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.
Purchase tickets for all events here.
Friday, September 22, 2017:
Pop Up Dinners at Restaurants in Vail. Price Varies
Kick off the weekend with amazing food and wine at restaurants throughout Vail.
Winemakers from the Southern Hemisphere will be joining Vail restaurants on Friday evening for special wine dinners and pairings on select menus.
Saturday September 23, 2017 :
Berry Picker Hike & Brunch | 9:00 am - 12:30 pm | Mid Vail
Enjoy the fall colors and beauty of nature with a fall hike followed by a brunch featuring wine tastings and education with Southern Hemisphere wines. The Berry Picker Trail is an intermediate hike that winds through wooded areas with picture perfect views of the fall season in Vail. The trail is approximately 3.2 miles (5 km) and begins at the base of Vail Mountain and ends in Mid-Vail. The hike will take roughly two to three hours one way. After working up a sweat, enjoy a brunch by Mid Vail Restaurants with Southern Hemisphere wines paired.
Taste of Vail Bike and Brunch | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Vail Pass and Matsuhisa
Drink in the Fall Rocky Mountain colors as you coast down the pass. Participants will take a shuttle up to Vail Pass and cycle back into town. Enjoy the fall air and the beauty of the Valley in autumn as you glide down Vail Pass. The cycling ends at Matsuhisa for a delicious brunch. This Guided bike tour is in partnership with Charter Sports.
Fall Fly Fishing with the Masters & Brunch | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | The Creeks of Vail and Vintage Restaurant
Fall Fly Fishing on the Creeks in the Rocky Mountains of Vail is awe inspiring in the fall! We will be checking out the waters of Vail and explore nature. Watch the trout in the crystal clear water! Includes a brunch at Vintage Restaurant.
Peace Love Aerial Yoga & Brunch | 10:30 am – 1:00 pm | Peace Love Aerial Yoga Studio, Minturn and Vintage Restaurant Vail
AIReal Yoga is a play on the word aerial as AIReal Yoga™ uses a silk hammock attached to a single pivot point to support and elevate a traditional yoga practice. This class will allow you to safely fly, float, finesse postures and feel free. After class, participants can enjoy Southern Hemisphere wine and amazing food at Vintage in Vail.
The Fall Wine & Food Classic Grand Tasting | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Gerald Ford Amphitheater
Explore and sample amazing Southern Hemisphere wine at the Fall Wine & Food Classic Grand Tasting Event at the Gerald Ford Amphitheater in Vail. Local Restaurants will be preparing spectacular tastings. Guests will enjoy a picnic-style event on the grass with south of the equator music while taking in the gorgeous Vail scenery and fall colors. The Grand Tasting features more than 25 wineries and 20 restaurants from the Vail Valley.