Element 47's wine program has a reputation as deep as its cellar.
The recipient of the Wine Spectator Grand Award since 1996, The Little Nell's wine program is led by one of North America's 140 Master Sommeliers, and has achieved the remarkable feat of graduating 10 Master Sommeliers over the years, the most of any establishment in North America. On March 18, 2014, The Little Nell was announced to be one of five finalists for the prestigious James Beard award, in the category of outstanding wine program.
Wine Director and Master Sommelier, Carlton McCoy, and Assistant Food & Beverage Director, Csaba "Chubby" Oveges, bring an infectious passion to the wine program at The Little Nell, hosting several phenomenal wine events a year. Take a look at the wine events that The Little Nell hosted in winter 2014. With over 20,000 bottles in our wine cellar, our wine list is sure to have the perfect bottle for you!
In May of 2013, The Court of Master Sommeliers selected The Little Nell to host its Master Sommelier Exam, the first in Colorado. Dubbed “the hardest test in the world” for its pass rate of approximately 10 percent, the exam was most recently bested by McCoy, The Little Nell's newest M.S.