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Tales of the Cocktail

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The Irish Cultural…

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Two Rooms by Lee…

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A Night of Comedy and…

Jul 22 - 22, 2017
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Tastings at the Track Wine Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:

Cheryl Lemoine
504.782.2410
clemoine@vivanola.com

Fair Grounds
Jim Mulvihill
504.948.1233
james.mulvihill@fgno.com

 Tastings at the Track Wine Series 
Concludes its 2011 series with a Holiday Bubbly Bash! 

NEW ORLEANS (Tuesday, October 18, 2011) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, located at 1751 Gentilly Blvd., concludes its "Tastings at the Track" wine tasting series for 2011 on Thursday, November 17 with "A Bounty of Bubbles: From Champagne to Prosecco". Held in partnership with Dorignac's Food Center, this special Holiday Bubbly Bash will feature 65 top Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world, plus gourmet cheeses and light hors d'oeuvres for $30 per person. The casual tasting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m and will also offer live entertainment by The Yat Pack. Tickets are available at Dorignac's (710 Veterans Blvd in Metairie) and, if not sold out, will be sold at the door.

 

Held in the Fair Grounds 4th floor Clubhouse, the reception-style tasting will also feature a selection of desserts and gourmet cheeses, and wine experts who will answer wine-related questions. For more information, visit http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com/ or call 504-948-1285. NOTE: Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.

  About Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation's third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds is owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 10 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. Fair Grounds will host its third annual Quarter Horse Season Sept. 14-25 as well as Quarter Horse racing's richest event, the Bank of America Challenge Championships, Nov. 19. The 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season will run Nov. 25, 2010-March 27, 2011, highlighted by the 98th Grade II Louisiana Derby on March 26. Information about Fair Grounds can be found online at http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com/.

                                                                                                                   

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