Wine Dinners, Luncheons, Brunch Other Wine Events Archive

ARCHIVE: Wine Dinners, Luncheons, Brunch & Other Wine Events 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 2nd 2013

  • 2:00pm Wine Luncheon @ Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen "Pairing Wine with Southwestern Flavors" ChimayoMenu to include specialties such as Chimayo chile corn soup, Shrimp & Scallop Ceviche Tostadito, Coffee-Spice Rubbed Flat Iron with roasted corn, onion, mushrooms and guajillo-tomatillo salsa. Featuring Chef Michael Lutfy and Special Winery Guests from the Soting Table, Cline, Parducci and Lange Twins. 862 Main Ave. Durango Price: $55 Contact restaurant directly for reservations: 970.259.2749
  • 6:30pm–9:30pm Wine Painting Class: “Wine & Cheese” Wine and CheeseCocktails & Creations | 858 Main Avenue | 970.764.4296 Join us at COCKTAILS AND CREATIONS to recreate this original artist’s work: “Wine & Cheese”! One of Durango's own local artists will guide you step-by-step to create your own version. Ticket price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas! Please contact location directly for reservations. $35
  • 7:00pm Wine Dinner Seasons Rotisserie & Grill of Durango  | 764 Main Ave. |  970.382.9790 "A Sense of Place" SEASONSThree flights of two world re-known wines, with Chef Dave perfectly paired courses. Featuring Chef Dave Stewart & Paul Tocco of Synergy Fine Wines Price: $100 Contact restaurant directly for reservations. seasonsofdurango.com 

FRIDAY, MAY 3rd 2013

  • 2:00pm- 5:00pm Wine Tasting @ The Wine Merchant Warm up for the "Walk-About Durango" tasting at the Wine Merchant! We will feature four special wines for you to try. Leave your car in our parking lot and walk downtown to the Durango Wine Experience. 1514 Main Ave Durango, CO 81301 970.375.0076
  • 7:00pm–9:30pm  Wine Painting Class: “Wine Pour” wine pourCocktails & Creations | 858 Main Avenue | 970.764.4296 Join us at COCKTAILS AND CREATIONS to recreate this original artist’s work: “Wine Pour! One of Durango's own local artists will guide you step-by-step to create your own version. Ticket price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas! Please contact location directly for reservations. $40
  • 7:00 pm Wine Dinner @ The Kennebec "Sorting Table Pinot Dinner" KennebecFive courses of perfectly paired Mediterranean food. The sorting table begins by selecting hand-crafted wines made by exemplary producers in their respective appellations ensuring we offer only the finest quality wines. Featuring Jamie Adams of the The Sorting Table #4 CR 124 Hesperus Price: $75 (tax & gratuity not included) Contact restaurant directly for reservations: 970.247.5674

SATURDAY, MAY 4th 2013

  • 7:30pm Spanish Wine Dinner @ Mahogany Grille Mahogany GrilleFeaturing Alan Cuenca & Chef Rob Blythe Let your taste buds take a tour of Spain’s wine regions while savoring a selection of new dishes from our Spring and Summer menu. Alan Cuenca from Put a Cork In It is our guest sommelier and host. We will be pairing six courses of beautiful food and wine in our elegant Oak Room. 699 Main Ave. Durango Price: $50 all inclusive and includes gratuity. Contact restaurant directly for reservations: 970.247.4433

SUNDAY, MAY 5th 2013

  • 6512 Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm 152 E. College Dr. 970.247.9083 http://www.6512restaurant.com/brunch.html
  • Carver's Open everyday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm Awarded "Durango's Best Breakfast" more times than we've been able track, Carver Brewing is not only the place to end your day with a cold, frothy brew, it is the place to start your day in Durango.  Try our fantastic organic coffee, tantalizing egg dishes, mouth-watering pancakes, famous Bloody Marys and Carver's very own creation, the Razzmosa: raspberry wheat ale, orange juice, with a splash of chambord and a squeeze of lime. 1022 Main Ave.  970.259.2545 http://carverbrewing.com/restaurant.html
  • Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm 862 Main Ave. Durango 970.259.2749 http://www.chimayodurango.com/menus/brunch/
  •     Previous Years... Wine Dinners, Luncheons, Brunch & Other Wine Events 2012 THURSDAY, MAY 3RD 2012

    5-7pm Wine Tasting: Rochester Hotel presents... Wine Tasting with Ales Kristancic of Movia Winery Wine should be an embodiment of the place it came from and a reflection of the human who made it. Movia's wines are. They are as exciting, unpredictable and ebulliently authentic as Ales, and for these reasons, Movia's wines are thrilling, surprising, and not a little magical. Excitement is what you expect from Movia, it's what you pay for, and it's what makes you cherish the wines so much. 726 E 2nd Ave. 970.385.1920 Contact location for pricing and reservations.

