Sipping on your favorite glass of wine and unleashing your creative side is a therapeutic experience. After a long week, consider one of Texas’ excellent paint and wine options to enjoy a night out with friends. The combination of art class and wine is a welcome one for many. Here are the best spots for paint and wine in the state.
Cheers to Paint in Odessa brings together wine and painting by not only offering up a variety of classes, but allowing visitors to bring their own drinks along for the ride. Featuring private parties, summer camps, and open paint sessions—along with wine and paint classes to incorporate the two concepts. An actual professional artist is on hand as well to help less experienced painters get through their latest work, and there's even the option to work with pre-sketched canvas to make things easier.
The oddly-appropriate Grapevine is the location of the day for Painting with a Twist, though several other outlets seem on hand here. Painting With a Twist incorporates painting with a bring your own bottle wine option to make for a complete package. Private parties and special events round out the package and give guests a wide range of options. It's even possible to buy gift cards for those who want to give the gift of a night out with art and booze.
Tyler is home to Pinot's Palette, though other locations are available here. A bring your own bottle studio—though ice is provided along with glasses, cork screws and even bottled water—Pinot's Palette offers up several other options as well. With age-appropriate classes—though no one under 12 is permitted—along with special events and even some bingo getting involved, Pinot's Palette is clearly ready to be a big part of a night out for a lot of people. Try the “Paint it Like a Ross” section if you want to feel more like the laid-back stylings of PBS master Bob Ross.
It's back to the appropriately-named Grapevine for Art in the Vine, a bring your own bottle line of painting classes that's a match for most any already named herein. A slate of special classes, along with the ability to host team building events, makes this a particularly versatile offering in the field of paint and wine options. There are even family-friendly events to get the kids involved, which will be especially welcome for some.
Cedar Park's Board and Brush offers a little something unusual in its paint and wine opportunity. Offering wine on Wednesdays—part of the “Wine Down Wednesday” promotion—it also offers just one kind of art: sign painting. That's right, Board and Brush is all about wood signage, which actually encompasses a variety of impressive options. If you're looking for something unique to keep in your home, then a bit of signage could be just the thing. Add on the wine and it's just that much better.