Mark your calendars for the Mohegan Sun Wine Fest. From Friday, January 27th through Sunday, January 29th, the Connecticut casino welcomes some of the country’s best food and beverage professionals, and chefs for a weekend’s worth of culinary fun and exclusive events. Sign up for the Grand Tasting to sample your way through a thousand different wines and beers; reserve a spot at the Bourbon Tasting to taste a variety of fine bourbons – straight or mixed into craft cocktails; or register for Champagne & Bonbons to sample high-end champagnes, chocolates and cheeses. Ticket prices vary depending on which events interest you. Peruse all your options and to see where you can rub shoulders with cookers like Bobby Flay, Todd English, Jasper White, Ihsan Gurdal, Andy Husbands, Jason Santos and Jacques Torres. For details on all the 2012 events, visit the Mohegan Sun Wine Fest website.