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Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival

12th Annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival Returns Aug. 9-12

 

Beaver Creek, Colo., July 18, 2018 — The much anticipated wine, spirits and culinary event of the summer, the 12th Annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival returns August 9-12, nestled in the raw beauty of the Rocky Mountains of Beaver Creek, Colorado. This event incorporates culinary excellence with Beaver Creek’s longstanding traditions of outdoor adventures, health and wellness. Each event has a specialized theme and a location that pairs perfectly.

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Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival Schedule:

 

Thursday, August 9, 2018

 

Whiskey Wranglers at the Beaver Creek Rodeo 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Put on your boots and kick off Wine & Spirits weekend at the Beaver Creek Rodeo while sampling a variety of fine whiskeys from Laws Whiskey House (Denver, CO), Peach Street Distillers (Palisade, CO) and barbeque from Moe’s Original Bar B Que! Savor the flavor of the whiskey on your palate while getting a taste of this Wild West tradition.

Location: Beaver Creek Rodeo, VIP Tasting Area. The Beaver Creek Rodeo Grounds are located in Avon just east of the Chapel Square and City Market shopping centers. Parking is complimentary at the Rodeo. Complimentary shuttle service is also available from Beaver Creek Resort Dial-a-Ride: (970) 949-1938.

Price: $60pp

 

Friday, August 10, 2018

 

Mountain View Fitness Classes

Yoga with Revolution Power Yoga 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Pure Barre with Pure Barre Vail Valley 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a morning fitness class with breathtaking mountain and village views outside The Ranch, located at the top of the Buckaroo Gondola. Taught by Revolution Power Yoga and Pure Barre Vail Valley, start your day with a workout provided by some local favorites. Take the Gondola up or walk the scenic mountain road towards your morning adventure.

Location: The Ranch (top of Buckaroo Gondola)

Price: $25pp

 

A Western Hike to SaddleRidge 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a complimentary guided hike from the Summer Adventure Center that will take you on a journey to the famed SaddleRidge, home of one of the largest private collections of Western artifacts in the United States, outside of a museum. You’ll receive a guided tour of tribute to the Old West, designed by the lead designer at Ralph Lauren, to view the many artifacts including photographs, bronzes, art work and other memorabilia before hiking back down to the village.

Location: Summer Adventure Center / SaddleRidge

Price: Complimentary. Availability is limited.

 

Hands On: Mozzarella Making Seminar 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Become the fromager and make your own mozzarella cheese at this hands-on seminar at Toscanini.  Lead by Sean Razee, Master Sommelier of Southern Wine and Spirits, you will create your own traditional southern Italian cheese you will enjoy a sampling of delectable Italian wines designed to pair and illustrate the many regions of Italy.
Location: Toscanini (60 Avondale Ln, Avon, CO 81620)
Price: $50 per person

 

Chardonnay Uncorked Seminar 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Explore the origins of the most widely produced white wine in the world from the Wilson Daniels Wine Portfolio lead by William Davis, Certified Wine Educator. Guests will be treated to both oaked and unoaked versions from regions near and far. You will leave with an understanding of the impact of climate, tradition, and winemaking on the world’s most malleable grape.  Sample Chardonnay in its many forms and tasting profiles to find your favorite region of the world.
Location: Beaver Creek Chophouse (15 W Thomas Pl, Avon, CO 81620)
Price: $50 per person

 

Prost: Après in the Village 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join us in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village to enjoy a traditional combination of beers and sausage on Friday afternoon. Listen to live music and enjoy the traditional German game of hammerschlagen or team up for a round of corn hole. Sample beers and snack on sausage that is cooked before your eyes.
Location: The Plaza Pavilion at Beaver Creek
Price: Admission to the village is complimentary and tickets for food and beverage can be purchased at the event.

 

Mirabelle Farm to Table Dinner 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
A concept created by Master Chef Daniel Joly, this four course dinner sources all of its food from within 150 miles of the very spot that you’ll be sitting for a truly one of a kind outdoor dining experience. Paired with elegant wines from the Wilson Daniels Wine Portfolio, the night will be as elegant as it is delectable.
Location: Mirabelle at Beaver Creek (55 Village Rd, Beaver Creek, CO 81620)
Price: $130 per person

 

Splendido Wine Dinner Benefiting Bright Future Foundation 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
This event is the perfect opportunity to do good while eating well! Join us for a sumptuous five-course dinner prepared by Splendido at the Chateau’s Executive Chef Brian Ackerman paired with the perfect wines from Jackson Family Wines. Enjoy a little friendly competition while raising money for the Bright Future Foundation during a special four-course semi-silent auction.
Location: Splendido at the Chateau (17 Chateau Lane, Beaver Creek, CO 81620)
Price: $150 per person

 

Tapas & Tequila 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Step into a traditional Mexican night out during the Tequila & Tapas social cocktail event. Sip on hand-crafted tequila cocktails from Tequila Fortaleza and nibble on a variety of delectable tapas. Relax to the sounds of a live mariachi band, roll the Mexican Bar Dice and enjoy a night of conversation.

