Spirit Tastings at the Track “Bacardi Bash: 150 Years of Fine Rum”
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, located at 1751 Gentilly Blvd., announces its first Spirit Tastings at the Track “Bacardi Bash: 150 Years of Fine Rum” to be held on Friday, September 21 from 6-8pm in the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Clubhouse. Tickets are $25 per person and are available in advance at Dorignac’s (710 Veterans Blvd.) and if not sold out, at the door.
The spirited event will feature several stations showcasing the iconic rum brand in celebration of Bacardi’s 150th anniversary. Cocktails to be sampled include classics such as the pina colada and cuba libre; Bacardi Solera and Anejo straight from the plant in Mexico; Oak Heart and Bacardi 8 year old Rum straight from the barrel; unique Bacardi flavors, WolfBerry and BlackRazz; Bacardi Belief, hand crafted original Bacardi recipe you wont find anywhere else; and a hands-on "How To Mojito" station. Guests will also enjoy live music and light hors d’oeuvres.
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. Information about Fair Grounds can be found online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.