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Annual New England Whiskey Fest Provides Spirits Showcase

By November 1, 2019Rhode Island, Top News

The Twin River Casino Event Center hosted its sixth annual New England Whiskey Festival on September 26-28. The event kicked off with a pairing dinner sponsored by Beam Suntory in the Twin River Casino Hotel Courtyard featuring Beam Suntory bourbons, including Jim Beam, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek. Educational seminars were available on September 27 for both trade guests and whiskey fans. Beverage suppliers and state wholesaler teams showcased whiskey products, taste trends and innovations for guests, who sampled food offerings and enjoyed live entertainment by New York’s Popa Chubby band during the Grand Tasting event on September 28. New York City’s Pamela Wiznitzer, a multi-award-winning bartender and beverage industry adviser, was this year’s Master of Ceremonies. Approximately 1,500 guests attended the event and $2,750 was donated to RI Hospitality Association Education Foundation.

Photos by Laura Widness.

 

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