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Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival
presented by Wine Spectator Magazine
Celebrate the pleasures of the palate at our 8th annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival on August 8, 9 and 10, 2014. Combining Beaver Creek’s very own culinary talent, exclusive wines and outdoor venues, the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival is the perfect blend of summertime in the mountains. From the opening event Manhattans in the Mountains to cocktail seminars and cooking classes the festival features culinary delights and unique libations for a variety of palates. The popular Walk &Wine event returns again this year with a guided hike with experts from the Beaver Creek Hiking Center followed by a unique farm-to-table culinary experience. The much anticipated Walk-around Grand Tasting finale, featuring the best of all we have to offer-you won’t want to miss a drop of this festival.
Friday, August 8, 2014: Manhattans in the Mountains 3PM-6PM
Sponsored by Maker’s Mark
Kick off the Wine & Spirits weekend in style at this sophisticated sipping and sampling event.
Location: 8100 PDR at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Friday, August 8, 2014: Wines & Cue Cooking Demo 5PM-6:30PM
This seminar beautifully pairs two summertime favorites: barbecue and wine. Chef Ashton Fichtl from the Beaver Creek Chophouse will delight you with his culinary creations that complement delicious wines in an intimate creek side setting.
Location: Beaver Creek Kitchen Pavilion
Friday, August 8, 2014: Wine & Tapas Social 6:30PM-8:30PM
Sponsored by Capture and Notre Vin Wines
Bring your friends and enjoy a great evening out in Beaver Creek. The Wine & Tapas Social at The Osprey Lounge features a variety of tapas dishes that are paired with hand selected wines.
Location: The Osprey Lounge
Friday, August 8, 2014: Splendido Dinner Benefiting Bright Future Foundation 7PM-10PM
Sponsored by Trinchero Family Estates
This event is the perfect opportunity to do good while eating well! Join us for a sumptuous four-course dinner paired with the perfect wines prepared by Splendido at the Chateau’s executive chef David Walford. Plus, enjoy some friendly competition while raising money for the Bright Future Foundation during a special four-course semi-silent auction.
Location: Splendido at the Chateau
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Walk & Wine 9:30AM-2PM
Sponsored by Zonin Wines
In the tradition of the old world, we bring guests on a journey of the senses through the summer mountain trails to the tables filled with farm-fresh foods. Guests enjoy a beautiful hike with the friendly and knowledgeable guides of the Beaver Creek Hiking Center, ultimately winding their way back down to the base of the Strawberry Park chairlift for a unique farm-to-table culinary experience hosted by Grouse Mountain Grill’s executive chef David Gutowski.
Location: Beaver Creek Mountain
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Tacos & Tequila Pairing 11:30AM-1:30PM
Guests will be guided through the tasting process, featuring light appetizers, signature street tacos and Herradura Tequila and cocktails. This event brings the flavors of Old Mexico to Beaver Creek Village!
Location: The Dusty Boot at Beaver Creek
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Premium Port & Cheese Pairing 1:30PM-3PM
Sponsored by Premium Port
Premium Port’s Peter Scott and Cheese Peddler, Amy Combs, team up to delight your palate sampling unique cheeses that are paired with the perfect port.
Location: By Nature Gallery
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Hooked on Sushi & Sake 2PM-3:30PM
Learn cooking tips and techniques from the executive chef and owner of Hooked, Riley Romanin, while sampling the perfect sake paired with each dish.
Location: Hooked-Seafood, Sushi, Market
Saturday, August 9, 2014: The "Dive In" Deep Eddy Vodka Experience 4PM-6PM
Learn what is new, fresh and fun in the world of vodka cocktails!
Location: Covered Bridge Antre in Beaver Creek Village (located next to the Covered Bridge)
Saturday, August 9, 2014: Walk Around Grand Tasting 6:30PM-9:30PM
Foodies rejoice! The Wine and Spirits Walk-around Grand Tasting at Beaver Creek is the culinary highlight of the summer. Celebrate the height of summer harvests with fresh food tastings and the best wines and cocktails outside on the beautiful Beaver Creek Plaza. Sample all the best Beaver Creek restaurants have to offer.
Location: Beaver Creek Ice Rink
Sunday, August 10, 2014: Four x Fun 11AM-2PM
Sponsored by Canyon Winds and Peach Street Distillery
Finish the Wine & Spirits weekend on top of the world as you take a scenic chairlift ride, 4x4 mountain tour, wine samples and picnic at the peak of Beaver Creek Mountain.
Location: Beaver Creek Mountain and Mamie’s
Price: $75 pp
When will tickets be mailed out?
Tickets will not be mailed out. You will be sent a confirmation after you buy your tickets online. You can either print and bring the ticket with you, or each event will have a list of the event attendees at the door.
Will there be a Will Call and Ticketing Office open during the festival weekend?
Yes, the Will Call and Ticketing Office will be located in the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa (Gerald Ford room in Ford Hall) and will be open the following dates and times:
Thursday, August 7th: 4PM-6PM
Friday, August 8th: 10AM-4PM
Saturday, August 9th: 10AM-4PM
How do I get a refund or trade my tickets in for a different event?
All tickets for the event are non-refundable.
Where do I park?
Villa Montane - in the Main Village, off Avondale Lane. Complimentary summer parking for visitors from 7:00am to 11:00pm.
Village Hall- in the Main Village, before the skier bridge. Complimentary summer parking for visitors from 7:00am to 11:00pm.
Elk and Bear Parking lot(s)- located at the base of the east (Elk)and west (Bear) entrance to Beaver Creek. Complimentary parking with complimentary shuttle service to the Main Village.
Is there transportation within Beaver Creek?
Beaver Creek offers complimentary shuttle service for all guests staying in Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead village to anywhere within the resort. For more information or to schedule a pick-up, call Village Transportation at (970) 949-1938 or ask your concierge to book a shuttle, allowing 10-20 minutes for pickup.
Valet Parking is available at the following venues:
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Splendido at the Chateau
Is there assigned seating at the events?
There are assigned tables for the Splendido Dinner benefiting Bright Future Foundation on Friday, August 8th. Seating for all other events, demonstrations and wine tastings will be unassigned.
Are there any events open to the public at no charge?
Only guests with tickets and credentials will be permitted.
Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is not permitted in any of the events.
Are there any age restrictions for the events?
All events are restricted to guests 21 years of age or older.
For more questions about Beaver Creek Resort and Mountain, please visit www.beavercreek.com/faq