Uncasville, CT (August 12, 2015) –The 13th annual Sun WineFest kicks off on Friday, January 29th, 2016. Get the weekend rolling with Bourbon Tasting and stick around for all the usual favorites including Elite Cru, Celebrity Chef Dine Around, Grand Tasting 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 30th and Sunday, January 31st. Sip and sample some of the best in wine and beer inside the Convention Center and Uncas Ballroom. Foodies can sample signature dishes from the region’s most highly rated restaurants. The Main Culinary Stage is the backdrop for two days of celebrity chef demonstrations along with fun-filled contests.
Tickets to the Saturday Sun WineFest Grand Tasting are $95.00; tickets for the Sunday tasting are $70.00. The event runs from Noon to 5:00pm both days.
Get your WineFest 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, cigars and delectable hors d’oeuvres.
Tickets to the Bourbon Tasting 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. On Saturday, learn the principals behind their craft and get a closer look into some of the finer wines Sun WineFest 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 Saturday’s Sun WineFest Grand Tasting and a $50.00 iGourmet gift card.
Celebrity Chef Dine Around
On Saturday, January 30th 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 $199.00 each.
Sun WineFest Ticket Packages
Gain entry into the Friday night Bourbon Tasting presented by XXX and the Saturday Sun WineFest Grand Tasting with the Grain & Grapes Ticket Package. The package is $145.00 and includes entry into both events.
New this year, the Sun WineFest Weekend Ticket Package! This $150.00 package includes Saturday Grand Tasting ticket and Sunday Grand Tasting ticket.
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 85 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.