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05
Apr

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Wild Women Wine

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  Since they opened ten years ago, Wild Women Wine has been a staple in the Denver urban winery scene. Owners Charlene and Ross (the winemaker of it all) are getting ready to celebrate the ten year anniversary of being open; in that time they’ve seen the Colorado Wine scene grow and boutique wineries make their mark. When they started out as a Denver urban winery, as Charlene said, “we knew that we wanted to be someplace that a) had high foot traffic, and b) people were going to be surprised to see the word winery,” but when they rebranded as Wild Women Wine about five years ago, they would never have guessed at just how appealing the name would […]

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23
Oct

Exploring Denver with Mile High Wine Tours

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Interested in an exciting wine tour in Denver? Then Mile High Wine Tours can help you! MHWT provides a remarkable wine tasting tour where you will be visiting the finest wineries available in the area and taste Colorado’s most award winning wines.  Check out the video below to see how it works! As you join one of our wine tours you will learn how to Denver wines are made from choosing the highest quality grapes at the right ripeness, handcrafting methods, the blend as well as the fermentation of the wines that certain times of the year you will see. Thus, you will also become highly knowledgeable in terms of producing wines through traditional ways. Most of these wines are hand-crafted to […]

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27
Sep

Palisade Wine Festival

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With Fall comes the changing of the leaves, but it also brings Colorado’s largest wine festival to the western slope region, Colorado’s Mountain Winefest. This year’s festival featured its traditional grape stomping, over 50 wineries from all over the state, and some delicious food. The festival attracted over 6000 attendees from all over the US looking to get a taste of Colorado wine. It was our first year attending as a vendor and we wanted to make the wine festival more memorable for attendees. We began giving away wine tours all day long and the response was amazing! As festival goers poured in the morning, we began our mission of exposing the wonderful wineries of Denver through our wine tours.  It was exciting […]

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01
Apr

Urban Wine Making in Denver

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Many times people are shocked to find wineries here in Denver. They are curious to know if there are vineyards or where the grapes come from. More importantly people are often times curious about the urban wine making process.   In a nutshell everything is crushed, aged and bottled here in Denver. Although, as we have often mentioned there are no vineyards here in Denver most of the grapes come from the Western Slope, Grand Junction and Palisade, CO. Harvest is not always good in this beautiful state so many times wineries bring in grapes from California. Ultimately for Denver and Colorado wine makers or vintners the goal is to make excellent hand-crafted wine. One of the most important variables if [...]

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15
Feb

Exploring the best Wineries in Denver

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Mile High Wine Tours has taken it up itself to explore Denver’s wineries for the past two years. It has been an extremely fun and insightful journey to find the best wine spots the Mile High City. Here is our humble list (in no particular order) of wineries that we have found to offer an exceptional wine experience. Balistreri Vineyards Winery Although Denver is not the best place to grow grapes Balistreri actually has a small vineyard in north Denver. This is a family owned and operated winery by the Balistreri family. Their main business was in the flower business but due to an influx of flowers coming into the market from South America they turned to their other passion as a […]

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02
Feb

Wine in Denver, Colorado?

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The wine industry in Denver is growing and is becoming more known to both locals and tourist alike.  Colorado wineries are constructing a market from scratch and demonstrating world class wine crafting.   Colorado is proud to host over 90 wineries and sets itself apart from the rest of the US by having the highest altitude vineyards. You could say we have “high altitude wine“.   In the Denver metro area alone you can visit over a dozen different award winning wineries.  If you’re looking for things to do in Denver, Colorado beyond drinking beer or just want to celebrate a birthday, bachelorette party, a corporate outing or just want to escape the routine come on an urban wine adventure!  

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03
Jul

5 unknown facts about Denver Wineries

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It is often surprising to guests that there are wineries in Colorado, specially in Denver. It is very common that most locals have no clue of the vast amount of Colorado made wine, the amount of wineries in the western slope or in he Denver area. Tourist and locals are surprised to hear the facts of the Denver wine and winery industry. Here are 5 unknown facts about wineries in Denver: 1. The grapes used to produce the wine in Denver come from the Grand Junction and the Palisade area with a small percentage coming from California. 2. Most wineries are located in industrial areas or urban areas. You won’t find vineyards in Denver, only in the western slope (Grand […]

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20
Jun

Winery Tour Proposal in Denver

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Proposal at one of the wineries It can be hard to figure out the best proposal ideas, especially as a guy. We seem to be very simpleminded in this department. When we were approached to do a winery tour/proposal party I thought it would be very straight forward (thinking like a guy). Well, we found that it was a bit different than we had thought. It was a late afternoon when I received an email from Sara about a winery tour reservation. She was the person who was organizing everything for a birthday winery tour. She asked “do you have any ideas for a secret proposal at one of the wineries? The birthday girl’s boyfriend wants to propose. This was […]

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