Wedding of the Month ~ Ashleigh and Colin

This adorable couple had the perfect snowy day for a wedding in Aspen, and boy do we love a winter bride! Ashleigh and Colin were wed January 7, 2012. The couple lives in Cleveland in their new home along with their golden retriever Grady. Here’s a sneak peak into their wedding day… How did you… Read more

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

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!

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

Pairing Wine and Cheese – Parmigiano

  October is American Cheese Month — a time when we celebrate delicious and diverse cheeses and the farmers, cheesemakers, retailers, cheesemongers and chefs who bring them to your table. Here at The Little Nell, we celebrate local cheese by serving cheeses from the Avalanche Cheese Company, made in nearby Basalt, and we also love to pair cheese with… Read more

Hiking 14-ers: Mt. Massive

Little Nell Lead Adventure Specialist Kane Hudson is continuing his quest to hike all the peaks in Colorado over 14,000 feet (known as “14-ers”). He recently hiked Mt. Massive, elevation 14,428 feet, which is the second tallest peak in Colorado.   Hiking up Mt. Massive I headed over Independence Pass recently for a try at another 14er — Mt. Massive.  Just south… Read more

Pairing Wine and Cheese – A Primer

October is American Cheese Month — a time when we celebrate delicious and diverse cheeses and the farmers, cheesemakers, retailers, cheesemongers and chefs who bring them to your table. Here at The Little Nell, we celebrate local cheese by serving cheeses from the Avalanche Cheese Company, made in nearby Basalt, and we also love to pair cheese with delicious wines…. Read more