Presented by The Maryland Wineries Association, the Decanter Wine Festival is a premier wine event in Baltimore celebrating the heritage and tradition of both Maryland wine and Maryland horse racing at the historic Pimlico Race Course.

The 2012 Decanter Wine Festival goes down on the weekend of April 21-22 at this historic race course also known as the home of the Preakness Stakes.

Guests at the Decanter Wine Festival can enjoy unique infield views of live horse races, an eclectic sampling of fine Maryland wines, delicious food, craft vendors, and much more at the historic Pimlico Race Course.

Just like the Preakness Stakes, those visiting the Decanter Wine Festival can bet on live turf and dirt racing all throughout the day while sipping on their favorite wines.

Single day general admission tickets to the 2012 Decanter Wine Festival are $30 and include everything listed above.  Those looking for the premier experience should opt for the Decanter Pass which includes everything listed above as well as a full size Riedel wine glass, samples of an exclusive Decanter wine from each attending winery, and a six bottle carrying bag.  Single day Decanter Passes are $50.

Full weekend passes are $50 for general admission and $90 for Decanter Passes.  To purchase tickets, head to the Decanter Wine Festival ticket page and for more information on this great Baltimore wine festival, visit the official Decanter Wine Festival website.