Posts Tagged ‘Grand Tasting’

Sixth Annual Sun BrewFest Returns

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Tickets for Sun BrewFest go on sale Friday, August 18th

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 15, 2017) – Sun BrewFest is back! One of Mohegan Sun’s best annual events returns on Saturday, October 7th with an array of craft beers to enjoy. Please your palate and pair your favorite brews with a bite or two as local restaurants feature food for purchase. This year’s event also includes the exclusive Halftime Hops from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and thrilling competition at the Sun BrewFest Cornhole Tournament!

Tickets for Sun BrewFest go on sale Friday, August 18th at 10:00am at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster. A portion of all ticket prices will go to the Channel 3 Kids Camp. Tickets will be required for entry to all events. All guests in attendance must be 21+.

Grand Tasting

Tap into over 150 of the best beers around during the grand tasting on Saturday, October 7th. Expand your palate with a variety of brew masters pouring out 2 ounce samples of their favorite beers for guests to experience in souvenir, mini pilsner glasses. Try and find your favorite as you taste your way through craft beers, microbrews, imports, domestics and ciders. Live music keeps the entertainment going all day long inside Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom.

Tickets to the grand tasting are $30.00 per person and event runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s

Sporting the best brews, grab another cold one and hangout at Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s. Mingle from room to room – and game to game – to get your full fix of sports, including baseball and college football broadcasts, while enjoying craft beer and some of the best bites from the Arooga’s kitchen. With unlimited beer and food samples, it’s your chance to have one last toast! Halftime Hops takes place in the Uncas Ballroom’s upper lobby and runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Tickets to Halftime Hops presented by Arooga’s are $50.00 per person.

Cornhole Tournament

Enjoy a beer and toss some bags at the Sun BrewFest Cornhole Tournament! Choose your partner wisely and head to the Sun BrewFest site to register. Buy-in to the Cornhole Tournament is $100.00 and includes entry to the BrewFest grand tasting plus an exclusive VIP tasting preview.

For the most up-to-date information and a list of brewers participating in Sun BrewFest, please visit sunbrewfest.com.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun 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, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 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 Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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.

Chef Showdown at SUN WINEFEST 2009

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Finalists to compete on the Main Stage on Saturday, January 17th

Calling all chefs…SUN WINEFEST is looking for the region’s most talented chefs to compete in the 5th Annual Chef Showdown competition.  The chef who presents the most creative, unique, inspiring, and of course tasty dish wins a grand prize of $4,000 and an exclusive two-night VIP stay at Mohegan Sun.   The second place winner receives $1,000.  The finals will take place on the Main Stage during the Grand Tasting at SUN WINEFEST on Saturday, January 17th.

Presented by Contessa Premium Foods and Hatfield Quality Meats, the Chef Showdown requires contestants to submit an original recipe that utilizes Contessa Uncooked Tail-On Shrimp of any size and Hatfield Pork Ribeez as the primary ingredients.  From the entries received, two recipes will be chosen by a panel of culinary judges.  The two finalists will compete on the Main Stage at SUN WINEFEST during the Grand Tasting on Saturday, January 17th.  Each chef will prepare their original recipe to determine the winner.

The deadline for applications is January 2, 2009 – only one entry per chef is allowed.  To submit a recipe, visit sunwinefest.com/chefs.htm for a registration form and official rules.

The main event at SUN WINEFEST 2009 is the Grand Tasting, which will be held in Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center on Saturday, January 17th and Sunday, January 18th, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm each day.  More than 1,000 fine wines provided by international wineries, samplings of worldwide craft beers and trappist ales, tastings from some of the best restaurants and exhibitors showcasing related services such as wine storage, culinary accessories and specialty foods will be featured.  Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions, hear commentary from the winemakers and experts and enjoy delicacies from some of the region’s finest restaurants by purchasing tasting portions of their signature dishes.

Tickets for the Grand Tasting are $70.00 for a one-day pass and $110.00 for a weekend pass, and may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, over the phone at 860.886.0070, or in-person at Mohegan Sun’s Box Office.   To purchase weekend passes for the Grand Tasting please call 860.862.8499 or visit the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Proceeds from the Grand Tasting will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  Seminars are additional and may be purchased through the Mohegan Sun Box Office, by visiting sunwinefest.com or by calling Life Marketing & Events at 860.953.0444 ext. 144.   A Grand Tasting ticket is not required to attend seminars.

SUN WINEFEST 2009 is a production of Life Marketing and Events, a West Hartford, Connecticut-based, full service firm that specializes in marketing, event management and production, public relations, sponsorship, advertising sales, creative design, promotions, publishing and more.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.