EVENT SCHEDULE

FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen attendees have the opportunity to sign up in advance for three cooking demonstrations and/or wine seminars on Friday, three cooking demonstrations and/or wine seminars on Saturday, and one cooking demonstration or wine seminar on Sunday.

Secure your spot by clicking here!

Please call 877-900-WINE if you have any questions.

(Please note: River Tent 1 and 2 are formerly known as Old Aspen Art Museum 1 and 2)

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Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Learn how to make delicious dumplings and noodles with four-time James Beard award-winning TV personality, Andrew Zimmern.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Join Richard Blais as he tackles traditional British cookery from his family roots in Worcester, England.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Toast to the good life with Master Sommelier Shayn Bjornholm as he reviews the best of vintage champagnes.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
River Tent 1
Description:
From North Carolina to California, Washington state to New York state, American sparkling wines are among the best in the world. Brut to Demi-Sec, Blanc de Blancs to Rosé, home-grown bubbly impresses.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
River Tent 2
Description:
Join Master Sommelier David Keck as he covers the Loire Valley region beyond Sancerre.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
Limelight
Description:
Billionaires, Trillionaires, Zillionaires, and Gazillionaires - what could Mark Oldman possibly cover this year? Wines for Quadrillionaires!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day, but this Spanish Edition of Breakfast of Champions will solidy breakfast as the most delicious meal of the day.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
Paepcke 2
Description:
France, Italy, and Spain - attendees will choose which country's wine reigns supreme.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Join Food & Wine's Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle, for an educational tasting of six wines that changed the world of wine in California.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
What better place to taste wines from the great Alpine regions of Italy, France, and Switzerland than at the foot of Aspen Mountain!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Venue:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Please check back for more information. *This seminar will run from 10:00-11:00am.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Venue:
St. Regis Courtyard
Description:
Join internationally renowned chef Jacques Pépin and his daughter, Claudine, as they demonstrate a classic meal from the French region of Provence.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Executive Chef/Partner of three of Chicago’s most-celebrated restaurants: Girl & the Goat, Little Goat Dinner, and Duck Duck Goat, will demonstrate Peruvian inspired recipes from her recent travels to Lima, Arequipa, and Cusco.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Chef JJ Johnson will teach attendees all the right ways to cooking delicious, craveable rice dishes at home, and what pitfalls to avoid so you get it right every time. Discover the chef's top rice-making secrets as he introduces you to pure, ancient grains that he's discovered at the center of the table during his travels around the world.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Join Master Sommelier Shayn Bjornholm in a deep dive of the Rhône Valley.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
River Tent 1
Description:
Kelli White, named one of Wine Enthusiast's Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers of 2018, will guide attendees through intriguing wines from some of the more far-flung corners of Spain.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
River Tent 2
Description:
Andy Chabot will showcase various versions of Grenache to educate attendees on how winemaking and climactic differences ulimately affect the wine.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Limelight
Description:
Uncover New Zealand beyond Savignon Blanc with Master Sommelier David Keck.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Join Bobby Stuckey and Laura Werlin for a delicious Mediterranean inspired cheese and wine tasting.
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Blind taste a selection of wines with sommeliers from the highly acclaimed Netflix documentary Somm.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Wine Enthusiast’s 2018 Sommelier of the Year, June Rodil, will explain character, taste, and price differences in White Burgundy. Whether it's been a great month, you just got a raise, or are celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary - know which White Burgundy is most fitting for the occasion.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
Learn about one of Italy's most famous and prestigious red wines with internationally acclaimed wine educator, Kevin Zraly.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Come sharpen your palate with Fever-Tree as we explore the importance of real ingredients sourced from all around the world in order to make the very best cocktails. From Cochin, India to the Yucatán, Fever-Tree sources the finest all-natural ingredients available for their mixers. After all, if 3/4 of your drink is the mixer, mix with the best!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
St. Regis Courtyard
Description:
Pot Likker isn't just for winter greens anymore. Carla Hall will demonstrate ways to use a soul food staple to make delicious and refreshing summer dishes.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Join Food & Wine's Justin Chapple as he demonstrates the best hacks for weeknight entertaining.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Discover the most delicious ways to grill and smoke seafood with Tim Love.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Sangiovese is the king of grapes in Tuscany, but they are not all created equal. Attendees will taste 6 Sangioveses from Chianti, Montalcino and Vino Nobile to experience the differences between various styles and price points.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
River Tent 1
Description:
Kelli White will pour a selection of wines from some of today's hottest names in South Africa.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
River Tent 2
Description:
Andy Chabot and Roy Milner will take a deep dive into iconic brewing regions throughout the world.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
Limelight
Description:
Discover which wines are perfectly paired with tasty barbeque with the wildly entertaining Mark Oldman.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Spectacular American cheeses + spectacular American wines = a spectacularly delicious seminar!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Join the hilariously entertaining Anthony Giglio for aperitivo — Italy's magical version of happy hour. Salute!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Join award-winning wine wizard, Joshua Wesson, as he challenges America’s top-ranked Sake Samurai, Monica Samuels, and Brooklyn Brewery’s acclaimed Master Brewer, Garrett Oliver, for sipping and supping supremacy in this epic three-way Battle of the Bottles!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
Join James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Kevin Zraly, as he dives deep into Bordeaux.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Château D'Esclans produces some of the most talked about and trendy rosé today. Learn first-hand how Sacha Lichine and Patrick Léon (former winemaker for Château Mouton-Rothschild, Opus One, and Viña Almaviva) created the 4 unique rosés from the Château D'Esclans estate that changed the history of rosé winemaking. Amongst the wines featured will be the Château D'Esclans "Garrus" rosé which is the most exclusive rosé in the world.
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Venue:
St. Regis Courtyard
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Trade Panel
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
9:15am - 10:30am
Venue:
Hotel Jerome Ballroom
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Event Type:
Trade Panel
Date:
  • Friday, June 14th

