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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 […]

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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 […]

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06
Sep

Prohibition: The Road to the Repeal

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Nearly 84 years ago on September 26, 1933, the repeal of prohibition went into effect in Colorado. But before it was repealed, Colorado, along with the other states, had to endure years of being dry. Or so, they had to at least pretend they were a dry state. Through the years of prohibition, people got […]

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30
Aug

Wineries That Will Wow You

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Tasting rooms are no longer strictly tied to being in the middle of a vineyard. They’re evolving much like the wine industry itself. Vineyards themselves are no longer restricted to being in the countryside. And with tasting rooms that are different and vineyards that aren’t the norm, the story that comes with them are usually […]

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23
Aug

Drinking Wine and Giving Back

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If you’re looking to take your love of wine and turn it into a way of giving back to the community, you’re in luck. In Denver, as well as nationwide, there are different organizations that use wine as a way to help those in need. By attending an event, purchasing wine online, or participating in […]

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16
Aug

A Glass of Wine a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but here at Mile High Wine Tours, we prefer the lesser-known saying, “a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away.” According to scientists and health professionals, drinking a glass of wine a day (and they don’t mean a glass that holds the entire […]

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02
Aug

Labeling Laws of the Wine World

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You can’t just make wine and slap a label on it. While you may buy wine based on what the label looks like (we’ve all been there), there’s more to the label than you may realize. Every wine region has to follow a certain set of laws and regulations that dictates the wine making and […]

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26
Jul

Properly Pairing White Wine and Food

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You would never drink coffee with your steak. Or have sushi with chocolate milk. There are some combinations that do not go together, and that’s the same when it comes to pairing your food and wine. While we all may break the rules here and there (guilty!), there are reasons why you pair certain foods […]

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19
Jul

The Toughest Test You’ll Ever Take

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Would you spend years studying for a test if you knew there was only a pass rate of less than 10%? The Master Sommelier examination is viewed as the toughest test in the world – only 236 people have passed. Many people on the outside wonder, “what’s the point? Why is it worth it?” But […]

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28
Jun

Counterfeit Cabernet: The Story of Rudy Karniawan

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How would you feel if you purchased a fake bottle of wine for thousands of dollars from a man that you considered a friend? That’s the question many in the wine industry found themselves asking after Rudy Kurniawan came into their lives. When Rudy first came into the wine scene, he was a friend to […]

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