NEWPORT, RI – Tickets are available for the upcoming 11th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, scheduled to take place Sept. 22-25.
Don’t miss such signature events as the Wine & Rosecliff Gala Friday , Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday, the Vintner Dinner on Saturday evening, Newport After Dark on Saturday evening, Jazz Brunch on Sunday and Seminars in The Breakers Stable and Carriage House throughout the weekend. Go to www.NewportMansionsWineandFood.org.
This year’s Wine & Rosecliff Gala features beautiful wines, award-winning chefs, and live music and dancing in the elegant ballroom. Chefs for the evening include: Chef Matthew MacCartney of Jamestown Fish (Jamestown, RI), Chef Jose Enrique of Jose Enrique (Puerto Rico), Chef Brian Alberg of Red Lion Inn (Stockbridge, MA), Chef David Blessing of Newport Beach House: A Longwood Venue (Newport, RI), Chef Thomas Duffy of The Spiced Pear at The Chanler (Newport, RI), Chef Terence Feury of Forty 1° North (Newport, RI), Chef Josue Louis of Bistro du Midi (Boston, MA), Chef Lou Rossi of Castle Hill Inn (Newport, RI), Chef Dante de Magistris of Dante (Boston, MA), Chef Shaun Velez of Deuxave (Boston, MA), Chef Will Gilson of Puritan & Co. (Cambridge, MA), Chef Robert Sisca of ProvidenceG (Providence, RI), Chef Kevin O’Donnell of SRV (Boston, MA), Chef Peter Quinion of Parsnip (Cambridge, MA), and Chef Jason Santos of Abby Lane (Boston, MA). Featured wines include Champagne Taittinger (Champagne, FR), Maison Joseph Drouin (Burgundy, FR), Château D’Esclans (Provence, FR), Elk Cove Vineyards (Oregon), Chateau de Beaucastel (Rhone, FR), Catena Zapata (Mendoza, Argentina), Robert Mondavi Winery (Napa, CA), Marchesi di Barolo (Piedmont, IT), Champagne Gosset (Champagne, FR), Larkin Wines (Napa, CA), Wölffer Estate Vineyard (Sagaponack, NY), Castello Banfi (Montalcino, IT), Domaine Faiveley (Burgundy, FR), Graham’s Port (Duoro, PT), Hall Wines (Napa, CA), Joseph Phelps Vineyards (Napa, CA), Kumeu River (Kumeu, NZ), Opus One / Overture (Napa, CA) and S.A. Prum (Mosel, Germany).
The Marble House hosts the two day Grand Tastings with the opportunity to sample hundreds of wines from around the world with cuisine from local, regional and national restaurants and purveyors from around the world and cuisine from local, regional and national restaurants and purveyors. It also includes the Nobilo Oyster Seaside Bar, Pop Up Tastings in the Chinese Tea House, and non-stop chef entertainment in the Rosé Grill Garden presented by Château D’Esclans and Lynx Grills.
The Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival is FOOD & WINE Magazine. Additional sponsors include National Trust Insurance Services, Kitchen Aid, Champagne Taittinger, Lynx Grills, Vantage Deluxe World Travel, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Robert Mondavi Winery, Nobilo Wines, Alta Vista Estate Vineyards, Sequoia Grove, Atria Senior Living, José Cuervo, Hennessy Cognac, Coca Cola Bottling Company of Southeastern New England, United Airlines, Forty 1˚ North, Dole & Bailey, Nestle Waters North America, Estrella Damm, William Grant & Sons and Calvisius Caviar.
Proceeds from the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival benefit The Preservation Society of Newport County, a non-profit organization accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and dedicated to preserving and interpreting the area’s historic architecture, landscapes and decorative arts. Its 11 historic properties—seven of them National Historic Landmarks—span more than 250 years of American architectural and social development.
For more information and to purchase tickets for the 2016 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, visit www.NewportMansionsWineAndFood.org.