Connecticut Package Stores Association Annual Golf Tournament @ The Whitney Farms Golf Club
Sep 16 all-day
Connecticut Package Stores Association Annual Golf Tournament @ The Whitney Farms Golf Club | Monroe | Connecticut | United States

Join the Connecticut Package Store Association (CPSA) for its annual Golf Tournament at the Whitney Farms Golf Club in Monroe on  Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Enjoy a day of golf, raffles and prizes with industry peers.

Call the CPSA office at 860-346-7978 for team sign-up, tournament information and sponsorship opportunities, or email

View 2019 highlights here.




Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival 2020 @ Marble House
Sep 17 – Sep 20 all-day

A two-day Grand Tasting will take place as part of the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival on the Marble House lawn on September 19 & 20, 2020. Guests will have the opportunity to taste and experience wines from every major wine region, enjoy food from artisanal food purveyors and top restaurants and meet famous local, regional and national chefs. VIP tickets give guests early admission to the Grand Tasting at noon and access to a special VIP area throughout the event. This is a 21+ event.

  • Two-day Grand Tasting with hundreds of wines under the big tents on the lawn of Marble House
  • Celebrity chef appearances and cooking demonstrations  by national, regional and local chefs
  • Educational seminars with leading food and wine experts
  • Wine & Rosecliff Gala
  • The Vintner Dinner At Rosecliff
  • Sunday Jazz Brunch on the Marble House Terrace

For inquiries about participation as a winery, restaurant, exhibitor, sponsor, or volunteer, please e-mail: All proceeds support the historic preservation mission of The Preservation Society of Newport County. For a full list of the week’s tasting and dining events and tickets, visit here.

For last year’s highlights, visit the gallery here.


31st Annual RIHA Golf Classic @ Quidnessett Country Club
Oct 5 all-day

Register for the annual 2020 RI Hospitality Golf Classic. A tasting event for golfers, and a golfing event for eaters and drinkers trade professionals and RIHA members will enjoy a day on links for a good cause.  Space is limited. Registration 9am, Shotgun Start 11am, Dinner 4:30pm. $1,200/team of four includes breakfast, lunch, cocktails and dinner.






Crazy Brew Bash 2020 @ Mount Southington Ski Area
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 6th annual Crazy Brew Bash will take place at the Mount Southington Ski Area on October 10, 2020 featuring beer from more than 100 local craft breweries. Entertainment will include live music, a Bloody Mary contest, corn hole and more with eats from a variety of food truck vendors. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the REACH foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of children through educational programs and scholarships.

See last  year’s highlights here.




CT Craft Beer Fest 2020 Presented by CT Brewers Guild @ Toyota Oakdale Theatre
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CT Craft Beer Fest 2020 Presented by CT Brewers Guild @ Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Wallingford | Connecticut | United States

The third annual CT Craft Beer Fest presented by the CT Brewers Guild hosts 60+ state breweries participating.  Access VIP and General Admission sessions, with a limited amount of tickets available per session. All guests will receive a commemorative tasting glass with a sample of a collaboration beer brewed by the Board of Directors of the CT Brewers Guild. Designated Driver tickets are also available for all sessions. All proceeds generated from the festival go to the CT Brewers Guild, an organization by brewers and for brewers, to help further the goals of the craft beer movement in Connecticut.

Saturday, November 14, 2020
VIP Passport Session: 12pm – 4pm
GA Session #1: 1pm – 4pm
VIP Session #2: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
GA Session #2: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
DD tickets are available for all sessions.

See last year’s highlights here.