American Express Travel’s 25 Top Properties

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Fine Hotels & Resorts, American Express Travel recognized 25 global hotel properties for “Best in Class” customer experience. Taking all 815 resorts within their worldwide portfolio into consideration, and based on input from the editorial staff at Departures, American Express Travel Counselors and the executive team, they selected… Read more

Ruffing it at The Nell

Since opening in 1989, The Little Nell’s pet friendly policy has been met with great success. Providing premier services and amenities to four-legged guests has become a standard operating procedure. With a growing appreciation for furry friends, and based on repeat requests by guests, we are excited to announce a shift at the hotel with… Read more

UNCORKED & UNPLUGGED

Master Sommelier is more than just a title; it’s a badge of honor, and to earn it you need to be a wine expert in mind, body, and spirit – an achievement measured by passing one of the world’s most difficult exams. For those who pass, admittance is gained into a club with fewer than… Read more

Easter Sunday at The Nell

Guests hopped on over to The Nell for Easter Sunday on March 27. Element 47 offered brunch from 11:30 am with an expanded buffet featuring carving stations, made-to-order omelets by Fredy and his team, fresh pastries and fruit, a juice and smoothie bar and more. At 1 pm, the younger set gathered in the courtyard… Read more

A Mountaintop Gathering in Aspen

An excerpt from a blog by The Venue Report, a digital media company who promotes the age old tradition of gathering. As venue aficionados, they collectively have more than 30 years of combined experience in event design & production, not counting the amazing industry professional correspondents experience. They spent a spring weekend at The Nell,… Read more

Click-In With Chris Davenport

An Aspen Mountain powder tour, Nastar ski race, Champagne toasts at our mobile on-mountain bar Oasis, wine dinners at element 47 and Ajax Tavern and a private event in the cellar– these were just a few of the activities at our inaugural Click-In With Chris ski camp. Featuring pro skier Chris Davenport and pro cyclists… Read more

An Evening with Delphine Laborde of Veuve Clicquot

Born in Reims, France, home to the renowned Champagne House Veuve Clicquot, one could say Delphine Laborde was destined to a life amidst the vines. Now a winemaker for Maison Veuve Clicquot, Laborde’s first memories in Reims trace back to being in the vineyards and among those working in the industry. She studied at AgroParisTech,… Read more

Vote in Valrhona’s Easter Contest

Curtis Cameron, executive pastry chef at The Little Nell, is back at it with more beautiful creations. A member of the prestigious Valrhona Cercle V association of chefs, his latest pièce de résistance is this decadent dessert, which he entered in Valrhona’s Easter Contest. Entitled “Spring Reborn,” his showpiece represents the shift from a cold,… Read more

Goop’s Guide to Aspen 2016

Writer Sonya Falcone recently visited Aspen for a ski trip with Aether showcasing the opening of Aethermtn, its fourth retail location in the country. Falcone’s fabulous Aspen Guide write-up for Goop.com includes a thoughtful review of The Nell after spending time here during her stay, described below: The Little Nell is famously the most luxurious… Read more

Meet JC – Our Bartender for the Apres Ski Cocktail Classic Pub Crawl

Post-event update: JC’s cocktail won the Audience Award in the Pub Crawl! A highlight on the schedule for this weekend’s Apres Ski Cocktail Classic is the Great Après Ski Pub Crawl! On Sunday, March 6, from 2 – 6 pm, take part in the progressive tasting that weaves through a dozen plus bars in Aspen… Read more