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Summer has officially begun and we’re welcoming the season with another amazing festival. If you’re a wine lover then you’re in luck because Telluride Wine Festival kicks off today, Thursday the 22nd and goes thru June 25th. Glasses will be filled with fine wines and memories will be made. The Telluride Wine Festival is a not-for-profit that supports regional farmers, culinary & hospitality businesses and educational organizations. On Saturday, join the Pinhead Institute for The Science of Cocktails. This intoxicating evening features libation creations from some of Telluride’s best mixologists. Keeping with the wine and food theme, Tasting Telluride have started their food tours for the summer. The one of a kind 3 hour culinary walking tour stops at some of Telluride’s most unique eateries. At each stop you’ll sample signature dishes while learning about food and history. Rounding out the week and gearing up for next week’s Plein Air Festival, check out Escape Into Plein Air with Julee Hutchison. The event starts on Tuesday and lasts through Thursday and will help you to capture the beauty of the landscape through color, values and shape relationships, putting light and life into your paintings. Check out more on each event below.

Telluride Wine Festival: Situated in one of the most magnificent settings at the foot of the Rockies, the 36th Annual Telluride Wine Festival is steeped in Colorado history. In a small town that evokes the aesthetics of the Old West, our festival marries renowned winemakers and America’s finest chefs. Enjoy engaging wine seminars and learn to mix a delicious cocktail from vodka and tea. Discover the magic of distilling from expert Colorado alchemists. Click here for tickets. 

The Science of Cocktails: Join the Pinhead Institute for an intoxicating evening featuring libation creations from some of Telluride’s best mixologists. The evening includes: private demonstrations, heavy appetizers, gourmet desserts, samples of special drinks, and a vote for best drink! Come dressed in your creative cocktail finest! All proceeds to support Pinhead Institute Programming.

Tasting Telluride Food Tour: Our culinary walking tour is a three hour casual stroll around Telluride, stopping at some of Telluride's most unique eateries. At each stop, we will sample signature dishes while learning about food and history. You will get to meet some of the local people that have made Telluride magical.

Tours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 11 am to 2 pm (and on request).

‚ÄčEscape Into Plein Air w/ Julee Hutchison:  Capture the beauty of the landscape through color, values and shape relationships, putting light and life into your paintings. The landscape is a perfect foray into painting. It can be true to life and intensely narrative or free and open, offering an entry into abstract painting. In this workshop, students will learn to put light and life into their pieces.

For all events from 6/23-6/29, check out this week’s Peak Sheet

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