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Join us to Sip & Shop your way through Texas!

All tours are small groups & often sell out early - so book today!

Anyone 21 & over can join a wine tour!  

Tours Depart from East Texas and Shreveport! Find your favorite today!

Summertime in TExas ...

June 22 : Wine, Wine & Music!


 The Piney Woods Wine Festival is in full swing at Picker's Pavilion on June 22nd. Spend the morning enjoying the festival on your own, shopping at Miranda Lambert's fun & funky Pink Pistol boutique, or enjoy lunch at Texas Music City. - The Sip & Shop van will pick you up at 1:00pm from Picker's Pavilion.

The next stop will be the gorgeous Pelle Legna vineyards, where you will enjoy wine tastings and snacks.

We will also do a quick stop at Green Goat Winery in Edom for another summer wine tasting.

Then, we will drop you off for an afternoon on your own in Ben Wheeler. Ben Wheeler is hosting it's June Bug Art & Music Festival all day long! We will leave Ben Wheeler around 5:30pm, to bring you roundtrip back to Picker's Pavilion.  

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4th of July Celebration : Lake Palestine



Join us Thursday, July 4th for a Fourth of July Celebration to remember! The beautiful grounds of Belle Vista at Lake Palestine will be open for fun for the whole family! Gates open at 4:00 for swimming, shopping, food trucks, live music and a family fun zone area! Bring your blanket and relax on the hill as you enjoy snacks from local food trucks, while watching the kids swim or enjoying live music! Our guests will have access to our private beach and a best decorated float contest! Live music includes The Pictures Band and Grant Cook and Friends. The grounds will be covered with yard games, water slides, bounce houses, and more.This is truly an opportunity to celebrate the summer at our lakefront venue.

Fireworks show will begin at 9:00pm!

The party doesn't stop there. - You can add on additional time at the venue and move it inside to our after party! The after party features The Pictures Band inside our ballroom. Dance party goes until midnight!

VIP seating has already SOLD OUT!!

Reserve your tickets TODAY!! - Book before July 1st and Save $10 off admission!!

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July 20 : Sip & Shop Athens!


 Sip & Shop Texas is coming to Athens!

Join us July 20th for a sippin', shoppin' Saturday to remember.

The Sip & Shop van will leave downtown Athens at NOON - so get there early, if you'd like to enjoy lunch before your tour! Athens hosts its Farmers Market Saturday morning from 9:00-1:00. Park in the city lot, support your local Farmer's Market and then head over to the city square. The Athens square is home to everything from antiques to boutiques! - It is even the home to Athens Brewing Company!

The Sip & Shop van will leave downtown Athens at NOON - and visit 4 of the best local wineries.

We will do wine tastings at Athen's local favorites: 3 P's in a Vine and Castle Oaks Winery. We'll also visit a Sip & Shop favorite - White Fox Vineyards with their multi-award winning wines. The wine portion of our tour will conclude at Cannon Creek Winery, just outside of Canton. Tastings are included and we'll have a little snack at our half way stop. We have a few hidden gems just off the square in Athens we'll also visit, along with Come and Take It - a favorite stop for any beverage connoisseur!  

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Shop With Us ...

Herkimer Diamond Studs


 Every girl needs a gorgeous pair of everyday studs and these fit the bill perfectly. Petite yet gorgeous Herkimer Diamonds have been secured with 14k Gold Filled wire in my original bezel wrapped style to create studs that can be worn with pretty much everything. My unique wrapping style mixed with the naturally occurring geometric shape of these stones results in a modern pair of posts that you'll love wearing.   $39.

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Handcrafted Collar Necklace


A perfect everyday piece of jewelry full of effortless yet enviable style. This necklace features a thick long bar, curved expertly in the natural shape of the neck to be the most compatible piece of adornment. This bar is textured in our original woven style adding a beautiful dimension and shine to the piece while not overpowering the streamlined look. The bar is set into delicate yet sturdy rolo style chain. $39.

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Cobalt Druzy Drops


Beautiful, sparkling petite cobalt Druzy rounds in a 14k gold fill finish are wrapped expertly in my signature bezel style, and suspended from hand formed French style ear wires to make a gorgeous pair of drop earrings. These are the perfect addition to complete any look and also make a fantastic gift.  


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Contact Us

Book your next Tour! We're also available to plan your private party or event. Want a bridal shower tour, special birthday or girl's weekend? Send us a message! We are happy to accommodate groups of 6 or more! We're happy to answer any questions.

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  Sip & Shop Texas is owned & operated by Best Life Events, LLC.  It is a fun way to explore East Texas & all wineries, shops, boutiques, galleries & restaurants it has to offer.  (Join our Sip & Shop Race for more discounts & special events.)  Race Memberships are available for purchase now! Race packets & t-shirts will be sent out mid-February. No refunds on scheduled tours.

East Texas Sip & Shop

(903) 393-9737