THE 12TH ANNUAL STEAMBOAT WINE FESTIVAL is August 5-9, 2015. The Steamboat Wine Festival is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and our distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite. There is something for everyone – from food and wine tastings, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to outdoor adventures with food & wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn. Visit http://steamboatwinefestival.com/ for more information and the full schedule of events. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit local non-profit S.T.A.R.S (Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports). STARS provides private lessons, specialized equipment, camps, and group programming to individuals with different disabilities in the winter and summer seasons. Participants must be 21 or older to attend.