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Annual CDI Experience Offers a Spirited Industry Celebration

By November 26, 2017Connecticut, Top News

Connecticut Distributors, Inc. held its annual “CDI Experience” at the High Rollers Luxury Lanes and Lounge at Foxwoods Resort Casino on October 3. More than 950 trade guests celebrated the industry at the annual event, with more than 55 supplier representatives from wine, spirits and cordial brands alongside trade vendor education tables. An “All-in Cocktail Competition” highlighted spirit offerings with Mike Knudsen winning the People’s Choice award with his cocktail, Pineapple Express. Rachel Markoja was the Craft Cocktail Winner, selected by a secret industry judge, for her cocktail, Kentucky’s Finest. Signature cocktails were featured at Scorpion Bar, Red Lantern and Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar. Overnight guests were invited to sample Absolut Lime Bloody Marys the next day at Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen. Guests received a signature Riedel glass to commemorate the event.



Photos by Joe Palisi.


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