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June 10, 2016

French Lick, Indiana — Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Uncork the Uplands, the signature event of the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail and AVA (American Viticultural Area). For one night only on Saturday July 30, 2016, wine lovers can enjoy a taste of all nine southcentral Indiana Upland Wine Trail wineries against the backdrop of one beautiful location at the French Lick Springs Resort Hotel, French Lick, Indiana. Uncork the Uplands offers guests the rare opportunity to sample delicious, award-winning wines of all varieties from nine wineries in one place. Nationally renowned wine paired with delectable bites and appetizers and live music in a historic setting are the ingredients that make Uncork the Uplands a perfect summer blend.

Uncork will offer a limited number of add-on tickets for an exclusive VIP event that will take place in French Lick Winery’s “Spirits of French Lick” Distillery. The distillery is slated to open in October of 2016 and VIP tickets allow you a chance to be one of the first to visit the new 27,000 square-foot stillhouse an hour before the Uncork main event. VIP tickets include a keepsake glass, and a chance to enjoy special tastings, hors d’oeuvres, and personal interaction with the winemakers and distillers from around the trail. The VIP Distillery Reception will be from 3pm - 4pm Eastern.

The Indiana Uplands Wine Trail is located within the Indiana Uplands American Viticultural Area, a federally recognized grape-growing region established in 2013. The trail wineries include Best Vineyards Winery of Elizabeth; Brown County Winery of Nashville; Butler Winery of Bloomington; French Lick Winery of West Baden Springs; Huber’s Orchard, Winery and Vineyards of Starlight; Oliver Winery of Bloomington; Owen Valley Winery of Spencer, Turtle Run Winery of Corydon and Winzerwald Winery of Bristow.

Uncork the Uplands will take place on July 30, 2016 from 4-7 pm Eastern at the French Lick Springs Resort Hotel, 8670 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432. Early Bird tickets are $50 (before tax), and $65 (before tax) after July 1. VIP tickets will also be available for $15 (before tax) to the first 100 guests. A limited number of hotel rooms are available for guests of Uncork the Uplands, subject to availability. At the West Baden Hotel, a special rate of $229.00/night. At the Best Western French Lick, a rate of $135.00/night.

Booking information and special codes provided after ticket purchase through the confirmation email. For more information about the event, please visit UncorktheUplands.com.