Jan
18
Sat
Black Hog Barrel Aged Brew Fest 2020 @ Black Hog Brewing
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Black Hog Brewing Company will host its fourth annual Barrel Aged Brewfest at its taproom in Oxford on January 18. Guests will enjoy 2 oz pours of exclusive barrel aged beers from Black Hog and guest breweries. Food will be provided by the Caseus Cheese Truck and Wolfski’s Pierogies. Event proceeds will benefit Vie for the Kids.

 

Stonington Vineyards Winter Music Series @ Stonington Vineyards
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stonington Vineyards will host its annual Winter Music Series, every Saturday in January, February and March 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. featuring a new musical guest each day.  Music is complimentary and outside food is welcome. This event is 21+. See more information and the schedule of music acts here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan
19
Sun
Foxwoods Tacos & Tequila Fiesta @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Foxwoods is hosting a Tacos & Tequila Fiesta in its Premier Ballroom on January 19, 2019. Guests will enjoy tacos and tequila samples from more than 20 companies, along with live mariachi music and mechanical bull rides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan
22
Wed
February 2020 Connecticut Beverage Journal Mailing
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Jan
25
Sat
Sun Wine Fest Grand Tasting and Vintage Cru Event @ Mohegan Sun, Earth Expo & Convention Center. 
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sun Wine Fest Grand Tasting and Vintage Cru Event @ Mohegan Sun, Earth Expo & Convention Center.  | Montville | Connecticut | United States

The Sun Wine & Food Fest presented by MSC Cruise offers a showcase for suppliers, as guests sip and sample through endless vintages and signature dishes, showcases and tastings during a three-day affair across two spaces, Uncas Ballroom and the Earth Expo & Convention Center.  A portion of proceeds will go to Channel 3 Kids Camp, who provide fun year-round opportunities to children of all abilities, families and communities through educational and recreational programs.

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the Grand Tasting. Foodies can purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants and the main culinary stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations. Then, taste the “best-of-the-best” vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during Vintage Cru.

Stonington Vineyards Winter Music Series @ Stonington Vineyards
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stonington Vineyards will host its annual Winter Music Series, every Saturday in January, February and March 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. featuring a new musical guest each day.  Music is complimentary and outside food is welcome. This event is 21+. See more information and the schedule of music acts here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Savor CT 2020 @ Naugatuck Event Center
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Naugatuck Historical Society will host Savor CT 2020 at the Naugatuck Event Center on January 25, 2020. Guests will enjoy a tasting of beer, wine and spirits from Alvarium Beer Co., Black Hog Brewing Co. and Litchfield Distillery. Naugatuck’s Fine Wine & Liquor will provide more beverage tastes, along with food from local restaurants including Santos’ Restaurant, Fascia’s Chocolates, Subway, Tomo 68 and many more. See more information and purchase tickets here.

Jan
26
Sun
The Taste of Fairfield Winterfest 2020 @ Brooklawn Country Club
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Taste of Fairfield Winterfest 2020 @ Brooklawn Country Club | Fairfield | Connecticut | United States

The Taste of Fairfield – WinterFest will take place at the Brooklawn Country Club on January 26, 2020. Hosted by TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine, the annual event brings together a variety of restaurants, markets, vintners, distillers and brewers under one roof including Asylum Distillery, Litchfield Distillery, Three Meadows Spirits and Fairfield Craft Ales. The theme of this year’s winter event is comfort and party food, including popular Super Bowl party fare. There will be live music and comedy routines, plus the chance to enter a bowling tournament, held at the facility’s bowling alley. Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit Operation Hope. Pre-purchased general admission and VIP passes are on sale.

 

 

Jan
27
Mon
CRA Wage & Compliance Seminars @ Wood N Tap - Newington
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Connecticut Restaurant Association will host four seminars across the state to help educate restaurant owners and operators on wage and compliance issues facing their business. Each seminar will feature presentations from a panel of industry experts on topics including Wage & Hour Audits, Tip Pooling, Overtime Rules, Immigration Enforcement, Sexual Harassment Training, Mandatory FMLA, Server Side-Work and Exempt vs Non-Exempt Classification. Guest Panelists will be Ryan O’Donnell, CRA Legal Counsel, Siegel, O’Connor, O’Donnell & Beck; Daryl DeMarco, Restaurant HR Consultant, HRCT, LLC; Dave Kaletski, Partner, Datapay Payroll Services; and Nicole Griffin, CRA Contract Lobbyist, Powers, Griffin & Hill. Scott Dolch, Executive Director, Connecticut Restaurant Association will moderate each session. CRA members receive free admission for up to two people.

 

 

Feb
1
Sat
Stonington Vineyards Winter Music Series @ Stonington Vineyards
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stonington Vineyards will host its annual Winter Music Series, every Saturday in January, February and March 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. featuring a new musical guest each day.  Music is complimentary and outside food is welcome. This event is 21+. See more information and the schedule of music acts here.