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Uptown Magazine To Host 1st Annual Uptown Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

UPTOWN Magazine will host its first annual UPTOWN Uncorked Food and Wine Festival, July 30 - August 2, at Silverado Resort in Napa Valley, CA. The premier destination event will
host more than 300 wine connoisseurs for a weekend of grand tastings,
private vineyard tours, live music, comedy and more.

Uptown Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine, will host its first annual UPTOWN Uncorked Food & Wine Festival , July 30 - August 2, in Napa Valley, California. Sponsored by Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines, Cuisine Noir and Aspire, more than 300 wine connoisseurs from across the country will take part in a uniquely curated‚ 5-star immersion into Napa Valley culture. The premier destination weekend will feature grand tastings from select wineries‚ private vineyard tours‚ golf tournament‚ yoga‚ live music, spas and comedy.

Event goers will enjoy culinary delights prepared by celebrity chefs, including Herb Wilson, Roblé Ali, Julius Russell, Michele Wilson and Judson Todd Allen throughout the weekend's events, including catered lunches, nightly dinners and daily cooking demos. In addition, lead sommelier Andre Mack and winemakers The McBride sisters will lead wine tastings and classes. Confirmed celebrity guests include Cynthia Bailey, Peter Thomas, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe and Chris Spencer . Tours will also be taken to several private Diageo vineyards across the region, including Acacia, Sterling, Beaulieu and Provenance vineyards.

"We are excited to host our inaugural food and wine festival this summer as we explore Napa Valley 'off the vine'," said Leonard Burnett, Co-CEO and Chief Revenue Officer of Uptown.

"We look forward to seeing everyone in Napa for an entertaining weekend filled with live musical performances, comedy shows, excellent food and wine and so much more."

UPTOWN Uncorked Food & Wine Festival takes place July 30 - August 2 at the newly renovated Silverado Resort in Napa Valley, CA. Discounted early bird registration is now open through May 1, with packages starting at $599. After May 1, standard registration packages, if available, will increase to $750. Please note hotels and airfare are not included. Special hotel rates will be available to registered attendees.

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