 PM
Live Music by
We welcome back to the Front Porch, VICTOR RODRIGUEZ, to entertain us with his smooth iconic top 40 and country music. Victor will entertain us from 2 to 5 PM. Gate opens at Noon and we are open until 6 PM! 

Purchase one of our gourmet food trays or bring your own picnic to enjoy while listening to this awesome live music. 
Saturday, March 28th
2 to 5 PM
Live Music by
Join us on Saturday, March 28th as fan favorite, BRIANA ADAMS, returns to the Front Porch with her unique brand of music from 2 to 5 PM.  

She’s not exactly a rebel, but with her musical mashup of Waylon, Skynyrd, and Janis Joplin, you could be forgiven for thinking she is. In reality, Texas singer/songwriter Briana Adams is a sweet-natured Southern crooner who really just wants to share her music with the world. Her songs are a honky tonk acid trip of classic dancehall and 70’s outlaw country rolled into a tight-knit package, all headlined by a big Texas voice and an unmistakable style  
that’s all her own. And if you catch a little twist of blues and rock’n’ roll in the vocal, that’s not by accident. Growing up in a small Texas town like Winchester, that’s the way country music is done! 

Come on out for a day of Porch Sittin', Wine Sippin', Country Trippin', FUN! We're open from Noon to 6 PM.  
Wine Slushes are BACK!
After taking a break for the Winter, our SLUSH MACHINE is back and will be making delicious WINE SLUSHES again beginning in March!   

April 17th - April 26th
Get a wooden herb box and a potted herb plant at your first stop. At each stop along the Texas Independence Wine Trail, get another potted herb plant and two tastes of wine! Collect all 10 potted herbs and create your own kitchen window herb garden.  This event will go from April 17-26th. Tickets are only $40. As always, take lots of pictures while on the trail and post them using #texasindependencewinetrail.

There will be a VERY, VERY LIMITED number of tickets for this event, so go to texasindependencewinetrail and buy your tickets NOW!