The Wine Bar at The Little Nell
Please Note: The Wine Bar is closed this summer and will reopen in December 2022. The venue is available to buyout this summer for private events, including wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events and more. Learn more about booking The Wine Bar for a private event.
Indulge yourself in the world of fine wine at The Wine Bar inside The Little Nell. The newly renovated bar in Aspen, formerly Chair 9, sets the stage for intimate gatherings with its lounge-style ambiance providing plush couches and seating areas for parties up to 8 people. Aesthetically designed, guests will be delighted by the relaxing atmosphere and listening to DJs spinning vinyl records. Enjoying a bold red or sparkling rosé in the presence of your closest friends and family has never been more serene.
Award-Winning SommeliersThe Wine Bar is proud to have an award-winning wine program, led by a reputable team of sommeliers. Overseen by Wine Director Chris Dunaway, our knowledgeable staff aims to immerse you and your party in an extravagant Aspen wine experience. The team has continued to maintain a level of excellence while earning the Wine Spectator Grand Award every year since 1997, while also archiving the remarkable feat of graduating 11 of North America’s Master Sommeliers, the most of any establishment in North America. With that said, every guest will be enthralled by the level of charisma and expertise each sommelier brings to your dining experience.
Flavorful Wine SelectionOffering an extensive list of rare wines, The Wine Bar features around 35 different wines by the glass, 16 wine enomatics on tap, a charcuterie carving station and cheese boards for light bites, as well as a full bar menu. As our on-site cellar has a wine collection of over 20,000 from the world’s highly esteemed vineyards, including Roulot and Romanée-Conti in Burgundy and Ridge and Screaming Eagle in California, this Aspen wine bar will feature a rotating selection to ensure your palate is fully satisfied every time you visit.
Take part in our Coravin Wine Tasting for $200 per person, available nightly after 7 pm by reservation only. You’ll be led through a blind tasting, learning how to see, smell and sip four different wines, complemented by a cheese board from our culinary team. When making a reservation, please notate that you would like to participate in the tasting or call Dining Reservations at 970.920.6331.
Wine Bar Reservations
Reserve your experience at The Wine Bar on Resy
. Walk-ins are welcome based on availability. Please note: apres-ski reservations from 3 - 7 pm require a $2,000 minimum food & beverage spend.
Host a Private Event
For guests seeking a more private, personalized experience, The Wine Bar is available as a full buyout. This intimate space is available for private, customized wine dinners with dedicated sommelier service, a DJ and more. Please contact our Events Team
to inquire about booking the wine bar for a private function or special event
THE KRUG LOUNGE
An extension of The Wine Bar, The Krug Lounge is designed for private group experiences. Accessed through Element 47 on its private, tented terrace, the sumptuous setting features a lounge seating area on one end for a reception with champagne and small plates, as well as an elegant, linen-clad, high-top table across the tent for a delectable five-course meal with wines paired by your personal sommelier. To book an experience in the Krug Lounge, please contact Dining Reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.