Monday, October 10, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS - Seven central Indiana wineries will be featuring wines and chili perfect for your fall celebrations during a weekend long event in October. The Chili Cook-Off Weekend will take place October 15-16, 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 styles of chili paired with one glass of wine at each winery. Some wineries will also offer music throughout the event.
Designated drivers to each winery will also be able to enjoy the food and sides and soda.
"When people think about fall, they think about chili," said David Simmons, owner of Simmons Winery and president of the Indy Wine Trail. "The Indy Wine Trail is excited to showcase our favorite chili's and how well they can pair with wine during this fantastic event!"
Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Designated driver tickets are $12. 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.