Second Annual Mohegan Sun WineFest

Mohegan Sun, in Uncasville, Connecticut, hosts their second Sun WineFest weekend this winter on January 21st through 23rd. Aficionados and novices alike can spend the afternoon at the Grand Tasting sampling any of 900 wines from more than 150 participating vineyards, taking in a celebrity chef demonstration or learning something new in one of the educational food seminars. Tickets for the Grand Tasting cost $50 for a one-day pass and $80 for a weekend pass. Call 800.477.6849 to purchase tickets. Friday evening’s Fine Wine Dine Around affords guests the opportunity to enjoy the food and the company of celebrity chefs and wine personalities at an array of exquisite wine dinners. Tickets cost $175 per person and benefit the American Heart Association. Saturday night’s festivities include the Celebrity Chefs Dine Around, a semi-formal gala that will feature the wines of Allied Domecq and cuisine from chefs like OlivesTodd English, Gordon Hamersley of Hamersley’s Bistro, Blue Ginger’s Ming Tsai, Excelsior’s Lydia Shire and Chris Schlesinger of East Coast Grill. Tickets for the Celebrity Chefs Dine Around cost $225 per person. Call 860.728.5700 for tickets and additional information or take a look at the Sun WineFest website.

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