SummitDaily – Working with passion and finesse: Colorado’s women winemakers

Working with passion and finesse: Colorado’s women winemakers Strong women have held their own in Colorado since the pioneer days. So it should come as no surprise that some of the star winemakers in our state are women. From the early 1970s when Colorado’s modern wine industry was just getting started, women winemakers have worked [...]

By | 2016-12-16T15:31:56+00:00 November 25th, 2016|News, Timeline|0 Comments

The Daily Sentinel – Colorado Mountain Winefest ticket sale

Colorado Mountain Winefest ticket sale planned To celebrate Cyber Monday, Colorado Mountain Winefest will release a number of discounted general admission tickets on Monday, Nov. 28, for the 2017 Festival in the Park in September at Riverbend Park in Palisade. The discounted tickets will be available at 9 a.m. All other tickets to the Festival [...]

By | 2016-12-16T15:03:41+00:00 November 25th, 2016|News, Timeline|0 Comments

KJCT8 – Agritourism growing in Colorado

Agritourism growing in Colorado According to the last USDA Census of Agriculture, over 800 Colorado farms offer attractions surrounding their agricultural crops and products, such as wineries, corn mazes, and farm-to-table dinners, among many options. The Western Slope is known around Colorado and beyond as grape-growing region. "About 42% of total wine sales come from [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:26:31+00:00 September 18th, 2016|News, Timeline|0 Comments


Colorado winemakers celebrate the fall harvest with festivals and dinners The fall harvest is showtime for Colorado’s winemakers, that critical period they’ve been working toward all year long. Tight bunches of green berries have matured into lush clusters of fruit — greenish-yellow for white wine grapes and red, purple or black for red varietals. Crops [...]

By | 2016-12-16T15:26:56+00:00 September 4th, 2016|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Ticket sales under way for Winefest

Tickets are now available for the Colorado Mountain Winefest set for Sept. 15 to 18 in Palisade. “We are thrilled to be celebrating our 25th year with over 50 Colorado wineries and look forward to welcoming attendees from all over the world to beautiful Palisade,” said Cassidee Shull, executive director of the Colorado Association for Vitiulture [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:26:31+00:00 August 17th, 2016|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Grand Valley wineries prepare for a sold out Colorado Mountain Winefest

PALISADE, Colo. Crews in Palisade’s Riverbend Park are extremely busy setting up for one of the biggest events to come to Palisade all year. Over 6,000 people are expected to fill the park tomorrow from all over the state, country, and the world for the 24th annual Colorado Mountain Winefest presented by Alpine Bank. It’s the day [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:26:33+00:00 September 17th, 2015|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest kicks off wine production season

PALISADE, Colo. While wineries were pouring thousands of samples of wine at Colorado Mountain Winefest Saturday, preparations for next year were also beginning. "We're right in the middle of crush and we're trying to get everything done for the wine making business that we run here as well as run the Winefest that's down there," said [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:26:33+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Wine lovers head to River Bend Park for WineFest

PALISADE,Colo. Wine, wine, and more wine was the theme at the 23rd Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade, the event featured more than 55 Colorado Wineries. The festival was at River Bend Park today from 10:30 am to 5 pm and showcased all that Colorado Wineries have to offer. Dozens of food and craft vendors also filled [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:26:33+00:00 September 20th, 2014|News, Timeline|0 Comments