Wine in the Pines benefits at-risk Coloradans through Ability Connection Colorado's Kelly Smith Statewide Employment Program and helps support Timberline Adult Day Program in Frisco, Colorado.

Employment Works Program

The Kelly Smith Employment Program, assists adults with mild to severe disabilities, as well as an expanding population of youth.

Did you know... People with disabilities (21 to 64 years old) experience unemployment at an average rate of 69%. They are a motivated and under-utilized labor force.

 Please join us and help put people with disabilities to work!



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*Discounted room rates for Wine in the Pines Attendees: Prices subject to change. 

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Conference Village Studio


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Hosts... Mike, Margaret, Kelly Smith & Family, invite you to join them for a weekend you won't soon forget!

Great friends, fabulous food and fine wine!

Ability Connection Colorado will celebrate the 36th Annual Wine in the Pines on Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2019 in Keystone, Colorado.

On Friday the 18th, the wine highlight of Summit County turns 36 with an intimate sit-down dinner at the Keystone Ranch celebrating the wines of some Iconic Wineries of Sonoma County.

Then on Saturday the 19th, wine & gourmet food lovers will converge on the Keystone Conference Center for a grand tasting of more than 500 wines, spirits, a collection of many of the best craft beers in the state, and some of Keystone's most sumptuous cuisine prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Rounding out the night are live and silent auctions, and the talents of Summit Country Western Dancing with Michael "Tex" DeGarie and LINE DANCING LESSONS!

Fri Night

Friday, October 18, 2019

Winemaker's Dinner* at Keystone Ranch / 6PM

Held annually at the renowned Ranch in Keystone Colorado, a AAA Four Diamond™ restaurant, Wine Spectator DiRoNa winner, and recognized Best Restaurant in Colorado by the prestigious Zagat Survey. The Ranch's genius head chef, Kevin Simley, will demonstrate a mouth-watering balance of flavours and textures paired with exquisite wines. 

Official Wine Maker: Iconic Wineries of Sonoma County

Theme: An Elegant Night at the Ranch

Dress: Formal or Semi-formal

*Friday night's Winemaker's Dinner is sold as part of a Patron Package ($375/pp) which includes premier seating at Saturday night's International Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting. Call Terri at (303) 226-5520 for more details or the availability of purchasing Friday night only. LIMITED SEATING & MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE! 

 Chef  WIP Dancing

Saturday, October 19, 2019

International Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting at the Keystone Conference Center / 6PM-10:30PM 

Don’t miss this elegant tasting, featuring live musical entertainment, silent and live spot auctions, nearly 500 wines, spirits and beers generously donated and poured by knowledgeable distributors and Keystone’s most sumptuous cuisine followed by irresistible desserts. P.S. Don't forget your dancing boots for FREE country line dancing lessons!

Theme: Country Music Night
Entertainment: Summit Country Western Dancing with Michael-Tex- DeGarie (FREE LINE DANCING LESSONS)
Dress: Country Western Denim & Diamonds
  • Early Bird ONLINE Admission Ticket

    : $130 per person (THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30TH)

  • October 1-18 General Admission Ticket: $140
  • Day Of Online or At The Door General Admission Ticket: $150 per person

  • Advance Purchase PREFERRED Seating

    : $200 per person


Event contact:
Terri Armstrong
Development Director
Direct: 303.226.5520 / Office: 303.691.9339


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