08/20/2015
2015 marks the 10th year of this classic culinary festival
Gourmet on Gore takes place Sept. 4-7, 2015
Celebrate Labor Day weekend, September 4 – 7, 2015, with Gourmet on Gore, the classic culinary festival that takes place in the heart of Vail. Featuring gastronomic creations from some of Vail’s most renowned chefs, sips from world-class vintners, exceptional beers and events that highlight the natural beauty of Vail, the 10th Annual Gourmet on Gore is an event that appeals to all of the senses.
 
“Vail has emerged as a culinary destination and Gourmet on Gore allows us to showcase that thriving community,” said event producer James Deighan of HIGHLINE. “Not only is it an opportunity to sample from some of Vail’s best eateries while strolling through town, but the weekend also includes an opportunity to relax in the gorgeous scenery that makes Vail special.”
 
Featuring an open-air tasting with world-class wine, beer and spirits paired with special creations from the Vail Valley’s top restaurants, Gourmet on Gore offers also offers a variety of additional pairing events and outdoor activities throughout the weekend. A Tasting Tour kicks things off on Friday, September 4, and Open-Air Tastings take place on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5 and 6, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Brunch on Bridge Street closes the weekend on Monday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 
The open-air event offers no cost admission and tickets for the Tasting Tour presented by Alpine Bank can be purchased online at www.gourmetongore.com. A full schedule of events, lodging packages and other details are available at www.gourmetongore.com or by calling 970.476.6797 x712.
 
Lodging Special
Join the Sonnenalp Hotel for a Gourmet Getaway Sept. 4 – 7, 2015 during this unique culinary festival.
 
Rates start at $265 for a one night stay and $255 for stays of two nights or more
Includes:
Lodging in a Lodgepole junior suite or better
Two commemorative Gourmet on Gore Wine glasses (per stay) and $8 Gourmet Dollars (per person, per night)
$18 reduced price valet parking
Complimentary basic WiFi and no resort fees!
*Rates may vary on based on date of arrival, availability and room category. Based on double occupancy.
 
To book your Gourmet on Gore package, call 800-654-8312 and mention the “Gourmet Getaway” package.
 
Gourmet on Gore Full Schedule of Events
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour Presented by Alpine Bank, Vail Village, $75 Per Person
Gourmet on Gore starts with a progressive evening of tasty treats around town at some of Vail's finest restaurants and hot spots. Each location will include a signature beverage as well as savory hors d’oeuvres for sampling. This special evening benefits Habitat for Humanity of Vail Valley. Purchase your tickets at www.gourmetongore.com. Space is limited.
 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Yoga on the Lawn presented by Vail Vitality Center, Solaris Plaza Lawn, Vail Village.
Join us for free, fun community yoga, rain or shine! Rejuvenate your body before all of the day’s culinary action with this yoga instruction from The Vitality Center. Bring your mat, water, sunscreen, and friends.
 
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Open-Air Tasting, Gore Creek Drive, complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours.
Stroll through the heart of Vail Village on a summer afternoon that will satisfy the senses. Enjoy mouthwatering creations prepared by the finest culinary talent in the Vail Valley, sip exceptional wine, beers and spirits, and enjoy live jazz to top off the afternoon.
 
12 p.m.  – 4 p.m.: Slifer Smith & Frampton LIVE LOCAL Open House Tour
Experience some of the finest properties in Vail Village during Slifer Smith & Frampton’s Open House Tour. The LIVE LOCAL Lounge features a place to relax in the shade, phone chargers and treats for your four-legged friend as well as information about the Open House Tour.
 
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Kids’ Culinary Corner, Gore Creek Drive Children’s Fountain, complimentary.
Future chefs, this one’s for you. Stop by the Kids' Culinary Corner throughout the weekend for culinary activities, crafts and fun just for kids.
 
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Open-Air Tasting, Gore Creek Drive, complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours
Stroll through the heart of Vail Village for a summer afternoon that will satisfy the senses. Enjoy mouthwatering creations prepared by the finest culinary talent, sip exceptional wine, beers and spirits, and enjoy live jazz from the stage to top off the afternoon.
 
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Kids’ Culinary Corner, Gore Creek Drive Children’s Fountain, complimentary.
Future chefs, this one’s for you. Stop by the Kids' Culinary Corner throughout the weekend for culinary activities, crafts and fun just for kids.
 
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Brunch on Bridge Street, Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street. Complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours.
Close out the holiday weekend with a stroll through the heart of Vail Village for one final palate-pleasing day. Enjoy mouthwatering brunch delights, wines, beers and spirits paired with easy-listening live music.
 
Gourmet on Gore is presented by Colorado Audi Dealers, Stella Artois, Town of Vail, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, Alpine Bank and Mountain Living Magazine, and Gourmet on Gore is sponsored in part by Sassoregale, Sonnenalp Hotel, Parce Rum, 808 Distillery Eagle Colorado, CAO, Vail Vitality Center, Carrie Fell Gallery, Vail Daily and KZYR The Zephyr.
 

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