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All the news “fit to print” covering Colorado Wine since May 2023—the only one-stop shop for local and national press. Use the search bar below to find wine topics whether by winery name, person, publication, etc. 

(Photo credit “Paonia General Scenery” to the John Fielder Gallery hosted at Colorado Wine.)

Peach Tartlettes from Palisade Pies
CO News - 2024

Six of My New Favorite Local Wines (The Daily Sentinel)

Did you know we have more than 170 wineries in Colorado? I recently attended the annual Barrel into Spring self-guided tour event in the Grand Valley, sponsored by Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology. Several wineries and restaurants participated and the sunny weather was ideal to explore these delightful wineries.

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Vail Wine Classic
CO News - 2024

Your Guide to CO Wine Festivals in 2024 (Thirst Colorado)

Alexandria Fox relies on Colorado mead and wine festivals to share (and sell) her locally made mead. Fox is the owner of Dragon Meadery, an Aurora craft meadmaker that is only open by appointment. The mead is also carried in select bottle stores, restaurants and wineries on the Front Range, but Colorado wine festivals allow her to reach eager new

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Winemaker Portioning Wine for Blending
CO News - 2024

Colorado Amateurs Making Great Wine on a Smaller Scale (The Daily Sentinel)

There is no shortage of wine competitions across the country, but the Colorado Association of Viticulture and Enology’s annual Amateur Winemakers Competition isn’t just about the awards for home winemakers. It’s about learning to make better wine. Amateur winemakers and the contest judges all gathered in a conference room at the Grand Junction Convention Center during this year’s VinCO conference

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Retail Wine Shelf
CO News - 2024

Retail Wine Shop Owners Revel Sales Dip (Denver Post)

One year ago this month, Colorado’s Proposition 125 went into effect, allowing grocery stores across the state to sell wine.
Local wine and liquor stores said the impacts were immediate, as customers shifted their spending elsewhere. Clif Louis, owner of Cherry Creek’s The Vineyard Wine Shop, said his sales over the last year are down 36% compared to before

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Colterris Vineyard
CO News - 2024

The Best Colorado Wineries to Visit Right Now (Wine Enthusiast)

Elevation is everything in Colorado. The state boasts an average altitude of about 6,800 feet above sea level, making it the highest contiguous state in the United States. It follows that wineries in the Centennial State are similarly elevated—in both the literal and figurative sense.

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