Saturday, April 23, 2011

Vintage Indiana Advance Sale Tickets Now Available: Event Set June 4 in Indianapolis

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Bookmark and Share  Advance sale tickets for the 12th annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival are now available at

Tickets are $22 for adults age 21 and over – a $3 savings over gate admission. Designated drivers’ tickets are $10; youth tickets for ages 6-20 are $5. Children 5 and under are free.

The event is Saturday, June 4 from 11 am to 7 pm at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis. Over 200 wines from more than two dozen Indiana wineries will be available for tasting. Participating wineries also will sell wines by the bottle and case. Other festival attractions include live music by The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Jennie DeVoe, and The Giving Tree; cooking and wine pairing demonstrations; a wide variety of food from some of the state’s leading culinary experts; eclectic arts & crafts showcase; the KidZone kids’ activities area, and more.

Over 10,000 wine enthusiasts from throughout the Midwest are expected to attend.

“Vintage Indiana has become one of those annual ‘must attend’ events,” said Jeanette Merritt, director of marketing for the Indiana Wine Grape Council. “People love listening to our top name entertainment line-up, learning new food and wine pairings during the cooking stage demos, exploring new food sensations served up by our on-site vendors, and, of course, discovering exciting new favorites from our Indiana wine makers.” Among wines sampled this year will be the state’s signature wine, Traminette.

Vintage Indiana is presented by the Indiana Wine Grape Council, headquartered on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette. Event sponsors include Indiana’s Family of Farmers, NUVO Newsweekly, Indiana Turkey, WISH-TV, the American Dairy Association of Indiana, WNDY-TV, 92.3 WTTS, Indy’s Child, and Marsh Supermarkets.

For advance sale tickets or additional information, log on at, or call 1.800.832.WINE.

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