Founders Mike and Margaret Smith announced Sept. 6 that William Hill Estate Winery will host the acclaimed Winemaker’s Dinner at the 34th Annual Wine in the Pines. Held annually at the renowned Ranch in Keystone Colorado, a AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, Wine Spectator DiRoNa winner, and recognized Best Restaurant in Colorado by the prestigious Zagat Survey. Genius Head Chef Vincent D’Amato will demonstrate an exquisite balance of flavors and textures paired with exquisite William Hill Estate wines. This 2017 spectacular five-course dining experience will characterize the evening phenomenon, in recognition of 34 remarkable years.
William Hill Estate Winery was founded in 1976 by visionary vineyard developer William Hill, and is located on an exceptionally unique 200-acre parcel at the foot of Atlas Peak on the Silverado Bench.
This benefit for Ability Connection Colorado’s Kelly Smith Employment Center has justifiably earned the reputation of a premier wine and culinary event. As with fine wine, age and dedication has become the evolutionary ingredients that has turned Wine in the Pines into one of the most elegant, enchanting and exciting events anywhere. Inspired by Kelly Smith, the daughter of founders Mike and Margaret Smith, owners of Dillon Ridge Liquors, Wine in the Pines is a fundraiser held each of the last 34 years to help support the Kelly Smith Employment Center at Ability Connection Colorado. Ability Connection Colorado is a non-profit organization which serves over 40,000 Colorado children, adults and families through early childhood education, employment and statewide support services.
Participants can indulge in some of Colorado’s most savory cuisine prepared flawlessly by Keystone’s foremost chefs, paired with exquisite wines from around the world. This extraordinary gathering of culinary talents, discriminating wines and unmatched entertainment and atmosphere are all assembled to celebrate this premiere epicurean event.
Wine in the Pines is Oct. 20 and 21 at the Keystone Resort. Tickets are available online at wineinthepines.org or locally starting October 1, at Dillon Ridge Liquors.
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