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SUN WINE AND FOOD FEST 2020 PRESENTED BY MSC CRUISES
January 24th - 26th

ABOUT SUN WINE AND FOOD FEST PRESENTED BY MSC CRUISES

Wine connoisseurs and food aficionados rejoice! The Sun Wine & Food Fest presented by MSC Cruises is back at Mohegan Sun. Don’t miss your chance to sip and sample your way through endless vintages and signature dishes, incredible showcases and tastings during a three-day affair across the Uncas Ballroom and the Earth Expo & Convention Center. A portion of proceeds will go to Channel 3 Kids Camp, who provide fun year-round opportunities to children of all abilities, families & communities through educational & recreational programs.

WHAT YOU MISSED IN 2019

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH

BOURBON TASTING PRESENTED BY BEAM SUNTORY, INC

Tickets: $90
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6:00pm - 9:00pm | Earth Ballroom

Get your weekend started early and warm your palate during the Bourbon Tasting! Mix and mingle while getting a taste of the finest bourbon from Jim Beam, along with tasty selections from Bear’s Restaurant Group and a cigar from BoutiqueCigar.com.


GRAND TASTING PREVIEW

Tickets: $45
(Designated Driver Ticket: $20)
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7:00pm - 10:00pm | Earth Expo & Convention Center

Get a sneak peek into one of Sun Wine & Food Fest’s signature showcases, the Grand Tasting! Taste a variety of wine, beer and spirits and pair your favorites with delectable dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants. Plus, watch the masters show off their culinary skills during a night of celebrity chef demonstrations. It’s your chance to experience an exclusive preview of the main event.
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CIGAR AND WINE PAIRING PRESENTED BY 19 CRIMES

Tickets: $50 ($55 day-of ticket)
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10:00pm - 11:00pm | Clay Pipe

Enjoy a wine tasting hosted by 19 Crimes with an appearance by celebrity chef and restaurateur, Rocco DiSpirito. Select your favorite varietal and enjoy with a pairing from General Cigar. Ticket includes tasting, full pour of wine, a cigar and a souvenir wine glass.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 25TH

GRAND TASTING

Tickets: $95
(Designated Driver Ticket: $20)
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VIP Hour: 11:00am - Noon & General Admission: Noon - 5:00pm
Earth Expo & Convention Center

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the Grand Tasting! Foodies can purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants and enjoy a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations on the demo stages presented by Gotham Steel Stack Master!
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VINTAGE CRU

Tickets: $140
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4:00pm - 6:00pm | Earth Ballroom

Taste the “best-of-the-best” vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Vintage Cru. Wine available for purchase with shipment directly to your home. Plus pick up your $50 iGourmet gift card before you leave!
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CELEBRITY CHEF DINE AROUND PRESENTED BY HENDRICK'S GIN

Tickets: $190
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8:00pm - 10:30pm | Uncas Ballroom

Join us at our signature walk-around event and watch the masters at work when over 20 celebrity chefs personally dish out a signature food item paired with a wine, beer or spirit.
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CELEBRITY CHEF AFTER-PARTY PRESENTED BY J. VINEYARDS

No cover
RESERVE NOW

10:00pm - 2:00am | novelle

Join your favorite celebrity chefs from Sun Wine & Food Fest for a night out at novelle with music by DJ Irie! Doors open at 7pm. Must be 21+.


SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH

BRUNCH BATTLE

Tickets: $90
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10:00am - 1:00pm | Uncas Ballroom

This year, Sun Wine & Food Fest presented by MSC Cruises takes brunch up a notch with an epic battle! Two local chefs go head-to-head with only 30 minutes to create the best brunch to present to our celebrity judges Aarón Sánchez, Amanda Freitag, Maneet Chauhan and Marc Murphy for the grand prize of a special featured menu item at Todd English’s Tuscany, a $1,000 Mohegan Sun gift card and the title of “Brunch Battle Champion”! Ralphie Aversa of DISH Network’s DISH Studio will be your host, giving you the play-by-play of each exciting moment between these two talented chefs! Enjoy a brunch buffet with complimentary cocktails as the competition heats up!
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CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH PRESENTED BY TRULY HARD SELTZER

Tickets: $20
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11:00am - 3:00pm | novelle

Enjoy an epic Champagne Brunch party at novelle! Mingle with celebrities and indulge in a special à la carte menu while Brandi Cyrus spins a live DJ set to wrap up the Sun Wine & Food Fest weekend! For table reservations with bottle service, please call 860.861.5994.
Ticket includes entry fee, subject to increase. *À la carte pricing off the menu.

