The Wine and Cheese party hosted by GCP Discount Liquors and Wine will follow the IRL Legends autograph session on Saturday, June 3 during the 2nd Annual Watkins Glen Indy Grand Prix weekend, June 2 -4 at Watkins Glen International. With the purchase of a race ticket, fans will have the opportunity to meet some of the most successful and respected IndyCar Series drivers of all-time and then sample New York's Finger Lakes wines from 16 different wineries featuring over 50 regional wines.
The IRL Legends autograph session will be held at The Pyramid from 4:00 - 4:30 pm. The session will include two of the most renowned names in IndyCar Series history; Al Unser Sr. and Johnny Rutherford. Unser Sr. is a four-time Indianapolis 500 champion and is third on the all-time CART career victories list with 39. Rutherford has 27 career wins to his credit including three Indianapolis 500 victories.
The Wine and Cheese Party hosted by GCP Discount Liquors and Wine will take place almost immediately following the IRL Legends in the Turn 10 Village from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Wineries scheduled to appear are Wagner Vineyards, Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, Hunt Country Vineyards, Lakewood Vineyards, Knapp Vineyards, Bully Hill Vineyards, Four Chimney's Organic Wines, Fulkerson Wine Cellars, Hickory Hollow Wine Cellars, Glenora Wine Cellars, Pleasant Valley Winery, Keuka Springs Winery, Chateau Lafayette Reneau, Sheldrake Point Vineyards, Atwater Vineyards and Miles Wine Cellars.
"We are excited to have partnered with Watkins Glen International for an exciting race weekend," stated Pam Yunis Smith, President and CEO of GCP. "Our store specializes in promoting fine wine including the region's popular and growing wine industry." GCP Discount Liquors and Wine is a retail store located in Horeseheads, NY just off of NYS Interstate 86 in the K-Mart plaza. More information can be found by visiting www.gcpliquors.com or by calling 607-739-8650.