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A little socializing after skiing. And you will be hungry. (Photo: SolStock/Getty)

The Best Food and Wine Festivals to Plan Your Ski Trip Around

From beer events to wine fêtes, and pretty much everything in between, these celebrations will fill your cup (and plate)

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How to make a day on the slopes even more perfect? Pair it with a wintry festival, and let the fun continue long after après. From beer events to wine fêtes and pretty much everything in between, these celebrations will fill your cup (and plate). Plus, you might nab a few celebrity chefs’ autographs along the way.

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Taos Winter Wine Festival, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

January 26-29, 2023

The 35th Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival is a three-day weekend highlighting Taos’ culinary artistry and wines from around the world. Look for a reserve tasting, chef luncheons, après-ski tastings, wine dinners, and more.

Beaver Creek’s Winter Culinary Weekend, Beaver Creek, Colorado

February 2-5, 2023

The Winter Culinary Weekend of food and wine will celebrate Beaver Creek’s many luxurious culinary experiences with cooking demos, innovative wine and spirits events, and gourmet wine-pairing dinners.

Jackson Hole Food and Wine Winter Fest, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

March 2-4, 2023

As if a three-day trip to Jackson wasn’t already magical, with the Food & Wine Winter Fest you can add a caviar-and-champagne tasting, a grand tasting, wine dinners, and cooking classes to your ski day lineup.

Taste of Vail, Vail, Colorado

April 5-8, 2023

Seminars, wine tastings, and après sip sessions populate the long Taste of Vail weekend but the banner event—The Mountain Top Picnic—is legendary. Take the gondola up or ski over to Eagle’s Nest, and taste to your heart’s content.

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