Watch and bet on live turf and dirt horse racing while sipping on some of the state’s best wines at the 4th Annual Decanter: A Celebration of Maryland Wine and Racing set to take place on April 12-13 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 conjunction with the Maryland Jockey Club, allows guests to sample wine from over 20 Maryland wineries, browse wine and equine focused art and crafts, listen to live music, dine on local fare and experience live horse racing from the prestigious Second Floor Grandstand area.
General admission tickets are $30.00 and include admission to the Grandstand area and wine tastings throughout the day. The Decanter Pass tickets are $50.00 and include an upgraded wine glass and samples of exclusive Decanter wines from each attending winery. Baltimore Fishbowl viewers can save $8.- off admission by using code BaltFishbowl14. For more information or to purchase tickets, log onto www.marylandwine.com or call 410-252 WINE.
“We are excited to partner with the Maryland Jockey Club to present this truly unique event that we know will pleasantly surprise people. Maryland wines and racing share some common themes…heritage, tradition and legacy…so we thought the combination would be perfect for audiences young and old alike,” said Kevin Atticks, Executive Director for the Maryland Wineries Association.
About the Maryland Wineries Association
The Maryland Wineries Association is a non-profit trade organization representing Maryland’s 65+ 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.