UNCASVILLE, Conn., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, our premier event has even more to indulge in! Join us for a world-class celebration of food and drink –The 14th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest, January 27th – 29th inside the Uncas Ballroom. Discover a feast for all of your senses showcasing over 20 celebrity chefs and winemakers as well as 1,000 wines, craft beers, select spirits and signature dishes from New England's finest restaurants. Attend high-end events including the Celebrity Chef Dine Around featuring Chef Roblé Ali and Todd English, Elite Cru & Bourbon Tastings as well as the Grand Tasting on Saturday and two brand new events!
Get your weekend started early and warm your palate during Bourbon Tasting inside the Uncas Ballroom. The tasting, which runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm invites guests to mix and mingle while getting a taste of the finest bourbon from Jim Beam, cigars and delectable food selections from Bear's Smokehouse.
Tickets to the Bourbon Tasting are $90.00 per person.
Aarón Sánchez's Mexican Night Market
Fiesta your way into the weekend at Sun Wine & Food Fest's Mexican Night Market with award-winning chef and TV personality, Aarón Sánchez. The Mexican Night Market takes place inside the Uncas Ballroom on Friday, January 27th from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. Aarón's traditional and trendy recipes are on the menu for a night full of sampling, socializing and tequila cocktails!
Tickets for Aarón Sánchez's Mexican Night Market are $90.00 per person.
The Grand Tasting
Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine and beer during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting on Saturday, January 28th! Sip some of the best in wine and beer, plus an array of specialty spirits, inside the Convention Center. Foodies can sample signature dishes from the region's most highly-rated restaurants. The Main Culinary Stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations from Aarón Sánchez, Michele Ragussis and more!
Tickets to the Saturday Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting are $99.00. The event runs from Noon to 5:00pm.
Elite Cru Tasting
Taste "the-best-of-the-best" vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Elite Cru Tasting. On Saturday, learn the principals behind their craft and get a closer look into some of the finer wines Sun Wine & Food Fest has to offer. This event runs from 3:00pm to 5:00pm inside The Cabaret Theatre.
Tickets to Elite Cru Tasting are $210.00 each. The ticket price includes the Elite Cru Tasting as well as entry into the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting and a $50.00 iGourmet gift card.
Celebrity Chef Dine Around
On Saturday, January 28th guests are invited to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around to watch the masters at work. Celebrity chefs such as Govind Armstrong, Rocco Dispirito and Manouschka Guerrier will be on-hand serving up their best recipes at several live cooking stations. Enjoy the pairing of fine wine or premium beer to match each signature dish.
The Celebrity Chef Dine Around will take place inside the Uncas Ballroom from 8:00pm to 10:30pm. Tickets are $199.00 each.
Brunch with Batali
Wind down the weekend at the Sun Wine & Food Fest by attending an exclusive brunch hosted by Mario Batali! The brunch includes all food and beverages, a copy of the Mario Batali BIG American Cookbook and the chance to have it autographed.
Brunch with Batali is $90.00 per person and runs 11:00am to 2:00pm inside the Uncas Ballroom.
Sun Wine & Food Fest Ticket Packages
Gain entry into the Friday night Bourbon Tasting and the Saturday Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting with the Grain & Grapes Ticket Package. The package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.
Enjoy Aarón Sánchez's Mexican Night Market and the Grand Tasting on Saturday with the Aarón Sánchez Double Feature Package. This package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.
The Saturday Wine and Food Package is a perfect choice for guests interested in the Grand Tasting and the Celebrity Chef Dine Around. The package is $250.00 and includes entry into both events.
Guests looking to experience a little bit of everything are able to purchase the Wine and Food Weekend Package which includes entry into the Grand Tasting, the Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Brunch with Batali. This package is $325.00 per person.
The Premium Wine and Food Weekend Package is the all-encompassing Sun Wine & Food Fest package. The package is $450.00 and includes entry into the Grand Tasting, Elite Cru, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Brunch with Batali.
For more information about all Sun Wine & Food Fest 2017 events, featured personalities, packages, hours and area hotel information, download the Sun Wine & Food Fest app or visit our website.
About Mohegan Sun
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