35th Annual Wine in the Pines

For the wine lover who thinks they have tasted it all… we quite possibly will rock your world!

Great friends, fabulous food and fine wine!

Ability Connection Colorado will celebrate the 36th Annual Wine in the Pines on Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2019 in Keystone, Colorado.

On Friday the 18th, the wine highlight of Summit County turns 36 with an exquisite dinner at the Keystone Ranch celebrating the wines of this year’s winemaker. Then on Saturday the 19th, 700 or so wine & gourmet food lovers will converge on the Keystone Conference Center for a grand tasting of more than 500 wines, a collection of many of the best craft beers in the state, and some of Keystone’s most sumptuous cuisine prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Rounding out the night are live and silent auctions, live entertainment and of course… dancing!

This preeminent event was founded by Mike and Margaret Smith to honor their daughter, Kelly who was born with Cerebral Palsy. The nearly 800 guests who attend will join the Smiths and the Kelly Smith Employment Center in seeking to ensure that all people with disabilities have a quality life of dignity and inclusion within their community.

The Kelly Smith Employment Center provides services to over 2,800 adults & teens with disabilities statewide each year through ACCO’s Employment Works and RAMP programs.

Eighty-nine cents of every dollar goes directly to the life-changing work of Ability Connection Colorado.


Friday, October 18, 2019

Winemaker’s Dinner at Keystone Ranch 6pm-11pm

Champagne and Hors d’oeuvres begin the evening. Guests enjoy a 5 course seated dinner expertly prepared by Keystone Ranch’s Executive Chef to complement select wine pairings. Winemaker will describe each wine with each new course. An epiqurean delight not to be missed!

Official Winemaker: TBD

Theme: Denim & Diamonds

Dress: Dressy Denim

Cost: Patron Package* Call for Pricing

*Price includes reserved seating at BOTH Friday and Saturday nights. Seating is limited and sells out fast. Call Terri at (303) 226-5520 to reserve your Patron Package TODAY!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

International Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting at the Keystone Conference Center 6pm-10:30pm

This elegant tasting features nearly 500 wines and some of Keystone’s most sumptuous cuisine and irresistible desserts as well as Silent and Live Auctions. Live Entertainment and Dancing!

Entertainment: TBD

Theme: TBD

Dress: Black Tie/Formal, Semi-Formal, Mountain Casual, Cocktail Attire or Theme Dress

Cost: Call for Pricing

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