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Vail and the Eagle River Valley this Summer


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Vail and the Eagle River Valley this Summer

BlueOx | Jun 9, 2009 06:28 PM

Looks like many of the “mud season” deals are staying around this summer. Both the established Vail Daily and the upstart Mountaineer (local daily newspapers) have lot’s of ads with interesting food offerings. The locals restaurants have finally figured out they need to be more reasonable in their pricing, without screwing up what they serve.

Besides Bravo music festival (Dallas, Philadelphia and NY symphonies, plus dance), the one event I’m willing to spend bucks on every year is the Larkspur Wine University. Kevin Futado, wine guy at Larkspur, runs very interactive and fun session about the “grape of the night” every Thursday. The wines he pours are terrific. The schedule is on the Larkspur web site:

Besides, this spring has been very wet, so the wild flowers should be killer.

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