TRIS’ Big Rig is crowned a ‘big’ award (literally) at the Texas Wine Auction.
The Texas Wine Auction was held at the Vista Oaks Event Center in Fredericksburg, Texas on Saturday night April 29, 2023. This second-annual event benefitted the Texas Wine Revolution, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that impacts Texas Hill Country hospitality community by providing medical assistance, resources for continuing education on winemaking practices and by funding research and development initiatives through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.
Chef Austin Simmons was one of eight Texas chefs paired with a local winery partner for the competition. The progressive dinner allowed guests sampling bites and local Texas wine. Chef Austin and the TRIS team oak-grilled our famous Big Rib onsite and paired it with the Pedernales Cellars’ 2018 Texas High Plains Graciano. The combination was a fan favorite and helped Chef Austin bring home the ‘Big’ 2023 Chef Competition Grand Prize.
The event helped raised $245,000 for the community and Chef Austin is proud to be a part of it. For more information on Texas Wine Revolution and the Texas Wine Auction, visit texaswineauction.com