• Beam Inc. Adonis Cigar of the GodsPlan B Burger Bar Bourbon Tasting
    Presented By
    Beam Inc.

    A weekend of food and drink kicks off with a night of indulgence, American style. The evening celebration centers on bourbon, America's Native Spirit, where hosts Beam Inc., Plan B Burger Bar and Adonis Cigars bring bourbon history to modern times. Taste the artisan craft of hundreds of years of tradition through Plan B's unique bourbon-inspired menu paired with a variety of fine bourbons, including Maker's Mark, Booker's, Knob Creek and Jim Beam. Savor them "neat" or enjoy a bourbon cocktail crafted by Plan B's mixologists. Of course, no night of decadence is complete without a fine Davidoff cigar - The Adonis, created especially for Cigar of the Gods in Cromwell, Connecticut.

    Friday, January 24th
    Sunburst next to SolToro Tequila Grill
    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Grain & Grape Package

    Bourbon Tasting; Friday, January 24th, Sunburst, 6:00pm - 9:00pm and
    Grand Tasting; Saturday, January 25th, Convention Center, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Long TrailLong Trail Craft Beer and Food Pairing
    Featuring Cookbook Author John Holl & Executive Brewer Dave Hartmann

    Grafton Village

    There's a revolution going on in the beer world. The food you eat should be just as delicious as the beer you drink and Friday evening at The Sun WineFest both will be on display as Vermont's Long Trail Brewing Company Executive Brewer Dave Hartmann partners with John Holl, author of the recently released American Craft Beer Cookbook. Explore the nuances and surprising pairings during this exclusive session that will include a Grafton Village (VT) cheese welcome, a tasting of four dishes taken from recipes in the cookbook - all expertly paired with selections from Long Trail's award winning family of beers. Personally signed copies of The American Craft Beer Cookbook will be available for purchase, and each attendee will receive a Spiegelau tulip tasting glass to take home, enhancing the sensory profile of any beer sampler.

    Friday, January 24th
    Uncas Ballroom
    7:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Channel 3 Kids Camp

    Sun WineFest Grand Tasting

    The Sun WineFest's signature event - the Grand Tasting, is truly grand! Featuring beers, wines, specialty spirits and delectable dishes, this weekend extravaganza has something for everyone. Guests are offered a selection of hundreds of wines, beers and fine spirits. Passionate foodies can sample* signature dishes from the region's most highly rated restaurants and quality food products from artisanal producers. The Culinary Main Stage is the backdrop for two days of celebrity chef demonstrations, including Todd English, Food Network star Robert Irvine and the action-packed Oyster Open presented by Absolut Tune. Purchase copies of inspiring cookbooks and get them signed by your favorite chefs as they come off the Culinary Main Stage.

    *Nominal charge for the sampling of signature dishes - a portion of the proceeds benefits Channel 3 Kids Camp.

    Main Stage Schedule »

    Saturday, January 25th
    Convention Center
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
    11:00am - 12:00pm Trade and Press
    $80 one-day pass

    Sunday, January 26th
    Convention Center
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
    11:00am - 12:00pm Trade and Press
    $70 one-day pass

    Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th
    Convention Center
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
    11:00am - 12:00pm Trade and Press
    $125 weekend pass

  • Vermont Creamery Elite Cru Tasting

    Prepare your palate for this exceptional event - the Elite Cru Tasting is an extraordinary opportunity to discover the "best-of-the-best" vintages from around the world and to meet the winemakers and principals behind them. This not-to-be-missed experience, offered to a limited audience in the intimate setting of The Cabaret Theatre, also features a raw bar hosted by Georges Bank presenting their South Bay Blonde Oysters, shrimp from Mazzetta Company, a tasty appetizer from Vermont Creamery and specialty cheeses from Guests also receive a $50 gift certificate from as a part of this unique experience.

    Saturday, January 25th
    The Cabaret Theatre
    3:00pm - 5:00pm
    $200 includes a Saturday Grand Tasting ticket and a $50.00 gift certificate for

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    Elite Cru Package with Sunday Grand Tasting

    Elite Cru Tasting; Saturday, January 25th, The Cabaret Theatre, 3:00pm - 5:00pm and
    Sunday Grand Tasting; Sunday, January 26th, Convention Center, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Chandon Celebrity Chef Dine Around


    Vermont Creamery Chefs Todd English, Robert Irvine and Jasper White are just a sampling of the world-class chefs hosting an evening of amazing cuisine at the Celebrity Chef Dine Around. Stroll among the live cooking stations and watch these culinary masters in action while enjoying the pairing of a premium wine, beer or crafted cocktail to complement each dish. This epicurean adventure is a perennial early sell out - don't miss it!

    Saturday, January 25th
    Uncas Ballroom
    8:00pm - 11:00pm
    "Signature" Tasting Menu with Wine & Beer Pairings »

  • Oyster Open

    10th Annual Mohegan Sun Oyster Open
    Presented by Absolut Tune

    The ultimate shucker showdown gets underway when the nation's best oyster shuckers put their skills to the test and compete for a $5,000 purse during the 10th annual Mohegan Sun Oyster Open presented by Absolut Tune and featuring South Bay Blonde Oysters from Georges Bank.

    South Bay Blonde R. Murphy Knives

    Sunday, January 26th
    Uncas Ballroom, Main Stage
    4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Complimentary with Grand Tasting admission

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