Location: Colorado Tasting Room (210 Offerson Rd #201C, Avon, CO 81620)
Price: $60 per person

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

 

Mountain View Yoga Fitness Classes
Yoga with Revolution Power Yoga 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Pure Barre with Pure Barre Vail Valley 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a morning fitness class with breathtaking mountain and village views outside The Ranch, located at the top of the Buckaroo Gondola. Taught by Revolution Power Yoga and Pure Barre Vail Valley, start your day with a workout provided by some local favorites. Take the Gondola up or walk the scenic mountain road towards your morning adventure.
Location: The Ranch (top of Buckaroo Gondola)
Price: $25pp

 

Hike & Lunch: A Guided Gourmet Adventure 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey of the senses through the summer mountain trails to the tables filled with locally sourced foods. Guests will enjoy a beautiful hike with the friendly and knowledgeable guides of the Beaver Creek Hiking Center, ultimately winding their way to the lush 8100 for an outdoor, wine-paired lunch featuring Mercer Family Vineyards.
Location: Summer Adventure Center / 8100

Price: $90 per person

 

Shaping Your Senses: Wine Glassware and Tasting Seminar 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Featuring Riedel Ambassador Shelley Sale, find out why the shape of your glassware matters in fully experiencing different varietals of wine. You will learn about various glassware shapes and how they change the experience of enjoying wine focusing on the taste, balance and finish provided by each glass. After the seminar concludes, you will take home your very own Riedel glass kit, valued at $119.
Location: Peregrine Room at the Osprey (10 Elk Track Rd, Avon, CO 81620)
Price: $65 per person

 

Rosé Soirée: Après in the Village 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village on a Saturday afternoon for live music, fun games and activities while sipping on refreshing rosé wines from around the globe and cooling off with a ‘Frosé’ treat!
Location: The Plaza Pavilion at Beaver Creek
Price: Admission to the village is complimentary and tickets for food and beverage can be purchased at the event.

 

Hands On: Custom Blends Seminar 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what makes a balanced wine? Take the reins in this seminar and blend as a winemaker would in their own winery. Guests will blend Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and a few other familiar varietals from The Wine Foundry to create glasses of their own red wine blend. Light Hors D’oeuvres will be provided by Chef Riley Romanin of Revolution to enjoy at the conclusion of the seminar.
Location: Revolution (26 Avondale Ln, Avon, CO 81620)
Price: $50 per person

 

12th Annual Grand Tasting 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Foodies rejoice! The Wine and Spirits Grand Tasting is the culinary highlight of the summer. Celebrate the height of summer harvests with fresh food tastings, premium wines and cocktails enjoyed outdoors at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain. Sample all the best Beaver Creek has to offer.
Location: Outdoor tented venue at the Base of Beaver Creek Mountain/Centennial Chairlift (Located next to the Beaver Creek Chophouse at the base of Chair #6).
Price: $100 per person

 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

 

Mountain View Fitness Classes

Yoga with Revolution Power Yoga 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Pure Barre with Pure Barre Vail Valley 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a morning fitness class with breathtaking mountain and village views outside The Ranch, located at the top of the Buckaroo Gondola. Taught by Revolution Power Yoga and Pure Barre Vail Valley, start your day with a workout provided by some local favorites. Take the Gondola up or walk the scenic mountain road towards your morning adventure.
Location: The Ranch (top of Buckaroo Gondola)
Price: $25pp

 

A Western Hike to SaddleRidge 10:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary guided hike from the Summer Adventure Center that will take you on a journey to the famed SaddleRidge, home of one of the largest private collections of Western artifacts in the United States, outside of a museum. You’ll receive a guided tour of tribute to the Old West, designed by the lead designer of Ralph Lauren, to view the many artifacts including photographs, bronzes, art work and other memorabilia before hiking back down to the village.
Location: Summer Adventure Center / SaddleRidge
Price: Complimentary. Availability is limited.

 

Prosecco Café 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Prosecco Café is a complimentary gathering in the Village.  Join us in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village for a morning of prosecco wines from Benvolio Prosecco and delicate dishes.  Sample some of the best breakfast cocktails mixed with fresh squeezed orange juice and enjoy savory pastries, breads, prosciutto and more.
Location: The Plaza Pavilion at Beaver Creek
Price: Admission to the village is complimentary and tickets for food and beverage can be purchased at the event.

 

Port and Cheese Adventure 4×4 Tour 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. & 2:005:00 p.m.
Get out on the mountain for this adventurous port and cheese pairing experience – served with a side of breath-taking scenery. Enjoy an exclusive guided Adventure 4×4 Tour that will stop at three scenic vantage points to sample Ports from Premium Ports Wine Inc. paired with cheeses from Murray’s Cheese, allowing you time to enjoy the pleasures of the palate and a feast for the eyes!
Location: Summer Adventure Center (located next to Starbucks in Beaver Creek Village)
Price: $175 per person

 

Participating Brands and Sponsors

The 12th Annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival is presented in partnership with Bright Future Foundation, Premier Party Rentals, and The Beaver Creek Lodge. Festival partners include: Laws Whiskey House, Peach Street Distillers, Sean Razee, Master Sommelier of Southern Wine and Spirits, William Davis, Certified Wine Educator, Wilson Daniels Wine Portfolio, Jackson Family Wines, Tequila Fortaleza, The Wine Foundry, Riedel – The Wine Glass Company, Mercer Family Vineyards, Benvolio Prosecco, Premium Port Wines Inc., and Murray’s Cheese.

 

For additional information about Beaver Creek’s Wine & Spirts Festival and to purchase tickets, visit www.beavercreek.com.

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