The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization that increases awareness of Texas wines and food through exposure and education. Founded in 1986, the Festival serves as an educational forum for consumers, producers, restaurateurs, food consultants, writers, teachers and industry personnel. The Festival’s goals are to promote Texas wine and food production and service; to encourage better training, education and scholarships in these fields; and to support
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.