Leroux Creek Vineyard is a hive of activity from Spring into Fall. Daily events include Wine Tastings at the Vineyard. Weekly Petanque is available on Tuesday evenings. The Wine Maker’s Dinners are very popular among guests and visitors to the Leroux Creek Vineyard. The West Elks American Viticultural Area (AVA) events held at the Vineyard include the North Fork Uncorked in June and West Elks Wine Trail in August.
Wine Maker’s Dinners:
The Wine Maker’s Dinners are held on Wednesday’s throughout the season at Leroux Creek Inn and Vineyards. Yvon prepares a “Classic French Cuisine” using all local produce and meat or fish from the organic farms and ranches in Delta County. His dinners are four to five courses.
Join us at the Vineyard for Tuesday evening game of Pétanque, pronounced “pay-tonk.” Petanque is one of Europe’s most popular outdoor games. Related to the Italian bowling game of “bocce” and horseshoes. In the early 1900’s, Pétanque originated in Southern France. The goal is to toss, or even roll a number of hollow steel balls or “boules” as close as possible to a small wooden ball that is the target or “cochonnet.” Players take turns, with those ending nearest to the target wooden ball is the winner.
A game of Pétanque adds to the enjoyment of the moment with views of our diverse landscape with canyons, mesas, and mountains that seem to go on for ever.
Join us in our tasting room. Your hosts are available to discuss the qualities of each of the wines you sample and offer hints and tips on how best to serve them together with recommended menu choices to highlight the qualities of our fine wines. Our normal hours are from 11 am to 5 pm during the summer and fall. A telephone call (970 872-4746) before hand will make sure we are there to greet you. During the year we offer extended hours during local events.
North Fork Uncorked:
Held Father’s Day weekend, June 14 and 15, the wineries of the West Elks American Viticultural Area open their doors with wine tastings, “Farm to Table Dinners,” with food and wine parings. This is an excellent opportunity to sample new vintages, and purchase your favorite at the start of the season.
West Elk Wine Trail 2014:
August 1-3, 2014, the West Elk Wine Trail: “Pairing the Best of Colorado Wine with the Best of Colorado Cuisine.” The Wineries of the West Elks Wine Country invite you to a special weekend of touring, premium wine tasting and winemakers’ dinners during the Sixth Annual West Elks Wine Trail. Set your own route for a fun and relaxing day or weekend and come home with delicious wine and memories.
Our Leroux Creek Vineyards Wine Makers Dinner will be held on Saturday August 2nd. RSVP: (970) 872-4746 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If your interested in booking a room at our Inn for the weekend, contact us soon and reserve to reserve your room.