Keystone’s annual event, Wine on the Pines, is back for its 34 year on Friday and Saturday, October 20 – 21, 2017. This event benefits the Kelly Smith Employment Center at Ability Connection Colorado and is sponsored by Keystone Resort, DIllon Ridge Liquors and Denver Life Magazine. The Center’s mission is to ensure that everyone living with disabilities are able to have a quality life lived with dignity and that they are always welcomed in their communities. The center helps over 4,500 adults and teens living in Colorado each year.
This great event offers attendees a chance to dress to the nines and enjoy a luxurious weekend in the mountains with delicious food, wine tasting and more. On Friday night, the Winemaker’s Dinner at Keystone Ranch features 5 courses prepared by Keystone Ranch’s executive chef, Vincent D’Amato that will be paired with select wines. The theme is ‘Denim & Diamonds and costs $375 per person.
Saturday in the main event, the International Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting at the Keystone Conference Center from 6 pm – 11 pm. There will be almost 500 wine available for tasting, incredible cuisine, decadent desserts as well as live entertainment and a silent auction. This is a black tie formal event. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $130 a person or $200 for advanced seating. Tickets will also be available at the door for $155.
SummitCove Lodging is offering 25% off accommodations near the Keystone Conference Center for the Wine in the Pines event. Try one of our Lakeside Village properties with incredible views of the Lake and Mountains, such as Lake Side #1481 , Argentine #1507, or Lenawee #1738. If you are traveling with a larger group, Tennis Townhomes are very close to the Conference Center and most of these properties are more spacious with 2 – 4 bedrooms. Search for our available Wine in the Pines discounted lodging here and use promo code ‘FALL’ when you checkout.
While you are here, make time for a fall hike to checkout the changing trees. The hills will be speckled with golds and red hues. There are tons of hikes in the Keystone area that are perfect for fall colors!