Jul
21
Sun
Connecticut Wine Festival Presented by the CT Wine Trail @ Goshen Fairgrounds
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Connecticut Wine Festival, presented by the CT Wine Trail, features 17 Connecticut wineries, locally-produced foods, live music, artisan vendors and more. Participating wineries include: Bishop’s Orchards, Brignole Vineyards, DiGrazia Vineyards, Holmberg Orchard and Winery, Hopkins Vineyard, Johnathan Edwards Winery, Jones Winery, Miranda Vineyard, Paradise Hill Vineyards, Priam Vineyards, Savino Vineyards, Sharpe Hill Vineyards, Staehly Farm Winery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Taylor Brooke Winery and White Silo Winery.

See more information here.

See highlights from last year’s event here.

Jul
24
Wed
August 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Aug
7
Wed
Worldwide Wines Summer Closeout Trade Tasting @ Worldwide Wines
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Worldwide Wines of North Haven will host its annual trade tasting of domestic and imported closeout wines and spirits for accounts and trade guests.

Trade professionals/accounts only.

 

 

Aug
10
Sat
Thimble Island Seafood & Brew Fest @ Thimble Island Brewing Company
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Thimble Island Brewing Company of Branford will host a Seafood and Brew Fest on August 10, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to sample multiple brews from Thimble Island Brewing Company during the day long event, along with seafood provided by U.S.S. Chowder Pot. Live music  will be provided by The Zoo and The Muddy Rudders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival @ Bishop's Orchards Winery
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm

The 13th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival will take place at Bishop’s Orchards Winery in Guilford on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019. Wine from Connecticut wineries and vineyards, including grape and other fruit wines will be available to sample, along with food from a variety of local vendors. Other entertainment will include a tour of Bishop’s Orchards Winery, talks with numerous local wine experts, live music and shopping with local vendors and artisans.

Tickets are available ahead of time here, and also at the festival gates. For more information, please email marketing@bishopsorchards.com.

 

Aug
11
Sun
13th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival @ Bishop's Orchards Winery
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm

The 13th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival will take place at Bishop’s Orchards Winery in Guilford on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019. Wine from Connecticut wineries and vineyards, including grape and other fruit wines will be available to sample, along with food from a variety of local vendors. Other entertainment will include a tour of Bishop’s Orchards Winery, talks with numerous local wine experts, live music and shopping with local vendors and artisans.

Tickets are available ahead of time here, and also at the festival gates. For more information, please email marketing@bishopsorchards.com.

 

Aug
18
Sun
2nd Annual New Haven Cocktail Week @ See website for venues and events
Aug 18 – Aug 24 all-day

New Haven’s second annual celebration of cocktails featuring more than 25 venues for a festive week of education, tastings and cocktails in the Elm City. Sponsors include Angostura, Appleton Estate Rum, Kraken Rum, Meletti, Michetrs, Litchfield Distillery, Knob Creek, Suntory Whiskey Toki, Wild Turkey, Tullibardine and more.

Events will take place at venues throughout New Haven, including Atelier Florian, BAR, Cask Republic, Christy’s Public House, Elm City Social, Geronimo, House of Naan, Mecha, Next Door, Oak Haven Table & Bar, Olives and Oil, Ordinary, Owl Shop, Roia, Shell & Bones, Sherkaan, Temple Grill, Zafra and more to be announced.

For schedule of events, venues, menus and information, click here.

To see last year’s highlights, click here.

 

Aug
22
Thu
September 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Aug
24
Sat
New Haven Craft Beer Fest 2019 @ Temple Plaza
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The third annual New Haven Craft Beer Fest will take place in Temple Plaza on August 24, 2019. Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 50 beers from more than 30 breweries during three sessions in at outdoor setting. Food, music, and games will be available. Hosted by Prime 16 New Haven. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

 

Sep
10
Tue
The CDI Experience Fall Trade Show @ Mohegan Sun Casino
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Annual trade-only tasting for Connecticut Distributors Inc. (CDI) accounts and guests. Fine wine portfolio, spirits and cordials are showcased with special events and food provided throughout the event. For more information, contact your CDI sales representative.

See last year’s highlights here.