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.

Keep track of your schedule with the Classic’s mobile app or view/print the full schedule of events.

  • Shop Breck
    Shop Breck
    Local deals all weekend
  • Farm to Fork Wine Dinner – SOLD OUT
    Farm to Fork Wine Dinner – SOLD OUT
    Thursday, September 14 | 6:00pm
  • Emerging Stars – SOLD OUT
    Emerging Stars – SOLD OUT
    Friday, September 15 | 12:00pm
  • Mamma Mia! Italian Immersion – SOLD OUT
    Mamma Mia! Italian Immersion – SOLD OUT
    Friday, September 15 | 1:00pm
  • Stroll Breckenridge
    Stroll Breckenridge
    Friday, September 15 | 3:00pm
  • Best of the Fest – SOLD OUT
    Best of the Fest – SOLD OUT
    Friday, September 15 | 7:30pm
  • From our Friends at Domus Pacis
    From our Friends at Domus Pacis
    Friday, September 15 | 7:30pm
  • Pinot Passport Hike – SOLD OUT
    Pinot Passport Hike – SOLD OUT
    Saturday, September 16 | 10am
  • All That Sparkles Luncheon – SOLD OUT
    All That Sparkles Luncheon – SOLD OUT
    Saturday, September 16 | 12:30pm
  • Local Flavor – Wine & Cheese SOLD OUT
    Local Flavor – Wine & Cheese SOLD OUT
    Saturday, September 16 | 1pm
  • If the wine matters, so does the glass – SOLD OUT
    If the wine matters, so does the glass – SOLD OUT
    Saturday, September 16 | 11am
  • VIP Grand Tasting – SOLD OUT
    VIP Grand Tasting – SOLD OUT
    Saturday, September 16 | 2pm
  • The Grand Tasting
    The Grand Tasting
    Saturday, September 16 | 3pm
  • FREE Afterparty
    FREE Afterparty
    Saturday, September 16 | 8:30pm
  • Beerunch Hike
    Beerunch Hike
    Sunday, September 17 | 10am
  • Hair of the Dog Fat Bike Ride – SOLD OUT
    Hair of the Dog Fat Bike Ride – SOLD OUT
    Sunday, September 17 | 10am
  • Ticket Packages
    Ticket Packages
Shop Breck
Local deals all weekend

Take a little extra time in-between events and visit our merchants on Main Street as they present a uniquely crafted concept to shopping. Look for the Red and White balloons for artisan demos and great deals.

Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 11am-5pm
Participating Stores
Farm to Fork Wine Dinner – SOLD OUT
Thursday, September 14 | 6:00pm

Time: 6:00pm
Price: $125
Location: TenMile Station, Breckenridge Ski Resort
More Info: Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Wine

A celebration of local food and fine wine! Experience an artfully crafted five course meal and wine pairing evening with equally breathtaking mountainside panoramic views at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Each course thoughtfully prepared by the talented culinary imagination of Executive Chef Steve Arndt, TenMile Station, and his culinary team. The wine will be expertly selected and paired by Master Sommeliers.

*Please note, the dinner is a fixed menu and we are unable to accommodate special dietary requests.

Check-in/Parking:  Shuttles are required to get to this event. Please park in the North Gondola Lot in Breckenridge. Park where available, and check-in with the Breckenridge Wine Classic representative at the shuttles. Please have your tickets ready, as this will grant you access onto the shuttle. Our transportation will be taking you to the venue, and picking you up at the end of the event.

Shuttles will begin boarding at 5:45pm and leave at 6:00pm. Please do not be late, as we do not have backup transportation options for those who miss our scheduled transportation. Post-event: Shuttles board at 9:00pm. Parking, Maps, and More

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Emerging Stars – SOLD OUT
Friday, September 15 | 12:00pm

Time: Noon
Price: $75
Location: Hearthstone

More Info:  Age 21+ | Indoor | Lunch & Tasting | Wine

Classic regions like Napa and Bordeaux have ruled the new world and old world spectrum for years, but new stars are emerging in 2017 as wine enthusiasts look to expand their horizons and venture into new lands. Portugal, Austria, South Africa, and Australia are all open for exploration. Join this unique luncheon with the Executive Chef of Hearthstone Restaurant, Master Sommelier Sean Razee, and Shelley Sale of Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of Colorado Fine Wine Division. And see which countries will show up!

Address: 130 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

 

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Mamma Mia! Italian Immersion – SOLD OUT
Friday, September 15 | 1:00pm

Time: 1pm
Price: $75
Location: Sauce on the Maggie

More Info:  Age 21+ | Indoor | Lunch & Tasting | Wine

Savor hand-picked wine selections and a paired menu inspired by Italy. Join Brooke Smith of WineSellers and the Executive Chef of Sauce on the Maggie, as they share with you sensational small plates in a variety of preparations, each expertly paired with Italian wines. Explore the depth of Italian wines and cuisine in the heart of Breckenridge at this delicious luncheon.