Time:
1:30pm - 2:45pm
Venue:
Hotel Jerome Ballroom
Description:
Join internationally renowned chef Jacques Pépin and his daughter, Claudine, as they demonstrate a classic meal from the French region of Provence.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Master Southern staple recipes with Chef Hugh Acheson of Athens, Georgia.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Food & Wine's current Editor in Chief sits down with former Editor In Chief of Gourmet for an incredible discussion.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Toast to the good life with Master Sommelier Shayn Bjornholm as he reviews the best of vintage champagnes.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
River Tent 1
Description:
Kelli White, named one of Wine Enthusiast's Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers of 2018, will guide attendees through intriguing wines from some of the more far-flung corners of Spain.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
River Tent 2
Description:
Join Master Sommelier David Keck as he covers Loire Valley beyond Sancerre.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
Limelight
Description:
Billionaires, Trillionaires, Zillionaires, and Gazillionaires - what could Mark Oldman possibly cover this year? Wines for Quadrillionaires!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day, but this Spanish Edition of Breakfast of Champions will solidy breakfast as the most delicious meal of the day.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Between France, Italy, and Spain - attendees will choose which country reigns supreme.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Burgers are back by popular demand! Join Food & Wine's Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle, to create the perfect wine and burger pairings.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
What better place to taste wines from the great Alpine regions of Italy, France, and Switzerland than at the foot of Aspen Mountain!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
10:00am - 10:45am
Time:
St. Regis Courtyard
Description:
Watch James Beard Foundation Award winner, Marcus Samuelsson, demonstrate his favorite go-to dishes that he serves while entertaining at home.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Discover Gail's favorite Spanish recipes inspired by her travels to Spain.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Join Master Sommelier Shayn Bjornholm in a deep dive of the Rhône Valley.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
River Tent 1
Description:
From North Carolina to California, Washington state to New York state, American sparkling wines are among the best in the world. Brut to Demi-Sec, Blanc de Blancs to Rosé, home-grown bubbly impresses.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
River Tent 2
Description:
Andy Chabot will showcase various versions of Grenache to educate attendees on how winemaking and climactic differences ulimately affect the wine.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
Limelight
Description:
Uncover New Zealand beyond Savignon Blanc with Master Sommelier David Keck.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Join Bobby Stuckey and Laura Werlin for a delicious Mediterranean inspired cheese and wine tasting.
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Blind taste a selection of wines with sommeliers from the highly acclaimed Netflix documentary Somm.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Wine Enthusiast’s 2018 Sommelier of the Year, June Rodil, will explain character, taste, and price differences in White Burgundy. Whether it's been a great month, you just got a raise, or are celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary - know which White Burgundy is most fitting for the occasion.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
