Spirits fest benefits Boy Scouts

The 11th annual Wine-A-Ree wine, beer and spirits tasting festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 p.m. to 6 pm at The Commons in Columbus, Ind.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Unlimited tastings and a commemorative wine or beer glass are included in the price of the ticket.
A VIP tasting hour will be from noon to 1 pm. VIP tickets are $45 and are limited. They are available only in advance on-line or at Viewpoint Books in Columbus. VIP guests will receive a gift and a chance in a drawing for a special door prize.
Tickets are available at Viewpoint Books in Columbus, Jackson County Visitors Center and This Old Guitar Store in Seymour, Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, and Levenstein’s Flooring in Greensburg, as well as on the www.hoosiertrailsbsa.org website.
Vendors for this year’s event include Best Vineyards and Spirits, Butler Winery, Cardinal Spirits, Cedar Creek Brew Company, Cedar Creek Distillery, Cedar Creek Winery, Ertel Cellars Winery, Hard Truth Distillery, Holtkamp Winery, Huber Winery and Spirits, Huckleberry Hill Winery, Hunter’s Ridge Winery, Mallow Run Winery, Quaff ON! Brewing, and Winzerwald Winery. Returning again this year is de Tours of Indiana Wines. Food from First Class Catering will be available for purchase.
The event will include a silent auction with many exciting items up for bid including a week’s stay at a Florida condo. Visit the Wine-A-Ree Facebook event page or our Community site on Facebook for updates.
All proceeds benefit Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves over 6,000 young people in 18 counties of south central Indiana.
For more information, call Jon Ocheltree at 800-844-6809.