May
21
Tue
2019 CRA Legislative Reception @ Old Judiciary Room, Legislative Office Bldg
May 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Connecticut Restaurant Association Legislative Reception at the Capitol brings together members of the Connecticut General Assembly with CRA members to discuss important issues as well as enjoy a sampling from member  restaurants from around the state, as well as beverages from member distributors.

Please RSVP to ctrestaurant.org/reception

 

 

 

 

May
22
Wed
June 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Jun
3
Mon
2019 WSWC Legislative Reception @ Capitol Bldg, Old Appropriations Room 3rd Floor Capitol
Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Connecticut (WSWC) will host its annual wine tasting and food pairing event at the State Capitol in Hartford on June 3, 2019. Every year the event brings together legislators, lobbyists and state capitol staff with beverage industry professionals. WSWC members, including representatives from Allan S. Goodman, Connecticut Distributors, Inc., Eder Bros. Inc., Hartley & Parker, Ltd., Opici Family Distributing, Winebow and Slocum & Sons, as well as trade association representatives and guests from the Connecticut Package Stores Associatio

See last year’s highlights here.

 

 

Jun
7
Fri
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.

Jun
12
Wed
Connecticut Package Store Association Annual Golf Tournament @ The Whitney Farms Golf Club
Jun 12 all-day

Join the Connecticut Package Store Association (CPSA) for its Annual Golf Tournament at the Whitney Farms Golf Club in Monroe on June 12, 2019. Enjoy a day of golf, raffles and a “Hole-in-One” prize.  Call the CPSA office at 860-346-7978 for team sign-up, tournament information and sponsorship opportunities, or email mdaley@ctpsa.com. View 2018 highlights here.

 

 

 

Jun
19
Wed
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.

 

Jun
24
Mon
July 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Jun
25
Tue
Connecticut Restaurant Association Annual Golf Classic @ Lyman Orchards Golf Club
Jun 25 all-day

The Connecticut Restaurant Association will host its Annual Golf Classic at Lyman Orchards Golf Club  on June 25, 2019. The day will kick offs am with registration, lunch and time to mingle with fellow CRA Members. Golf begins with a Shotgun Start, Scramble Format. After eighteen holes of golf, there will be cocktails, dinner and awards. More details coming. The event supports the Connecticut Hospitality Educational Foundation and the CRA.

Visit ctrestaurant.org for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

See last year’s highlight’s here.

 

 

Jul
20
Sat
Connecticut Wine Festival Presented by the CT Wine Trail @ Goshen Fairgrounds
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 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
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.