WINE IN THE MOUNTAINS
July 25, 2019 / / by: Nicole DeCesare
September 12-15, 2019
Most popular event: The Grand Tasting
Saturday, September 14 @ 12-2:30 & 4-6:30 p.m.
The Breckenridge Wine Classic is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Breckenridge, CO. Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. This is an event you don’t want to miss!
There are multiple events happening in different locations in Breckenridge. The Breckenridge Wine Classic offers a variety of experiences on the mountain, in restaurants, classrooms, and around town, which can increase your knowledge, and enjoyment of food and wine as well as the experiences Breckenridge has to offer.
The grand finale and largest gathering of the weekend is The Grand Tasting on Saturday. This takes place at the Riverwalk Center.
Click here for a full schedule.
Wine… and lots of it!
There is something for everyone – from food and wine tasting, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to outdoor adventures with food and wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn.
Here are a few of the best events at the Breckenridge Wine Classic. Click here to see all of them!
- Breck Uncorked: Dinner Series$125Date: September 12th
Time: 6:30, 7 or 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hearthstone, Carboy or Aurum
Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Wine
A celebration of local food and fine wine! The Breckenridge Wine Classic is proud to kickoff a weekend of great wine and food with a series of wine dinners at local establishments all over Breckenridge.
- This dinner at Hearthstone presents an artfully crafted five course meal and wine pairing with Alexander Valley Vineyards owners and founding winemaker Hank and Linda Wetzel.
- The Executive Chef of Carboy presents an artfully crafted five course meal and wine pairing with Carboy wines. Imagine Bison Carpaccio with a North Coast California Chardonnay, and Short Rib Ravioli with Grand Valley Cabernet Franc – just as a sample of the amazing menu to come. Seats are limited.
- This dinner at Aurum presents an artfully crafted five course meal and wine pairing with Master Sommeliers Sean Razee and Damon Ornowski. Seats are limited.
- Stroll Breckenridge$55Date: September 13th
Time: 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Main Street Breckenridge
Age 21+ | Indoor/Outdoor | Walk-Around Tasting | Wine, Beer, Spirits only
Stroll down Breckenridge’s delightfully preserved old mining town main street to savor a wide collection of wine, beer and spirits. The Stroll Stop venues include art galleries, tasting rooms, and other historic spaces. At each stop, a subset of wine, beer and spirit representatives will sample their favorites, as well as provide as much detail as you want to learn! The focus of this tasting is the libations, and we end the event right in time to make your dinner reservation at one of Breck’s excellent restaurants. As you stroll through town, note the restored structures and take in the beautiful art at the galleries! This is much more than your usual art walk with as many as 10-15 wines, beers, or spirits to sample at each stop.
- Grand Tasting$89New in 2019: Two Sessions! (That means less people between you and the wine)
Date: September 14th
Time: 12-2:30 p.m. & 4-6:30 p.m.
Location: Riverwalk Center
Age 21+ | Outdoor | Wine | Beer | Spirits | Small Food Samples
Don’t miss the grand finale and largest gathering of the weekend! The Grand Tasting culminates with an impressive selection of hundreds of domestic and international wines, premium craft beer and spirits, and gourmet local food purveyors. Located in the heart of Breckenridge at the Riverwalk Center, prepare for a unique sensory immersion.
- Hair Of The Dog Brunch$35Date: September 15th
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Spencers at Beaver Run, 620 Village Rd
Age 21+ | Indoor | Brunch & Tasting | Cocktails
Rise and shine with brunch crafted by Gold Pan with your choice of brunch beverages. What better way to round out the weekend than with a proper hair of the dog?
The brunch is hosting an open seating time to fit your schedule! You may arrive with you ticket anytime between 10am – 1pm.
Address: 103 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Check out the official Breckenridge Wine Classic website here for any more questions you may have!