Learn about one of Italy's most famous and prestigious red wines with internationally acclaimed wine educator, Kevin Zraly.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Time:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Learn how to maximize flavor from fresh summer herbs with "Chopped" judge, Alex Guarnaschelli.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Iron Chef Zakarian will encourage attendees to think of coffee as part of their spice arsenal. Learn his techniques for using this incredible ingredient in savory dishes, as well as a caffeine fueled cocktail, too!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Food & Wine Editor in Chief, Hunter Lewis, and his mentor, Chef Jonathan Waxman, will demonstrate various butchering techniques.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Sangiovese is the king of grapes in Tuscany, but they are not all created equal. Attendees will taste 6 Sangioveses from Chianti, Montalcino and Vino Nobile to see what the differences are between various styles and price points.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
River Tent 1
Description:
Join Leslie Sbrocco to learn about the history and diversity of Napa Valley and Sonoma County. From lush sparkling to crisp white, cool-climate Pinot to classic Cabernet - there's a world of wine in northern California.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
River Tent 2
Description:
Andy Chabot and Roy Milner will take a deep dive into iconic brewing regions throughout the world.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
Limelight
Description:
Discover which wines are perfectly paired with tasty barbeque with the wildly entertaining Mark Oldman.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Spectacular American cheeses + spectacular American wines = a spectacularly delicious seminar!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Join the hilariously entertaining Anthony Giglio for aperitivo — Italy's magical version of happy hour. Salute!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
Hunter St. Loft
Description:
Join award-winning wine wizard, Joshua Wesson, as he challenges America’s top-ranked Sake Samurai, Monica Samuels, and Brooklyn Brewery’s acclaimed Master Brewer, Garrett Oliver, for sipping and supping supremacy in this epic three-way Battle of the Bottles!
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
Join James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Kevin Zraly, as he dives deep into Bordeaux.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
The Little Nell 2
Description:
Just in time for summer entertaining, learn fresh recipes and entertaining tips from Patrón’s in-house experts. In this seminar you will learn the basics of home mixology, practice some introductory techniques, taste classic and contemporary Patrón cocktails, and take home some tools that will help ensure you’re entertaining at home just like the professionals!
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Time:
St. Regis Courtyard
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Event Type:
Trade Panel
Date:
9:15am - 10:30am
Time:
Hotel Jerome Ballroom
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
St. Regis 1
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
St. Regis 2
Description:
Please check back for more information.
Event Type:
Cooking Demonstration
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
Cooking Tent
Description:
Toast to the good life with Master Sommelier Shayn Bjornholm as he reviews the best of vintage champagnes.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
River Tent 1
Description:
Join Leslie Sbrocco to learn about the history and diversity of Napa Valley and Sonoma County. From lush sparkling to crisp white, cool-climate Pinot to classic Cabernet - there's a world of wine in northern California.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
River Tent 2
Description:
Uncover New Zealand beyond Savignon Blanc with Master Sommelier David Keck.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
Paepcke 1
Description:
Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy will challenge your perception of how wine is valued and priced in this interactive seminar.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
Paepcke 2
Description:
Burgers are back by popular demand! Join Food & Wine's Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle, to create the perfect wine and burger pairings.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
The Little Nell 1
Description:
Start your Sunday with premium sake styles uncovered by Wine Enthusiast’s 2018 Sommelier of the Year, June Rodil.
Presented By:
Event Type:
Wine Seminar
Date:
  • Sunday, June 16th

Time:
10:30am - 11:15am
Venue:
The Little Nell 2