September 19, 2019
14th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival
The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated culinary events, returns for its 14th year, September 19 – 22, 2019. The Marble House lawn will once again be the spectacular setting for the much-anticipated two-day Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, which offers guests the chance to sample hundreds of wines from around the world and cuisine from nearly two dozen regional restaurants and caterers.
September 21, 2019
Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival - ‘Vive La France' Vintner Dinner
During the annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, the highly-regarded Vintner Dinner at Rosecliff will return on Saturday evening, September 21st, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The location, modeled after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat of French kings at Versailles, will be the inspiration for the ‘Vive La France’ themed-evening, beginning with Calvisius Caviar and Champagne on the terrace along with passed canapés.
An interactive three-course dinner will follow in the ballroom. Each course, prepared by renowned chefs Laurent Manriqueof Café de la Presse, San Francisco; Robert Sisca of Bistro du Midi, Boston; Anthony Cole of Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham; Christopher Curtin of Éclat Chocolate, Philadelphia; Daniel Skurnick of Le Coucou, New York City; and Michelle Boland of Oak + Rowan, Boston; will be paired with a fine wine from the French regions of Alsace, Burgundy, Rhône and Bordeaux.
Vintners will lead guests through each course and their pairings, which will include the 2005 Champagne Charles Heidsieck, Millésimé Brut, Reims; 2016 Philippe Pacalet, Meursault, Burgundy; 2016 Marcell Deiss, Rouge, Alsace; 2015 Château la Nerthe, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône; 2016 Cyprès de Climens, Sauternes-Barsac, Bordeaux. Dessert and cordials will be served on the terrace.
September 28, 2019
Sixth Annual Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer
On Saturday, September 28th the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is celebrating its sixth annual UnMask Cancer event. Travel back in time to Studio 54 glamour and DISCO! A fun-filled evening with live entertainment, dinner by the bite, creative cocktails, as well as an exciting live and silent auction all to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Dana-Farber doctors and researchers work tirelessly to UnMask the secrets of cancer and discover the latest developments and breakthroughs. UnMask Cancer will help raise critical money to provide world-class care to patients and their families possible. You will play an important role in Dana-Farber’s mission to advance the treatment of cancer in Boston and around the world. Click hereto purchase your sponsorships and tickets today!
October 3, 2019
Audrain's Newport Concours & Motor Week
On October 3rd-6th, 2019 Newport Rhode Island will play host to the inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week. Jay Leno, with a group of other car experts, will judge entrants and present the trophy to the winner of this inaugural event. The Motor Week will be comprised of various ticketed and non-ticketed events, bringing together car enthusiasts of all ages and families alike, in celebration of Newport’s history of the automobile. www.audrainconcours.com