Returning for the 13th year as the Official Automotive Sponsor, Lexus will have a strong presence throughout the weekend with seminars, a Grand Tasting experience, vehicle displays, courtesy transportation for VIP attendees, and an exclusive driving experience. Merging the passions of food, drink and travel, Lexus will be showcasing the cuisine of its Lexus Culinary Masters and Lexus Hotel Partners.

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Italy’s No. 1 premium beer, is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 Annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen for the very first time. A refined beer with a pale, golden color, the iconic Italian lager offers a distinctive, crisp and refreshing taste with a balanced aroma that pleases any palate. Peroni has been exuding the timeless quality and sophistication of Italy since 1963, successfully winning over tastemakers and trendsetters looking for a fresh clean beer that compliments their style. Today, the brand’s history, taste, design and partnerships with well-known Italian chefs, designers and exclusive fashion events continues to reinforce the brands commitment to craft that consistently pervades our culture over time. Throughout the weekend, visit the Peroni Nastro Azzurro corner to toast the weekend of culinary excellence in style. For more information, please visit @peroniusa #birrabeautifully

Patrón Tequila – a proud sponsor of the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen for more than a decade – puts their spin on the tiki cocktail trend at this year’s Grand Tasting Pavilion.  The Patrón tiki hut will be serving up unique and delicious summer tiki drinks prepared with Patrón’s range of high-quality, 100 percent agave tequilas.  You can also join Patrón’s mixology team Saturday afternoon for a seminar at the St. Regis Courtyard to learn how to make simply perfect cocktails at home.