Eat Drink RI Festival 2017 Grand Tasting

Grand Tasting


  • April 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting features samplings of over sixty locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans in Hall D of the Rhode Island Convention Center. During the Tasting there will be all-new local food & drink presentations (more…)

Eat Drink RI Festival 2017

Sommelier Smackdown!


  • April 25, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This year’s festival kicks off with Rhode Island’s first Sommelier Smackdown! at the gorgeous, newly renovated Café at Easy Entertaining! Co-hosted by Certified Sommeliers Ian Magiros of M.S. Walker and Jonathan Feiler of Rhode Island Distributing, this brand new event will pit a handful of our state’s best Certified Sommeliers against each other in a wine theory (more…)

Newport Vineyards in Fall, photo by Marianne Lee Photography