Today is the first day for the 5th Annual Steamboat Wine Festival.  If you enjoy food and wine, this is a great event!  Tonight is the kickoff celebration at the top of the Gondola.  Music, heavy apps, entertainment, one on one time with your favorite winery and breath taking views are all apart of tonight's festivities.  Tomorrow continues the fun starting at 9:30am with Sustainable Wines and other wine events throughout the entire day ending with the BubbleQ at 7:00pm consisting of champagne Bubbles, plus beer bubbles and BBQ!  Saturday, the excitement continues at 10am with Emerging Boutique Wineries form the Pacific Northwest and ends with the Grand Tasting/ Toast of Steamboat from 3-6pm at the Torian Plum Plaza.  To purchase tickets or for a schedule of events please visit www.steamboatwinefestival.com