“If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night.”
— D.H. Lawrence, writer
The Wine Festival of Colorado Springs, the premier wine festival in the Front Range, will feature The Wines of France, March 7-9, at The Broadmoor, Garden of the Gods Club and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. All proceeds from this event benefit the FAC.
For the first time in the 22-year-history of the Wine Festival, the Wines of France will be featured and a distinguished line-up of guest winemakers will be on hand, including Claude Gaudin of Vitigestion, Christian Beyer of Emile Beyer, Charles Lazzara of Volio Vino Imports representing Kermit Lynch, Nate Slingsby of Robert Kacher Selections and James Adams of The Sorting Table.
Over the course of modern history, every wine producing country has compared itself to France. The standard bearer for the world’s wine industry, French wines are considered the benchmark in many styles, like Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne.
“We think we are presenting the best wines ever offered at the Wine Festival,” said Jim Little of Coaltrain Wine & Spirits and member of the organizing committee. “And that’s saying a lot because we’ve served a lot of great wines over the years. Our guests, our French wine experts and distinguished chefs, are knowledgeable, approachable and personable … second to none.”
Festival goers will have the opportunity to visit with the wine makers and learn insider tips at several wine and food seminars, two auctions, a Grand Tasting at The Broadmoor and a Gourmet Wine Dinner at the Garden of the Gods Club with specially-discounted rates at both luxury properties.
Adults over 21 only. Identification is required for admission.
- $130 at the Garden of the Gods | Call 719.632.5541 and mention “Wine Festival”
- $145 at the Broadmoor Hotel | Call 800.634.7711 and mention “WineF13”