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SUN WINE AND FOOD FEST 2022
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - Sunday, January 30, 2022

Guests unable to make it to Mohegan Sun on Saturday due to inclement weather are welcomed to either use their ticket for Friday evening’s Grand Tasting Preview or receive a refund at point of purchase.*

ABOUT SUN WINE AND FOOD FEST

Wine connoisseurs and food aficionados rejoice! Sun Wine & Food Fest 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 four-day affair across the Uncas Ballroom and the Earth Expo & Convention Center.

WHAT YOU MISSED IN 2020

COVID-19 Protocol

Mohegan Sun’s 18th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 OR to have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours before the time of the event you are attending. By attending any event, you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party will abide by the following regulations:

All guests will provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (14 days past last vaccination shot) with the last shot administered on January 13th, 2022 or earlier and valid ID.

OR

All guests will provide hard or digital proof of negative COVID-19 diagnostic test result (PCR, Antigen, Rapid or At Home) taken within 72 hours before the event and valid ID.

OR

If you have previously tested positive, guests will be required to provide proof of recovery signed by a doctor no earlier than October 29, 2021.

When you arrive to Mohegan Sun, please check in at one of the Sun Wine & Food Fest checkpoints located outside every entrance of each event. Once you provide proof of vaccine or negative test, you’ll receive a wristband that will allow you access to the event. All guests will need a wristband to enter all Sun Wine & Food Fest events.

There will be staff checking vaccination or proof of negative tests at the door of each event and denying entry to those who are non-compliant with these requirements. Thank you for your cooperation!

Entry requirements and venue protocols are subject to change.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


FRIDAY, JANUARY 28TH

WHISKEYS OF THE WORLD PRESENTED BY BEAM SUNTORY, INC.
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KEVIN DES CHENES, BRIAN DUFFY, LAMAR MOORE & DAVID ROSE

Tickets: $100 (Day of ticket $125)

6:00pm - 9:00pm | Earth Ballroom
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 6:00pm - 9:00pm outside the Earth Ballroom

Get your weekend started early and warm your palate during Whiskeys of the World! Let your taste buds travel the world with a selection of whiskeys paired with bites from their geographic origin. Featuring products from Japan, Ireland, Scotland and Kentucky.


GRAND TASTING PREVIEW

Tickets: $75
(Day of ticket $80)
Designated driver ticket: $20

8:00pm - 10:00pm | Earth Expo & Convention Center
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 5:00pm - 9:30pm at the Winter Entrance

Get the first look at over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer and spirits during the Grand Tasting Preview! Foodies can purchase signature dishes from some of the region's most highly-rated restaurants, and the main culinary stage!


Chef Demo Schedule

Main Stage

8:30pm - 9:00pm: Adam Young
Ice-wine Poached Pear Soufflé with Piore Williams Custard, and Chocolate Sorbet


8:45pm - 9:15pm: Betty Fraser & Natalie Romero
Short Rib Birria Ramen

Coke Stage

8:15pm - 8:45pm: Nick Calias
Ahi Tuna, Grains of Paradise, Smoked Sweet Potato, Yuzu Avocado, green onion relish


9:15pm - 9:45pm: Chef Plum
Easiest Chicken tacos ever with homemade tortillas

Schedule timing subject to change.


A NIGHT WITH TOMS' GOOD LOVIN'

Tickets: $40 ($50 day-of tickets)

9:00pm - 11:00pm | novelle
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 8:30pm - 11:00pm at novelle doors

Tom Sandoval & Tom Schwartz are back at SWFF, but with their own event! Join the duo for a mixology experience highlighting their new whiskey: Toms' Good Lovin'. Event includes complimentary cocktails.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 29TH

GRAND TASTING

Tickets: $125 (day of ticket $135)
Designated driver ticket: $20

1:00pm - 5:00pm | Earth Expo & Convention Center
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 11:00am - 5:00pm at the Winter Entrance

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 the main culinary stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations!


Chef Demo Schedule

Main Stage

12:15pm - 12:45pm: JJ Johnson
Piri Piri Rigatoni, Winter Sautéed Collard Greens with Shallots, Soy Umami, and Chilis


1:00pm - 1:30pm: Nyesha Arrington
Aisoon Noodles


1:45pm - 2:15pm: Aarón Sánchez
Tios Chile con Queso


2:30pm - 3:00pm: Todd English


3:15pm - 3:45pm: Maneet Chauhan
Red Snapper Macher Jhol


4:00pm - 4:30pm: Michael Symon
Grilled Skirt Steak with Cauliflower Chimichurri

Coke Stage

12:45pm - 1:15pm: David Rose
Porcini-Crusted Porterhouse with Sun-Dried Tomato Chimichurri


2:15pm - 2:45pm: Michele Ragussis
Greek Lamb Sliders


2:45pm - 3:15pm: Robert Irvine
Spiced Lamb Bolognese, Ricotta Cheese Tortellini, Pecorino, Mint and Basil


3:45pm - 4:15pm: Lamar Moore
Pan Seared Ribeye With Miso Butter & Kale Lemongrass Chimichurri Potatoes

Schedule timing subject to change.


TAO Sushi & Sake Pairing

Tickets: $125 (day of ticket $150)

3:00pm - 4:00pm | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge
COVID-19 Checkpoint at the door starting at 3:00pm

Transport your palate to the Far East with an educational sushi & sake pairing! Enjoy TAO’s incredible sushi paired with sake along with the best experts, brought to you by Komé Collective.


VINTAGE CRU

Tickets: $150 (day of ticket $165)

4:00pm - 6:00pm | Earth Ballroom
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 11:00am - 5:30pm at the Winter Entrance

Taste the "best-of-the-best" vintages and get one-on-ones with winemakers during Vintage Cru. Wine is available for purchase with shipment directly to your home! Each guest in attendance will receive a $50 iGourmet gift card at the conclusion of the event!


CELEBRITY CHEF DINE AROUND

Tickets: $250 (day of ticket $275)

8:00pm - 10:30pm | Uncas Ballroom
COVID-19 Checkpoint from 7:00pm - 10:00pm outside of Sky Convention Center doors next to SolToro

Watch the masters at work when over 20 celebrity chefs personally dish out a signature food item paired with a wine, beer or spirit. Dance into the night with music provided by DJ Irie.


SUNDAY, JANUARY 30TH

GAME DAY BRUNCH
HOSTED BY BUDDY VALASTRO, WITH SPECIALS GUEST VICTOR CRUZ

Tickets: $90 (day of ticket $100)

11:00am - 3:00pm | novelle

Game Day Brunch hosted by Buddy Valastro with special guest Victor Cruz. Soak in your Sunday with a delectable brunch and tasty specialty beverages while the Professional Football Conference Championships are airing on the screens of novelle!

Please Note

Must be 21 years of age or older to attend event.

*Guests who utilize their Saturday Grand Tasting tickets to enjoy Friday evening’s Grand Tasting Preview are still welcomed to use the same ticket for the Grand Tasting.

Please Note

Must be 21 years of age or older to attend event.