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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.)

CO News - 2024

Restoration Vineyard Named 2023 Winery of the Year

Each year, The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE) presents an Award of Excellence for Winery of the Year. This year, Restoration Vineyards in Palisade earned the distinction. “We are honored to be recognized by our peers, many of whom have inspired us. It’s great to be contributing towards increasing the visibility of Colorado wine,” says Gary Brauns, owner

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CO News - 2024

Celebrating Colorado Wine & Spirits (Wine Lady Out West)

You know what’s wild? For all the wine “holidays” and dedicated months celebrating specific wine regions, there is no Colorado Wine & Spirits month (yet)! Having lived in Denver for nearly a decade, and having tried numerous wines and spirits from across the Centennial State, I’m on a mission to bring more awareness to the many fine producers from there.

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CO News - 2024

High-Tech Wine (CMU Now)

Colorado Mesa University’s Viticulture & Enology Program has received a $50,000 grant from ETS Laboratories in St. Helena, California, marking a significant boost for western Colorado’s winemaking industry. The grant, to be distributed in annual installments of $10,000 over five years, will extend ETS Laboratories’ sophisticated analytical services to CMU Tech and, by extension, the Colorado winemaking community.

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VinCO
CO News - 2024

2023 VinCO Awards of Excellence Announced! (WIN)

The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE) just finished their annual VinCO & WCHS Conference and Trade Show, which took place January 15-18 at the Grand Junction Convention Center. VinCO is the region’s premier grape growing and winemaking conference and brings together top experts in enology, viticulture, and marketing.

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Balistreri Winery Food Dish
CO News - 2024

Check Out Great Colorado Wineries with Restaurants (Thirst Colorado)

Marla Yetka of Bigsby’s Folly Winery likes to use a Julia Child quote when it comes to wine and food: “Wine is meant to be with food – that’s the point of it.” As the co-founder and chief experience officer, Yetka has adopted that idea at her craft winery and restaurant in RiNo. “Food brings out the best in wine

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Horse in vineyard West Elks AVA
CO News - 2023

Colorado Wines Hitting High Points (Forbes)

During a recent trip within the U.S., the car’s GPS navigation system took me on an unexpected route between Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Basalt, Colorado. It steered me through a small town named Paonia in western Colorado, where I happened to have spent time—decades ago—as an intern for an environmental newspaper. Wanting to see this town again I veered in.

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