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Colorado Bookshelf: Winelands of Colorado

5280 - This new Colorado coffee table book is the perfect gift to celebrate National Wine Day. Destinations for aspiring sommeliers (or simply, wine lovers) often include the sprawling vineyards of Spain, France, or even California, but the rugged landscapes of Colorado also host an unexpected treasure trove of vineyards. A new book from Christina [...]

By |2017-08-11T10:55:20-06:00July 21st, 2017|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Colorado Bookshelf: Winelands of Colorado

2016 Colorado Mountain Winefest sells out

KJCT8 - The 25th anniversary of the Colorado Mountain Winefest was celebrated on Saturday. Over 50 wineries and vineyards came to the event, all from Colorado. "It's looking at a customer's face and when they first go, wow this is amazing. That's so gratifying," said owner and winemaker, Michael Hasler of Decadent Saint. Hundreds [...]

By |2017-11-07T17:32:46-07:00July 20th, 2017|Awards & Achievements, News, Timeline|Comments Off on 2016 Colorado Mountain Winefest sells out

Working with passion and finesse: Colorado’s women winemakers

SummitDaily - 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 alongside their male colleagues. Today, [...]

By |2017-08-11T11:07:59-06:00November 25th, 2016|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Working with passion and finesse: Colorado’s women winemakers

Colorado Mountain Winefest ticket sale

The Daily Sentinel - 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 in the [...]

By |2017-08-11T11:03:49-06:00November 25th, 2016|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Colorado Mountain Winefest ticket sale

Agritourism growing in Colorado

KJCT8 - 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 Grand Valley [...]

By |2018-06-22T12:06:15-06:00September 18th, 2016|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Agritourism growing in Colorado

Colorado winemakers celebrate the fall harvest

VailDaily - 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 have been thinned to promote greater growth; to [...]

By |2018-06-22T12:05:05-06:00September 4th, 2016|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Colorado winemakers celebrate the fall harvest

Ticket sales under way for Winefest

The Business Times - 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 [...]

By |2018-06-22T12:04:04-06:00August 17th, 2016|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Ticket sales under way for Winefest

Palisade is paradise for serious Colorado wine drinkers

Coloradoan - As a Fort Collins resident for more than 10 years, I have grown to love microbrew beers. We have some amazing options in town for beer, and I feel I have become a bit of a beer connoisseur as the beer options have increased in town. But I enjoy a good glass of [...]

By |2018-06-22T12:02:15-06:00September 24th, 2015|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Palisade is paradise for serious Colorado wine drinkers

Grand Valley wineries prepare for a sold out Winefest

KKCO 11 News - 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 |2018-06-22T12:03:05-06:00September 17th, 2015|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Grand Valley wineries prepare for a sold out Winefest

Visit Palisade, Colorado’s peach and wine country

Coloradoan - PALISADE - Friday night, sitting inside a remodeled barn at a round table covered by a red wine colored table cloth, I sip on a modified mojito made with wine and eat a slice of pizza topped with peaches. This is Colorado’s peach and wine country. At 4,700 feet, the air is dry and [...]

By |2018-06-22T12:01:20-06:00July 21st, 2015|News, Timeline|Comments Off on Visit Palisade, Colorado’s peach and wine country