7th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival Set for April 8, 2017 at Laurel Park
March 8, 2017 (Baltimore, MD)- Watch and bet on live turf and dirt horse racing while sipping on some of the best wines from across the state at the 7th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival, taking place on April 8 at Laurel Park Race Course (198 Laurel Race Track Road, Laurel 20724) from 12 pm- 6 pm. The event, sponsored by the Maryland Wineries Association, allows guests to sample a wide variety of wines and cider from over 20 Maryland wineries, browse wine & equine themed arts and crafts, enjoy live music, dine on local fare and experience live horse racing at the newly renovated and remodeled Laurel Park Race Track. In addition, there will be a “best-dressed” contest each day for both men and women, where winners will receive two tickets to a future Maryland Wine event and a pair of tickets to the Black-Eyed Susan Day Flute Club concert.
General admission tickets are $30.00 and include admission to the event and tastings throughout the day. The Decanter Pass VIP ticket is $50.00 and includes an upgraded wine glass and samples of exclusive Decanter wines from each attending winery including new releases, limited productions, premium label wines and more! On-site parking is FREE and the event will take place rain or shine. For more information or to purchase tickets, log onto www.decanterwinefestival.com or call 410-252-9463.
Maryland Wines being featured at the event include Boordy Vineyards, Bodegas Gonzalez, Bordeleau Winery, DeJon Vineyard, Far Eastern Shore Winery, Fridays Creek Winery, Great Shoals Winery, Harford Vineyard & Winery, Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard, Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery, Linganore Winecellars, Olney Winery, Romano Vineyard & Winery, Royal Rabbit Vineyards, Solomons Island Winery, Port of Leonardtown Winery, Romano Vineyard & Winery, Royal Rabbit, The Urban Winery and more!
WHAT: 7th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival at NEW location at Laurel Park
WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 2017 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm
WHERE: Laurel Park at 198 Laurel Race Track Road, Laurel 20724
TICKETS: General Admission is $30.00; VIP is $50.00; Designated Driver is $20
Log onto www.decanterwinefestival.com call 410-252-9563
Wine tastings from over 20 wineries from across the state and an opportunity to speak with wine owners, makers, and experts
Selection of premium label, limited production & newly released wines offered to VIPs
Chance to bet on live turf and dirt horse racing
Live music throughout the day
Wine and equine themed arts and crafts from local artists and artisans
“Best Dressed” derby themed contest for both men and women on both days
About the Maryland Wineries Association
Maryland Wineries Association, a non-profit, member based, trade association, represents more than 80 wineries across the state. MWA’s mission is to cultivate a sustainable wine-growing community by expanding agricultural products and by increasing awareness through special events, industry education, advocacy, promotions and tourism. MWA is represented by the management group, Grow & Fortify. For more information, please visit www.marylandwine.com.