Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival at Military Park

The 12th Annual Vintage Indian Wine and Food Festival takes over Military Park in Indianapolis downtown Saturday, June 4, 2011. This fabulous Indianapolis festival connects Hoosiers with the best of Indiana food and drink. Sample more than 200 award winning wines and enjoy delicacies from some of Indiana’s most revered culinary experts. Tickets to this Indianapolis event are $22 in advance and $25 at the gate. Designated drivers who are twenty one and up pay only $10. Indianapolis kids ages six to twenty cost $5.00. Children under 5 are admitted for FREE. Don’t miss this delectable Indianapolis festival in the heart of the Circle City.

Twenty five Indiana vineyards will be on hand pouring more than 200 different types of vino. Available through the adult sampler ticket only (with a valid ID), the first 10,000 participants receive an etched wine glass. Participating Indiana wineries include Buck Creek Vineyard, French Lick Winery, Chateau Thomas Winery, Easley Winery, Mallow Run Winery, Oliver Winery and more.
Pair your wines with the best of Indiana’s foods. Each vendor offers something different for Indianapolis people to enjoy. Participating Indianapolis restaurants include Bazbeaux Pizza, Cobb’s Cajun Cooking, Port-a-Pit Catering of Indy, Glodo’s Original Kettle Korn, Baskin Robbins, AlliCart Catering, Blue Lagoon Catering and more. Let your taste buds soar as you pair delicious reds, whites and rose with divine food.

Also, enjoy a full schedule of events at the 2011 Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Pavilion.

12:00 pm
The Dinner Rush

Busy parents know that feeding a whole family each evening is a challenge like no other. Before your kids begin to chant “I’m starving,” turn to a recipe from the American Dairy Association, Red Gold or Indiana Turkey Producers. Learn how to feed your family a healthy, well balanced meal. Then learn to pair your favorite wines with each dish.

1:30 pm
Invite the Neighbors!

Summer is the perfect time for entertaining. Everyone loves a good cook out or dinner party with the chance to relax in the warm Summer air with a full belly and good company. But sometimes, cooking for a crowd can be an intimidating task. This workshop promises to break novice chefs to of their jitters when it comes to entertaining.

3:00 pm
Recipes and Pairings to Celebrate Your Dad

Father’s Day is almost upon us. Celebrate Dad with a special meal filled with his favorite things to eat and drink. Take advantage of this workshop to help create the ideal meal for your Papa.

4:30 pm
Get out Your Grill

Summer is synonymous with grilling. Learn the best grilling tips at this workshop hosted by Clarks Appliance. Plus, hear the winner of the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail contest announced.

In addition to these helpful workshops, delicious wine and delectable food, enjoy Indianapolis music performances from Brigid’s Cross, Jennie DeVoe and Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band. After the Vintage Indiana Food and Wine Festival enjoy a nightcap at any of these Indianapolis bars. Stay tuned to for all the latest on fun things to do in Indianapolis.

Vintage Indiana Food and Wine Festival
Saturday, June 4
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Military Park
601 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202