SATURDAY SUN WINE & FOOD FEST HOTEL PACKAGE

Tickets: $400 + Room Rate

Overnight stay on Saturday, January 25th
(2) Tickets to the Grand Tasting located in the Earth Expo Center
(VIP Hour + General Admission)
(2) Tickets to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around located in the Uncas Ballroom 

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Grand Tasting Preview

Friday, January 24th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Earth Expo and Convention Center

Tickets: $45
Designated Driver Ticket: $20

Get a sneak peek into one of Sun Wine & Food Fest’s signature showcases, the Grand Tasting! Taste a variety of wine, beer and spirits and pair your favorites with delectable dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants. Plus, watch the masters show off their culinary skills during a night of celebrity chef demonstrations. It’s your chance to experience an exclusive preview of the main event.

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Main Stage

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Michele Ragussis

8:45pm - 9:15pm
Ben Robinson

The Coca-Cola Kitchen Stage

7:30pm - 8:00pm
Chef Plum

9:00pm - 9:30pm
Kevin Des Chenes

*Note: Schedule subject to change. Please check for continued updates.

Demo Stages Presented by Gotham Steel Stack Master
Gotham Steel Logo

CIGAR & WINE PAIRING PRESENTED BY 19 CRIMES

Friday, January 24th
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Clay Pipe

Tickets: $50 ($55 day-of ticket)

Enjoy a wine tasting hosted by 19 Crimes with an appearance by celebrity chef and restaurateur, Rocco DiSpirito. Select your favorite varietal and enjoy with a pairing from General Cigar. Ticket includes tasting, full pour of wine and a cigar.

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Pairing presented by:

19 Crimes Wine

Grand Tasting

Saturday, January 25th
VIP Hour: 11:00am - Noon
General Admission: Noon - 5:00pm
Earth Expo and Convention Center

Tickets: $95
Designated Driver Ticket: $20

Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer, and spirits during the Grand Tasting! Foodies can purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s most highly-rated restaurants and enjoy a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations on the demo stages presented by Gotham Steel Stack Master!

Chef Demo Schedule

Main Stage

12:15pm - 12:45pm
Todd English

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Maneet Chauhan

1:45pm - 2:15pm
Richard Blais

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Amanda Freitag

3:15pm - 3:45pm
Marc Murphy

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Aarón Sánchez

The Coca-Cola Kitchen Stage


12:45pm - 1:15pm
David Rose

2:15pm - 2:45pm
Brian Duffy

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Jason Santos

*Note: Schedule subject to change. Please check for continued updates.


Demo Stages Presented by Gotham Steel Stack Master

Gotham Steel Logo

VINTAGE CRU

Saturday, January 25th
4:00pm - 6:00pm | Earth Ballroom

Tickets: $140

Taste the “best-of-the-best” vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Vintage Cru. Wine available for purchase with shipment directly to your home. Plus pick up your $50 iGourmet gift card before you leave!

Purchase Tickets

Featured Wine & Spirits Tables

Celebrity Chef Dine Around

Saturday, January 25th
8:00pm - 10:30pm
Uncas Ballroom

Tickets: $190

Join us at our signature walk-around event and watch the masters at work when over 20 celebrity chefs personally dish out a signature food item paired with a wine, beer or spirit.

PRESENTED BY

Hendricks Gin

WATER PROVIDED BY

Fiji Water

Celebrity Chefs

*Note: Chef appearances are subject to change. Please check for continued updates.

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Brunch Battle

Sunday, January 26th
10:00am - 1:00pm
Uncas Ballroom

Tickets: $90

This year, Sun Wine & Food Fest presented by MSC Cruises takes brunch up a notch with an epic battle! Two local chefs go head-to-head with only 30 minutes to create the best brunch to present to our celebrity judges Aarón Sánchez, Amanda Freitag, Maneet Chauhan and Marc Murphy for the grand prize of a special featured menu item at Todd English’s Tuscany, a $1,000 Mohegan Sun gift card and the title of “Brunch Battle Champion”! Ralphie Aversa of DISH Network’s DISH Studio will be your host, giving you the play-by-play of each exciting moment between these two talented chefs! Enjoy a brunch buffet with complimentary cocktails as the competition heats up!

Sponsors

PRESENTING SPONSOR

 


EVENT SPONSORS

WATER PROVIDED BY

Fiji Water

HOSTED BY & BENEFITING

Channel 3 Kids Camp

Exhibitors

MORE EXHIBITORS COMING SOON!

 

TRAVEL OPTIONS

Find the most convenient travel options to get you to Mohegan Sun. With plenty of free parking, close proximity to the train station, two airports nearby, and buses coming here from all over the northeast every day, getting here has never been easier!

GETTING HERE

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Please note: Must be 21 years of age or older to attend Sun Wine and Food Fest Presented by MSC Cruises.