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Annual September Twin River Whiskey Festival Announces Hosts

By September 21, 2018Rhode Island, Top News

The Twin River Casino Event Center will play host to the fifth annual New England Whiskey Festival on Saturday, September 29th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Companies in the hospitality industry will gather at the Rhode Island entertainment facility to showcase the latest whiskey products, trends and innovations. Guests are invited to discover new brands and beverage trends, sample food offerings and enjoy live entertainment by Popa Chubby. The festival features education seminars, a photo booth, food and whiskey pairings as well as a Flipping Out For Whiskey Miracle flair bartending demo at 2:45 p.m. and the ‘Wicked Wings of Fire  Competition’ at 4 p.m.

Masters of ceremonies, Vito Lantz and Mike Reppucci.

Award-winning local bartender and comedian, Vito Lantz and Mike Reppucci, Owner of Sons of Liberty Distillery will both serve as the master of ceremonies.

 “We are excited to host the festival’s fifth year as it continues to showcase the immense variety of whiskies from around the world. From an amazing opening spirited dinner to educational seminars, top-notch entertainment and grand tasting, we look forward to delivering another great festival to our guests.” said Frank Martucci, Director of Beverage & Nightlife for Twin River Management Group.

An opening night American Bulleit Frontier Whiskey sponsored spirited dinner hosted by brand ambassador Adam Geissler will kick off the festivities on Thursday, September 27, at 6:30 pm at Fred & Steve’s Steakhouse. The handcrafted cocktails presented by some of the northeast’s best mixologists, cocktail reception followed with a four-course food and spirit tasting menu. Visit the event site for more information.


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