Viejas Casino & Resort Breaks Another Guinness World Record

Sommelier Mike Hoagland, Champagne Specialist for Moet Hennessey, leads Viejas guests and team members in World's Largest Champagne Tasting. (Photo: Business Wire)

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SAN DIEGO--()--Viejas Casino & Resort, in celebration of their 24th anniversary, has broken the Guinness World Record for Largest Champagne Tasting.

“Continuing in our tradition of celebrating important landmarks in our growth, Viejas has once again set a new World Record,” said Viejas Tribal Chairman Robert Welch. “Sharing this achievement with some of our many loyal guests of the past 24 years reasserts the foundation of what Viejas provides best for San Diego and beyond––unmatched entertainment.”

More than 620 Viejas guests and team members joined in the tasting of three exquisite champagnes, led by noted sommelier, Mike Hoagland, Champagne Specialist for Moet Hennessey. Three champagnes were specially selected for this event: Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, Veuve Clicquot Rose, and Dom Perignon, Vintage 2004. Guests and team members gathered around the Viejas Hotel pool at 8:00 pm and received tasting notes and historical perspective from Mr. Hoagland, while enjoying samples of each champagne. Breaking this world record was the crowning event in an evening filled with entertainment for Viejas guests.

Chris Kelley, General Manager of Viejas, remarked on the occasion, “This anniversary celebration highlights our commitment to deliver the best experience possible for our guests through a team that is capable of rewriting the record books.”

Viejas began in 1991 as a stand-alone bingo parlor and has since grown into a AAA Four Diamond resort. In late October of this year, Viejas will celebrate the grand opening of their second luxury hotel tower.

About Viejas Casino & Resort

Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, the AAA Four Diamond Viejas Casino & Resort features world-class gaming with thousands of slot machines, exciting table games that include Blackjack, Baccarat, and Pai Gow, a modern and elegant bingo room, and an off-track betting facility. Viejas Casino & Resort also features a variety of restaurants including the AAA Four Diamond Grove Steakhouse, the Buffet, and the Café. The beautiful Viejas Outlets, located across the street from the casino, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl, and during winter Southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink. Viejas Hotel features 99 luxury rooms and 29 VIP suites, including a lush, spacious pool and lounge area.

The highly anticipated second hotel tower will open October 30, 2015, offering an additional 109 deluxe rooms and VIP suites. The new tower will also feature San Diego’s newest conference center, with nine state-of-the-art meeting spaces and the extraordinary Oak Ballroom, ideal for hosting weddings and other special group events.

For more information, visit www.viejas.com or call 1-800-847-6537.

Contacts

Viejas Casino & Resort
Anthony San Pietro, Vice President Entertainment & Advertising
619-659-2066
asanpietro@viejas.com

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Viejas Casino & Resort Breaks Another Guinness World Record!

Contacts

Viejas Casino & Resort
Anthony San Pietro, Vice President Entertainment & Advertising
619-659-2066
asanpietro@viejas.com