Considered a premier destination event, the Breckenridge Wine Classic this year is coming up in just a few days. The mountain town has been a roll with the great events these past few weeks including a successful Oktoberfest last weekend. With over 100 wineries, distilleries, breweries, food masters, and locally made products, the Breckenridge Wine Classic is yet another event you won’t want to miss.
Day 1 – Thursday, September 13th
Breck Uncorked: Wine Dinner Series
7:00 – 10:00 pm | Locations vary
The Wine Classic kicks off Thursday night at four locally favored establishments. Each of these establishments will offer an artfully crafted five course dinner with the perfect selection of wines to complete your experience. If you are into fine dining, exquisite wines, and a high-class atmosphere, this is the perfect Venue for you to attend on your trip to the mountains. The wine classic will have several locations participating, as noted above, including Beaver Run Resort, Sauce on the Maggie, Carboy Winery, and Legends Steaks & Italian. Seats are limited, so book today.
Day 2 – Friday, September 14th
4:00 – 6:30 pm | Main Street in Breckenridge
Take a stroll down Breckenridge’s historical main street while tasting a wide variety of wine, beer and spirits. At each Stroll Stop, you be given the opportunity to sample 10-15 wine, beer and spirit favorites from brand representatives. Not only will you be able to delve into the pleasures of fine wine, but you will be able to look out on some of the most iconic mountain views while doing it! In addition to tasty samplings, these representatives have a wealth of knowledge about their products they would love to pass along to you. While wondering down Main Street, don’t forget to make dinner reservations at one of the outstanding restaurants the town has to offer!
Best of the Fest
7:30 – 9:30 pm | The Maggie
Join this intimate tasting experience alongside a select few wineries while they present their best portfolios. This event is focused toward a high-class atmosphere by their wine selections and upscale vibes. If you have come to this event specifically to experience the awesome wine, you cannot miss this event. Best of the Fest selections will only include reserve bottles, high price points and 90+ point ratings. Alongside this unique wine tasting event, guests will be offered a selection of delicious cheeses and desserts to complete the experience.
Day 3 – Saturday, September 15th
3:00 – 6:00 pm | Riverwalk Center
A perfect end to a fabulous weekend of wine tasting! The Grand Tasting finishes out this event by bringing together a selection of hundreds of international and domestic wines, craft beer and spirits, and local gourmet foods. Whether you’re a connoisseur of fine wine from all over the world, a craft beer lover, or just someone who loves to drink, eat and have an incredible time, this last day is ideal for you. Not only will the wine and beer be great, but the local foods are outstanding and renowned for this event.
VIP – The Grand Tasting
2:00 – 3:00 pm | Riverwalk Center
Day 4 – Sunday, September 16th
N’amaste for a Beer
10:00 am – Noon | Beaver Run Resort
A 60 minute yoga sesh put on by the popular studio in Breckenridge, Meta Yoga, will give you a refreshing start to your Sunday. Beaver Run Resort teams up with Elevation Beer Company after to bring you a delectable brunch equipped with bacon and plenty of craft brew concoctions.
If you’re a fan of the fermented fruit, you better plan to spend this coming weekend in Breckenridge. See the full schedule of all the festivities here. Skip the rental car and call Peak 1 Express for your ride to the Rockies!