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5th Annual Decanter: A Celebration of Maryland Wine & Racing Set for April 18-19 2015

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Decanter MDMarch 23, 2015 (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 5th Annual Decanter: A Celebration of Maryland Wine & Racing at Pimlico Race Course, taking place on April 18-19 at the Pimlico Race Course (5201 Park Heights Ave.) from 12 pm- 6 pm both days.  The event, sponsored by the Maryland Wineries Association in partnership with the Maryland Jockey Club, allows guests to sample a wide variety of wines, mead 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 from the prestigious 2nd Floor Grandstand. 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 Flute Club concert.

General admission tickets are $30.00 and include admission to the Grandstand area and tastings throughout the day.  The Decanter Pass VIP ticket is $50.00 and includes an upgraded wine glass, a 6-bottle wine carrier 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 http://www.decanterwinefestival.com/ or call 410-252-9463.

The Maryland Wineries Association is a non-profit trade organization representing Maryland’s 70+ wineries. Founded in 1984, the MWA’s mission is to develop and expand the grape and wine industry in Maryland through events, education and promotion. From the Eastern Shore to Deep Creek Lake, wine is growing throughout Maryland.

WHAT: 5th Annual Decanter: A Celebration of Maryland Wine & Racing at Pimlico Race Course

WHEN: Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

WHERE: Pimlico Race Course 5201 Park Heights Ave.

TICKETS: General Admission is $30.00; Decanter Pass Admission is $50.00, Log onto http://www.decanterwinefestival.com/ or call 410-252-9563

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 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 while watching from the prestigious 2nd floor Grandstand
  • 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

 

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