Colterris Wine Dinner at La Tour Vail

Don’t miss a unique food and wine experience in Vail this December! The Colterris Wine Dinner at La Tour Vail. La Tour Restaurant & Bar teams up with Colterris Winery to host a wine dinner that will delight the most sophisticated palate. Treat yourself to a seasonal 4-course meal full of the finest flavors, textures, and colors. All courses are carefully …

Wine Crush

October is a month of delicacies. The crisp fall air allows for many opportunities to make delicious treats and create wonderful memories. Many fall memories revolve around outdoor gatherings. Friends gather together to enjoy the tastes of fall and relish in the season. It also marks the end of the Wine Crush in most northern regions. One of the most …

Pinot Grigio versus Chardonnay

It’s a showdown for the ages! People have been fighting over the issue for years, and the arguments around the dinner table are just terrible! Who could have foreseen that a mutant white grape could cause so many issues. Okay, so that’s not strictly true. While there may be a few spirited debates, we’re not entirely sure that there are …

Eat Dessert First

If you’re asking yourself why we’re blogging about eating dessert first, maybe you’re just not the type of person we love here in Colorado. We’re kidding, a little bit. You see, Colorado is all about the fun. Between the skiing and the hiking and the gorgeous mountain lakes, well, all we do is fun. I mean, not really. We do …

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 …

Wine Lunch Wednesday – Week Two

Wine Lunch Wednesday Hosted by: Master Sommelier Damon Ornowski with Southern Wine and Spirits Mr. Ornowski will discuss sparkling wine from Italy, Spain, France and California, starting at 1:30. Wednesday March 11, 2015 THE MENU First Course: 3 ounce pours of each wine NV Bisol Prosecco Brut jeio, Veneto, Italy NV Campos D’Estellas Cava Brut, Penedès, Spain   Kumomoto Oyster on half shell & …

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 …

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No Gluten? No Problem – Gluten Free Dining at La Tour

Did you know that over 61% of the La Tour menu is gluten-free? In addition, nearly 81% can be modified to become gluten-free. 76% of the appetizers are gluten free. 94% can be modified to be gluten free. 50% of the entrees are gluten free. 88% can be modified to be gluten free. Featured G.F. Options: Super Food Baby Kale Salad: organic …

2014 Valentine Weekend Menu

Love is in the air in Vail, Colorado and Valentine’s reservations are filling up fast! Click here or call us today to make your reservations: (970) 476-4403 Thursday, February 13th Friday, February 14th – Valentine’s Day (Limited Availability) Saturday, February 15th Sunday, February 16th