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Wine Event Reminder – Savor coming April 7-9 to Hartford, CT!

Savor is coming back to the Hartford Convention Center April 7-9.  This is one of the best wine and food events around anywhere, and you can read our review of last year’s event here.  We heartily recommend it.  There will be great wine, great food and it’s all helping to support our men and women of the armed forces through the Robert Irvine Foundation.

The events are highlighted below.  You can read more on their webpage at

See you there.  A votre santé!

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Savor the Legends
Pappy Van Winkle • Robert Irvine • b burgers – beer – bourbon

Connecticut Convention Center on The Landing

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Discover the legendary Pappy Van Winkle, meet Robert Irvine, support the Robert Irvine Foundation, and eat a delicious Kentucky inspired menu.

Your bourbon passport includes:

  • A taste of all five limited and rare batches of Pappy (10-, 12-, 15-, 20- & 23-years) from Plan b’s exclusive collection
  • A special gift — Handmade, crystal Johnson’s Whiskey Tot
  • Mingle with Robert Irvine
  • Plan b’s award-winning bourbon cocktails
  • Plan b’s scrumptious Kentucky inspired menu with Kentucky ham, hot browns, fried green tomatoes, BBQ pork, mini burgers, pecan pie and more.
  • DJ Darth Fader

“Don’t miss this legendary night presented by Plan B!”



Sip, Savor & Stroll – The Grand Tasting

Connecticut Convention Center Ballroom

Session 1: Friday, April 8th 7:00pm – 10:30pm

Session 2: Saturday, April 9th 12:00pm – 4:00pm
(11:00am – 12:00pm Trade & Press Hour)

Indulge in a culinary celebration! Sip, Savor & Stroll your way through an exceptional selection of domestic and international wine, as well as some of the world’s finest craft beers, high caliber spirits and artisanal food offerings – all are included in the single cost of admission. Enjoy superior foods from top Northeast restaurants.

Savor will feature the best the industry has to offer in a unique upscale setting – gather with friends to enjoy a cocktail in one of our sponsored spirit lounges or stroll through our wine and food tasting tables. Craft beer showcased with culinary delights will complement the festive atmosphere.

Be entertained and educated as you watch Robert Irvine and other celebrity chefs on the Savor Culinary Demonstration Stage. Purchase one of their inspiring cookbooks, have it personally autographed and take advantage of a great up-close photo opportunity!



Savor in Style Charity Gala

Connecticut Convention Center Exhibition Hall
Saturday, April 9th

Korbel Champagne Reception: 7:30pm – 8:00pm
Dining and Dessert: 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Savor in Style Charity Gala, hosted by Robert Irvine, promises to deliver flavorful, vibrant dishes by an impressive line-up of culinary talent. Following the Champagne Reception, Robert and his guest chefs will lavish guests with their sumptuous creations, where every dish will be paired with an outstanding wine or other luscious libation. This extraordinary evening promises a thoroughly enjoyable grand walk-around affair, where luxurious style meets substance. From bubbles to dinner to dessert, we’ll make sure your glass is decadently decanted and your plate is full of first-rate cuisine.

Important Information

 • Dressy Casual Attire

 • Walk-Around Tastings

 • Champagne Reception

 • Fine Wine, Select Spirits and World-Craft Beers

 • 21 Years of Age or Older


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