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Mohegan Sun Wine & Food Fest 2022 Greets Fans

By March 3, 2022Connecticut, Top News

The 18th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest took place at Mohegan Sun Resort Casino in Uncasville during the weekend of Jan. 28-30. On Jan. 28, a whiskey tasting in the Earth Ballroom hosted by Beam Suntory, Inc., warmed up guests, followed by the signature Grand Tasting Preview also on Jan. 28. The Grand Tasting Event on Jan. 29 in the casino’s Earth Expo & Convention Center featured more than 1,000 brands of beer, wine and spirits coupled with local food offerings from area restaurants with center-stage demonstrations and special guests. More fine wines and spirits were offered through a separate tasting during the Vintage Cru event in the casino’s Earth Ballroom during the afternoon. The Celebrity Chef Dine-Around capped Saturday evening with gourmet cuisine prepared by each of the 20 featured chefs, paired with a select fine wine, spirit or beer, with live music spun by DJ Irie. The weekend concluded with a Game Day Brunch at novelle, hosted by Buddy Valastro, with special guest Victor Cruz. Guests enjoyed brunch-and-beverage pairings while taking in the Professional Football Conference Championship games. Sponsors of the Sun Wine & Food Fest included Athletic Brewing, Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Inc., BudLight, Charles Toyota, E&J Gallo, Lewis Real Estate, Miami Cocktails, Sabrett, New Belgium Brewing Co. and Truly Hard Seltzer. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Channel 3 Kids Camp charity.



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