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MGM Springfield, Wine and Food Lovers’ Weekend

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on March 11, 2023 at 6:00 pm

Raise a glass in support of New England Public Media, the region’s local NPR and PBS station!

The 36th Annual NEPM Wine and Food Lovers’ Weekend returns to MGM Springfield on March 10-11, 2023.

The weekend will celebrate the legacy of Julia Child, whose ground-breaking public television series “The French Chef” introduced generations to the joy of fine cuisine and pioneered the concept of TV cooking shows. The weekend will be co-hosted by Amy Traverso of “Weekends with Yankee” and Monte Belmonte, host of NEPM’s new show “The Fabulous 413.”

Tickets are available at nepm.org/wine. Chamber members can use the code NEPMWINE for a 10% discount on tickets!

Bottoms Up! A Wine, Beer & Food Tasting
Friday, March 10, 5-8 p.m. at MGM Springfield.

This is your chance to taste the best of New England. Sample more than 200 wines and craft beers presented by Provisions, plus a delectable spread of tapas-sized specialty foods from local restaurants and talented chefs.

Chefs, food experts and pundits will conduct demonstrations and present pop-up conversations throughout the evening. Guests include celebrated PBS chef Sara Moulton, host of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals;” and Christine Tobin, the food stylist behind HBO Max’s “Julia.” Chef Alex and students of the HCC Hospitality and Culinary Arts program will host a meet and greet with Amy Traverso. Attendees will have the chance to meet radio personality and avid local foodie Monte Belmonte, who’s new show “The Fabulous 413,” launches on February 22.

Uncorked! The Wine & Food Lovers’ Dinner
Saturday, March 11, 6-10 p.m.

The celebration continues Saturday evening! Enjoy a unique foodie experience inspired by Julia Child with this elegant event, including a six-course menu paired with wines expertly chosen by Provisions sommeliers. The dinner will be co-hosted by Amy Traverso of “Weekends With Yankee” and NEPM’s Monte Belmonte, will chat with Provisions sommeliers about their wine selections. Special guests David Leite, host of the podcast “Talking With My Mouth Full,” and Laurie Donnelly, executive producer of lifestyle programming at GBH.

For tickets and more information, visit nepm.org/wine


March 10
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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MGM Springfield
One MGM Way
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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(413) 273-5000