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Second Annual Indianapolis Wine Festival

June 16, 2017

I have great news! The Indianapolis Wine Festival 2017 event will be held in September! The dates are set for September 15-16, 2017. You still have a plenty of time to purchase your tickets. However, if you don’t want to miss this event, mark your calendar now and get your tickets today. Just a reminder, you have to be over 21 to attend! Tickets can be purchased by visiting their website directly at Read    the press release below issued by KemperLesnik for more information. A toast to the Indianapolis Wine Festival 2017!

Second Annual Indianapolis Wine Festival Moves to the Heart of Downtown
Indianapolis Wine Festival Coming to Pan Am Plaza this September 2017 with heightened tasting experience
INDIANAPOLIS (June 12, 2017) – This September, immerse yourself in wines from around the world at the Indianapolis Wine Festival. The two day event held September 15-16, 2017 at Pan Am Plaza and a portion of Georgia Street offers the opportunity for guests to taste more than 200 wines, local cuisine, live musical entertainment and more. Tickets for this much anticipated event go on sale Monday, June 12th at 10 a.m. ET. A portion of the proceeds for this year’s event will benefit Folds of Honor Indiana .
“We look forward to growing this global wine experience in the heart of Indianapolis,” said Tom Valdiserri of KemperLesnik, organizer of the Indianapolis Wine Festival. “With a new venue, the addition of a new VIP wine and dining experience, and an even longer list of domestic and international wines to taste, we think this year’s festival will have something for everyone – from wine beginners to aspiring sommeliers.”
Tickets are available at Guests have three options:
  • The Big Red Liquors Connoisseurs Club Ticket is $120 in advance and $140 at the door. This ticket is good to use any one day of the festival. Featuring access to the Big Red Liquors Connoisseurs Club hospitality tent, the ticket includes all benefits of an Adult Tasting Ticket plus sampling of specialty wines, heavy hors d’oeuvres and gourmet small plates.
  • The Adult Wine Tasting Ticket is $30 in advance at participating Big Red Liquor locations across Indianapolis, $35 in advance online, and $45 at the gate. It includes 20 wine tastings, one pint of beer, a tasting wine glass, seminars, musical entertainment and the opportunity to purchase wine at a discount.  Purchaser must select a Friday or Saturday ticket at time of purchase.
  • The Good Any Day Ticket is good to use for any one day of the festival. This ticket includes a tasting wine glass, 20 tastings, one pint of beer, seminars, musical entertainment, and the opportunity to purchase wine at a discount. This $50 ticket is only available in advance.
·         The Designated Driver Ticket, presented by Tom Wood Luxury Group, is $15 and includes two non-alcoholic drinks, wine seminars, musical entertainment, the opportunity to purchase wine at a discount and a tasting wine glass upon departure.
The festival will take place at Pan Am Plaza and Georgia Street, which is bordered by Meridian St. and Pennsylvania St. with its main entrance at the intersection of North St. and Meridian St; free parking is available nearby.
Festival-goers can plan to sip and stay at the luxurious Omni Severin Hotel — located near the event’s entrance gates — with a special Indianapolis Wine Festival package. Visit for more information.     
Event sponsors include Big Red Liquors, Anheuser Busch’s Belgium brands (Stella Artois, Leffe and Hoegaarden), Soft Rock B105.7, Maple Leaf Farms, and Tom Wood Luxury Group.
Connect with the festival on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. For more information, visit
About KemperLesnikKemperLesnik is a leading public relationsevents and sports marketing agency serving Fortune 500 clients. Ranked among Chicago’s top PR agencies, KemperLesnik produces award-winning communications programs for B2B firms, global consumer products companies and leading sports brands, in addition to constructing acclaimed lifestyle events and sports marketing activations. KemperLesnik has managed major national and international events, including the Maui Jim Maui InvitationalMcDonald’s All American GamesCBS Sports ClassicWindy City Wine Festival and numerous PGA TOUR affiliated events, for more than 30 years. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter @KemperLesnik.
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