Wine-A-Ree event planned at Commons

The seventh annual Wine-A-Ree wine and beer tasting event will be from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at The Commons in Columbus.

Wine and beer vendors this year include Best Vineyards, Buck Creek Winery, Butler Winery, Cedar Creek Winery, Chateau de Pique Winery, Chateau Thomas Winery, Ertel Cellars Winery, Harmony Winery, Holtkamp Winery, Huber Orchard Winery, Mallow Run Winery, Powerhouse Brewing, Quaff On Brewing, Simmons Winery and 450 North Brewing, Twisted Crew Brewing and Winzerwald Winery.

Capehouse Glass and Eclectic are returning craft vendors. Also returning this year is de Tours of Indiana Wines. Food from First Class Catering will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 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, Jackson County Visitor Center and This Old Guitar Store in Seymour, Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, Levenstein’s in Greensburg and online at

The event will include a silent auction with several items up for bid, including a John Mellencamp signed guitar courtesy of This Old Guitar Store in Seymour, a week’s stay at a Florida condo and tours from de Tours of Indiana Wines.

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

Information: Call Jon Ocheltree at 800-844-6809 or search for the Wine-A-Ree community site on Facebook