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Breckenridge Wine Classic – September 15-17, 2022

Winemakers and wine enthusiasts from around the world gather in the mountains for the annual Breckenridge Wine Classic. Experience the beauty of Breck in September while sipping on the best selection of wines from around the world. Concerts and delectable small bites add to the lively atmosphere of this late-summer festival. The Breckenridge Wine Classic offers a variety of experiences on the mountain, in restaurants, classrooms, and around town.

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, including infants or children, and you must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

2022 Event Schedule

The Grand Tasting

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


Hosted at Beaver Run Resort, at the base of Peak 9

Early Access Tickets Available For All Sessions

The Classic’s Grand Tasting features an impressive selection of hundreds of domestic and international wines to sip on, plus premium craft beers and spirits. Live music and small bites will be included. Located in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado prepare for a unique sensory immersion.

Get Early Access Tickets for extra time at the festival. 

Seminars & Pairings

Wine Dinners & Pairings

More Info: Age 21+ | Wine Pairing | Full Meal | Sommelier | Winemaker

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 and paired lunches at local establishments in Breckenridge.

Full schedule and tickets available in May.

Tour of Pinot Noir Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Copper Cane, Boen, Elouan, & Belle Glos Wineries

Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Wine | Sommelier

Hearthstone Breckenridge presents an artfully crafted five course meal highlighting food that’s paired with a variety of Pinot Noirs from Oregon and California. See the versatility of the Pinot grape as you sip your way up the coast with some of the country’s best Pinots. And best of all – Pinots go with every food, as you will learn with this fantastic wine dinner pairing featuring wines from the Copper Cane Portfolio including Boen, Elouan, and Belle Glos.

Address: 130 S Ridge Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Single Vineyard Selects Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Canard Winery

Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Wine | Sommelier

Come see the culmination of what man and nature can do when they work together in harmony at Spencer’s Lounge for an exquisetly paired reserve dinner. Dedicated to creating wines of distinction with an emphasis on quality over quantity, Canard’s nine single vineyard wines have been sustainably grown with distintictive characteristics since the residence at Canard was built in 1859. Beginning with Zinfandel, and eventually Melot, Cab Franc, Petit Verdot, and Cab Sauv, their desire has been to make the finest wines possible, while maintaining great integrity and respect for the land.

Address: 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Wild West of Wines Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Colorado’s Carboy Winery

Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Wine | Sommelier

Yeehaw! Join the team that’s bucking trends and breaking norms at Carboy for a night of ….., including a signature five course dinners featuring fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully paired with the latest Carboy Wines by our Executive Chefs, led by Chef Rebecca Weitzman, Iron Chef America competitor and past winner of The Food Network’s Chopped. Carboy is made up of a passionate group of winemakers and restaurateurs, striving to create and elevate a culture for wine in the centennial state. As a négociant winery, they began working with winemakers and growers from prominent regions around the country to harvest their innovative brand of Carboy wine.

Address: 103 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Red All About It

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Old Bridge Cellars

More Info: Age 21+ | Paired Dinner | Colorado Game and Red Meat

Calling all meat lovers! Savor the delicious pairing of red meat and red wine at this divine dinner. An eclectic favorite for foodies, the Modis executes a contemporary and vibrant dining experience while honoring the town’s history and feel. Located in the heart of historic downtown Breckenridge, Executive Chef __________ creates a menu showcasing the very best food incorporating the newest and most innovative preparations. Relish select red wines from Robert Craig Winery, one of the most prominant figures in Mountain Cabernet development and production in the history of Napa Valley. Robert Craig honors the past while continuing to press ahead with constant innovation in farming, winemaking and the warmth of experience.

Address: 113 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Meat Me In Breck Lunch

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at 12:00pm

Southern Style Paired BBQ, Wine, Whiskey

More Info: Age 21+ | Unseated Lunch | Southern BBQ | Wine & Whiskey Pairings

Great food begins with great ingredients. Executive Chef Jimmie and his team take pride in sourcing only the finest ingredients as they prepare an authentic Southern BBQ lunch, Texas style!  Experience live action stations along with live music in this Eat and Greet new style seminar. Couple this unique seminar with some big bold wines and smooth whiskey, and you’ve got a seminar as big as Texas!

Full menu to be released this summer. 

Address: 550 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Bubble Trouble Hike & Lunch

Hike at 10am, Lunch at 12pm 

Mountain Hike & Paired Lunch

More Info: Age 21+ | Hike and Paired Lunch | Wine

Enjoy scenic mountain trails with the Breckenridge Wine Classic in a guided hike that explores the breathtaking Tenmile Range in Breckenridge. After you take in the panoramic views of the hike enjoy a delicious paired lunch at the Cabin Juice restaurant featuring sparkling wines from around the world. This sophisticated new addition to the Gravity Haus boutique collection is quintessential Breckenridge. This pairing will explore undiscovered champagnes, and unique varietals in the sparkling family from around the globe. 

This hike is approximately 3 miles long. Please allow up to 3 hours for the hike and lunch.

Full menu to be released this summer. 

Address: 605 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Uncharted Territories Lunch

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at 12:00pm

Undiscovered Regions of Australia Lunch

More Info: Age 21+ | Paired Lunch | Seasonal Menu | Wine

We’re going down under to explore the undiscovered regions of Australia. Sommelier Chris Rowe will take guests on a journey through Tasmania, Hunter Valley, and the Margaret River.  Without question, Tasmanian wines have been near the top of the up-and-coming regions list over the past few years. Some of the greatest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir you’ll ever taste come from this tiny island. Aurum’s Chef Brian Duncan’s pairing is always bright, fun and only uses the freshest locally sourced ingredients. This seminar is pure “Gold” as you will learn at Aurum.   

Full menu to be released this summer. 

Address: 209 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Lifestyle & Classroom Seminars

More Info: Age 21+ | Educational | Experiential | Winemaker 

Seminars play into a variety of interests and activities. You could take a hike with a winemaker followed by a paired lunch; learn the basics of wine pairing at home; or taste why the wine glass really does make all the difference.

Full schedule and tickets available in May

Class On Glass - Riedel Workshop

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th at 1:00pm

Keep the Riedel Wine Glass Set of 4 Varietal Specific Glasses

More Info: Age 21+ | Classroom Seminar | Wine | Keep the Glasses

Riedel’s varietal-specific glasses enhance the aromas and taste components, to showcase each style in its finest form. Discover the effect of shape and size on the perception of wine in a glass & wine tasting tutorial. 

In a unique and fascinating wine glass tasting, Sommelier Shelly Sale, will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass and our perception and enjoyment of wines. Guests will enjoy tasting the stemware best suited for Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. If you love wine, this seminar will change your wine life forever! Guests who attend this seminar receive a clean Riedel Performance Tasting Kit with four glasses to take home (retails for $119). This is an experience that a true wine lover should not miss!

Please allow up to 75 minutes for the seminar. 

Address: 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Winemaker for a Day - Blending Experience

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th at 1:00pm

Alexander Valley Vineyards

Age 21+ | Blending | Indoor | Wine | Sommelier

Join Alexander Valley Vineyards to become a winemaker for a day! Beginning with straight-from-the-barrel samples, custom create your own unique wine blend. Trey Johnson of Alexander Valley Vineyards will guide you through the intricacies of blending as their vintner would. This 90 minute session will end with a custom crafted wine, complete with label and marketing pitch, to share with the other amateur blenders. Make your own 90+ point wine and rate others works of art. Charcuterie and light snacks included.

Address: Imperial Room at Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

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