Cocktails, Conversations, and Love with Uncle Nearest: A Whiskey Affair celebrates black history

A Valentine's Day toast to the most successful black-owned distillery in the world, hosted by Royal Entertainment Events, provides a cocktail-tasting experience in an ode to Black History Month, whiskey, and love

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - ArkaSun -- Cocktails, Conversations, and Love with Uncle Nearest: A Whiskey Affair in an ode to black history is brought to you by leading event activation agency Royal Entertainment Events for an evening of signature cocktail tastings Saturday, February 18, 2023. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Urban Cellar Winery located at 2901 East Zion Road, Suite 12, Fayetteville, AR 72703, guests will enjoy a curated experience that includes hand-crafted Valentine's Day drinks and food in an intimate atmosphere while celebrating the 'Most Successful Black-Owned Distillery in the World,' which recently surpassed more than $100 million in sales. Attendees will enjoy a social hour filled with food and drinks while learning about the history of whiskey-making.

This specialty occasion brings an out–of–the–box Valentine's Day weekend date night idea, night out with friends, whiskey lovers, or a couples outing. Like their previous collaboration, "Sips on the River," Uncle Nearest will present signature cocktails using their award-winning products, including infused whiskey desserts from recipes created by their ambassador chefs.

Uncle Nearest is the Most Awarded American Whiskey or Bourbon for three years- 2019, 2020, and 2021. The award-winning spirit was crafted by Nathan "Uncle Nearest" Green,  are now a part of kinfolk and local culture.

Poised as an enchanting ambiance filled with food and wines, attendees can experience "do-it-yourself" cocktail recipes and learn about Uncle Nearest's influences on the industry.

Four signature whiskeys of Uncle Nearest will be sampled that include: Uncle Nearest 1856, Uncle Nearest 1884, Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition, and Nearest Green™ Single Barrel Editions.

Reservations for single tickets and tables are purchased on Eventbrite (

Highlights of the event:
  • Appetizers and Hors d'oeuvres
  • Chocolates and champagne
  • Valentine's Day Signature Cocktails created by Uncle Nearest
  • Select Wine from Urban Cellar Winery
  • Whiskey-infused dessert made by Uncle Nearest Brand Ambassador
  • Tasting Samples of the signature brands
  • Customized Gift bags from Uncle Nearest

Press and media wishing to attend can contact Shay Brown at


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Founded in 2021, Royal Entertainment Events, LLC is a full-service brand immersion agency specializing in sports, health, wellness, lifestyle, concerts, and live events. As an events management and staffing service catering to these markets, we also offer in-game experiences such as concessions, beer & alcohol vending, event marketing, and bartending support staff that drives results through creative out-of-the-box ideas focused on immersive experiential engagement for brands and consumers. For more information, visit

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