Big Sky is your summer basecamp to the wonders of Yellowstone National Park and beyond. Home to wide-open spaces, blue-ribbon trout rivers, endless miles of trails, and fascinating mountain vistas, and an incredible food + wine scene!
Savor Big Sky Wine Festival is a celebration of food, wine, + spirits set against the stunning backdrop of Big Sky, Montana. Join us for an experience where you’ll expand your palate through the long weekend and beyond, shaped by world-renowned chefs, wineries, breweries, and spirits purveyors paired with the best local ingredients. Big Sky’s grand setting will not be lost on you as you hike to brunch, sip a glass of wine with live music, or stargaze with spirits in hand. Read on to view the entire event schedule and click through to buy your tickets today!
SAVOR GRAND TASTING
SATURDAY JULY 1, 2:30 – 5:30 P.M.
At the heart of Savor Big Sky is the Grand Tasting: a celebration of local, regional, and international farm-to-table fare. Over 30 wineries, breweries, and distilleries will showcase their best varieties alongside over eight of the region’s exemplary food purveyors, all against the backdrop of Big Sky’s Lone Mountain and the sounds of Montana’s own Tsunami Funk.
THURSDAY – JUNE 29th, 2023
BETTER OFF RED FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER
6 – 9 p.m. | Peaks Chophouse & Wine Lounge
Start your weekend at Better Off Red, a 5-course farm-to-table dinner at Peak’s Chophouse & Wine Lounge. Celebrate locally-sourced ingredients provided by Montana-based Chef Scott Myers and a selection of rich, complex red wines from Reynolds Family Winery. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Tickets Limited — $275
MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
6 – 9 p.m. | Lenn Hill Park in Town Center
For more than a decade, Music in the Mountains has been Montana’s finest free outdoor concert series, featuring the best up-and-coming touring musicians as well as established, well-known, and well-loved artists from across the country. The festival also includes the Bravo! Big Sky Music Festival, and a free performance from Montana Shakespeare in the Parks.
FRIDAY – JUNE 30th, 2023
ANDESITE(S) + SIP
10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Everett’s 8800
Savor the unparalleled beauty of Big Sky from 8800′ atop Andesite Mountain. Enjoy a two-mile hike or a ride up Ramcharger 8 chairlift and replenish with a 3-course, wine-paired lunch featuring selections from Argentina’s Piattelli Vineyards at Everett’s 8800. Sommelier Grant Jennings will guide you through this South American tasting lunch. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
ROSÉ ALL DAY SEMINAR
1 – 2:30 p.m. | Everett’s 8800 Deck
Take a ride up Ramcharger 8 chairlift and learn about the different styles and flavors of rosé, led by Sommelier Kellie Martin with SommSchool. Enjoy light bites from the culinary team at Everett’s 8800 while tasting different regions and grape varietals that make up this warm-weather favorite sip. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Limited Tickets — $65
WINE TOUR OF ITALY SEMINAR
1 – 2:30 p.m. | Talus Room, Summit Hotel
Learn about the rich and diverse world of Italian wines, taking a look into the regions and unique varietals paired by Italian wine expert Don Jost. You’ll explore the endless range of aroma, flavor, and texture profiles Italian wines offer. Light bites will be provided at this seminar in the Talus Room. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Tickets Limited — $65
SAVOR BIG SKY WELCOME PARTY
6 – 9 p.m. | Vista Hall
Join us for live music from Amanda Stewart, food tastings celebrating regional chefs, local distilleries and breweries, and highlighting wine from around the world. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Limited Tickets — $99
SCOOPS + SPIRITS
7 – 10 p.m. | Westward Social
An adult take on an ice cream social. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Bozeman-based Genuine Ice Cream alongside spirits pairings. A unique and complementary combination, learn how the flavor profiles of three different spirits can be paired with your favorite ice creams.
Limited Tickets — $45
SATURDAY – JULY 1st, 2023
BRUNCH BITES + BIG SIGHTS
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Everett’s 8800
Bubbly, brunch, and a beautiful view. Ride the Ramcharger 8 chairlift to Everett’s 8800 deck and sip and savor a delicious brunch tasting menu with selections from Gruet Winery. Sommelier Kellie Martin with SommSchool will lead you through this pairing brunch while you take in views of Lone Mountain. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Peaks Chophouse & Wine Lounge
Lace up your boots and enjoy a guided hike exploring the terrain and vast beauty that Big Sky has to offer, followed by a 3-course, wine-paired lunch led by VinCru and Montana-based Chef Daniel Cox. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
CELEBRATE THE NORTHWEST WINE SEMINAR
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Talus Room, Summit Hotel
Explore wines from Washington in this sampling seminar featuring expert knowledge of different regions, winemaking techniques, and the characteristics of grape varietals grown on the West Coast. This seminar will be led by Dunham Cellars and K Vintners. Light bites will be provided. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Tickets Limited — $65
FIRST SIP – SAVOR BIG SKY GRAND TASTING
2 – 2:30 p.m. | Mountain Village Plaza
Reserve your peakside table, meet the purveyors, and sip some of the best wine with this Grand Tasting Early Access. Includes General Admission Grand Tasting access from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tickets Limited — $149
SAVOR BIG SKY GRAND TASTING
2:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Mountain Village Plaza
At the heart of Savor Big Sky is the Grand Tasting: a celebration of local, regional, and international farm-to-table fare. Over 30 wineries, breweries, and distilleries will showcase their best varieties alongside over eight of the region’s best food purveyors. Guests can also look forward to a demonstration by Chef Jaison Leroy and live music by Montana’s own Tsunami Funk.
Tickets Limited — $125
SAVOR SUNSET AFTERPARTY
5:30 – 8 p.m. | Umbrella Bar
Wine(d) down the evening with sunset views of Lone Peak and local beats at The Umbrella Bar.
**Free to the public
SUNDAY – JULY 2nd, 2023
BUBBLES + BRUNCH
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Peaks Chophouse & Wine Lounge
A Savor Big Sky send-off. Cap off your weekend with delectable dishes from the culinary team at Peaks Chophouse & Wine Lounge and sparkling sips from Wine Bridge Imports. Full menu and wine pairings will be released in June.
Tickets Limited — $89
GETTING TO BIG SKY
Located a scenic hour-long drive through the Gallatin National Forest south of Bozeman, Big Sky has never been easier to access. With over 30 nonstop flights, Big Sky is the best-served mountain destination in the country. Extend your trip and explore all that the area has to offer, including Yellowstone National Park.
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