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Winefest visitors head to wineries for final day

KKCO 11 News - It seems the exhaustion from Saturday's Colorado Mountain Winefest didn't slow anyone down. Colorado Winefest wrapped up on Sunday and local wineries prepared themselves for the last of the wine enthusiastic crowds. Tasting rooms were still bustling with visitors because many had special events to entertain the remaining visitors before the festival [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:28:30+00:00 September 16th, 2012|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Colorado Mountain Winfest takes over Palisade

KKCO 11 News - Colorado Mountain Winefest is a time when wine connoisseurs and those just looking to sample the delightful drink are brought together to treat their pallets. For many, the day can be summed up in just one word: great. "Great folk, great wine, great atmosphere. It's a nice place to and [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:29:19+00:00 September 15th, 2012|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest provides big boost to local economy

KKCO 11 News - Hotels are booked and tickets sold as close to five thousand wine lovers prepare for Saturday's 21st Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest. Wineries like St. Kathryn's will be serving up drinks to visitors from across the state and country tomorrow, and for some, this will be one of the biggest weekends [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:30:10+00:00 September 14th, 2012|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Colorado Mountain Winefest kicks off this week

KKCO 11 News - Western Slope wine lovers prepare for their biggest week of the year: the Colorado Mountain Winefest. Know more about the schedule of events: Thursday, Sept. 13 • All day: Food and wine pairings will be available at restaurants across the Grand Valley. These continue throughout the week. Friday, Sept. 14 [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:31:20+00:00 September 10th, 2012|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Cool weather brings wine aficionados

KKCO 11 News - Cabernet's, Chardonnays, Merlot's oh my! Pretty much every wine under the sun was featured at the Colorado Mountain Winefest. Thousands gathered to celebrate the Western Slopes largest festival and the weather couldn't have been more perfect. "It's a lot easier to walk around when the weathe.. Read More.. [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:32:21+00:00 September 17th, 2011|Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest gearing up, most hotels full

KKCO 11 News - PALISADE, Colo. - The Colorado Mountain Winefest is just around the corner which means local wineries throughout the Grand Valley are in fast forward mode right now. They’re all hoping to create the most delicious bottle of wine. One thing Winefest knows how to do, besides showcasing mouth-watering wine, is [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:34:43+00:00 September 9th, 2011|News, Timeline|0 Comments

Three Weekends, Three Colorado Wine Festivals

The Daily Meal - Colorado is now lauded as one of the country’s micro-brewing Meccas. It’s so slouch in the wine department either, which is great for me, because I’m not much of a beer-drinker. Of the two concluded and one upcoming major events in the state on three consecutive weekends, I just made [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:36:13+00:00 June 19th, 2011|Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest makes a strong start

KKCO 11 News - Hotels and restaurants quickly filled up with travelers from all across the country who are coming to Colorado's 19th annual Winefest this weekend. Thousands of wine lovers make the trip every year to the western slope to sample a growing array of Colorado wines. The event kicked off today and [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:37:05+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest one of most popular events for the Valley

KKCO 11 News - Almost 20 years ago several winemakers in the Grand Valley got together and held a small wine tasting. Now 18 years later the Colorado Mountain Winefest draws crowds from across the country. Lumberger grapes hang in thick bunches at Carlson Vineyards. For owner Parker Carlson growing grapes in the Grand [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:38:31+00:00 September 16th, 2009|Timeline|0 Comments

Winefest uncorks this weekend

The Denver Post - The 14th annual Colorado Mountain Winefest will have a record 40 wineries showcasing their wares at Palisade’s Riverbend Park on Saturday. This year’s festival also will include 50 artisans offering everything from metal work and photogr... Read More..

By | 2017-07-21T11:40:04+00:00 September 15th, 2005|News, Timeline|0 Comments