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Food and Wine in the Summertime

June 5, 2012

There are many reasons to travel during the summer. Perhaps you are escaping the heat, looking for a place to relax, or off to enjoy your next great adventure. However, one great reason to set off on that next summer vacation is to treat your taste buds to an adventure of their own.  This summer is full of food and wine festivals all over the world, and below we have featured a few that should be particularly appetizing.

Park City Food and Wine Classic

Park City, UT. July 5-8
Master winemakers, distinguished culinary artists, and people from all over the United States come together in Park City to celebrate amazing drinks, food, and company. This festival combines the outdoors and the unique local atmosphere of Park City to create an unforgettable experience.

Food and Wine Classic in Aspen

Aspen, CO. June 15-17
Along with exceptional wine tasting and world renowned wine experts, the Aspen Classic also features a benefit concert featuring Elvis Costello and a 5K charity run with Bobby Flay. With multiple cooking demos, wine tastings, and seminars, you are sure to not only have a great time, but also expand your wine and culinary knowledge.

Killington Wine Festival

Killington, VT. July 20-22
Featuring over 450 wines, the Killington Wine Festival is the ideal place for a wine sampling adventure. The festival also features a wine and golf outing, as well as various culinary events at restaurants throughout the town.

Mammoth Festival

Mammoth, CA. August 16-19
Experience fine wines from 40 of the top wineries, delicious food, and live music at the Mammoth Festival.  With plenty of hiking and outdoor activities only minutes away, the Mammoth Festival is a perfect combination of the outdoors, exquisite dining, and amazing music.

EAT! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival

Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 1-3
Back for it’s 10th season EAT! is an amazing festival full of food, food, and more food. With cooking competitions, cheese seminars, wine tastings, samples, and shopping, this festival is definitely not one you want to miss.

31st Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

Kapalua, Maui, HI. June 8-10
Featuring a wide variety of wines and cheeses, the Kapalua festival also introduces attendees to delicious regional Hawaiian cuisine. When you aren’t enjoying the delicious wine and cuisine, you can take a break and enjoy the breathtaking beaches and landscapes Maui has to offer.

Feria de Vinos y Bodegas

Buenos Aires, Argentina. September
The country’s biggest wine fair of the year provides the perfect opportunity for tourists and locals alike to learn about the country’s most popular home-grown brands of wine. With over 1,000 labels to sample, seminars, and master chef demonstrations, you will definitely be busy.

So wherever you may be traveling this summer, make sure to include your taste buds on the vacation.

Safe Travels,

The VacationRoost Team

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