New York Times, October 27, 2013
Rainbow Ranch Lodge was featured in New York Times coverage of our October 26th Bride and Groom. Full ArticleMountain Meetings magazine, Fall-Winter 2013
Rainbow Ranch Lodge was featured in Mountain Meeting's article, "Foodies Greet, Meet & Eat." Full ArticleSIP Northwest, February 2013
Rainbow Ranch Lodge was featured in SIP Northwest's article, "Living Large Beneath the Big Sky." Full Article.Hotel Interactive, December 2012
HotelInteractive.com announces Ian Troxler's appointment to Executive Chef of The Restaurant at Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Full Article.On The Snow, November 2012
Rainbow Ranch Lodge was named the "Top Lodging" choice for skiing in Big Sky. Full Article.Seattleite.com, September 2012
WINE DOWN: BIG SKY WINE ESCAPE: Wine tasting under a big sky may be the perfect escape for any Seattle city dweller. Full Article.Big Sky Weekly, September 2012
BELGRADE, BIG SKY - A yearling goat nibbles on Nate Brown's shorts through the fence, and he scratches her head absentmindedly. "Goats are fun, mischievous, animals," he said. "They have great personalities." Full Article.Montana This Morning, August 2, 2012
LIVE Interview: Rainbow Ranch Wine Crush Event
Steve Kuntz Director of Food and Beverage at Rainbow Ranch Lodge joined Beth Saboe of Montana This Morning for an early morning wine tasting while sharing about the upcoming Wine Crush events at the lodge. View Interview.
Go to goat cheese college - Drop-in-for-an-afternoon cheese classes are a dime a dozen at local creameries. But for real immersion course, try the Amaltheia Organic Dairy program offered by Rainbow Ranch Lodge, near Big Sky Montana. Full Article.EatinSeattle.com, July 2012
Gallatin Gateway, Montana - Rainbow Ranch Lodge, an intimate 21-room hotel located on the banks of the Gallatin River in Big Sky, Montana, has partnered with Amaltheia Organic Dairy to provide guests an exclusive culinary opportunity. Full article.
Big Sky Weekly, July 2012
BIG SKY - Children run barefoot in the lawn above the Gallatin River. Inside, parties of guests are being treated to appetizers and drinks. The dining room fills with couples and families enjoying fine dining in Montana. Full article.
Montana This Morning, July 12, 2012
LIVE Interview: Rainbow Ranch Cooking with Rainier Cherries
In celebration of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, 2012, Northwest Cherries chose one iconic restaurant in each US state to feature a unique Rainier cherry menu item. Receiving the honor for the state of Montana, Rainbow Ranch Lodge Executive Chef Matthew Fritz added this perfect Northwest flare to Montana favorites. Chef Fritz joined Beth Saboe of Montana This Morning to share more on this exciting news. View Interview.
Rocky Mountain Bride, Spring 2012
Hot Spots - Cool Shots in Montana. Rainbow Ranch Lodge: In Big Sky, the Rainbow Ranch Lodge is somewhere that I shoot at a lot. Its right on the Gallatin River, and even though it's in a tighter canyon it has stunning views. It is a beautiful venue and has something amazing spokes to photograph.
Montana Bride 2012
A venue that always makes the top of our list is the Rainbow Ranch. Located on the banks of the Gallatin River the Rainbow Ranch offers the perfect mix of beautiful setting, a welcoming environment, comfortable accommodations, fine dining, and a top notch staff. Full Article.
Town & Style, October 2011
During our first night's meal, at Rainbow Ranch, the setting was straight out of A River Runs Through It literally (the movie was filmed nearby). The elegantly rustic lodge had a roaring fireplace, pine beams and ceilings, and a big deck overlooking the scenic Gallatin River and the forested mountains beyond. Rocky Mountain elk, quail, mesquite-grilled bison and Montana beef vied for our attention.
ExploreBigSky.com, September 25, 2011
Rainbow Ranch dining room recognized by Wine Spectator
The dining room at Rainbow Ranch Lodge has received Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence. The destination guest resort in Gallatin Canyon was featured in the Aug. 31 issue of the magazine for its extensive and finely crafted wine list, along with the complete list of the 2011 award winners. With a current collection featuring more than 200 labels and a cellar collection of approximately 1,500 bottles, the lodge was recognized for its extensive selection. "We are thrilled to be recognized for our dedication to cultivating a wine selection that showcases world-class wines from California, the Pacific Northwest, and many other regions from around the world," said Steve Kuntz, food and beverage director at the Lodge. The Ranch's sommelier Emily Todd carefully chooses wines to showcase the culinary team, Kuntz notes.
Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards and the Award of Excellence category recognize a restaurant's selection of interesting offerings across several wine regions, the level of appeal to a wide audience range, superior presentation, and how appropriately the wine list pairs with the establishment's cuisine, among other criteria. Chef Matthew Fritz, who creates world class Montana ranch-to-table cuisine, leads the dining room at Rainbow Ranch.
Wine Enthusiast, June 28, 2011
Wine Enthusiast America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2011: Rainbow Ranch Lodge (Big Sky, MT)
Meats are home-cured, breads are freshly baked and spirits are house-aged at this Big Sky, Montana, restaurant. Located in the heart of Big Sky country, the Rainbow Ranch Lodge is an intimate Montana guest ranch offering world-class luxury with unrivaled ambiance. The kitchen is "Rustic Montana" - meats, home-cured; spirits, house-aged; and breads, baked from scratch. The wine cellar, with more than 200 labels, focuses on wines from the Northwest U.S.
Ken Wright Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley)
Dehesa la Granja 2000 Tempranillo (Zamora)
Levendi 2006 Sweetwater Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon (Oak Knoll)