The 18th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest at Mohegan Sun Returns for a Multi-day Festival Beginning January 28th




 Tickets to the full weekend of events, including the popular Celebrity Chef Dine Around, are on sale now through Ticketmaster and Mohegan Sun’s Box Office

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 29, 2021) – The 18th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest (SWFF) is back at Mohegan Sun! Beginning Friday, January 28th, wine connoisseurs and foodies alike can sip and sample their way through an unlimited array of vintages and specialty foods, all while celebrating the return of popular events such as the Grand Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around, and more. Capping off the weekend will be the return of the Sunday Brunch, Mohegan Sun Wine & Food Fest has an event fit for everyone’s palate!

Tickets to all SWFF events are available for a limited time pre-sale opportunity now through Monday November 29th. The public on sale will begin Tuesday, November 30th via Ticketmaster at and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.

Whiskeys of the World presented by Beam Suntory, Inc.
Get the weekend started early and warm your palate during the Whiskeys of the World Tasting in the Earth Ballroom. Guests can mix and mingle while getting a taste of the finest selection of whiskeys paired with bites from their geographic origin. Featuring products from Japan, Ireland, Scotland and down home here in Kentucky, there is a whiskey for you!

The Whiskeys of the World Tasting presented by Beam Suntory, Inc. takes place from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday, January 28th. Pre-Sale tickets are $90.00. Tickets are $100.00 in advance of the event, or $125.00 on the day of the event.

Grand Tasting Preview
Guests can get a sneak peek at the Grand Tasting, one of Sun Wine & Food Fest’s signature showcases. This preview is held at the Earth Expo Center, and guests can sample a variety of wine, beer, and spirits while pairing their favorites with delectable dishes from some of the region’s top restaurants. The Grand Tasting Preview is your opportunity to experience an exclusive preview of the main event while getting a glimpse of how celebrity chefs show off their culinary skills.

On Friday, January 28th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm the Grand Tasting Preview will take place. Tickets are available for pre-sale for $50.00. Ticket prices are $75.00 in advance and $80.00 at the door. Tickets for designated drivers cost $25.00.

Grand Tasting
Sun Wine & Food Fest’s main event will boast more than 1,000 different types of wine, beer, and spirits for guests to sample inside the 125,000 square-foot Earth Expo! Foodies can also purchase signature dishes and small bites from some of the region’s top restaurants, and the main culinary stage hosts a full day of celebrity chef demos from the likes of Aarón Sánchez, Robert Irvine, Nyesha Arrington and more!

The Grand Tasting is Saturday, January 29th and has a VIP hour from Noon to 1:00pm, with General Admission from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Pre-Sale tickets can be purchased for $100.00. Tickets are $125.00 for regular admission and $135.00 on the day of the event. Designated driver tickets are available for $25.00.

Vintage Cru

During Vintage Cru in the Earth Ballroom, taste the “best-of-the-best” vintages and meet with the winemakers one-on-one. Wine can be purchased and shipped to your home. In addition, guests can obtain a $50.00 iGourmet gift card!

Vintage Cru is from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturday, January 29th. Pre-sale tickets for the Vintage Cru event are $140.00. Tickets after November 29th are $150.00, or 165.00 at the door.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around

Join Mohegan Sun at the signature walk-around event in the Uncas Ballroom 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. Dance into the night with music provided by DJ Irie.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around is from 8:00pm to 10:30pm on Saturday, January 29th. Pre-Sale tickets are $225.00. Tickets can also be purchased during the public on-sale at $250.00, or $275.00 the day of the event.

Champagne Brunch

Join Mohegan Sun’s state of the art lounge novelle for Champagne Brunch to wrap up the Sun Wine & Food Fest Weekend! Pre-sale tickets are $75.00; on-sale prices are $90.00 or $100.00 on the day-of. End your weekend with a delightful brunch and tasty specialty beverages while Professional Football Conference Championships are airing in novelle. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend the event.

Champagne Brunch is from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday, January 30th. Pre-Sale tickets are $75.00. Tickets can be purchased during the public on-sale for $90.00 or $100.00 on the day-of the event.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates! For the full list of Sun Wine & Food Fest events, visit the Mohegan Sun website.


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