The 10th Annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival presented by Edward Jones will be held on September, 9th, 2023 from 1:00pm-6:00pm on the grounds of the Historic Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence, MO. Independence Uncorked will be one of the largest Missouri wine festivals in the state featuring 23 Missouri wineries sampling several of their wines, a guest spirits distiller, and over 2500 attendees.   The day will also feature art, music, beer, food booths and wine classes. The event hosted by the Rotary Club of Eastern Independence.   The cost will be $35 in advance and $45 at the door and will include a wine glass and 6 bottle wine bag (for 1st 2000 people). The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is an 1852 mansion and estate once owned by George Caleb Bingham, the famous Missouri artist. Proceeds from the events will go towards various national and local charities supported by Rotary. Beneficiaries have included the McCoy Park all-inclusive Play Ground, Great Plains SPCA, Community Services League, Independence School District Character Plus Program, Special Olympics, Shoes for Orphan Soles, Shelter Box, Job One, CAPA, Hope House, Rotary Youth Camp and the Rotary Foundation, Drumm Farm for Kids and Restoration House of Greater Kansas City-Ending Human Trafficking . 

Our 2023 Charity of Choice is Hillcrest Transitional Housing and their new apartment project for youths 19-24.

No outside food or drink allowed, but food will be available for sale.

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No outside food or drink allowed but food will be available for sale. 

To ensure a good time for all a limited number of tickets will be sold. Don't delay!

All proceeds support local, regional, and international charities!

Event is rain or shine.

Tickets are non-refundable but can be sold or given to another party. Important: Everyone entering the grounds must be 21 years of age or older. Independence Uncorked  will be held "rain or shine" . During the event, we may be taking photographs and videos for use in promoting Independence Uncorked. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to allow us to use your image for this purpose without compensation.

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