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03
Nov

How to Host a Successful Company Holiday Party

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A great company holiday party is not about the party itself, it’s a representation of what your employees mean to your organization. This is a wonderful way to say thank you to the people who make your business successful. It’s no surprise that companies that host a well-planned holiday party also retain more employees. To learn how to host a successful holiday party this year, follow our simple guideline below.   If you’re looking for a fun new way to throw your company holiday party, book a wine tour with us! Click here for more information. Why Host a Company Holiday Party? Builds culture. Boosts morale. Helps you and your employees get to know one another. Shows gratitude in a […]

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26
Oct

Colorado Wines: The Next Big Thing

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Colorado Wines When it come to wine regions in the world, Colorado probably doesn’t come to mind. With places like Italy, Spain, Portugal, Chile, California, and France dominating, Colorado vineyards have some tough competition. Being new to the industry, Colorado wines find it hard to compete against wine regions that have been famous for many years.   Regardless of the competition, Colorado wines are up and coming. In fact, Colorado has an advantage. Since it’s so new, it might be more exciting than the Napa and Sonoma Valley wines that we are all too familiar with. How Many Vineyards are in Colorado? The amount of Colorado vineyards may seem sparse, but this isn’t the case. Colorado currently has nearly 60 […]

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20
Oct

Halloween Themed Wine

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Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by both children and adults, for different reasons. While children enjoy trick or treating for the best candy; the older generations can trick or treat for the best wine. If you are hosting a Halloween party this year, you might plan on providing adult-friendly beverages. Consider the three following wines to match the theme. Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon “Sip the blood of the vine”. This wine is made of grapes from Mt. Veeder in Napa Valley. This winery offers a number of wines, all with the vampire-themed label. They have even opened the Vampire Lounge & Tasting Room in Beverly Hills.   If you are looking for full-bodied wine with a nice finish, the Vampire cabernet is […]

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11
Oct

Charitable Bottles of Wine

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Charitable Bottles What could be better than purchasing great wine that makes donations with each sale? If you’re interested in giving back, consider drinking more charitable wine! In a brilliantly convenient move, wine labels and charities are teaming up to give everyone what they want: wine and a better world. Listed below are 3 wines you can purchase that support worthy causes. Dreaming Tree Wines Co-founded by musician Dave Matthews, The Dreaming Tree promotes sustainable and environmental efforts. Their wine list include Crush Red Blend, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay. For every bottle sold, a portion goes to environmental conservation groups such as The Wilderness Society and Living Lands & Waters. On top of the donations, the wines set […]

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04
Oct

The Best of Boxed Wines

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If you’ve ever “tapped” a box or slapped a bag, you surely know the ropes when it comes to boxed wine. From cans to boxes, producers are becoming more eco-friendly with their packaging, without losing quality. Boxed wine are typically given a bad name, and unfortunately a lot of it is deserved. Bad wine is bad wine, no matter how cheap or expensive it is. Luckily, there are wines in a box that will surprise you in the best way. Below we have listed 4 wines not in a bottle for you to enjoy. Wineberry Chateau Tassin Rosé Whoever said wine in a box couldn’t be classy obviously never showed up to a party with a wooden Wineberry box and won […]

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26
Sep

Colorado Wine Events Fall 2017

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Upcoming Colorado Wine Events Say goodbye to summer and hello to the season of pumpkin-spice-flavored everything. It’s fall, the season when ski resorts open and the trees are changing colors in the beautiful Colorado mountains. Plan a weekend getaway to a few Colorado wine events to usher in the Colorado fall season. Below you will find 3 wine events happening throughout Colorado in October and November. Whether you’re a wine fanatic or looking for more family-friendly activities, there’s enough here for everyone to get a fill of fall. Wine in the Pines Location: Keystone, CO Date: October 20th & 21st Cost: $130 Website: Wine in the Pines This event was founded by Mike and Margaret Smith to honor their daughter, Kelly, who was born with Cerebral […]

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19
Sep

Buying Great Wine on a Budget

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The holiday season is upon us, the time of year for friends, family, food — and wine. While several wines can be quite expensive, you do not need to purchase an expensive bottle to enjoy great wine. The price of a wine does not dictate its taste or value. Buying great wine on a budget requires patience, research and different buying techniques. Shopping by region and in bulk allows you to drink wine that’s friendly on the finances. Below you’ll find how to buy wine on a budget so you can prepare for your upcoming holiday festivities. REGION MATTERS Some wine regions give you a lot more bang for your buck than others. Look for wines from Slovenia, Southern Italy and the […]

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13
Sep

Colorado Mountain Winefest Giveaway

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Colorado Mountain Winefest To celebrate Colorado Mountain Winefest’s 26th Year, Mile High Wine Tours will be doing a giveaway! First place is a free wine tour for two in Denver. Second and third place prizes will be a wine tasting for two at Wild Women Wine Winery.  We will be drawing names at random to announce the winners the weekend of the event. The “Festival in the Park” takes place on Saturday, September 16, 2017. This is the state’s largest and oldest wine festival featuring Colorado wineries, live music, a grape stomp, chef demonstrations & seminars. If you are interested in attending the Colorado Mountain Winefest, click here to purchase tickets. We hope to see you there!

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12
Sep

Colorado Wine Country Attractions

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Colorado Wine Country Art, culture, museums, family attractions, and of course, guided wine tours are all part of the Colorado wine country experience. When traveling to one of Colorado’s wine country destinations, you’ll be sure to find an activity that will please your entire group. If you’re looking to spend a day near Palisade or Grand Junction, we have the perfect guide for you to follow! MORNING Start your day in Palisade at Clark Family Orchards to get a taste of Colorado’s famous Palisade peaches right near the source. If you’re planning to go on a Saturday, catch a wagon ride through the orchards. Here you will get to see branches filled with plums, pears and cherries. Afterwards, take a peaceful Palisade River Trip on […]

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06
Sep

Exploring Colorado Appellations

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Colorado Appellations Colorado may be best known for an array of craft breweries, but the state also produces more and more wine each year. Wine is likely not the first thing you think of when you hear Colorado, but winemakers in this state are hoping to change that. Colorado wine definitely contains quality ingredients, coming from the areas best designated regions. According to Colorado Wine, more than 125 wineries crush grapes from more than 1,000 acres of grapes and the state’s wine industry is growing. There are specific regions called appellations where Colorado wineries obtain their grapes. Colorado appellations are amongst some of the highest in the world! WHAT IS AN APPELLATION? The term appellation refers to the place where the grapes grow. Many […]

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