Sherry Seminar Friday at 12:00 PM - Rumor Designs
If you enjoy the occasional dirty martini, then you might want to learn about and taste Sherry. Join Rioja’s Beth Gruitch in this seminar that examines the history and styles of a classic fortified wine from Andalusia Spain.
WSET Taste Like a Pro Friday at 12:30 PM - Jace Romick Gallery
Join Barney Treadway founder of Bitto Bistro Wine Bar for a fun and informative workshop that will demystify the world of analytical wine tasting. Unlock your palate’s ability by understanding the technical methods used in identifying aromas and flavors in wine, learn how to decipher the structure of wines, and become adept at identifying a wine’s flaws. Learn how to blind taste wines like a pro.
WSET Tuscany Friday at 2:00 PM - Location TBD
For centuries Tuscany has been known for its wine and culture. Long before Italy became a country, the city-states of Florence and Siena were dominant players throughout Europe. Explore one of the most fascinating and renowned wine-growing areas in Italy.
The workshop will investigate the history, the romance, the landscape, and the viticulture of Italy’s most famous wine region. Participants will taste a variety of Tuscan wines, while learning about this magnificent region, including the famous legend of Chianti Classico and the black rooster.
The Art of the Old Fashioned Friday at 3:00 PM - Truffle Pig
Truffle Pig Beverage Director Mark Stanford will examine the history and components of the classic cocktail the Old Fashioned. Participants will learn to craft Old Fashioned cocktails with Toki Japanese Whiskey, with Tesori Single Barrel select Tequila, and the Truffle Pig’s famous and award winning Smoked Old Fashioned.
Standard Gallery Wine Seminar Friday at 4:00 PM - Standard Gallery
Join Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman, owner of Boulder Wine Merchant, for a wine seminar in Steamboat’s newest gallery/wine bar.
Butchery Demo and Charcuterie Tasting Saturday at 3:00 PM - Location TBD
Join Head Butcher Kelly Kawachi and Chef/Owner Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly (Boulder, CO) for a butchery demo and tasting of housemade charcuterie. Watch as a heritage breed half pig is broken down, while learning straight from the butcher everything you should know about shopping for the meat you eat, the best preparations and techniques for certain cuts of pork, and what goes into salumi-making... All the while, snacking on cured meats, paired with outstanding wines!
Get Schooled in Agave Saturday at 3:00 PM - Truffle Pig
Join mixologist Mark Stanford as he discusses the history and the lineage of tequila. What is true tequila, how is it produced, how to drink it and how to buy it.