Monday, June 21, 2010

Great Lakes Wine Fest Slated June 26-27 at MIS

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 14:  Erik Darnell, driver ...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
The first annual  Great Lakes Wine Fest will be held at Michigan International Speedway June 26-27. The festival will be held in tents and will feature Michigan wineries and breweries, food, jazz, arts and crafts, classic car displays and pace car rides. There also will be a retail store for purchasing Michigan wines.

The event is scheduled 12:00 to 7:00 PM Saturday and 12:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday. Advanced tickets for Saturday or Sunday are $25. Walk up tickets are $35. Weekend ticket is $45. Tickets include $10 in tasting tickets ($10 each day for the weekend ticket). Designated driver pass is $15. No one under 21 will be admitted.

The event will feature an entertainment stage. In addition to wine and beer sampling, seminars covering wine, food and other topics of interest will be held throughout the venue. Cars still in the running for Progressive Insurance's Automotive X Prize competition also will be on view at the track.

Camping on the grounds will be available. For tickets and information, go to and click on the menu under Events.

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philanderson said...

I won't be able to make it to this event this weekend as I'll be in Walla Walla for the Wine Bloggers Conference. In FACT, I will be on the bus from Seattle to Walla Walla and look forward to meeting you! 'Til Wednesday...

Phil Anderson
General Wine Thoughts

Dave Nershi, CSW said...

Phil -- Looking forward to seeing you on the bus tomorrow....