Wine in the Pines Countdown








Stay Safe and Connected, Wine in the Pines as Never Before!

Cooking with Chef Kevin, Perfectly Paired Wines, Comedy with Josh Blue, A Robust Auction– ALL ONLINE!

Please join Ability Connection Colorado on Saturday, October 24, 2020 for a special, virtual Wine in the Pines!

It’s time to CELEBRATE 37 years of Wine in the Pines! AND, this year, You Can Participate LIVE From Your Own Home! That’s right, we’re coming to you! Gather your friends and family and join us for the HOME EDITION, complete with everything you love about Wine in the Pines. If you’ve never been to Wine in the Pines, now is your chance. And the best part… there’s no cost to attend!

Please consider joining us and participating in the online auction or making a donation to Ability Connection Colorado. By doing so, you are helping support ACCO’s inclusive Early Education Programs, the Kelly Smith Employment Center and our Statewide Family Support Programs. These critical services can be life-changing/saving, especially during these difficult times, for the many Coloradans we serve. Whether you give a little or a little more, know that you are making a difference in the lives of children, individuals and families across Colorado.

How does it work?

At 5 o’clock PM MDT on Saturday, October 24th, gather your family and friends and join us LIVE on the internet. Chef Kevin Simley, at the acclaimed Keystone Ranch, will be firing up his kitchen… and we invite you to join in, fire up your own kitchens and cook an incredible meal in real time. Along the way, we’ll talk about wine and have a few laughs, courtesy of Josh Blue. Let us take care of the planning for you. Don’t want to cook? Just sit back, watch how Chef Kevin cooks a masterpiece, and shop the online auction treasures. Once you sign up for the event, we will begin providing you all the details needed for a fabulous time! This will include a chef-created shopping list, recommended wine pairings, information on how to participate in the auction, and a link to the LIVE, two-hour online event, from 5pm to 7pm MDT on October 24th. Check out all the additional details below.

Wine in the Pines wouldn’t be complete without bidding on a few unique treasures from our online auction. The auction is OPEN and will close at the completion of the event on October 24th. Check back often as we will be adding new items as they become available. Best of luck! And remember, it’s for charity!



Grab your favorite device and join us online for two hours of fun and entertainment! Follow along as Keystone Ranch’s head chef, Kevin Simley, guides you through the preparation of a delicious meal, complete with recommended wine pairings. More details coming soon!


Chef Kevin Simley has been the head chef at the renowned Keystone Ranch restaurant for the last 3 years. This year, chef Kevin will be guiding you through the preparation of a delicious meal that you can follow along and prepare at home. Get a few culinary tips along the way and enjoy this very special Wine in the Pines dinner experience. Bon Apetite!

The Keystone Ranch has been honored with AAA 4-Diamond recognition, is a Wine Spectator DiRoNA winner, and was a top-rated restaurant in Colorado by the prestigious Zagat Survey.


Don’t miss Colorado’s own, Josh Blue, making a repeat performance at this year’s Wine in the Pines. Josh appeared live at our 30th anniversary event back in 2013, bringing the house down with uproarious laughter at one of our more memorable Wine in the Pines events.

Please Support Our Wine in the Pines Sponsors!

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