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Tickets still available for the Grand Tasting, one of the festival’s greatest values and a wonderful resource for Burgundy lovers!

Click here to register for the Boulder Burgundy Festival Grand Tasting on Sunday. Tickets still available.

When Boulder Burgundy Festival founder Brett Zimmerman launched the event more than 10 years ago, he wanted to create a Burgundy tasting experience that was affordable and approachable to all wine lovers.

Especially for those who are trying to learn more about the wines of Burgundy for the first time, the Sunday Grand Tasting represents an excellent opportunity to taste more than 200 top wines.

But what a lot of people don’t realize is that the wines are poured that day by some of the leading Burgundy experts in the country, some of whom fly in especially to work at the event.

Not only does the price of admission allow you to taste. But it also offers you the opportunity to taste and chat with people who really know and love these wines.

It’s yet another element in the festival that makes it entirely unique.

See link above for registration details.

The Saturday Paulée Lunch, the festival’s signature event.

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Over the years, the Paulée Lunch has become the festival’s marquee event, capturing the esprit of the gathering.

Although we skipped the event for last year’s virtual festival, the 2019 Paulée Lunch was one of the best to date. And as always, the wines that made their way around the room were exceptional.

Below, we’ve shared a video and a couple of highlights from the event.

We couldn’t be more thrilled to be bringing the lunch back this year.

Be sure to visit the Facebook photo album (at the bottom of this post) for more food and wine highlights.

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Click here for more highlights from the 2019 event.

Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher, top taster and beloved wine professional, returns to Boulder to lead “A Tour of Rare Premier Cru Wines” Friday 10/22.

Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher (right) with Guillaume d’Angerville at Boulder Burgundy Festival 2014.

A Tour of Rare Premier Cru Wines and multi-course dinner at Steakhouse 316 with special guest, Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher (Fri., Oct. 22).

Click here to reserve.

He’s been called “a legendary sommelier emeritus.”

“The Mr. Miyagi of Sommeliers.”

“The Obi-Wan Kenobi of sommeliers or the Coach K of wine-tasting coaches.”

“A guiding light for many of the Masters.”

His name is Jay Fletcher and he is one of the country’s most renowned wine professionals and one of the wine trade’s most engaging and entertaining raconteurs.

He’s been part of the festival since its earliest iterations and this year he’ll be leading “A Tour of Rare Premier Cru Wines and multi-course dinner at Steakhouse 316 with special guest, Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher (Fri., Oct. 22).”

The wines will be great to be sure. But the icing on the cake is Jay’s storytelling and his immense abilities as a taster and raconteur of wine.

2021 Boulder Burgundy Festival Event Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Boulder Burgundy Festival 2021! Click on the links below for pricing and details.

Les Aligoteurs Seminar: Featuring a Tour of Aligoté from the Producers of Les Aligoteurs (Fri., Oct. 22).

A Tour of Rare Premier Cru Wines and multi-course dinner at Steakhouse 316 with special guest, Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher (Fri., Oct. 22).

Mateo Restaurant hosts a Paulée inspired lunch with a team of top sommeliers and Old and Rare Burgundy wines (Sat., Oct. 23).

Frasca Food and Wine exclusive Domaine Cellier aux Moines dinner with special guests Philippe Pascal and his daughter Margot Pascal from Givry, Burgundy (Sat., Oct. 23).

Domaine du Cellier aux Moines with Philippe Pascal and Margot Pascal (Sun., Oct. 24).

Grand Tasting at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boulder with over 200 featured wines from Burgundy (Sun., Oct. 24).

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VIDEO: The Village of Vosne Romanée Seminar (Nov. 14)

Leading Burgundy expert Bertrand Leulliette joins Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman and Coravin founder and inventor Greg Lambrecht as they discuss the wines of Vosne Romanée and taste through wines from one of its most celebrated producers, Domaine Anne Gros.

Bertrand leads the guided tasting and offering detailed notes on each parcel and the domaine’s winemaking style. He’ll also be talking about the changing-of-the-guard at the domaine as Julie Gros, the winery’s current generation, begins overseeing winemaking there.

At Home with Boulder Burgundy Festival, Sunday, November 15.

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Sunday, November 15
At Home with Frasca Food and Wine

Reservations can be made online HERE.  View menu by clicking HERE. 

Frasca Food and Wine exclusive “At Home with Frasca Food and Wine” ~ A Burgundy-inspired menu with wine pairing.

Scheduled Pickup will be available in Boulder (at Frasca) on Sunday, November 15 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. and Denver (at Tavernetta) from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Ordering Deadline: Friday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m. MST. Only 100 meals available.

Dinner for 2: $200.00 + tax & optional gratuity (includes a $25 donation to our charity partners).

Includes full menu & bottle of 2018 Didier Fornerol Côte de Nuits-Villages. This menu contains dairy and gluten. Please email reservations@frascafoodandwine.com or call (303) 442-6966 for more info.

Here’s the write-up from Frasca, including notes on the menu, the featured winemaker, and the wines.

Every fall, we have the great fortune of being a part of Boulder’s best wine event — the Boulder Burgundy Festival. Celebrating 10 years this year, the Boulder Burgundy Festival is pivoting (as we all are) to an entirely virtual format. We are honored to be a part of the festivities with a truly decadent At Home With.
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VIDEO: Domaine des Comtes Lafon seminar (Nov. 6)

The 2020 Boulder Burgundy Festival gets its start with a winemaker seminar featuring Dominque Lafon and the wines of Domaine des Comtes Lafon.

Dominque has been called “one of the most talented winemakers in all Burgundy and one of its most inquiring minds.” Decanter magazine has called him “the world’s best producer of white wine.”

Dominque’s family has owned the storied Domaine des Comtes Lafon since 1865. It includes 14 hectares planted to vine in the communes of Volnay, Monthélie, Chassagne-Montrachet, and Meursault where the estate is located. It also hold the unique distinction of being the owner of the all the premier crus in Meursault.

Dominique is joined by Coravin founder and inventor Greg Lambrecht and importer Daniel Johnnes for an unforgettable tasting and discussion of Domaine Comtes Lafon’s extraordinary wines.