Party Like a Rockstar

Food & Wine Weekend Without a Pass: 2019 Edition

No lanyard, no problem–we’ve got 10 ways for you to still indulge.

06/05/2019 By Amanda M. Faison

Gourmet Gatherings

Food and Wine Festivals 2019

The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Heritage Fire, and the Snowmass Wine Festival annually attract epicurians.

05/31/2019 By Todd Hartley

Food & Wine

Wines of Spain Party 2018

Wines of Spain took over Aspen Kitchen for this annual fête of vintages and cuisine.

08/20/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Food & Wine

Wines of Portugal Dinner at the Food & Wine Classic 2018

In June, a select guest list was able to enjoy a selection of wines from Portugal without leaving Aspen.

08/20/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Food & Wine

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen 2018

We sipped, snacked, and socialized our way through the Grand Tastings.

08/13/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Food & Wine

Aspen Chamber Resort Association’s Annual Food & Wine Weekend Kickoff Luncheon 2018

There's no better way to kick off a jam-packed, festive weekend than with a room full of familiar and friendly faces.

08/02/2018 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Best of the Fest

Top Summer Sips from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

Our favorite beverages for long, lazy evenings.

07/11/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff


Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 15–17, 2018

Get ready for an exciting weekend of food, drink, history, running, and festival fun.

06/13/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Party Like a Rockstar

Food & Wine Weekend Without a Pass: 2018 Edition

No lanyard, no problem–we've got you covered.

06/13/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Classic Vintage

Wine Expert Mark Oldman's Perfect Pairings for Sunday Concerts at the Tent

What to drink while you're listening to Beethoven, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, and more.

06/06/2018 By Mark Oldman

Field Notes

Your Survival Guide to the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

From what to wear to a strategy for the Grand Tastings to party hopping, a seasoned Classic attendee shares tips for what she calls “the world’s best 72-hour cocktail party.”

06/04/2018 By Lucy Lea Tucker Illustrations by Bryony Redhead

Call & Response

A Q&A with Food & Wine Classic Producer Devin Padgett

With 30 years of experience under his chef's hat, the longtime producer of the Aspen event has his pulse on one of the country's biggest culinary affairs.

05/29/2018 By Naomi Havlen

Best of the Fest

Aspen Sojourner’s 2017 Food & Wine Classic Superlatives

Our editors share the highlights from their overstuffed reporters' notebooks (and stomachs).

06/20/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld and Katie Shapiro

Grand Gluttony

Food & Wine Classic Without a Pass: 2017 Edition

Didn’t score a fancy lanyard? Here are 10 open-to-the-public ways to partake this weekend.

06/14/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Dish It Out

Meet the Food & Wine Classic Regulars Cooking and Somm-ing for a Cause

How Hugh Acheson, Jordan Salcito, and Marcus Samuelsson are going above and beyond in giving back.

05/24/2017 By Laurel Miller


These Wines From Spain are Must-Sips This Summer

We asked Food & Wine Classic presenter Leslie Sbrocco for her favorite patio pours.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

People & Places

Wines from Spain Opening Night Party at the Food & Wine Classic

The annual Spanish barbeque at The Gant kicked-off the grandest culinary celebration of all.


People & Places

The Balvenie Tasting with William Grant & Sons

A three-course luncheon at Jimmy’s restaurant during the Food & Wine Classic was sponsored by the distiller to sample its single-malt Scotch whisky.

07/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen 2016

The annual and ultimate culinary celebration drew sold-out scores of passholders to its five Grand Tastings for sipping, sampling, and socializing.

07/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer


The "It" Party of Food & Wine Weekend: Infinite Monkey Theorem's "Wine at the Mine"

The Denver-based winery's annual party stands out among a crowded scene of culinary celebrations.

06/22/2016 By Katie Shapiro