Fall in Love at The Little Nell

Looking for the perfect way to treat your Valentine? Indulge your Valentine with an unforgettable 4-night stay at The Little Nell, Feb. 11-15, 2012. Our special Valentine’s Day package includes a romantic meal for two at Montagna, our award-winning restaurant. Enjoy a $50 breakfast credit each morning, valid at Montagna or via Room Service, in… Read more

X Games in Aspen

ESPN Winter X Games 2012 Thursday, January 26 – Sunday, January 29 Base of Buttermilk Mountain Winter X Games returns to Aspen January 26-29, 2012.  Be there as more than 200 of the world’s best athletes in skiing, snowboarding and snowmobile throw down over four action-packed days of competition for the most coveted medals in… Read more

Aperitifs at The Little Nell

Sabato Sagaria is the food and beverage director at The Little Nell in Aspen. During the past 15 or so years Sabato has worn several hats as cook, restaurant manager, consultant, professor, author, food and beverage director and sommelier. He’s currently fighting bad beverages and spreading the cocktail gospel to the masses… As our cocktail program has… Read more

New Year’s Eve in Aspen

There’s really nothing quite like New Year’s Eve in Aspen. Maybe it’s the crisp, cold temperatures. The glow of twinkle lights around town bouncing off the snow-white ground. Or the buzz of a great ski day with good friends and a glass of bubbly to celebrate. Top that all off with not one but TWO… Read more

Penguins Skiing

OK, Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz here at The Little Nell in Aspen REALLY outdid herself with these cupcakes. What’s cuter than skiing penguins? All the lucky children staying here at the hotel this holiday season will receive this sweet treat as an in-room surprise! We love this time of year!

Wedding of the Month ~ Chad and Rosie

Ah, a fall wedding in Aspen. Is there anything better? Yellow leaves. Crisp but still-warm temps. Town buzzing with activity from hiking to biking to dining. Add to that a sweet couple that’s as down-to-earth and adorable as can be.  We think we’re in love… Here’s the story of Rosie and Chad Bellville. How did you two… Read more

Party Up Top

The Sundeck at the top of Aspen Mountain is much more than a place to grab a quick bite (although, their bites are quite delicious… have you tried the Asian Salad with Ahi Tuna?). This year, it’s home to moonlight dinner parties, free yoga and much more. Here’s the lowdown for what’s going on up… Read more

Thanksgiving in Heels

We asked Assistant Food and Beverage Director Vilma Mazaite, the advanced sommelier behind Aspen’s new Wine in Heels program, what she recommended pouring on Thanksgiving. Not a huge fan of Thanksgiving food (which may explain her tiny waistline), Vilma is all about the wine! Here are her top three picks: Willm, Riesling, Alsace, France 2010… Read more

JAS Downstairs at The Little Nell

2012 Winter Series Announced The popular JAS Cafe Downstairs @ The Little Nell Series returns this winter with eight weekends of music celebrating jazz from around the world. Pick and choose your shows with the new Winter Series Pass – 6 Tickets for Show(s) of your choice $120. Single show tickets are also available for $30/each… Read more

Thanksgiving Wine Tips

Give Thanks. Drink Wine.  When it comes to the turkey day, I reach for red wine to conquer the wide array of flavors and personalities thrown at you. Something that lacks oak and is fruit-driven can take the blows a long holiday can bring. The 2009 vintage was very warm in France, producing wines that… Read more