The Master Sommelier Legacy at The Nell

The Court of Master Sommeliers was established in April 1977 to encourage improved standards of beverage service, particularly wine + food pairing, in hotels and restaurants. In honor of the Master Sommelier Diploma Exams held this week at The Nell, we’re taking a look back at all 10 Master Sommeliers, from first to most recent,… Read more

Aspen’s Secret Season – Mid-May to Mid-June

Winter and summer in Aspen may be the peak seasons for recreational activity, when cultural events of all kinds hit their stride and restaurants brim with activity, but the shoulder seasons are also special in their own right. Coined the “Secret Season” by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association, mid-May to mid-June offers a more relaxed… Read more

Support the Aspen Homeless Shelter with a Curry Dinner at The Nell

We’re excited to welcome Chef Biju Thomas back to The Nell this spring. The affable and talented chef specializing in Indian cuisine hosted the first installment of our Guest Chef Dinner Series last December, which was a sold-out success. By popular demand, Biju is returning to the kitchen at The Nell on Saturday, May 14. Join… Read more

The Nell Named One of the Best Resorts in the Country

We’re thrilled to be named to the list of Travel + Leisure‘s World’s Best Awards for 2016, chosen by readers who took the luxury lifestyle publication’s survey, voting for the top properties in the U.S. and around the world. According to T+L, “There was a great display of loyalty this year to old favorites such… Read more

Residences at The Little Nell Welcomes Opera Gallery to Aspen

Opera Gallery is an international network of 12 art galleries, with Aspen being the newest addition. The gallery opened in early March, and is located on the first floor of Residences at The Little Nell, next to Urban Zen. Since its creation, Opera Gallery Group has always strived to offer its international collectors unique access to a… Read more

Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards Open for Voting

It’s that time of year again – the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards are underway! This is your chance to share your travel experiences by rating the world’s cities, islands, hotels, resorts, spas, ski mountains, cruise ships, airlines, and airports. We would be honored for our guests to take the survey and share your… Read more

Aspen Mountain Closing Day Celebration

Your final opportunity to ski Aspen Mountain this season is on Sunday, April 17, which also means it’s your last chance to après-ski! Join us for La Ultima Fiesta on Ajax Tavern’s slopeside patio for the final party of the ski season. The Mexican-themed fiesta will feature a taco bar, margarita and beer specials, live music, giveaways and more. Closing day festivities… Read more

Australia’s Luxury Travel Magazine 2016 Gold List

Australia has long been the leading international market for Aspen as a destination and The Little Nell for accommodation. To that end, it’s an incredible privilege to be recognized by the readers of Luxury Travel Magazine in Australia as the Best Overseas Ski Resort and the Best Overseas Ski Property for 2016. The Nell is… Read more

A Memorial for Stein Eriksen

As one of the most recognized names in skiing, Stein Eriksen has been synonymous with the sport and its elegance for more than 60 years. Among his most notable achievements, Stein was the first Alpine skier to win triple gold at a world championship. Considered the father of freestyle skiing, he successfully parlayed his passion… Read more

5 Not-So-Basic Champagne Cocktails

Following along with the philosophy that champagne doesn’t need to be saved for a “special” occasion, Aspen Peak magazine recently rounded up a list of favorite bubbly cocktails. The one common theme for this group of après-ski drinks in Aspen – each is made with champagne. Aspen Peak’s Top Five Not-So-Basic Champagne Cocktails List includes:… Read more