Start your engines — and may the best wine lover win!

The 2019 East Texas Sip & Shop Race begins March 1 and will take you on a journey through wineries, shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants and more. The goal is to visit all listed establishments in your Sip & Shop Passbook within three months of the race start date.

The first team to finish the race wins a cash prize to donate to any charity of their choice. Participating establishments will also have prizes to win along the way.

Tickets are $79 per guest and include a Passbook, one day tour with roundtrip transportation, free wine tastings for the day and exclusive discounts on stops. For a $49 upgrade, tour goers will receive an official Sip & Shop t-shirt, an additional $10 day trip in the Sip & Shop van and discounted fees on lodging for race participants. Race memberships are available until Feb. 10.

Don’t want to join the official race but still want to partake in the fun? Public tours in the Sip & Shop van include the following dates:

  • March 2: Sip, Sip, Rose’!
  • March 30: Gone With the Wine
  • April 6: Grape Expectations
  • April 7: Zin it to Win It!
  • May 4: One Last Syrah!

Find out all the details at www.ETXSipandShop.com.