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Haak Winery

Odin's Table Wine Tasting

Lift Thy Glasses!

ODIN'S TABLE is back with a completely new and unique Texas Wine Tasting experience, and one fit for the Gods. Brought to you by Haak Wines, the Official Wine Sponsor of the 2023 Texas Renaissance Festival, and curated by their knowledgeable staff, and possibly even Odin himself, you will taste through 5 very distinct Haak wines! You can expect this tasting to be visually stunning, interactive, educational, entertaining, and includes a commemorative, ergonomic wine glass with TRF and Haak logos, yours to keep. Chocolate will be served with the final Madeira wine, but no other food is provided in the tasting. You are welcome to bring in your own food. Come Join Odin's Table for a one-of-kind experience, fit for the gods!

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Absinthe Tasting

Prepare your palette for the finest libation tasting experience of TRF, where one of history's most intoxicating spirits is the star at Wyrmwood. Absinthe connoisseurs will guide you on a salacious discovery of timeless extravagance. Join us, in a climate controlled environment, on the third story of Wyrmwood Public House, for the most whimsical indulgence at Faire.

Times: 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

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RenMead Mead Tasting

Where: Heorot Mead Hall

MEAD: Honey wine, Ambrosia, Nektar of the Gods!

Sit At the Table Fair Traveler,

and join the Old Danish King Hrothgar and taste the finest meads in the kingdom, presented to you by RenMead.

Professional mead makers will guide your journey through the history of mead while you taste 12 different unique styles of the oldest fermented beverage known to man. That's 12 different meads from dry to sweet, full bodied 12% ABV to 5.5% carbonated mead. These exquisite honey wines are brought to you by local meaderies right here in Texas. RenMead has partnered with The Ferm Meadery in Downtown Conroe, Skull and Potion Meadery at Southern Star Brewing Company, and Gryphon Mead at Punkin Vinyards near Coldspring, TX.

Throughout your journey, you will experience a vast array of meads! So, grab your friends (21+ please!) and taste the nektar of the gods!

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Tequila Tasting

Step into a world of vibrant colors, delicious flavors, and cultural wonders as we invite you to an immersive Tequila Tasting hosted inside The Tequani Trading Post! Our Expert Conocedoras will guide you through a salacious discovery of timeless extravagance, transporting you deep into the heart of Mexico's venerated tequila heritage.

Experience a one-of-a-kind tasting journey as you sample a variety of tequilas, each with its own unique flavor profile. From blanco to aƱejo, with special curated Mezcal surprises, you'll be taken on a sensory adventure that will leave you tingling all over. Don't miss this opportunity to indulge in the finest tequilas, their rich history and the sacred culture behind it all.

Times: 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.

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Bourbon and Rum Tastings

Embark on a Journey of Flavor!

Join us at the Texas Renaissance Festival for our Bourbon and Rum Tasting Experience! This immersive tasting event offers a unique opportunity to sample a variety of premium bourbons and rums, all while surrounded by the festive atmosphere of the Renaissance festival. So why not take a break from the jousting and turkey legs and indulge in a sophisticated and refined experience? The Bourbon and Rum Tasting Experience offers a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the festival and is the perfect way to spend a relaxing time with friends or family!

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Royal Scotch Tastings

Take part in the Royal Scotch tastings - an experience Fit for a King!

Experience the world of Scotch with our tasting sessions starting at 10 am and running till 7 pm. Learn everything you need to know about Scotch, from production regions to unique tastes, and how it differs from other whiskeys. Taste six different Scotches and discover why aging in Bourbon barrels is so special. Visit our shops to sign up for a time slot and enjoy a glass of scotch, any way you like it, and toast with the Gaelic word 'Slainte'. (All participants must be 21 and over.)

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Tea and Strumpets (High Tea)

Indulge in High Tea with friends,

Hosted once daily, high above the bustle of New Market Village, this full meal experience provides an interlude of respite in your whirlwind of a day. Bottomless pots of tea with a hearty array of sweets and savories are served at tables you fill with friends. Luscious treats hand-baked by our sister shop, Queen's Pantry, paired with Tea and Strumpets' Signature Savories are presented to you in a relaxed, indulgent atmosphere with enough personal space to enjoy it all.

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