September 16-19, 2021
The 2021 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival Restaurant Program includes a diverse schedule of multi-course lunches and dinners paired with unique and interesting wines and cocktails to inspire your festival weekend. Capacity is limited so reserve your dining experience now.
Thursday, September 16 • 6:30 p.m.
Phenomenal Femme Dinner
The Grill at Forty 1 North
351 Thames St., Newport
Celebrated wine expert Marika Vida will present this elegant and insightful evening highlighting female winemakers and the cuisine of Chef Terence Feury.
• Domaine Carneros Brut Vintage Cuvee 2017
• St. Francis Sonoma County Chardonnay 2019
• Cakebread Cellars Two Creeks Vineyards Pinot Noir 2019
• Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Details & Reservations: Phenomenal Femme Dinner 401-846-8012
Friday, September 17 • 6 p.m.
Soirée de Bourgogne
Cara at The Chanler
117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport
Savor an evening of Burgundy paired with the impeccable cuisine of Chef Jacob Jasinski of Cara at The Chanler. We will tour the great vineyards of Burgundy in five courses. Pascal Schildt of Mosaic Imports and Advanced Sommelier Nick Daddona of WineBid will guide the pairings of nine wines, including five selections from the Côte d'Or. Sip Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-Saint-Denis, Chablis 1er Cru and more.
Reservations Soirée de Bourgogne
Friday, September 17 • 7 p.m.
Craggy Range Wine Dinner with Chef Kevin Des Chenes
Midtown Oyster Bar
345 Thames St., Newport
Chef Kevin Des Chenes will create a perfect four-course dinner paired with wines from Craggy Range Vineyards, a family-owned winery situated in the shadow of Te Mata Peak in the premium wine-growing area of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Executive Chef, "Private Chef to The Stars" and author of "Beyond My Chef Coat," Kevin Des Chenes was named "Top Chef" by Las Vegas Food & Wine and is the winner of "Top Celebrity Chef Showdown." He has been a Chef Expert for Gordon Ramsey and appeared as a Featured Chef on Food Network's “Chef Wanted,” “Great Food Truck Race” and “Beat Bobby Flay,” as well as “The Today Show.” Get ready to take your taste buds on an epic journey with Chef Kev D!
Details & Reservations: Craggy Range Wine Dinner reservations
Friday, September 17 • 9-11 p.m.
Newport After Dark
1 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
It’s the most talked about festival after party in Newport! Kick back and relax at the Hotel Viking. Mix and mingle and enjoy spirited cocktails, light late-night bites, special wines, cocktails, music and dancing. The party isn’t over yet! Sponsored by Woodford Reserve, Herradura Tequila, Ketel One Vodka, Tanqueray Gin, Malibu Splash, US Bev, Santa Margherita and Mount Gay Rum.
Details & Reservations: Newport After Dark
Saturday, September 18 • 11:30 a.m.
Mixing on the Coast: Remy Cointreau at The Vanderbilt
The Dining Room at The Vanderbilt
41 Mary St., Newport
An exciting cocktail class hosted by Darrio Prescod, National Brand Ambassador for Crafted Spirits at Remy Cointreau, will feature Cointreau and Mount Gay Rum, from The Cosmopolitan to Mount Gay Black Barrel Daiquiri, accompanied by classic New England fare with light bites. A Saturday morning delight to kick off the weekend! Darrio Prescod helps to spread the unique story and experiences of Cointreau, The Botanist and Mount Gay Rum to consumers and members of the trade community throughout the world. From hosting dinners, blending events and cocktail classes, to leading training sessions, Darrio has been instrumental in educating and immersing individuals in these brands across the U.S.
Details & Reservations: Mixing on the Coast: Remy Cointreau at The Vanderbilt
Saturday, September 18 • 1 p.m.
It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere - International Beer & Bites Sampling
528 Thames St., Newport
Hop on board and take a tour around the world of eclectic malt beverages in the heart of Newport. This five-course lunch at Zelda's features Executive Chef Eric King exploring the complexity of flavors found in an impressive lineup of international beer styles and perfectly pairing them with a delicious tasting menu. Unique offerings from the Czech Republic, Spain, Scotland and the United States will be presented by US Beverage along with Chef Eric’s creative menu. The perfect start to a Saturday in the City-by-the-Sea.
Details & Reservations: Zelda's reservation
Saturday, September 18 • 6 p.m.
A Taste of Veneto SOLD OUT
4 Commercial Wharf, Newport
Chef Kevin O'Donnell has created a Venetian-inspired four-course dinner paired with Masi wines of the same region. The dinner will take place on Giusto's covered patio and guests will enjoy a Newport Harbor sunset while dining. With roots in Valpolicella Classica, Masi produces Amarone and other premium wines inspired by the values of the Venetian territories. The Masi story began in 1772, when the Boscaini family acquired prestigious vineyards in the small valley known as “Vaio dei Masi”, which is the origin of the company’s name. After more than 200 years of passionate winemaking, Masi is a family company, still run by the sixth and seventh generations. Join us for an exquisite dinner experience.
• Campofiorin Rosso del Varonese IGT
• Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2015
• Campolongo di Torbe Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG
• Mazzano Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG
Saturday, September 18 • 6:30 p.m.
The Wine Region of Rioja SOLD OUT
22 Bowen's Wharf, Newport
Join us for an evening celebrating the historic wines of Rioja, Spain, presented by Ana Fabiano, author of “The Wine Region of Rioja.” We will sample six diverse wines from top producers paired to a four-course menu by the culinary team at 22 Bowen’s. Rioja is positioned as one of the top five red wine producing regions in the world, offering an extraordinary breadth of stylistic diversity. Through Ana’s unique perspective and encyclopedic knowledge of the region, we will see the rich history and cuisine compatibility of these remarkable selections.
Saturday, September 18 • 6:30 p.m.
Silverado Wine Dinner
Hotel Viking Garden Room
1 Bellevue Ave., Newport
Enjoy a five-course tasting menu by Executive Chef Patrick Popores paired with Silverado Vineyards’ small-production, estate-grown wines. Founded in 1981 by Ron and Diane Miller and her mother, Lillian Disney, Silverado Vineyards has become an iconic estate and home to some of Napa Valley’s most-recognized wines. Welcome Reception at 6:30 p.m. featuring New York Sour welcome cocktail using the Estate Cabernet. Dinner at 7 p.m.
• Silverado Chardonnay
• Silverado Merlot
• Silverado Cabernet Estate
• Silverado Cabernet Geo
• Silverado Cabernet Solo
Details & Reservations: Silverado Wine Dinner
Sunday, September 19 • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ketel One Bloody Mary Brunch
Nomi Park at the Wayfinder Hotel
151 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport
Kick off your Sunday with an epic Ketel One Bloody Mary Brunch at Nomi Park. Enjoy a complimentary Bloody Mary with any item on the menu and dress up your drink at the Ketel One Bloody Mary Garnish Bar!
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