Black Hog Barrel Aged Brew Fest 2019 @ Black Hog Brewing Co
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Black Hog Brewing Company will host its third annual Barrel Aged Brewfest at its taproom in Oxford o January 19. Guests will enjoy 2 oz pours of exclusive barrel aged beers from Black Hog and guest breweries. Food will be provided by the Caseus Cheese Truck, the Drunk Alpaca and Chief Brody’s. Event proceeds will benefit Vie for the Kids.

This event is sold out.



February 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sun Wine Fest Grand Tasting and Vintage Cru Event @ Mohegan Sun
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sun Wine Fest Grand Tasting and Vintage Cru Event @ Mohegan Sun | Montville | Connecticut | United States

Grand Tasting

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the 16th annual Sun Wine Fest Grand Tasting. Purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants and the main culinary stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations. Join host Ryan Kristafer, WTNH’s CT Style alongside co-host Teresa Dufour for Saturday’s Grand Tasting Chef Demo, schedule:

  • 12:15pm – 12:45pm: Maneet Chauhan
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm: Marcus Samuelsson
  • 1:45pm – 2:15pm: Alex Guarnaschelli
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm: Todd English
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm: Aarón Sánchez
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm: Brian Duffy
  • *Schedule subject to change.

Saturday, January 26th from Noon to 5:00pm – Earth Expo & Convention Center. Tickets to the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting are $99.00 per person. Tickets for designated drivers are $20.00 per person.

Vintage Cru presented by Bobby Flay

Taste the “best – of – the – best” vintages and get one – on – ones with the winemakers during the Vintage Cru presented by Bobby Flay. Enjoy the raw bar and pick up your $50.00 iGourmet gift card before you leave!

Saturday, January 26th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm – Earth Ballroom.Tickets to Vintage Cru presented by Bobby Flay are $150.00 per person. The ticket price includes the Vintage Cru and a $50.00 iGourmet gift card. Tickets do not include access to the Grand Tasting.

March 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
April 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
May 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
June 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Second Annual Marriott Spring Beer Fest and Fundraiser @ Courtyard by Marriott
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The second annual Spring Beer Fest by Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury Downtown will take place  on June 8. The event will feature beer from craft breweries in Connecticut and beyond. General Admission tickets cost $25 in advance for the main event from 6 to 9 p.m and $35 in advance for VIP Hour Access Tickets.  Designated Driver tickets will be available for $5. This is a 21+ event. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit Easterseals, which provides community-based services for people with disabilities, caregivers, veterans and their  families.

See last year’s highlights here.

The Wonder of the Cocktail @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day

Brescome Barton presents the second annual Wonder of the Cocktail multi-day event at Foxwoods Resort Casino June 19 – 21, 2019. Guests will have the opportunity to attend educational seminars on their favorite spirits led by global brand ambassadors, taste fine spirits and sip craft cocktails during a variety of daytime and evening events. Last year’s festivities included a Grand Tasting, a pool party, a chef dine around and more. More details will be announced soon here.

To see highlights from last year’s event, click here and here.