The 10 Master Somms That Make Up The Nell’s Wine Legacy

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

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

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

Enter Our #NellStyle Hashtag Contest

Enter our #NellStyle Hashtag Contest on Instagram for the 2015/2016 ski season and express what #NellStyle means to you – from your skiing & winter adventures to wining & dining or simply unwinding. To enter, there are just a few simple instructions to keep in mind: 1) Follow @thelittlenell on Instagram. 2) Instagram your photos… Read more

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

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

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