Friday’s Tasting Tour kicks off Gourmet on Gore festival in Vail |

Friday’s Tasting Tour kicks off Gourmet on Gore festival in Vail

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Peter and Brigitte Burger, left, of Lech, Austria, chat with Donovan Sornig right, and enjoy appetizers and punch prepared by Bol during last year's Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour at Betteridge Jewelers in Vail.
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VAIL — The 2014 Gourmet on Gore kicks off Friday night with the Tasting Tour benefiting Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley. As of press time, a handful of tickets were available for the event.

The event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy a progressive tour around town to some of Vail Village’s finest restaurants, retailers and galleries. Every stop will include a signature beverage and savory appetizers. Tasting Tour tickets are $75.

Stops along Gourmet on Gore’s Tasting Tour include:

Carrie Fell Gallery featuring TASTE 5 Catering and Grand Marnier

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Cogswell Gallery featuring Kettmeir

Galerie Zuger featuring Anthony Mazza Catering and Grappa Fine Wines

Flame at the Four Seasons Resort of Vail

Masters Gallery featuring The Fitz Lounge and Old Forester and Woodford Reserve

Pepi’s Bar & Restaurant

Perch Vail featuring La Tour and Chandon Napa

Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate featuring Restaurant Kelly Liken and Riverwalk Wine & Spirits

Yeti’s Grind featuring Batter Cupcakes and Stella Artois

Gourmet on Gore continues Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Open-air tastings take place Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Brunch on Bridge Street is Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Booths wil be set up on Bridge Street, Gore Creek Drive and the International Bridge in Vail. Admission is free with pay-as-you-go food and drinks. Visit to purchase Tasting Tour tickets or for more information about the event.

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