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Wine Tasting & Horse Racing: "Taste at the Track"

We'll be doing other excursions to Arlington throughout the summer (including two with transportation packages), but Taste at the Track is a fun event to add into the mix.

$35 gets you:

Free admission to Arlington Race Track

A Govino wine glass

Free wine tastings for 4 hours

Three food sample tickets

Event tickets are available on Binny's web site here: Taste at the Track


Meeting place and transportation TBD.

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Details from Binny's site:

Whether you're just learning about the world of wines, or are an aficionado looking for new & exciting brands, you don't want to miss the Taste at the Track outdoor wine festival presented by Binny's Beverage Depot!

You're invited to join us Saturday, June 7th to watch & wager on the heart pounding sport of Thoroughbred horse racing while enjoying a sampling of over 400 domestic and international wines from Binny's. Plus, top Chicagoland restaurants will provide samples to pair with your favorite wines (included with admission) and signature small plates for purchase.

This ticketed event includes general admission to Arlington Park, entrance into the exclusive Taste at the Track event in the Park, a Govino wine glass and wine tastings, and three food sample tickets. In addition to your sample tasting options, delicious, small plate offerings will be available for purchase.

To ensure you have the best experience with quicker access to enjoy the wine samples, we are limiting ticket sales. So be sure to get your tickets early as they will sell out!

Wine Tasting: Sample over 400 different wines in a custom Govino wine glass.
Food: Top Chicagoland restaurants will be on-site for sampling. Jake Melnicks - Georgia BBQ pork slider with horseradish slaw
Bar Toma - Goat cheese crostini with Treviso marmalade
Cafe Spiaggia - Fresh mozzarella with apple mostarda and arugula
Cowboy Grille - Loaded avocado dip with crispy tortillas
Mr. D's Sports Bar - Smokehouse sausage wrapped in puff pastry with caramelized onion and apricot mustard


Beer: NEW in 2014, MillerCoors and Binny's Beverage Depot will offer limited craft beers as part of the sampling.
Entertainment: Live DJ on the Miller Lite Band Stage.
Binny's Taste at the Track Ticket Inclusion: Admission
Govino Wine Glass
Wine and Beer Tasting (1pm-5pm)
3 Food Sample Tickets


Purchase your Binny's Taste at the Track early for $35! Day of price will be $40.
10% Off Orders Placed For Tasting Wines At The Event!

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  • Renny

    FUN TIME!!! Tough ride home though ~ Ah the joys of the CTA . . .

    June 7, 2014

  • Bryan

    Wine tasting tix are sold out. But we'll have a home base table in Mr. D's bar for those not doing the Binny's thing. Text[masked] if lost!

    June 7, 2014

  • Anne

    I'm on my way from the city. Where can I get the ticket and meet meet the group?

    June 7, 2014

  • Michelle

    Just finished Bacon Chase run....recovering from bacon intake! Have fun....

    June 7, 2014

    • Renny

      If someones Hell Bent on Mimosas on the train, you should bring your own. I'm bringing Vodka and Orange Juice, with SOME to share. Ha thats what I meant in the beginning vs Mimosas.

      June 5, 2014

    • Kim L.

      Where are you guys on the train?

      June 7, 2014

  • Nathan

    I plan on getting there early to try and grab a table outsideof MR D. As i wont be partaking in the unlimited drink fest since i plan to make a harley ride out of the trip!

    June 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds like a fun event. Long time fan of horse racing.

    June 6, 2014

  • Christina

    I highly suggest coming early! The track will be super busy on Saturday, not only for the wine tasting event (over 3K tix sold) but the third leg of the triple crown the Belmont Stakes is running, so the track is anticipating a huge walk in crowd!

    1 · June 5, 2014

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