The Ice Miller Indy Wine Fest benefits the WFYI Public Media’s programming every year and returns on February 28, 2014. As a favorite for central Indiana wine lovers, the event samples some of Indiana’s best vineyards as well as other wineries across the country such as Harmony Winery, Huber's Orchard & Winery, InVie Wine Group and Kahn's. Participating distributors and wineries will showcase their wines as participants of the event get to enjoy stimulating conversation and entertaining festivities as well as good wine. General admission tickets are $50 while $120 will get wine enthusiasts access to enjoy specialty wines and foods only available in the Connoisseurs Area. For more information, visit www.wfyi.org/winefest/WineFest.asp
Easley Winery offers $5 wine tasting daily. Free tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays starting at noon. Open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays noon-4 p.m. Easley Winery, 205 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202, 317-636-4516.
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays
On Manic Mondays at the Massachusetts Ave Wine Shoppe, select four bottles of wine and get the least expensive one free. Enjoy free samples of wine from The Wall on Tasting Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. If that's not enough try Wacky Wednesdays; on first and third Wednesdays enjoy a chair massage and glass of wine for $10 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. and on second and fourth Wednesdays enjoy a psychic reading and glass of wine for $20 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Massachusetts Ave Wine Shoppe, 878 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317-972-7966.
Every Thursday is Latin Nite at the Jazz Kitchen. Enjoy half-priced paella and $5 mojitos, sangria, margaritas and caipirinhas, plus free dance lessons at 9:30 p.m. The Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220, 317-253-4900.