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SUMMER WINE FESTIVAL

August 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Summer Wine Festival at Taos Ski Valley, August 17th - 19th! Wine tastings, food, hiking, live music and more will fill your weekend in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains!


Wine Festival Stay and Play

Enter to win a one night stay at The Blake at Taos Ski Valley plus two tickets to Wine Festival on Saturday, August 18th. One winner will be selected on Thursday, August 16th.

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By providing your contact information, you will be entered to win an overnight getaway during Summer Wine Festival 2018 (August ). Package valued at: $500 Must be 18 or older to win. Winner will be drawn by August 15, 2018. No cash value. No substitutions. Void if sold.

Schedule

 

Friday, August 17

Join us Friday evening for a wine and dine around which will include wines paired with an Amuse-Bouche and Entree courses presented by three of Taos ski valley’s talented chefs!  The evening will conclude with a sparkling wine & dessert reception featuring Le Grand Courtage, live music by Claudio Toulouse and stargazing with New Mexico’s largest telescope!

  • 3:00pm — 5:00pm: 
    • Le Grande Courtage's Guest Welcome Reception on Taos Ski Valley Plaza
      • Le Grande Courtage hosts a proper Sparkling Wine Welcome with all weekend credential accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine.
  • 5:00pm — 9:00pm: 
    • Wine & Dine Around
    • An interactive dinner through Taos Ski Valley.  Amuse Bouche & 1 Course Paired with Wine Served at 3 of Taos Ski Valley's most Celebrated Culinary & Wine Experiences
      • The Historic Hondo Restaurant at Snakedance
        o Sous Vide Lobster Tamale with a Creamy sweet corn puree, roasted poblano pepper sauce and
        avocado mousse paired with 2016 Santiago Ruiz Albariño, Rias Baixas, Spain
      • 192 at the Blake
        o Huitlacoche & Calabacitas Stuffed Quail with Valarde Stone Fruit paired with 2014 Clos du Caillou,
        Cotes de Rhone, 2015 Garrayana, Gamay Noir, Willamette Valley & 2013 Damilano, Barbera d’Asti
      • The Blonde Bear Tavern at Edelweiss Lodge
        o Tournedos Rossini | Medallions of Beef Tenderloin | Seared Foie Gras | Himalayan Black Truffle
        Sauce | Crispy Squash Blossom paired with 201 Chehalem "Reserve" Pinot Noir Willamette Valley

 8:00pm — 9:00pm Dessert will be served in the Plaza accompanied by Live Music by Claudio Toulouse

  • 9:00pm — 10:00pm: 
    • Stargazing with New Mexico's Largest Telescope and Geoff Goins of Night Sky Adventures

Saturday, August 18

  • 8:00am – 12:00pm 
  • Activities included in Event Ticket
    • 8:00am — 10:00am: Sunrise Yoga For Late Risers (limit 25 people)
    • 8:30am — 11:30am: Fly Fishing with Taos Solitary Angler (limit 4 people)
    • 9:00am —12:00pm: Couse Family & Sharpe Studio Tour Featuring Exhibition "Full Circle: Taos Pueblo Contemporary exhibition" (|imit 6 people)
    •  9:00am —11:30am: Bull of the Woods Hike with Far Flung Adventures (|imit 30 people)
    • 9:00am — 11:00am: Horseback Riding by Rio Grande Stables (limit 6 people)
  • ​ADDITIONAL COST ACTIVITIES
    • AA Wilderness Adventures Horseback Riding with Big Al $70
    • Mountain Skills Rock Climbing for beginners $100
  • 12:00pm — 2:00pm
    • Broadbent Selections, Wine Bridge Imports, Santa Fe Brewing & La Montanita Food Coop's
      Wine & Swine Pig Roast
      • Located at The Children's Center Tent via Gondolita Ride
      • Competitive & Just for Fun Games by Red Bull
      • Live Music by AJ Woods, Experimental Folk Music
  • 3:00pm — 5:00pm
    • o Edible Magazine & Union Wine's Poolside Reception at the Blake
      • Artisan Shaved Ice By Shrub Life
      • Live Music By Gabriel Jaureguiberry
  • 5:00pm – 7:30pm
    • INDULGE, A Grand Tasting Event in the Taos Ski Valley Plaza
      • Hundreds of tastes of world renowned wines and 15 Taos restaurants 
      • Live Music By Concepto Tambor

Sunday, August 19

  • 9:00am – 2:00pm
    •  Brunches Served Throughout Taos Ski Valley  (not included in ticket price)
    • 11am Sparkling Wine to Accompany

Events are subject to change

 

Festival Rates

Friday Event Pass $95 (includes tax and gratuity)
Saturday Event Pass $85 (includes tax and gratuity)
2-Day Weekend Event Pass $170 (includes tax and gratuity)

You may purchase your tickets online until August 16 at 11:45pm MST. Tickets are available day of at the registration desk. To purchase tickets please CLICK HERE .


Lodging Packages available at The Blake , The Edelweiss and The Snakedance.