Posted on 7/8/2018 by Alyssa Hubbard
Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival is Coming Up This Weekend!
Sip and taste until your heart and taste buds are content at the 2018 Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, happening this weekend on July 14 & 15! Purchase a lodging and ticket festival package to save up to 15% on the weekend. Hurry though, packages are only on sale through 2 pm on Friday! Attendants of this long-running classic Colorado festival can taste over 300 varieties of wine. There will be reds, whites and even bubbly versions available for tasting all day long with the purchase of a one-day or weekend glass pass for the Grand Tasting event in River Run Village. The weekend kicks off on Friday night with the Warren Station Reserve Wine Tasting, with tasting from 7 - 9 and music going until 10 pm. You'll enjoy rare and hard to find glasses at this event. Wine specialists will be on hand to help guide you through the evening, tasting as you enjoy appetizers, music and a raffle, with prizes awarded every 30 minutes. Prizes include event tickets and of course, bottles of wine! Purchase a ticket here! On Saturday, head to the main event which runs from 12 - 5, with wine tasting and food vendors starting at 1. Saturday's lineup includes Gregory Goodloe, Will Donato, Tony Exum Jr., and the Althea Rene Band. Additional tickets are available to attend wine seminars. On Saturday try 'Sniffing and Swirling - the Nose Knows' from 12:30 - 1:30, 'Bubbles of the World' from 3 - 4, and finally 'Let's Talk Tequila – shaken, stirred and straight' happening from 4 - 5 pm. Keystone's world class restaurants will also be providing amazing dishes throughout the village. On Sunday, get up early for some breakfast and bubbly at the revered 'Prosecco and Pancakes' seminar from 10:30 - 12 pm. Enjoy music from JJ Sansaverino, Will Donato, Jeff Kashiwa Band, and festival favorite Dotsero! In the afternoon check out 'Off the Beaten Path' where you will explore lesser known regions and grape varietals. This is a family friendly event and there is a Kidszone area open from 1 - 5 pm on both days of the event. Kids can have their faces painted, have fun with balloon animals, do arts and crafts and more. SummitCove Lodging has some great deals on lodging and ticket packages for the Wine and Jazz Fest in Keystone. Save money when you purchase one of our festival package deals!