The Art of Wine Festival will premiere in the Carmel Arts & Design District Aug. 1, 5-10 p.m., offering free music, art and affordable wine tasting. The festival will bring Indiana wineries to Old Town Carmel in a celebration of Indiana vintages and art inspired by wine. Galleries will present themed exhibits and some will display huge, custom-designed Nebuchadnezzar wine bottles decorated by local artists. Plus, Indiana singer-songwriter Jennie DeVoe will perform at 6 p.m.
Participants 21 and over can sample vintage wines for only $15, and the first 5,000 wine-tasters will receive a souvenir wine glass. Participating wineries include Chateau Thomas Winery, Grape Inspirations Winery, Mallow Run Winery, Oliver Winery, Best Vineyard Winery, Winzerwald Winery, Huber's Orchard, Winery & Vineyard, Ferrin's Fruit Winery and Buck Creek Winery.
For more information, visit www.carmelartsanddesign.com or call 317-571-ARTS.