Posted on 6/28/2012 by Alyssa Hubbard

Annual Wine and Jazz Festival Returns to Keystone, Colorado in July 2012


The Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, an annual favorite, will return to the resort on July 14th and 15th.  Tickets are available now!  Contact a SummitCove Vacation planner today to reserve your River Run Village Lodging for the event!

On Friday, July 13th, the Top VIP Reserve Wine Tasting will start the festivities.  Tickets are $85 per person including gondola tickets to take you to the Keytop Deck on Dercum Mountain.  With an array of fine wines and gourmet appetizers, the tasting will take place from 6pm to 8pm.

Enrich your knowlege of wine with seminars and tastings.  Learn about harmonize wine with food, and enjoy live music from Hazel Miller, Elan Trotma and Lin Roundree, Dotsero, and more.  The festival is scheduled from 1-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday in Keystone Resort's River Run Village.

Cost is free for music and admission with a wine tasting glass purchase.  The cost of a Tasting Glass is $60 per person for one day, or $100 for a 2 day pass.  Seminar tickets area available separately for  $20, and they will sell out so secure yours as soon as possible!

Seminars will take place on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15th.  Take a look at the schedule below:

Saturday, 12pm:  75 BELOW IN JULY with Frank Seidl, Sommelier, General Manager, Trinity Fine Wines

Learn about Meritage wines at this entertaining session

Saturday, 3pm: COME OUT OF THE DARK AND SEE YOUR WAY TO OUR BLIND TASTING SEMINAR, Scott Thomas, Wine Specialist, Republic National Dist Company

Learn about blind tasting wine at this interactive seminar.

Sunday, 11am: BUBBLES EVERYDAY ON ANY BUDGET, Diane Kressley, General Sales Manager, Grand Vin

Learn all about champagne and sparkling wines.

Sunday, 2pm: JELLY BELLY WINE BAR EXPERIENCE, Ashley Rowe, Luxury Wine Specialist, Constellation Wines

Exercise your palette with six different wine pairings with dozens of jelly bean flavors, and explore unique flavor combinations.


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