Friday, July 1, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS - Six central Indiana wineries will be featuring wines and BBQ perfect for your summer celebrations during a weekend long event in July. The BBQ Weekend will take place July 16 and 17, 2011 at the participating wineries.
Participating wineries include Buck Creek Winery (Indianapolis), Chateau Thomas Winery (Plainfield), Easley Winery (Indianapolis), New Day Meadery (Indianapolis), Mallow Run Winery (Bargersville), and Simmons Winery (Columbus).
Customers can visit each winery from 12PM-6PM during the event to enjoy different BBQ meals and one glass of wine at each winery.
"Summer is the perfect time to get out the grill and cook BBQ," said David Simmons, owner of Simmons Winery and president of the Indy Wine Trail. "The Indy Wine Trail is excited to showcase our favorite BBQ's paired with fantastic wine."
Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the Indy Wine Trail wineries.
Currently, the Indy Wine Trail is featuring a passport program where visitors receive a free wine glass after visiting all seven wineries.
The Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Indianapolis is offering a special wine trail room package. Call 317-955-9700 for information. Since the trail includes visits to seven wineries, everyone is encouraged to designate a driver and drink responsibly.
For more information, please call 1-888-VINO-INDY (888-846-6463) or visit the website at: www.indywinetrail.com.
Jeanette Merritt, Marketing Director, Indiana Wine Grape Council, (765) 496-3842, firstname.lastname@example.org.