Spend Thanksgiving 2015 with La Tour Vail

Let Us Do the Cooking! Thanksgiving 2015 ~ November 26, 2015 Spend more time with your family this Thanksgiving. Let us do both the cooking and the dishes! Our three course holiday menu includes all the traditional favorites, all the fall flavors, and all the fun. It’s kind of like all goodness your grandmother used to make, but with a contemporary, fine-dining …

A look at red wine and white wine

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy.” –Benjamin Franklin Wine has been called many things: poetry, irresistible, and the very breath that keeps us alive. Wine, in its various colors and styles, can accompany almost any meal, and be ideal in almost any setting. But learning which wine goes with which meat and …

Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show 2016

The Vail Farmers’ Market is one of our favorite events of the summer, showcasing Colorado grown produce and talented artists from around the state and country. The Market, now in its 11th year will be starting June 21st and go through October 4th. Booths filled with fresh produce, baked goods, clothing jewelry, and even decorative signs made from old wine barrels …

America Cup Fly Fishing

The American Cup

The American Cup Vail Valley anglers get ready! The American Cup Fly Fishing Tournament is coming to Vail September 9-14. This years event is going to feature competition that is anything but stale. Anglers will compete against each other in this catch and release event, to see who will be the proud holder of the American Cup.   Event Details Date September …

La Tour at Denver Food and Wine

La Tour heading to Denver Food and Wine

La Tour heading to Denver Food and Wine We’re packing up our aprons with the rest of our supplies and making our way to you, Denver!  Join us this September 3-6 in Denver for Denver Food and Wine. Now in it’s 10th year, Denver Food and Wine is forming a strong foothold as one of Denver’s newest summer traditions. For the …

Exclusive Recipe: Compressed Watermelon Salad

Compresses Watermelon Salad With the summer coming to a close it’s only appropriate for us to share a delectable summer recipe with you all. Our compressed watermelon salad here at La Tour is perfect for entertaining and wowing guests with a creative dish that can be enjoyed on nearly any pallet. So let your tastebuds gallivant around as you and yours enjoy …

Vail Oktoberfest 2014

Vail Oktoberfest 2014 You may not find these beers on our menu, but that’s no indication of their quality. Vail will find itself in a state of inebriation when the Oktoberfest celebration returns this September. For three full days (September 12th-14th) Vail Village will be guzzling, slamming, and pounding beers at 8,150 ft elevation. If we know anything at La …

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La Tour Awarded "Best of Award of Excellence" by Wine Spectator

Wine lovers rejoice! La Tour Restaurant & Bar was recently awarded the 2014 “Best of Award of Excellence” by Wine Spectator. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. To qualify for an award, the list must present complete, accurate …