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By Rebecca Keister
PBN Staff Writer
NEWPORT– The seventh annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, benefitting the The Preservation Society of Newport County, will take place Sept. 21-23.
Featured celebrity chefs at this year’s event are Emeril Lagasse and father-daughter duo Jacques and Claudine Pepin.
Taking place at Marble House and Rosecliff, two Newport mansions, the event also will feature more than 100 vintners and several seminars over three days hosted by wine experts from all over the globe.
The grand tasting, which includes culinary demonstrations and regional restaurants and caterers, will be held Saturday Sept. 22 and Sunday Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m.
Food & Wine Magazine is the festival’s presenting sponsor.
Grand tasting tickets are $110 for either day. Several packages that include the Wine & Rosecliff Gala on Sept. 21 also are available.
For more information, visit www.newportmansionswineandfood.org.