Tag Archives: Colorado Wine

Carlson Vineyards Marks a Quarter Century of Colorado Wine

Carlson Vineyards turns 25 this year, and they’ve been celebrating all over their Facebook page recently. One of their posts got me to reminiscing about my first experiences with Carlson wine, and Colorado wine in general. It was an early part … Continue reading

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Colorado Guv plugs the state’s vino

At last weekend’s DrinkLocalWine.com conference in Denver, our annual writers’ dinner was held at the Governor’s Residence. The venue alone was testament to how much importance the state put on the conference and the opportunity to showcase its wines to … Continue reading

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Heading to Denver for DrinkLocalWine.com 2012

I’m excited to be heading to Denver tomorrow to explore Colorado wine at DrinkLocalWine.com’s 2012 conference. But even if you can’t join us, you can be part of the excitement by entering our contest to win two Amtrak tickets from … Continue reading

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Wine Country – It’s everywhere!

“Wine country” used to mean Northern California. Then Sideways told us about Santa Barbara County and its pinot noir. Visitors to Portland learned that just an hour’s drive away they could sample some fine pinot in the Willamette Valley as … Continue reading

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DrinkLocalWine.com offers two tickets to Colorado wine country!

Would you like to win two free tickets to wine country? No, I don’t mean Northern California. I mean Grand Junction, Colorado. This city on the western slope of the Rockies is the hub of Colorado’s emerging wine industry. DrinkLocalWine.com, … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale for DrinkLocalWine.com 2012 in Colorado!

I’ve been away for a few days judging the Virginia Governor’s Cup wine competition – more on that later this month when the results are announced. For now, there’s other exciting news on the local wine front: In our continuing … Continue reading

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