Welcome winter at the 3rd Annual Wine & Chocolate Fest in Ouray!
End a great Yule Night with a sampling of decadent goodies and live music at the Ouray Community Center!
Once the parade is over, and the christmas lights on Main Streets are lit, head on down to the Ouray Community Center this December 10, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for a fun filled evening enjoying local wines, chocolates and other decadent delights! The change of venue can now accomodate live music and dancing, as well as being handicap accessible! For the first time, the event will feature live music from local quartet, the Chameleon Ensemble who will be paying Celtic and Chamber music.
Dress up for a chance to win a grand prize as the "Most Festive" when judges decide who has truly represented the Woodland Winter Wonderland theme of the evening! Anne LaSala will have a festive portrait studio set up to take professional portraits of couples and groups available for purchase.
Shop local vendors as they vie for Awards for "Most Decadent", "Most Creative", "Wine Taster’s Award", "Chocolatier’s Award", "Foodie Award" and "People’s Choice" for wine, chocolate and cheese. Find your favorites while taking the opportunity to support local businesses such as Liliputian Winery, Cottonwood Cellars, Black Bridge Winery and 5680' Vineyards, Mountain View Winery, Haystack Mountain Goat Cheese from Longmont, MouCo Cheese Co from Fort Collins, Mouse's Chocolates, Ouray Candy, Ray's Good Stuff, Crossroads Wine and Spirits, and MorningSong B&B. Logs of cheese, boxes of chocolates and bottles of wine will be available for purchase. It is the perfect place to buy delicious gift basket goodies!
Celebrate the season this Yule Night at the Ouray Community Center with beautiful music, fantastic food, wine, and pleasant conversations, while finishing up your Christmas Shopping!
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be found in Ouray at Buckskin Booksellers, Khristopher's Culinaire, Mouse's Chocolates; in Ridgway at Cimarron Books; in Montrose at Around the Corner Gallery and Coffee Trader; in Telluride at Wizard Entertainment; in Durango at Maria’s Bookshop; and in Grand Junction at Pro Powder Coating and Crossroads Wine and Spirits.