Wine Awards

The Little Nell is proud to have garnered several accolades for its exceptional wine program. The hotel has been named a James Beard Foundation Most Outstanding Wine Program Nominee several times over and a Wine Spectator Grand Award Winner since 1997, an honor bestowed upon restaurants with extensive wine lists, exceptional wine service, and a commitment to dining excellence.


Most Outstanding Wine Program Nominee
2022, 2000, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014


Grand Award Winner
Since 1997
We celebrated our 20th anniversary of receiving the Grand Award with a special dinner in August 2017, documented in this video.


Hall of Fame
2020, 2019, 2018
America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants

2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011


World’s Best Wines List, 2014

Best Hotel Wine List, 2023


The Little Nell Wine Team

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Fireworks lighting up the snow covered Aspen Mountain at night.
Events Calendar
Explore events happening at The Little Nell and around Aspen, from wine dinners and parties to on-mountain activities and community gatherings.
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Wine Cellar Experiences
A reputation as rich as its cellar - now is your chance to experience a unique part of The Little Nell wine program. Enjoy a private cellar tasting or dinner, catered to your every need and hosted by one of our sommeliers.
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Summer Adventures
Sunny skies and blooming wildflowers set the ideal atmosphere for a Summer Adventure in Aspen. Cast your line into any of the Valley's Gold Medal Waters on a fly fishing excursion, or elevate your perspective with an off-road tour to the top of Aspen Mountain.

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