Vintage IndianaNeil Charles
On Saturday, June 7, be sure to pay a visit to Vintage Indiana, the fourth celebration of Indiana wine, with over 100 award-winning wines on offer. Participating wineries are Brown County Winery, Butler Winery & Vineyards, Chateau Thomas Winery, Easley Winery, Ferrin's Fruit Winery, French Lick Winery, Huber Orchard & Winery, Madison Vineyards, Oliver Winery, Satek Winery, Simmons Winery, Thomas Family Winery, Turtle Run Winery and Winzerwald Winery.
Food samples will be available from the following restaurants: Almost Home, Bazbeaux Pizza, Brother Juniper's, Circle City Bar & Grille, Jeffrey's Java Café, MBP Distinctive Catering, R Bistro, Something Different and St. Elmo Steak House.
In addition, there will be the following program of seminars at the wine and food experience tent:
* 12 p.m.: "Creative Cooking from Circle City Bar & Grille"
Chef Michael offers the best of Indiana in delectable dishes. To compliment the food, Butler Winery will bring their Chambourcin wine.
* 1:30 p.m.: "Think Fresh"
Marsh Supermarket chefs create dishes designed for summer nights. Simple yet satisfying. Learn about how these simple foods pair with a tasty Madison Vineyards wine called Kleineweiss.
3 p.m.: "The OTHER White and Dark Meat - TURKEY"
Chef Regina Mehallick of R Bistro puts a healthy yet tasty spin on a comfort food classic. Simmons Winery Autumn Late Harvest wine will be a perfect compliment.
* 4 p.m.: "Seasonal Eats, Regional Drinks"
Chef Dan Noble, executive chef of Something Different, cooks with local ingredients to create world-class dishes. Enjoy a local wine with these local ingredients - Turtle Run Winery Snapper White.
Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the day by the Ann McWilliams Band, Governor Davis and the Blues Ambassadors and Jennie DeVoe.
The event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the gate. Designated driver tickets are available for $8 and include free non-alcoholic beverages.
Tickets for the event are available at Marsh Supermarkets and at participating wineries.