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Tickets on sale for new Gourmet on Gore events

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VAIL – Tickets are now on sale for the new lifestyle and culinary events that have been added to the schedule of events for Gourmet on Gore.

Gourmet on Gore’s main event, a three-day open-air food and wine tasting, takes place along Vail’s Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street and showcase local restaurants as well as wines, spirits and beers from around the world. There is no cost for admission to Gourmet on Gore’s open-air tasting, taking place Sept. 1 and 2. New this year, the Cadillac Culinary Series will showcase live demonstrations throughout the open-air tasting from chefs, sommeliers and mixologists.

In addition to the open-air tasting, a number of new culinary and lifestyle events have been added to the schedule for Gourmet on Gore.

Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour, Aug. 31, $90, Benefits Habitat for Humanity

The weekend’s festivities kick off on Aug. 31 with the Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour. From 6 to 9 p.m., guests will enjoy a progressive tour around town to some of Vail Village’s finest restaurants and galleries for an unforgettable evening. Every stop will include a signature beverage and savory hors d’oeuvre to keep the crowd going. All proceeds from the Tasting Tour will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties. Valued at more than $100, the Tasting Tour is a great opportunity to sample some of the best that the Vail Valley has to offer. Stops along the Tasting Tour include:

Carrie Fell Gallery with Breckenridge Distillery and Taste 5 Catering; CineBistro with Stella Artois; Flame at the Four Seasons Resort of Vail; Ludwig’s at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail; Masters Gallery with Belvedere Vodka; Sweet Basil; and Yeti’s Grind with Batter Cupcakes.

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Casting and Cuisine, Sept. 1, $50

Casting and Cuisine will give guests the chance to learn to cast with the best. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, guests will take part in a fly-fishing clinic with the professional anglers of Gore Creek Fly Fisherman. At the conclusion of this clinic attendees will be greeted along Gore Creek with light breakfast fare and a Gourmet on Gore signature gift bag. No previous fly-fishing experience or equipment is needed.

The Sebastian Cooking Class and Wine Luncheon, Sept. 1, $110

Guests are invited to join the Sebastian’s chef Riley Romanin in the kitchen from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 for a hands-on cooking classwhere they will learn some fine culinary techniques. Following the class, guests will enjoy a three-course wine luncheon on the Sebastian’s patio.

Larkspur Gore Range Harvest Lunch, Sept. 2, $75 plus tax and gratuity

Larkspur will host a celebration of Colorado’s farmers at 1 p.m. on Sept. 2. Diners will enjoy a five-course hand crafted lunch paired with incredible wines all set outdoors with views of the Gore Range. It’s an occasion to taste the flavors of Colorado’s brief yet bountiful growing season and enjoy one of the last “lazy days of summer.” Call 970-754-8050 to reserve a space.

Yoga and Yogurt, Sept. 3, $20 on-site donation to Habitat for Humanity

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 3, guests are invited to Gore Creek Promenade to rejuvenate their bodies before the final day of culinary action. Light breakfast fare will follow the class. This community event is first-come, first-served based on space and participants must provide their own yoga mat. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity.

For more information on the seventh annual Gourmet on Gore and to purchase tickets for the events, visit http://www.gourmetongore.com.