Saturday, November 9

Indiana Winery Events November 2013

November 9
Wine-A-Ree Join Buck Creek Winery, Butler Winery, Cedar Creek WineryChateau de Pique, Ertel Cellars Huber Winery, Salt Creek Winery, and Winzerwald at this event in Columbus benefiting Boy Scouts of Southern Indiana.

November 10
Join Harmony Winery for a Tailgate Party with the Indianapolis Colts take on the St. Louis Rams. Potluck dishes and wine will be available to celebrate the Colts strong season. 

November 13
Ladies Night at New Day Meadery. Shop 'til you drop with great vendors, and enjoy regularly scheduled Mead & Knead. 

La Torte Cake party with Harmony Winery at 6:30 p.m. Harmony has worked with La Torte to create wine cakes. Join them for an evening of tasting wine and cake.

November 14
Sommelier Night with Hopwood Cellars. Learn how to pair Thanksgiving foods with wine in a fun atmosphere. Attendance limited to 15 people. RSVP at 317-873-4099.

Wine and Pottery Night with Harmony Winery at 6:30 p.m. One flat fee covers wine tasting and a pottery piece. Reservations can be made by calling The Creative Escape Pottery Studio at 317-569-8656.

November 15
Join New Day Meadery at 6 p.m. for the release of Honey Gobbler, their latest barrel aged release - a carbonated sweet mead aged in Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrels for two years, perfect with you Thanksgiving Day turkey!

November 16
Carousel Winery release of Winter Jewel Wine. This Cranberry-Raspberry will be available in a red Christmas tree bottle, or blue bottle. 

November 16-17
Christkindlmarket- Ferdinand, IN. Indiana wineries like French Lick, Monkey Hollow, Winzerwald, and Carousel Winery will be on hand for wine tasting and gift basket sales. 

November 21
Nouveau Day
Join Satek Winery for the release of its third vintage of Kreibaum Bay Nouveau on Worldwide Nouveau Day. 

French Lick Winery will release two new wines. Pinot Noir- is a medium bodied dry red wine with plum, berry, black pepper and faint oak notes. 

Harmony- a blend of Seyval, Vidal, Cayuga grapes, with flavors of citrus, honeysuckle and green apple. Bright and slightly sweet, this wine will pairs well with fruit and cheese, light meats such as turkey or chicken, or just simply on its own. 

Huber Winery release party of Pop's Reserve from 6-9 p.m. The party will feature tastings of Pop's Reserve, complimentary chili and cheese, and live music. 

November 22-24
Satek Winery's Holiday Open House. Open until 9 p.m. Friday. 20% off all merchandise, gift baskets available, free holiday recipes and wine tasting, and free mulled wine samples. Enjoy a free gift bag with 3-bottle purchase. Wear your ugliest holiday sweater and win a prize. 

November 29
Thanksgiving Blackberry Friday with Satek Winery. Receive a 20% discount on blackberry wine. 

November 30
Zionsville Christmas parade and tree lighting outside of Hopwood Cellars. 

New Albany Jungle Walk will feature an afternoon of tasting and shopping. Visit Winzerwald at the jewelry store for wine and diamonds.

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel, food, wine and spirits columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and and catch her as Indy’s Personal Lifestyle Adviser on Indy Style, WISH8 (CBS). Gotta Go is published on,, and in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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