Colorado Mountain Winefest has been awarded the Outstanding Tourism Initiative Award!
America has voted! USA Today 10Best has nominated Colorado Mountain Winefest as the Number 1 Wine Festival in the U.S.!
The Daily Sentinel - A full two hours before the gates opened to Saturday’s Festival in the Park, an exclamation point to the 26th annual Colorado Mountain Winefest presented by Alpine Bank, the line of ticketholders curled beyond the sign warning would-be attendees no more tickets were available. Past the boldly lettered “Sold Out” sign, [...]
KKCO/KJCT8 - The 26th annual Colorado Mountain Winefest sold out for the third year in a row. Over 6,500 vendors, attendees and volunteers filled the park. “Just in the park celebrating Colorado wine on a beautiful day with thousands of close friends,” Cassidee Shull, executive director CAVE and Colorado Mountain WineFest, said. It’s been a [...]
The Daily Sentinel - When the Colorado Mountain Winefest started in 1992, it was meant to bolster tourism and the wine industry on the Western Slope. Twenty-five years later, it’s safe to say it’s been a success. After starting with five wineries and 500 attendees the first year, Winefest — as it’s simply become known [...]
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La Voz Bilingüe - The Colorado Mountain Winefest prepares for another big weekend A menagerie of festivals abound in Colorado, but only one carries the distinction of being voted the nation’s best of its kind. The Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade received that distinction recently from USA Today’s 10 Best website. Best of the [...]
The Daily Sentinel - When something has been around for 25 years or more, it’s hard not to take it for granted. By that time, whether it’s an event or an amenity, it’s become a fixture in the community and it’s hard to remember that it was once a fledgling entity with an uncertain [...]
Resorts and Lodges - Perched in the heart of Colorado’s Western Slope, Palisade is a destination that offers outdoor activities, a growing cultural scene, and year round outdoor activities. The town is a can’t-miss for any oenophile, with more than 20 wineries, vineyards, and cellars in close proximity. From hiking and mountain biking in [...]
Salt Lake Magazine - The climate and soil of Southwestern Colorado Palisade wine region is ripe for divine grape flavors. Colorado’s vineyards sit at elevations similar to Argentina and are the highest in North America (4500 feet to over 7000 feet above sea level). The low humidity and complex soils of the Palisade wine region [...]