Inaugural event to be hosted in intimate venues and unique private homes August 15-18, 2019
Mountain Village, Colo. (September 27, 2018) — Telluride Mountain Village will set the stage for a new signature event, which will include four days of fine wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, food and wine pairings, and elegant dinners. This celebration of food and wine and will feature nationally-recognized celebrity chefs, master sommeliers, winemakers and restaurateurs.
The event will be curated with a focus on unique and exclusive dining venues, such as Alpino Vino, which at 12,000 feet is the highest elevation fine dining restaurant in the North America, offering experiences that are truly one of a kind.
“By showcasing our region’s finest venues, including striking private homes, this event will combine the natural beauty of Mountain Village and Telluride with an intimate food and wine experience,” said Anton Benitez, Executive Director of the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association (TMVOA). “We are excited to bring together an event of this caliber, which we believe will rival the very best in the country.”
Announcements will be made in the coming weeks regarding sponsors, celebrity chefs and featured wineries, ticketing, and website information.
The event is a collaboration between the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association and Telluride Ski & Golf Resort (TSG). This signature event is being spearheaded by TMVOA’s Executive Director Anton Benitez and Director of Operations & Finance Garrett Brafford, with the expertise of TSG’s Vice President of Culinary Services Stephen Roth and Wine Director Andrew Shaffner.
About Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association Formed in 1984, TMVOA is a non-profit corporation registered with the State of Colorado and managed by a duly elected Board of Directors. TMVOA is made up of 4 different membership classes – Class A: Residential, Class B: Lodging, Class C: Commercial, and Class D: Mountain Special Member (TSG). Included in TMVOA’s mission is to preserve and promote a vital resort community for its members and guests, with attention to creating a sustainable village and vibrant economy.