Tickets are selling fast for the 2013 Steamboat Wine Festival this week, when Steamboat Springs becomes a culinary capital of the world from Wednesday, Aug. 7, through Sunday, Aug. 11.

Renowned chefs, sommeliers, brew masters and more will converge on the town, offering locals and visitors an unrivaled opportunity to sample some of the planet’s best food, wine, and beer.

Dozens of events are taking place across the four days:

                                                Wednesday, Aug. 7

                                                            Opening Night “Farm-to-Barn” Dinner

                                                Thursday, Aug. 8

                                                            Wine on the Mountain Kickoff Celebration

                                                            Apres Wine

                                                Friday, Aug. 9

                                                            Merrells Let’s Get Outside!

                                                            Bike De Boat

                                                            What is in Season — A Farm-to-Kitchen Pairing

                                                            Belgium Makes it Better

                                                            Wine & Chocolate: A Heavenly Combination

                                                            Stroll of Steamboat

                                                Saturday, Aug. 10

                                                            Merrells Let’s Get Outside Again!

                                                            A Zinful Day of Single Tracks

                                                            Corks & Canvas

                                                            Red-Hot Red Blends

                                                            Have You Met Your Match?

                                                            Off the Beaten Path: South American Wine

                                                            Kentucky Bourbon & Tennessee Whiskey: What’s All the Fuss?

                                                            Toast of Steamboat

                                                            Bourbon-Q

                                                Sunday, July 14

                                                            It’s a Mimosa Morning

For event details or to purchase tickets, visit the Steamboat Wine Festival website, www.steamboatwinefestival.com.           

The festival will take place at hotels and restaurants across Steamboat Springs this Wednesday, August 7th through Sunday, August 11th. Ticket prices range from $55 to $165.