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Colorado wine

07
Feb

Colorado Wine Industry Growth

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Do you think you drink a lot of wine? You’re not alone. Here is an interesting fact you probably didn’t know: Consumers of wine in Colorado enjoy more than the average US consumer, 3.1 v.s. 2.5 gallons per person each year. Geography Why is this the case? Colorado’s wine industry has grown at a significantly greater average annual pace than other expected states like California. Colorado has experienced a 15% growth rate since 1992. There are multiple factors affecting this expansion. With more than 300 days of sunshine on average per year, Colorado sees ideal conditions for growing grapes. Along with the sun exposure, Colorado’s climate consists of low humidity, warm days, and cooler evenings. Colorado’s vineyards are present in […]

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24
Jan

Wine Chocolate Festival Estes Park Colorado

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Wine and Chocolate Festival Estes Park Colorado Got a sweet tooth? Join Wild Women Winery and Mile High Wine Tours for the inaugural Wine Chocolate Festival Estes Park, Colorado! We’ve put together another all-inclusive wine festival experience. You’ll taste sweets from the regions finest chocolates, and wine from some of Colorado’s best wineries. We will meet Friday at Wild Women Winery for spritzers and breakfast. After a bit of drinks, food and some time to socialize we depart around 10 am to Estes Park. The Wine and Chocolate Festival takes place at the Estes Park Events Complex. Once you arrive you will receive a commemorative wine glass to taste free samples from the wineries, and tickets to trade in for […]

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19
Jan

Corporate Team Building Ideas

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Team Building Wine Tasting Ideas Denver Wine Tours Thinking of having a creative corporate event or team building activity? Why not have one involving wine?! Here are some of the huge benefits of having regular company events for your team. They are proven to increase staff engagement. Improvement of communication and teamwork Increase in employee satisfaction Foster collaboration and creativity Fun and motivational Socializing networking and getting to know each other for better performance at work. Although we regularly run winery tours, wine educational events and activities we host our own in-house team building events with wine! Here are a few team building wine tasting ideas to make a successful wine company event that we have used in the past! […]

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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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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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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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31
Aug

Colorado Wine Festivals in September

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Colorado Wine Festivals Colorado offers a wide variety of different food and wine establishments that are sure to please each and every attendee. Throughout each year, Denver and its surrounding areas host several food and Colorado wine festivals. In the upcoming month of September, there’s a festival almost every weekend. Plan your weekend around one of these delicious events, which almost always include live entertainment, cooking demos and artwork for purchase.   A TASTE OF COLORADO: Sept. 1-4, 2017 More than 60 local Coloradan favorite restaurants, food trucks, and food establishments will gather at the festival, featuring small portions to full meals. Wineries appearing at the event include Colterris Wine, Red Fox Cellars, Talon Wine Brands and Carlson Vineyards. In addition, […]

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