Thursday, February 7, 2008
Contact: Sandy Palmer, Co-owner MADISON Vineyards Estate Winery
1456 E 400 N, Madison, IN 47250
Kokomo Man Wins Grand Prize on Indiana Wine Trail 2007 VIP Passport
Jim Meyers of Kokomo submitted the winning passport at the completion of his 2007 tour of the Indiana Wine Trail Wineries in Southeast Indiana . In addition to receiving a complementary 18 ounce commemorative wine glass, Jim won:
· A Gift Basket including wine and local items from Ridge Winery in Vevay where the tasting room features open decks on the banks of the majestic Ohio River .
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.IndianaWineTrail.com
Located along the picturesque
corridor, the Southeast Indiana Wine Trail ties together wineries of all types - from large estate vineyards set amongst the region's rolling hills, to intimate tasting rooms offering historic architecture, handcrafted wine and river town charm. Participating wineries include the
Thomas Family Winery
, Madison Vineyards Estate Winery and Lanthier Winery in
; Ertel Cellars Winery near Batesville; Chateau Pomije Winery in New Alsace; and The Ridge Winery Tasting Room in Vevay.
A regional wine trail is a natural fit for this area. Not only was 's first successful commercial winery operated in Switzerland County, Indiana, but the entire Ohio River Valley is the largest designated wine region in . It is essentially the Midwest 's wine country