Sun WineFest 2014

Sun WineFest Tickets Go On Sale For 2015

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tickets for the 12th annual Sun WineFest go on sale Friday, August 29th

Uncasville, CT (August 28, 2014) – Join Mohegan Sun for the 12th annual Sun WineFest on January 23, 24 & 25, 2015 and uncork a weekend full of fine wine, great food, celebrity chefs and more. Tickets for all Sun WineFest events go on sale Friday, August 29th through Ticketmaster and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.

The Grand Tasting
Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine and beer during Sun WineFest’s main event, the  Sun WineFest Grand Tasting, on Saturday, January 24th and Sunday, January 25th. Browse your way through endless selections from Bogle Vineyards, Bravium, Winebow, Otter Creek, Harpoon and many more inside the Convention Center and Uncas Ballroom. Choice menu items from some of the region’s best restaurants will also be available for purchase including Bella Bella Gourmet Foods and First & Last Tavern.

Tickets to the Saturday Sun WineFest Grand Tasting are $90.00; tickets for the Sunday tasting are $70.00. The event runs from Noon to 5:00pm both days.

Bourbon Tasting
Get a jump start on Sun WineFest and take part in the Friday, January 23rd Bourbon Tasting inside the Uncas Ballroom. The tasting, which runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm is presented by Jim Beam and invites guests to sample a variety of fine bourbons.  Dine on delectable hors d’oeuvres and round out the evening by sampling an array of cigars.

Tickets to the Bourbon Tasting presented by Jim Beam are $90.00 per person.

Elite Cru Tasting
Taste “the-best-of-the-best” vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Sun WineFest Elite Cru Tasting. Learn the principals behind their craft and get a closer look into some of the finer wines Sun WineFest has to offer.

This year there will be two tastings, both on Saturday, January 24th. The first session runs from Noon to 2:00pm; the second tasting runs from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

Tickets to the Elite Cru Tasting are $210.00 each. The ticket price includes the Elite Cru Tasting as well as entry into Saturday’s Sun WineFest Grand Tasting.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around
On Saturday, January 24th guests are invited to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around to watch the masters at work. Celebrity chefs 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 11:00pm. Tickets are $200.00 each.

Sun WineFest Grain & Grapes Ticket Package
Gain entry into the Friday night Bourbon Tasting presented by Jim Beam and the Saturday Sun WineFest Grand Tasting with this year’s special Grain & Grapes Ticket Package. The package is $145.00 and includes entry into both events.

For more information about all Sun WineFest 2015 events, featured personalities, hours and area hotel information, visit sunwinefest.com or on Facebook and Twitter.

About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on     Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Sun WineFest 2014 Tickets Go On Sale Today

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Mohegan Sun celebrates its 11th annual Sun WineFest on January 24 – 26, 2014

UNCASVILLE, CT  – Mohegan Sun is excited to celebrate its 11th annual Sun WineFest on January 24, 25 & 26, 2014.  Throughout the weekend, featured events will include the Sun WineFest Grand Tasting, Bourbon Tasting, Elite Cru Tasting and Celebrity Chef Dine Around.  Tickets go on sale today, Friday, August 16th, for all events through Ticketmaster, the Mohegan Sun Box Office and sunwinefest.com.

Sun WineFest Grand Tasting

The main event of the weekend, the Sun WineFest Grand Tasting, will take place in the Convention Center on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th from Noon to 5:00pm each day.

Over the course of the two days, the Grand Tasting will have something for everyone to enjoy no matter what their tastes may be.  Wine and beer aficionados can choose from over 1,000 brands or enjoy tastings of specialty sponsor spirits.  If your preference is food, signature dishes from the region’s most highly rated restaurants will be available for sampling*.

Saturday and Sunday’s Grand Tasting will also feature celebrity chef demonstrations and fun-filled contests on the Main Culinary Stage.

Tickets are $80.00 for Saturday’s one-day pass, $70.00 for Sunday’s one-day pass and $125.00 for a weekend pass to both Saturday and Sunday’s Grand Tasting.

*There will be a nominal charge for the sampling of signature dishes – a portion of the proceeds benefits Channel 3 Kids Camp.

Bourbon Tasting

Nothing kicks off Sun WineFest 2014 better than “America’s Native Spirit”- bourbon.  Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Plan B Burger Bar and Adonis Cigars join forces to bring you an evening of bourbon history.  On Friday, January 24th at Sunburst Buffet from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, experience Plan B’s bourbon inspired menu paired with a variety of fine bourbons.  You can enjoy them straight or let Plan B’s mixologists create a crafted bourbon cocktail.  Then, finish the night off with a premium cigar sampling from Adonis Cigars.

Tickets are $90.00 per person.

Elite Cru Tasting

The Elite Cru Tasting presented by Wine Enthusiast Magazine is an exceptional wine-tasting event featuring the “best-of-the-best” vintages from around the world.   Meet the winemakers and learn the principles behind them in The Cabaret Theatre on Saturday, January 25th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.  This truly distinctive event features a raw bar hosted by Georges Bank presenting their South Bay Blonde Oysters, shrimp from Mazzetta Company and specialty cheeses from igourmet.com.

Guests will also receive a $50.00 gift certificate to enjoy extensive offerings from igourmet.com.

Tickets are $200.00 per person and include a Saturday Grand Tasting ticket and $50.00 gift certificate for igourmet.com.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around

On Saturday, January 25th, enjoy the Celebrity Chef Dine Around as world-class chefs including Todd English, Robert Irvine and Jasper White host a night of amazing cuisine.  Walk around the Uncas Ballroom from 8:00pm to 11:00pm and watch these culinary masters at live cooking stations.  Also, enjoy a pairing of premium wine or beer to complement each dish.

Tickets are $185.00 per person.

Tickets for the Grand Tasting, Elite Cru Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around, Bourbon Tasting and may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, sunwinefest.com, over the phone at 1.800.745.3000 or in-person at Mohegan Sun’s Box Office.

For more information on Sun WineFest 2014 events, featured personalities and hours and area hotel information, visit sunwinefest.com or on Facebook and Twitter.

Sun WineFest 2014 is a production of Cirilli Associates LLC, a Connecticut-based marketing firm that specializes in event concepts, event production, and customized marketing and sponsorship programs.

About Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, find us on Pinterest and view us on YouTube.