JAS Cafe Downstairs @ The Nell

Tickets & Passes Available Now! The JAS Cafe Downstairs @ the Little Nell returns this weekend with two of our favorite performers of the last year: Cyrill Aimee & Diego Figueiredo on Friday, and the Hot Club of Detroit on Saturday. Both evenings will feature shows at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. $32 tickets for all summer… Read more

New Pre-Music Menu!

Montagna will be offering a pre-theatre menu during the Aspen Music Festival this summer. The pre-theatre menu will start on June 28 and will run throughout the festival. The three course menu will be offered nightly (excluding Mondays and Tuesdays) from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. for $45/person. Most concerts begin at 7:30 or 8 p.m. The dinner includes… Read more

Fourth of July

Just because the fireworks have been cancelled in Aspen doesn’t mean the celebrations will stop. Join us at Montagna for a special dinner. $88 for adults/$35 for children under 12. For reservations, call 970-920-6330.

Wedding of the Month – MOTB Edition

We often feature brides from fabulous Little Nell weddings in our “Wedding of the Month” highlights, but this June, we thought we would spice things up a bit! Nancy Brown, an MOTB (mother-of-the-bride), was kind enough to answer all our questions and talk candidly about her experience helping to plan a wedding at The Little… Read more

Summer Wine Picks from a Master

Wondering what to pour and enjoy this summer? We’ve asked our wine team what they are drinking as the weather turns warm, and we’ll be sharing their answers with you this month on the blog. First up: Two great picks from Master Sommelier Sabato Sagaria.  Txomin Etxaniz, Getariako Txakolina, Spain Don’t be afraid of all… Read more

Save the Food!

When the Bureau of Land Management recently delayed its proposed August lease sale in the North Fork Valley to further analyze the impacts of drilling, our chefs were cheering. The Aspen Skiing Company’s food and beverage team, including Michael Daley, Robert McCormick and Sabato Sagaria of The Little Nell and On-Mountain Executive Chef Jim Butchart, led the charge… Read more

Heli-fly fishing with The Little Nell

Fly Fishing at its Best All avid fly fisherman, my Dad, my brother-in-law and some family friends from Northern Michigan came to Aspen last Fall to pay me a visit and check out the foliage. Knowing that we had only one full day to fly fish, I decided to start at the top — The… Read more

What A Wonderful Wedding

Our Events Team is gearing up for wedding season here in Aspen. Our summer/fall is jam-packed with events, so we’ve been looking back at past events for a bit of inspiration and nostalgia. Here are a few fun videos of mountain-top bliss on our wedding deck! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8f0k3iucyI&w=560&h=315] [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/30579796 w=500&h=213] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLr2SlWXXHE&w=560&h=315] [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/27712299… Read more

Connect the Dots in Aspen – May 5

Here’s info on a really cool event the Aspen Skiing Company is working on with 350.org on Saturday, May 5, including screening of James Balog’s film “Chasing Ice” at the Belly Up, speakers, kids’ activities, educational booths, live music, drink specials at Ajax Tavern and the world’s toughest ski race! Here are the details from 350.org. … Read more

Wine in the Workplace

Wine in the Workplace I was in a colleague’s office recently and was admiring the nice collection of wine that he had received as gifts. Unfortunately, he was storing them on his top shelf where they were subject to heat and light. (You never want to expose your wine to the elements like this!) I… Read more