Please allow up to 90 minutes for the seminar.  Address: 655 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Stroll Breckenridge
Friday, September 15 | 3:00pm

Time: 3:00pm
Price: $55
Location: Various Locations on Main Street
More Info: Age 21+ | Outdoor | Indoor | Wine | Beer | Spirits | Walk-Around Tasting

A new addition to the Classic, Stroll Breckenridge takes patrons on a tour of historic Main Street highlighting the art galleries and historical landmarks of this picturesque ski town. Each Stroll stop presents a different selection of wines, beers, or spirits, allowing patrons to acquaint themselves with a variety of enchanting establishments that Breckenridge has to offer.

Check-in will open one hour in advance of the event (2:00pm). There will be a tent adjacent to the bridge and Welcome Center on Blue River Plaza for patrons to pick up their wine glass and wristband. Be sure to catch a ride in one of the INFINITI OF DENVER courtesy vehicles to take you between Stroll Stops. Parking, Maps, and More.

Stroll Stops (map):
Check In – Blue River Plaza
Arts Alive
Welcome Center
Breckenridge Distillery Tasting Room
Barney Ford Museum (lawn)
Old Masonic Hall
Breckenridge Theater
Breckenridge Gallery
Gold Pan Saloon
Raitman Art Galleries
Continental Divide Winery

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Best of the Fest – SOLD OUT
Friday, September 15 | 7:30pm

Time: 7:30pm
Price: $75
Location: The Maggie at Breckenridge Ski Resort

More Info: Age 21+ | Indoor | Outdoor | Wine

Raise your glass and join a select group of wineries as they present their best of show in this intimate tasting experience. Set at the Maggie at the base of the mountain of Breckenridge Ski Resort, this NEW event selects the gems in participating wineries portfolios for you to sip, swirl, and savor. Only 90+ point ratings, reserve bottles, and high price points will make the cut in this unique tasting opportunity. Our friends at Breckenridge Resorts, will be on hand offering their delectable charcuterie to accompany these fine wines and prep you for your next unforgettable tasting. Limited tickets available.

Address: 575 S. Park Ave. Check-in will open at 7pm at the entrance to The Maggie. Directional signage will be present. Parking, Maps, & More.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

From our Friends at Domus Pacis
Friday, September 15 | 7:30pm

Domus Pacis Family Respite encourages cancer patients, their families and friends to escape to the beauty of the mountains and experience the peace that comes from creating joyful memories for the people they most cherish.

The Domus Pacis Family Respite, a Breckenridge, Colorado based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has the potential to make a difference in the lives of numerous families every year. their goal is to conquer the logistical hurdles necessary to bring a family, including the member experiencing a traumatic illness, together.

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Pinot Passport Hike – SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 16 | 10am

 

Time: 10am
Price: $75
Location: Spencer’s at Beaver Run Resort

More Info:  Age 21+ | Outdoor & Indoor | Lunch & Tasting | Wine | Mountain Hiking Attire
Hit the trails with the Breckenridge Wine Classic in a guided tour that explores the breathtaking backcountry of Breckenridge along Burro Trail on Peak 9. After you take in the panoramic views of the Tenmile Range and Resort, enjoy a delicious wine paired lunch at the base of the mountain. Alex Wright, of  Hahn Family Wines, will lead your next tour with an introduction to the nuanced nature of Pinot Noir from key regions across the globe. Explore the expressions of the Pinot Noir varietal from the terrior of Burgundy, California, Oregon and New Zealand.

This hike is approximately 60-75 minutes/2.5 miles long. Burro Trail is an intermediate mountain Trail, gentle incline and gradual elevation. Please allow up to three hours for the hike and luncheon.

 

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

All That Sparkles Luncheon – SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 16 | 12:30pm

Time: 12:30pm
Price: $75
Location: Giampietros

More Info:  Age 21+ | Indoor | Lunch & Tasting | Wine
Champagne may still be the finest sparkling in the world, but other regions have made an impressive step toward closing that gap. Cremants from Alsace, Italian Prosecco, Sparkling from California, and Spanish Cavas – join William Davis, CWE, CSS, AIWS, Advanced Sommelier, as he takes you on a worldly tour of different sparkling wines. The culinary team from Giampietros will create sensational small plates in a variety of nontraditional ‘surf and turf’ preparations – prosecco with prosciutto, tuna tartare with a rose sparkling. William will provide a holistic understanding of how sparkling was and is paired with pretty much everything around the world.

Please allow up to 90 minutes for the seminar. Wines and courses are subject to change, but only for the better.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Local Flavor – Wine & Cheese SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 16 | 1pm

Time: 1pm
Price: $55
Location: Community Center

More Info:  Age 21+ | Indoor | Education | Wine & Cheese
Join us as we explore the world of wine & cheese during the Breckenridge Wine Classic. Sample award-winning local wines from Continental Divide Winery paired with hand-selected artisan cheeses from around the world provided by The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge. Learn some best practices when pairing wine with cheese. We’ll discover what works, what doesn’t work and why.