    6pm Wine Dinner: Kennebec Café presents... Jeffrey Wingate of Gruppo Mezzacorona, Prestige Wine Imports Featuring Chef/Owners Barbara Helmer and Miguel Carrillo 4 County Road 124, Hesperus 970.247.5674 Contact location for pricing and reservations.

    7pm Wine Dinner: Seasons Rotisserie & Grille presents... Paul Tocco of Synergy Fine Wines Wines of Southern France: A multi course dinner perfectly paired with Chefs’ David and Neals creations. Presenting 'Shatter' a new collaborative effort between Joel Gott & David Phinney (of the Prisoner) in the South of France. Featuring Chef Dave Stewart. 764 Main Ave. 970.382.9790 Price: $90 Contact location for reservations.

    FRIDAY, MAY 4TH 2012
    10:00am- 3:00pm Sutcliffe Vineyards & Ancestral Pueblo Tour Nestled amongst the red rock canyons of McElmo Canyon, lies Sutcliffe Vineyards. From this verdant oasis, wines are produced that reach every corner of this country and abroad. Brilliant restaurants, from New York to California celebrate the wonderful wines from this haunting, beautiful place. Combine a lunch, tour and wine tasting with John Sutcliffe, who numbers Tavern on the Green in NYC amongst his many ventures, with a fascinating visit to an archaeological site under the tutelage of Mark Varien, Crow Canyon's leading scholar on the rich culture of the Ancient Ones. The beauty of Sutcliffe Vineyards has been recorded by innumerable periodicals, amongst them Vogue, Saveur and Town and Country. Only 13 Seats Available 10:00am Depart Durango from Sutcliffe Vineyards Tasting Room 11:00am Arrive Crow Canyon Archaeological Center for private guided tour with Mark Varien, Research And Education Chair 12:30pm Vintners Lunch, Tour & Wine Tasting, at the hidden gem, Sutcliffe Vineyards,  with owner John Sutcliffe 3:00pm   Depart the vineyard for Durango and the start of the "Walk About" Tasting 600 Main Ave 970-382-0090 [email protected] Price: $175

    7:30 pm Winemaker Dinner: The Mahogany Grille presents... Majestic Fine Wines Multi course dinner paired perfectly with wine. MFW is a group of family owned wineries and estates owned by Jess Jackson and his family. The wineries are located in the premier regions of California, Italy, France, Chile and Australia. All the Estates focus on their terrior and specialize on varieties native to their location. 699 Main Ave. 970.247.4431 Contact location for pricing and reservations.

    SATURDAY, MAY 5TH 2012

    2pm The Rochester Hotel presents… The Durango Kentucky Derby Party Find your Derby hat and get ready to have some fun! The event will be held in the Rochester Courtyard and is fundraiser for the Durango Arts Center.  Tickets are available at the Arts Center and Rochester Hotel Office. You won’t want to miss this fun-filled afternoon at the races! 726 E 2nd Ave. 970.385.1920 view website  Price: $75 or Buy a Grand Tasting & Durango Kentucky Derby Party Combo Ticket online for $125

    7 pm Winemaker Dinner: Cosmo Durango presents... Winemaker Kevin Hall of Alexander Valley Vineyards Alexander Valley Vineyards Winemaker Kevin Hall crafted a bottle of wine that sold at auction for $210,000 in 2011.  This wine, a tribute to the namesake of the Alexander Valley is called CYRUS.  Come taste this and his other estate grown wines. Featuring winemaker Kevin Hall of Alexander Valley Vineyards & Executive Chef/Owner Chris Crowl.  919 Main Ave. 970.259.2898 Contact location for pricing and reservations.

    SUNDAY, MAY 6TH 2012   Coming this summer…

    Saturday, June 30th 2012

    Fox Fire Farms presents2012 Dinner at the Farm Dinner at the farm is a fabulous 6 course dinner. Six of the best chefs in Durango collaborate to showcase food grown on our farm as well as surrounding local farms.   A professional wine sommelier creates a perfect pairing of wines from the farm and around the state of Colorado for each course. Seats are limited and will sell out. Fox Fire Farms 5733 County Road 321 Ignacio, CO 81137 Contact for tickets: 970.563.4675 view website Price: $100 Watch a video from the 2010 dinner   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    2011 Durango Wine Experience Wine dinners, brunch and other wine events around town.

