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Taste of Vail is a platform for promoting the Vail lifestyle with the community’s ever-evolving food and beverage assets. This is done through the organization’s iconic food and wine event in the spring, along with additional activities throughout the year designed to support and elevate the community.

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Mark Your Calendars for the New Fall Wine & Food Classic September 22-23, 2017 featuring wines from the Southern Hemisphere.

From hiking, fly fishing, horseback riding and yoga events followed by food and wine tastings with top Vail chefs and the weekend culminating at a Grand Tasting Event at Gerald Ford Amphitheater, this is an event not to miss!

Brought to you by Taste of Vail. Featuring seminars, outdoor tastings and wine pop-ups at participating restaurants. Music and other artistic programs including art will be featured as well.


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The Taste of Vail is the nations premier spring food and wine festival which showcases more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs and winemakers from nearly 50 wineries.  The event is always a lot of fun with lots of great food and drink along with great skiing and snowboarding.  For the 25th Anniversary, new events, venues and wineries have been added.  The biggest addition will be the James Beard Dinner at the Larkspur Restaurant featuring a number of Vail and Denver based chefs.  One of the most popular events is the American Lamb Cookoff and Apres Ski Tasting which is created by the top chefs in the Vail Valley.  The Mountain Top Picnic at Eagle’s Nest Ridge is a gourmet feast prepared by Vail’s finest restaurants, guest wineries and brewers. For ticket prices and schedule of events, please visit:  www.tasteofvail.com.



The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting warmer and the snow is perfect!  It’s must  spring time in the Rocky Mountains!  The month of April is action packed for Events in Vail.

Pink Vail 2014

Pink Vail is the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer.  On April 5th, participants come together for a festive day on the mountain to commemorate our fight against cancer.  All proceeds from Pink Vail benefit patient care and resources at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center.  Over $350,000 in donations were raised last year.  You may participate as an individual, start your own team or join a team. For more information on Pink Vail please visit: www.pinkvail.com

Taste of Vail 2014

Taste of Vail – April 2 – 5  A platform for promoting Vail’s lifestyle through this iconic food and wine event.

The first event starts on April 2nd, Experience the Food and Wine Debute of the Roses.  Taste of Vail will be one of the first venues of 2014 for you to experience the release of the Rose’ from 2013.

On April 3rd, the Colorado Lamb Cook Off Apres Ski Tasting, Life Beyond Chardonnay, Cabernet and Merlot.  Sample an array of Lamb dishes, courtesy of the Vail Valley’s finest chefs.

Friday, April 4th is the Mountain Top Picnic.  At 10,350 feet above sea level, enjoy a gourmet feast prepared by the highly acclaimed Vail Valley chefs, while taking in the breathtaking views on top of Vail Mountain.

Saturday, April 5th is the Grand Tasting And Auction.  This event features all of the Taste of Vail’s wineries and restaurants.  Please visit: www.tasteofvail.com for more information on the events and ticket prices.

Spring Back to Vail 2014

Spring Back to Vail is the biggest end of the season bash in the Rocky Mountains.  The season will end with serious fun including free, live concerts, and the famous World Pond Skimming Championships.  Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, STS9, and Steel Pulse will headline the Spring Back to Vail concert series, wrapping up the 2013 – 2014 ski and snowboard season.  All concerts are free and open to the public.

Vail Pond Skimming

Closing Day tradition includes the World Pond Skimming Championships. The participants dressed in costumes, hope to skim across the icy waters to the other side in hopes to wow the judges.  Each competitor is judged on distance, style, creativity and water resistance. Closing Day for Vail is still about 6 weeks away, April 20th.  For more information on the Spring Back to Vail events, please visit:  www.vail.com

For more information on what’s happening in Vail, please visit our website:  www.GatewaytoVail.com or email:  betsy@gatewayland.com or call: (970) 401-3011.