Uncork Some Fun At A Mountain Town Wine Festival
Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at the Steamboat Wine Festival. (Steamboat Wine Festival)
Sampling wines and local food are just the beginning of the activities you’ll discover at wine festivals at mountain resorts across the country this summer. Find extraordinary wining and dining in gorgeous mountain settings.
Here’s a SnoCountry list of some wine festivals around the nation:
The Steamboat Wine Festival is the premier destination event for master winemakers, culinary greats and connoisseurs, offering all the opportunity to wine and dine in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado Aug. 10-14. More than 500 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors and locally made products take part in the festival. Activities include food and wine tastings, seminars and cooking demonstrations.
Combining Beaver Creek’s renowned culinary talent, exclusive wines and outdoor venues, the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival, Aug. 12-14, is an ode to the resort’s distinguished chefs, penchant for culinary mastery and enjoyment of superb cuisine among the rustic elegance of the Rocky Mountains. Guests are invited to enjoy a full weekend of events throughout the resort – such as the Walk & Wine on Beaver Creek Mountain, pairing seminars, wine dinners and the Grand Tasting.
The Seven Springs Wine Festival, Aug. 26-28, showcases wineries from all over Pennsylvania offering a tantalizing experience for anyone who loves wine. The festival features complimentary wine sampling from 30 wineries, daily seminars, live entertainment, a variety of crafts and musical entertainment.
Experience an incredible weekend of food, flavors, sights, and sounds at the Snowmass Wine Festival, Sept. 16-17, hosted by Rotary Club of Snowmass Village. Discover the distinct wine growing regions spread throughout Sicily at “Sicily – 2500 years of wine” Friday evening with a four-course wine dinner at the Base Village Conference Center, prepared by chef Will Nolan of the Viceroy.
The Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival, Sept. 16-18, features amazing products handcrafted in Vermont. From La Crescent wines to gooey farmhouse style cheeses made from locally pastured goats and cows, the Wine & Harvest festival has something for everyone to savor. Friday evening will continue to be the wildly popular Village Wine Stroll & Soup Competition in the heart of Historic Wilmington. Saturday the festival moves up Route 100 to Mount Snow Resort in Dover, Vermont. Over 70 Vermont producers, wineries, distilleries, creameries, confectioneries and crafters will be on display at the Grand Tasting, Saturday Sept. 17.