Wine, beer tasting event planned for Columbus

The seventh annual Wine-A-Ree wine and beer tasting event will be conducted from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at The Commons in Columbus.

New winery vendors Best Vineyards, Chateau Thomas Winery, Holtkamp Winery, Madison County Winery and Mallow Run Winery will be joining returning vendors Buck Creek Winery, Butler Winery, Chateau de Pique Winery, Ertel Cellars, Harmony Winery, Huber Winery and Vineyards and Simmons Winery.

Big Woods Brewing Co., CDP Brewery, Powerhouse Brewing, Twisted Crew Brewing Co. and 450 North Brewing are the brewery vendors. Food from Hangar 5 Restaurant will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

Unlimited tastings and a commemorative wine glass are included in the price of the ticket. Tickets are available at Viewpoint Bookstore in Columbus, Bevers Family Pharmacy in Seymour, Village Lights Bookstore in Madison and Levenstein’s in Greensburg and on the website.

The event will include a silent auction with several items up for bid, including a week’s stay at a Florida condominium.

All proceeds benefit Hoosier Trails Council Boy Scouts of America, which serves 18 counties in south-central Indiana, including Bartholomew, Jackson, Decatur and Jennings.

Information: Call Jon Ocheltree at 800-844-6809 or visit