Grand Tasting
  • Grand Tasting

  • at 

    Earth Expo & Convention Center

  • Saturday, January 28th 2023
  •   12:00pm

Grand Tasting

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Pre-Sale Tickets: $125
Day-of Tickets: $160
Designated Driver Ticket Price: $50

NEW THIS YEAR – small bites are included in the ticket price and larger offerings are available for purchase.

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the Grand Tasting! Foodies can also taste some of the region’s most highly rated restaurants and select bites from elite chefs. Check out two culinary stages features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations!


Please enjoys samples from our participating partners

Allan S. Goodman
Anheuser Busch
Aquila's Nest Vineyard
Atomic Brands
Barrell Craft Spirits and Stellum Spirits
Basil Hayden
Bolerno Snort Brewery
Boston Beer
Brescome Barton
Bronco Wine Company
Bulleit Whiskey Rye
Cape Classics
Chatham Spirits
Clonakilty Distillery
Coastal Wine Trail of Southeastern New England
Connecticut Distributors Inc.
Constellation Brands
Copper Cane
Dog Fish
Don Julio
E&J Gallo Winery
Fishers Island

Good Dogg
Hartford Distributors
Hartley and Parker
Hercules Mulligan
High Noon
Ideal Fish
Kettle One Botanicals Spritz
Latitude Beverage
Laureate Imports
Lawsons's Finest Liquid
Lone River
Long Meadow Ranch Wine Estates
Maison Ferrand
Makers Mark
Mercer & Prince
Milam & Greene Whiskey
Molson Coors
Moonlight Barista
On the Rocks
Outer Light Brewing Co.
Palm Bay International

Patco Brands - MPL
Pernod Ricard USA
Proximo Spirits
Regimental Whiskey
Remy Martin
Slocum & Sons
St George Spirits
Stony Creek Brewery
Taub Family Selections
The Cocktail Chemist
The Fort Distillery
Two Roads
Waypoint Spirits/ Up in Smoke
Whalers Brewing Co.
Whimsically Tipsy
White Claw
Wild Arbor
William Grant & Sons
Worldwide Wines
Wormtown Brewery


Official Charity | The Denise D'Ascenzo Foundation

Our mission is to carry on Denise’s passionate efforts to support advances in medicine and health, promote responsibility in the media, and assist those facing physical and mental challenges, while encouraging openness, courage and kindness in all endeavors. These causes were particularly close to Denise’s heart, and your generous donation will greatly assist in providing worthy organizations the support they need.

The Denise Dascenzo foundation logo



A huge thank you to our sponsors

Bacardi logo
beam suntory inc logo
big rock oyster logo
Bud Light logo
Charles Toyota logo
Coca-cola logo
Cointreau logo
CT Public NPR Logo
E&J Gallo logo
Farmer Brothers logo
Fever-Tree logo
Ideal fish logo
Lewis Real Estate logo
Mazzetta Company LLC logo
Modelo logo
Omaha Steaks Logo
Proximo logo
Red Bull logo
Truly Hard Seltzer logo
Two Roads Brewing Company logo

Please Note

Must be 21 years of age or older to attend the event. Valid ID and ticket/wristband required upon entry at all events.