Sep
21
Sat
Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival @ Stonington Vineyards
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival @ Stonington Vineyards | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival is set for September 21 and 22. The Annual Harvest Festival features live bands, artisans, wine tastings, food trucks, and more. Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door, and include wine tasting and keepsake glass, live music all weekend, and all event amenities. Reservations will be held under your name at the door. Event is rain or shine,  no outside alcohol.  See last year’s highlights here.

Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Grand Tasting @ Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival is a multi-day event highlights the national, international and local food and beverage industry and features demos from multiple celebrity chefs.  The 2019 year’s festival kicks off with an Opening Night Master Chef Wine Gala on Friday, September 20, showcasing the culinary and music scene of New Orleans. The Culinary Village and Grand Tasting takes place on Saturday, September 21, where guests can enjoy tastings and demonstrations from more than 150 of the area’s finest food, wine and spirits experts, The 8th Annual Burger Battle and 6th Annual Top Bartender Showdown will also return, providing friendly competition between area restaurants and bars.

Guests will experience sommelier, mixologist and brew master presentations, celebrity book signings, cooking demos with Special Guest Chefs, a celebrity green room with live interviews, an exclusive Meet the Masters panel discussion, The Tailgate Party with The Ultimate Taco, Burgers & Beers, and Grill Masters & BBQ. Confirmed celebrity talent includes Emmy Award-winner Valerie Bertinelli (Food Network’s Valerie’s Home Cooking), Geoffrey Zakarian (Chef/Partner The Lambs Club at The Chatwal and Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort, Co-Host of Food Network’s The Kitchen and Judge on Chopped), Margaret Zakarian (President of Zakarian Hospitality), Marc Murphy (Food Network’s Chopped), Jessica Tom (Food Network Star season 14 winner), David Rose (Food Network Star season 13 finalist) and caterer to the stars Mary Giuliani (Mary Giuliani Catering & Events). Michael Franti & Spearhead and Little Big Town will close out the 2019 event with live musical performances on the Pepsi stage.  The festival weekend will be held rain or shine. and anyone under 21, including infants or strollers, will not be admitted. Animals are also not permitted. This year’s event benefits Connecticut-based Food Rescue US, as well as the Town of Greenwich Parks & Recreation Department.

See last year’s trade highlights here.

Sep
22
Sun
Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival @ Stonington Vineyards
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival @ Stonington Vineyards | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

Stonington Vineyards Harvest Food & Wine Festival is set for September 21 and 22. The Annual Harvest Festival features live bands, artisans, wine tastings, food trucks, and more. Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door, and include wine tasting and keepsake glass, live music all weekend, and all event amenities. Reservations will be held under your name at the door. Event is rain or shine,  no outside alcohol.  See last year’s highlights here.

Sep
24
Tue
October 2019 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Oct
1
Tue
Latitude Beverage Co./90+ Cellars Fall Trade Tasting @ Artisan Southport
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Latitude Beverage Co. will showcase its 90+ Cellars line to Connecticut trade and accounts in two fall trade tastings on October 1 and October 2.

This is a trade only event. Please RSVP to lindsayk@latitudebeverage.com.

Oct
2
Wed
Latitude Beverage Co./90+ Cellars Fall Trade Tasting @ L’Orcio
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Latitude Beverage Company will showcase its 90+ Cellars line to Connecticut trade and accounts in two fall trade tastings on October 1 and October 2.

This is a trade only event. Please RSVP to lindsayk@latitudebeverage.com.

Oct
4
Fri
Sun Brewfest’s A Taste of New England @ Mohegan Sun's Earth Ballroom
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Mohegan Sun will host its 8th Annual Sun Brewfest during a two-day event on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5. The Brewfest will open with A Taste of New England in the casino’s Earth Ballroom on October 4, featuring tastes from New England based breweries paired with food from local restaurants and live entertainment.

See more information and purchase tickets here.

 

 

 

 

 

Oct
5
Sat
Sun Brewfest 2019 @ Mohegan Sun Casino, Earth Expo & Convention Center
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On Saturday, October 5, the Sun Brewfest will kick off at Mohegan Sun’s The Earth Expo and Convention Center, where guests will taste an array of over 150 domestic, craft, import, microbrews, ciders and more. Local restaurants will sell a variety of food offerings to pair with guests’ favorite brews. Entertainment will include live music and games such as ping-pong and foosball. Guests also have the option to register to compete in a Cornhole Tournament. Tickets for Sun BrewFest are available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster. A portion of all ticket prices will go to the Channel 3 Kids Camp.

See last year’s highlights here.

7th Annual WeHa Whiskey Festival @ Hartford Golf Club
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maximum Beverage presents the 7th annual WeHa (West Hartford ) Whiskey Festival. Sample from more than 200 different bourbons, scotches, whiskies, gin, tequilas, rums and many more. Premium cigars will be offered on the back patio. Food served by the renowned chefs at The Hartford Golf Club, raffle prizes, a VIP Tasting, local restaurant battle, live entertainment and more with proceeds from the event to benefit Hartford’s Camp Courant.

View last year’s highlights here.

 

 

 

 

Oct
7
Mon
Opici Family Distributing Fall Trade Show @ Lighthouse Point Park Carousel
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Trade professionals will learn about the company’s wine and spirits portfolios in an historic, beachside setting included on the National Register of Historic Places. Contact your Opici Family Distributing sales representative for more details and RSVP.

Trade-only event.

Highlights from last year’s event can be seen here.