December Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
3rd Annual Foxwoods on Tap Craft Beer Festival @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The 3rd annual Foxwoods On Tap returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, December 1, 2018. More than 150+ craft beers from over 70 different breweries, microbrews, brewpubs and ciders are featured. Music by the 2018 Foxwoods Battle of the Bands winners, Auguste & Alden., plus games and food available for purchase. 21+

See last year’s highlights here.




Connecticut Restaurant Association Annual Awards Dinner 2018 @ Foxwoods Resort & Casino
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The annual Connecticut Restaurant Association event honors the state’s industry with annual meeting, reception and awards gala. Nomination and registration information coming soon.

The CRAZIES Awards Gala celebrates the “Best of the Best” in the Connecticut Restaurant Industry.
12:00pm Annual Board Meeting
5:30pm Vendor Showcase & Cocktails
​7:00pm Awards Dinner

See last year’s highlights here.


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.