2012 Derby Festival WineFest and
Did you know that there are over 20 wineries located here in Kentucky and nearly 30 in Indiana? The Derby Festival WineFest and the Wine Competition have opened many eyes to the great industry of winemaking in both Kentucky and Indiana, allowing ticket holders to taste and experience these great wines.
The Derby Festival invites local wineries to participate in the 2012 Derby Festival WineFest and the 2012 Derby Festival Wine Competition. The WineFest event will occur over a two day period, May 1st & May 2nd, and will be located on the East Belvedere at Waterfront Park, in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The Derby Festival Wine Competition will be held on March 21st and the winners will be promoted prior to the WineFest tasting event. Winning wines will be on display at the WineFest event and featured in the Tasting Guide distributed to all attendees.
The event hours for WineFest will be from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm allowing patrons plenty of time to learn about and enjoy wines. Wineries will also be given the opportunity to sell their wines by the bottle at their booth during the event. Attendees will be treated to great music, atmosphere, and food while they enjoy tasting your wines from their complimentary event glass.
The Winery application and detailed event information about both WineFest and the Wine Competition is located under the Register Now tab at top rightside of the page. You may also download a copy of the Terms & Condition of Participation. There is NO entry fee to participate in the WineFest event as a sampling winery. The application deadline is no later than March 5, 2012 to reserve your Winery's space or submit your wines for judging. Space will be limited and entries will be accepted on a first come basis. Remember to keep a copy for your files. If you have questions, please call (800)928 – FEST.