The 10th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival
Connoisseurs of fine wine and dining will be traveling from around the world to celebrate the 10th Annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival in Newport, Rhode Island from September 25th through September 27th. Held in three of Newport’s most beautiful historic mansions -The Elms, Rosecliff & Marble House – the festival features hundreds of wines from around the world, fabulous food from regional restaurants and caterers, cooking demonstrations by nationally-renowned chefs, live and silent auctions and a gala celebration. Presented by the Preservation Society and FOOD & WINE, this festival is one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated and anticipated events!
Culinary personalities and special guests like Martha Stewart will be returning for her second year, headlining the event with French chef and author Jacques Pépin. Guests can enjoy an engaging discussion about lifestyle and culinary trends while in the breathtaking setting of Marble Houses Gold ballroom. Regional favorites participating in the weekend cooking demonstrations including New York executive chefs and culinary experts Ben Pollinger, JJ Johnson, Allison and Matt Robicelli. Local Rhode Island chefs include the Executive Chef of Newport Harbor Corp Matthew Petersen, and Frank Terranova who will be sharing their talent and tips on stage. The Grand Tastings will also feature book signings by the guest chefs and other authors throughout the weekend.
The weekend kicks off with the Wine and Rosecliff gala on Friday night, featuring a vast selection of fine wines and food amid spectacular ocean views. On Saturday night, the return of Newport After Dark will give guests an opportunity to extend the party late into the night while enjoying food and cocktails at Forty 1˚ North on the Newport waterfront.
On Friday, visitors can attend seminars at the Hotel Viking to learn about wines from different regions of the world. Some of the industry’s most respected experts from vineyards such as Marchesi Antinori, Champagne Taittinger, and Bouchaine Vineyards about the tasting, pairing and buying of wine.
Held in one of the most spectacular settings in America, this event is not to be missed! Tickets are still available at discounted advance prices for most of the weekend’s events. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling (401) 847-1000.
Arrow Prestige is honored to be one of the sponsors at this year’s event and is transporting the talent to and from the event! If you have an event that you are in need of transportation for, contact us at 401-367-4568 for further details or make a reservation online.