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Tastings at the Track are Back!

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Dorignac’s Food Center present Tastings at the Track, a series of Wednesday night wine tastings showcasing 25 top wines for $25 per person. Tickets are available at Dorignac’s (710 Veterans Blvd in Metairie) and, if not sold out, will be available at the door.

Upcoming Tastings at the Track:

October 27 - Bigger is Better - Robust reds from Amarone to Zinfandel, representing regions from around the world, including Italy, California, Spain, Portugal, France and many more. In addition to 25 wines, Chef Ray from Fair Grounds will preview new items off the Clubhouse Dining menu for the upcoming Thoroughbred Racing Season.

November 17 - Champagnes - Just in time for holiday season, preview what's hot in the world of bubbly.

Themes for each Tasting are announced a few weeks prior to the event. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.

Tastings are 6-8 p.m. on the fourth-floor Clubhouse level. The well-lit and secure parking area at Fair Grounds is always free.

The casual, reception-style tastings also feature a selection of cheeses, as well as wine experts who will discuss and answer wine-related questions. For more information, call 504-948-1285.

NOTE: Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.