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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

FRIDAY & SATURDAY SESSIONS

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

Early Access Tickets Available For All Sessions

Prepare for a unique sensory immersion in beautiful Breckenridge during the fall season. 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 experience a one-of-a-kind mountain wine festival.

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.

Master Sommelier Reserve Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Master Sommelier Wine Pairing Dinner, Hosted at Rootstalk Breckenridge

 

Age 21+ | Seated Dinner | Indoor | Pairings | Master Sommelier

Master Sommelier Sean Razee goes off the menu to take you on an exploration of food and wine at one of Breckenridge’s finest restaurants. Situated in a small Victorian house built in 1889, Breckenridge’s Rootstalk offers an elegant and intimate dining experience. Focusing on thoughtfully curated menus, Chef Matt Vawter focuses on approachable seasonal food and an ode to upscale comfort food. Paired with Sean’s passion for exceptional wines, you’ve got a unique, dynamic duo.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 207 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Tour of Pinot Noir Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Pinot Noir from Oregon & California Coasts Pairing Dinner, Hosted at Hearthstone Restaurant Breckenridge

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

The Hearthstone Restaurant in 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.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 130 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Single Vineyard Selects Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Sustainable Single Vineyard Wine Dinner, Hosted at Spencer’s Lounge Beaver Run, Breckenridge

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

All of the Canard single vineyard wines are crafted from dry farmed, estate grown grapes which are skillfully transformed into the finest expression of each varietal and showcase the unique territory from which they are grown. Their French trained winemaker straddles a fine line between Old World restraint and the vibrancy of the fruit produced from their historic vineyard in Calistoga. In just the last handful of vintages, they have received over fifty ratings of 90 points or above. Taste for yourself at Spencer’s Lounge for an exquisitely paired dinner featuring five limited production wines from Canard Vineyard.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Wild West of Wines Dinner

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Local Wines from Carboy Winery, Hosted at Carboy Winery Breckenridge

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

Yeehaw! Join the team that’s bucking trends and breaking norms at Carboy for a night of wild west wine pairings. Enjoy a  five course dinner featuring fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully paired with the latest Carboy Wines led by our Executive Chefs, Scott Hybenneth and Don Lopez. 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.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 103 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Red All About It

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 7:00pm

Red Wine & Red Meat Pairing Dinner, Hosted at Modis Breckenridge

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, the Modis culinary team 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 prominent figures in Mountain Cabernet development and production in the history of Napa Valley. Craig was a pioneer with Planting Mountain vineyards on Howell Mountain. His legacy honors the past while continuing to press ahead with constant innovation in farming, winemaking and the warmth of experience.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 113 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Bubble Trouble Hike & Lunch

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th
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 Hike

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th at 10:00am

Wine Hike Hosted by Cabin Juice Eatery & Bar

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

Enjoy scenic mountain trails in a guided hike that explores the breathtaking Tenmile Range in Breckenridge before venturing down under to explore the undiscovered regions of Australian wine. Following the hike, Sommelier Chris Rowe will take guests on a journey through Tasmania, Hunter Valley, and the Margaret River. Without question, Tasmanian wines have been one of the greatest discoveries over the past few years. Some of the greatest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir you’ll ever taste come from this tiny island. However, Chris will not limit you to just these grapes as you will discover. The culinary team at Cabin Juice has pairings that are always bright, fun and only uses the freshest ingredients. 

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 605 South Park Ave, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Winemaker for a Day - Blending Experience

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th at 1:00pm

Wine Blending Experience Hosted by Alexander Valley Vineyards at Beaver Run Resort

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

Wine & Wildflowers Hike

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at 10:00am

Wine Hike Hosted by Cabin Juice Eatery & Bar

More Info: Age 21+ | Paired Lunch | Outdoor Hike

Enjoy scenic mountain trails with the Breckenridge Wine Classic in a guided 3 mile 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 featuringwines from Michael David Winery. This sophisticated new addition to the Gravity Haus boutique collection is quintessential Breckenridge. This pairing will explore the Lodi region with this family gem winery. Please allow up to 90 minutes for the hike and 90 minutes for the lunch.

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 605 South Park Ave, Breckenridge, CO

Portuguese Paradise Lunch

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at 12:00pm

Master Sommelier Duo Lunch Pairing, Hosted by Giampietro Pasta & Pizzeria

More Info: Age 21+ | Seated Lunch| Indoor |  Wine | Sommelier

Join us for a tantalizing afternoon of Portuguese food and wine with Master Sommeliers Sean Razee and Damon Ornowski at Breckenridge’s own Giampietro Pasta and Pizzeria. Portugal combines the best of the Atlantic Ocean with strong Mediterranean influences while using a variety of spices, chilies, and herbs from around the world. They’ll go off the menu to bring you an exceptionally diverse pairing experience with the Giampietro culinary team. Come experience this unique wine culture with us!

Full menu to be released this summer

Address: 100 N Main St, Breckenridge, CO

Lifestyle & Classroom Seminars

More Info: Age 21+ | Educational | Experimental | 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.

Class On Glass - Riedel Workshop

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at 1:00pm

Wine Class with Take-Home Tasting Kit

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

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