UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fine Wine & Food Festival (FW&FF) is coming to the newly renovated NYCB LIVE: Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The festival will take place on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, from 1-8 p.m. (VIP entry at noon) and will showcase wineries from the North Fork of Long Island, Upstate New York and New Jersey, all of which will be offering up samples of their finest wines. This year's extravaganza gives attendees access to all wine sampling and entertaining wine-focused seminars including industry guest speakers.
Food vendors from Long Island and New York City will be bringing their special tastes and fine cuisines to the event. In addition, there will be dozens of merchants, entertainment, games and music for all attendees to enjoy.
"This event is going to be special. We paired the best food and wine the region has to offer and brought it to Long Island's iconic arena," explains Jason Cohen and Lou DeMartino, owners of Pour & Pedal and festival executive directors. "If you've been to any of our events or on a Pour & Pedal bicycle tour, you know how much passion we bring and share with our guests. This festival is something Long Island will be proud of."
When asked why they chose this date, they quipped, "There is no football on, what else is there to do?"
In addition, FW&FF directors have teamed up with the American Red Cross to donate a portion of proceeds from the Fine Wine & Food Festival to the Hurricane Relief projects as part of their "Corks for Charity" program.
General Admission tickets are $49 (advanced purchase) and $65 (event day purchase). General Admission tickets include admission to the festival, a souvenir tasting glass and the freedom to enjoy samples of any of the wines and beer present at the festival. VIP tickets are $99 and include early entry, an education lesson from a wine sommelier, access to the main floor VIP Area, access to the VIP Guest Speaker section and a food voucher to select vendors.
Food is available for purchase. Designated Driver tickets are also available for $15 each. No one under 21, including designated drivers, will be admitted and photo ID is required for entry. More event details can be found at www.finewineandfoodfest.com. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or at the Ticketmaster Box Office located at Nassau Coliseum.
Media Contact: Nevin Joseph - LIWineandFood@gmail.com
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