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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Palisade Peach Sangria

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Allie Kohler What they say is true; Palisade really is the place where life tastes good all year long. Colorado’s peach and wine capital hosted the 25th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest this past weekend, and for four days in the small town of Palisade the state’s largest wine festival hosted 50 local wineries, live music, food trucks, educational seminars, chef demonstrations and even a grape stomp.   In celebration of Palisade’s wildly successful fruit and festival season, I’m going to make the perfect end of summer beverage using only the best of its fruitful bounty for Palisade Peach Sangria.   The two focus ingredients for this sangria will be 100% Palisade sourced peaches and  wine. That’s right, the wine too.   Colorado Wine […]

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