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Josh Gracin Headlines 14th Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival June 1, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS – Josh Gracin, the US Marine who became an instant fan-favorite during American Idol season two, will headline the 14th annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival Saturday, June 1 at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis.

More than 200 wines from over two dozen Indiana wineries will be available for tasting. Participating wineries also will sell wines by the bottle and case. Click here for list of participating wineries.

Other festival attractions include the live music performances featuring Gracin, Cari Ray and Jennie DeVoe; cooking and wine pairing demonstrations; food vendors including food trucks; an eclectic arts & crafts showcase and more.

More than 10,000 wine enthusiasts from throughout the Midwest are expected to attend the event billed as “The Biggest Celebration of Indiana Wines.”

Gracin is a Michigan native whose fourth album is scheduled for release this summer. His previous albums – “Josh Gracin,” “We Weren’t Crazy” and “Redemption” – produced the No. 1 hit “Nothin’ to Lose” along with other charting singles including “I Want to Live,” “Stay with Me,” “We Weren’t Crazy,” “Favorite State of Mind,” “Different Kind of Crazy,” and “Long Way to Go.”

JW Marriott, located within easy walking distance of Military Park,offers a Vintage Indiana overnight package including two adult tickets to the festival plus discounted rates on room accommodations.

Vintage Indiana is presented by Indiana Wines, headquartered on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Tickets: Marsh Supermarkets and at www.VintageIndiana.com. Advance sale: $22-adults 21+; $10-Designated Driver's; $5-youth-ages 6 to 20; Free-5 and under.

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at www.GottaGo.us and www.FoodDigital.com and catch her as Indy’s Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC. Gotta Go is published on www.Gottago.us, www.BroadwayWorld.com, an in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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