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 |2018-06-22T11:47:02+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:46:18+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:44:25+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:45:16+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:43:19+00:00June 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 |2018-06-22T11:42:25+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:41:29+00:00September 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 |2018-06-22T11:40:28+00:00September 15th, 2005|News, Timeline|0 Comments

The Wonderful World of (Colorado) Wine

It often comes as a surprise to Coloradans—even those who enjoy wine—that their state has the fastest growing wine industry in the United States. Most who have purchased Colorado wine probably have heard of a few wineries.well, that's the proverbial drop in the bucket. The industry has come a long way since 1990, when [...]

By |2018-06-22T11:39:40+00:00October 17th, 2003|News, Timeline|0 Comments