    Thursday, May 5th 2011

    The Strater Hotel presents… “Passport to Wine” 7:00pm Travel to six countries via stations of wine and food pairing. Visit South America, New Zealand, United States, France, Italy and Spain. No passport required. A benefit for the Adaptive Sports Association. Featuring Chef Dave Cuntz and special winery guests. Wines from Alexander Valley Vineyards, Dona Paula, Torres, Les Moirets, Clos des Nouys, Pierre Chanier, Crios de Susana Balbo, Joel Gott, Nobilo, Kim Crawford, Arancio, Fantinal & Massolino. 699 Main Ave. 970.247.4431 view website Price: $50pp ($10 discount for Platinum Festival Pass Holders)

    The Palace Restaurant presents… Souverain Winemaker Dinner 7:00pm  A multi-course dinner paired perfectly with Souverain wines. "Souverain has such an incredible history of making distinct wines, and I constantly work to carry on that legacy and tradition," says Ed Killian. "The beautiful, concentrated fruit of our 120-year-old Alexander Valley Estate Vineyards contributes to this, as do our cellar techniques and our new state-of-the-art winemaking facility. My mission is to continue to craft wines that represent the best of Alexander Valley." Featuring Souverain Winemaker Ed Killian & Executive Chef Adam Bergtold. 505 Main Ave. 970.247.2018 view website Price: $65

    Friday, May 6th 2011

    Guido’s presents…. "A Roman Feast" 7:30 pm The Guido’s crew just returned from their yearly trip to Italy! They will prepare five courses inspired by their culinary experiences in Rome. Each course will be perfectly paired with delicious Italian wines from Domaine Select. Featuring Guido’s Executive Chef, Susan Devereaux and Anne E. Hay, AIWS, CWE of Domaine Select Wine Estates. Domaine Select Wine Estates was named Food & Wine magazine’s 2010 American Wine Awards as Importer of the Year. 1201 Main Ave. 970.259.5028 view website Price: $89

    Saturday, May 7th 2011

    The Rochester Hotel presents… The Durango Kentucky Derby Party 2:00pm “Talk Derby to me.” Find your Derby hat and get ready to have some fun! The event will be held in the Rochester Courtyard and is fundraiser for the Durango Arts Center. Artist Shawndell Oliver has donated a painting for the event. Tickets are available at the Arts Center and Rochester Hotel Office (in the Leland House). You won’t want to miss this fun-filled afternoon at the races! 726 E 2nd Ave. 970.385.1920 view website Price: $75

    Sunday, May 8th 2011

    The Kennebec presents… Weekend Brunch 8:00am – 3:00pm Featuring Barbara Helmer, Miguel Carrillo and Jason Blakenship. 4 County Road 124, Hesperus 970.247.5674 view website Price: varies

    Randy’s presents… Mother’s Day Brunch 10:00am – 2:00pm Featuring Chef Brendan Ballo. 152 E. College Dr. 970.247.9083 view website Price: varies

    The Palace Restaurant presents… Mother’s Day Brunch 10:00am – 3:00pm Featuring Chef Adam Bergtold 505 Main Ave. 970.247.2018 view website Price: varies

    The Mahogany Grille presents… Sunday Mother's Day Brunch 11:00am – 3:00pm Featuring Chef Dave Cuntz. View menu. 699 Main Ave. 970.247.4431 view website Price: $27pp

    Seasons presents… Mother’s Day Brunch 11:30am – 2:30pm Featuring Chef Dave Stewart and special winery guests. 764 Main Ave. 970.382.9790 view website Price: varies

    Coming this summer…

    Saturday, June 25th 2011

    Fox Fire Farms presents… ”Dinner at the Farm” 6:30pm Chef Dave from The Strater Hotel, Chef Ryan from the Ore House, and Chef Linda from Cocina Linda’s have collaborated a magnificent meal using Fox Fire Farms meat, wine, free range eggs, and other produce from local farms. Dinner courses will be nicely paired with Fox Fire wines and wines from around Colorado. Fox Fire Farms 5733 County Road 321 Ignacio, CO 81137 Contact for tickets: 970.563.4675 view website Price: $100 Watch a video from the 2010 dinner

      View the  Durango Wine Experience Wine Dinners & Brunch locations on a map.

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