Other Events & Activities2018-09-11T13:44:47+00:00

Other Winefest Events & Activities


Many wineries go above and beyond during Colorado Mountain Winefest, hosting Winemaker Dinners, Feast in the Fields and more. A full list of these additional events will be posted as we get closer to Mountain Winefest.

Winemakers Dinners


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

Summer Food and Wine Pairing Party at Talon Winery/St. Kathryn Cellars 5:30pm-7:00pm
$12 limited space available

Winemakers Dinners


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

Food and Wine Flights at 13° Brix Cider Bistro 5:00pm-close
$75 prix fixe


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

4 Course Winemakers Dinner at Maison La Belle Vie
$80-$95 – call 970-464-2244 for reservations


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

Four Course Prix Fixe Dinner at 13° Brix Cider Bistro 5:00pm-close
$99 per person


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

Winefest Pre-Fest at Red Fox Cellars! (free)
Tour de Vineyards packet pick up: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Live music provided by Zolopht: 6:00pm-9:00pm


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

Two Rivers Winery Winemaker’s Dinner! ($87.50)
Wine reception will feature Two Rivers wines and hors d’oeuvres. Dinner is a five course meal paired with Two Rivers wines.
6:00pm Tickets are non-refundable. Seating is limited.
To make a reservation call 970-241-3155


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th

Limited Standard Menu Fare at 13° Brix Cider Bistro 5:00pm-close


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th

 Monkey at the Dinner Party at Dinnerparty Grand Junction 6:30pm


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

The Palisade Brunch Le Petit Dejeuner at 13° Brix Cider Bistro 9:00am
$27.50 per person

Festival in the Park Events

Grand Valley Chefs will be demonstrating techniques and recipes every hour beginning at 11:30 am under the Chef Demo Tent! Be prepared for some phenomenal samples paired with sips of Colorado wine!

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm: No Coast Sushi – Josh Roberts & Tyler Huff
  • 12:30 pm-1:30 pm: Michael Angelo’s Wood Fired Pizza – Michael Morelli
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm: Wine Country Inn – Dave Kassera
  • 2:30 pm-3:30 pm: Decadence Gourmet – Lee Mathis
  • 3:30 pm-4:30 pm: Palisade Café 11.0 – John Sabal

Take a moment to relax under our Education Seminar Tent a learn a little more about Colorado wine! Seminars begin 11:00 am and run every hour until 2:00 pm during The Festival in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15th.

11:00am-12:00pm – Wine Mixology
12:00pm-1:00pm – Holy Hybrids
1:00pm-2:00pm – Colorado vs California, a blind tasting!

Enjoy your very own “I Love Lucy” moment while you stomp grapes in a wine barrel! Don’t forget to take a photo!

The Grape Stomp takes place from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm during The Festival in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15th.

Watch as chefs create frozen works of art including a functioning ice luge!
The Ice Carving & Ice Luge takes place from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm during The Festival in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15th.

Enjoy live music throughout the park during Winefest!

Main Stage Lineup 
Clyde & The Milltailers 10:30 am-1:00 pm
The Buckner Funken Jazz Band  2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Live Music at the Grape Stomp 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Enhance your ability to distinguish and remember wine flavors through this interactive wine aroma wheel! The Wine Aroma Wheel takes place from 2:30 pm-5:00 pm under the Seminar Tent during The Festival in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 15th.