Please allow 60 minutes for the seminar. Address: Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center, 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge, CO.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

If the wine matters, so does the glass – SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 16 | 11am

Time: 11:00am – 12:15pm
Price: $75
Location: Community Center

More Info:  Age 21+ | Indoor | Education & Tasting | Wine

Riedel and the Breckenridge Wine Classic come together  to offer guests a unique and authentic experience – Riedel Comparative Wine Glass Workshop. To showcase wine in its finest form, Riedel’s varietal-specific glasses enhance the aromas and taste components, while finding a wine’s maximum complexity by featuring the best possible harmony. When all these elements are in place, the glass becomes the wine’s ‘loudspeaker,’ transmitting the message of the beverage to the human senses. Discover the effect of shape and size on the perception of wine in a glass & wine tasting tutorial. Guests will enjoy tasting four different varietals and the stemware best suited for each. Guests who attend this seminar receive Riedel Veritas Tasting Kit with four glasses (suggested retail of $119) to take home. This is an experience that a true wine lover should not miss!

Please allow up to 75 minutes for the seminar. Address: Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center, 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge, CO.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

VIP Grand Tasting – SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 16 | 2pm

Time: 2:00pm
Price: $110
Location: Riverwalk Center

More Info: Age 21+ | Outdoor | Wine | Beer | Spirits | Small Food Samples

Receive celebrity treatment to this year’s Grand Tasting with a VIP pass. Skip the lines with this exclusive pass and enjoy one full hour of early access to wines and gourmet food without the crowds. Sniff, swirl and taste your favorite wines and cocktails in advance of general admission. This VIP tasting will begin at 2:00pm with limited tickets available to maintain exclusivity. Located in the heart of Breckenridge at the Riverwalk Center, prepare for a unique sensory immersion at the grand finale of the weekend.

Address: 150 W Adams Ave. Check-in will open one hour in advance of the event (1:00pm). There will be a tent adjacent to the bridge on Blue River Plaza for patrons to pick up their wine glass and wristband. VIP gates will open promptly at 2:00pm. Parking, Maps, & More.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

The Grand Tasting
Saturday, September 16 | 3pm

Time: 3:00pm
Price: $85
Location: Riverwalk Center
More Info: 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 bites from gourmet local food purveyors. Located in the heart of Breckenridge at the Riverwalk Center, prepare for a unique sensory immersion.

Current INFINITI owners receive a free upgrade to a crystal Riedel wine glass at the INFINITI OF DENVER Luxury Lounge.

Address: 150 W Adams Ave. Check-in will open two hours in advance of the event (1:00pm). There will be a tent adjacent to the bridge on Blue River Plaza for patrons to pick up their wine glass and wristband. GA gates will open promptly at 3:00pm. Parking, Maps, & More.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

FREE Afterparty
Saturday, September 16 | 8:30pm

Time: 8:30pm
Price: Free Admission
Location: Gold Pan Saloon

More Info: Age 21+

Come as a flapper or come as you are … Join the Breckenridge Wine Classic and Gold Pan Saloon for an after party, speakeasy-inspired. Breckenridge Distillery will be serving specialty cocktails (one FREE per person when you mention the password we’ll be posting on Facebook Sept 14th) and live music to keep your feet moving through the night. Wrap up your weekend with the Wine Classic in style.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Beerunch Hike
Sunday, September 17 | 10am

Time: 10:00am – Noon
Price: $65
Location: Spencer’s at Beaver Run Resort

More Info:  Age 21+ | Outdoor & Indoor | Brunch | Beers | Mountain Hiking Attire

Rise and shine with this refreshing hike and brunch with Elevation Beer Co. The scenic route begins from Beaver Run and winds the trails around Peak 9 as you take in the breathtaking views and the fall colors. Relax and unwind after the hike with brunch. Elevation Beer Co will be serving some creative breakfast beers, beermosa’s, and beer cocktails. Champagne and traditional mimosas available for the less adventurous. What better way to round out the weekend than with beer and bacon?

Please allow up to two hours for the seminar.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Hair of the Dog Fat Bike Ride – SOLD OUT
Sunday, September 17 | 10am

Time: 10am-noon
Price: $65
Location: Spencer’s at Beaver Run Resort

More Info:  Age 21+ | Outdoor & Indoor | Brunch | Beers | Casual Bike Attire
Sweat out those toxins and gear for this unique event. Led by local bike enthusiasts from Ridden, riders will embark on a fat bike bike tour through scenic Breckenridge. Never been on a fat bike? Let us tell you – you’re missing out! Ridden will provide the fat bikes and an experience like no other! Enjoy a delicious brunch following the ride and some creative breakfast beers, beermosa’s, and beer cocktails from Elevation Beer Co. Champagne and traditional mimosas available for the less adventurous. A great end to an indulgent weekend!

Please allow up to two hours for the seminar. Bikes and helmets are mandatory and are available for rent by contacting local rental outfitters. Space is limited!

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Ticket Packages

Get the best of both worlds! This discount package includes a ticket to Friday’s Stroll Breckenridge and a ticket to the Saturday Grand Tasting. This special offer will be available for a limited time.

New to the Classic? Learn more about the event here (location, parking, etc).

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.