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Join Us for Colorado Mountain Winefest and Colorado Wine Week!


PALISADE, COLO – (July 8, 2022) —The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE), the non-profit responsible for coordinating the largest wine festival in Colorado, is pleased to announce the details for the 31st Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest presented by Fisher’s Liquor Barn.

The Festival in the Park is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 17, 2022 in Palisade, CO from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. VIP tickets to the festival are sold out, however guests can join the VIP ticket waitlist by visiting www.ColoradoWinefest.com. General Admission tickets are still available for purchase at www.ColoradoWinefest.com, however, they are selling quickly. Colorado Mountain Winefest is a premier event in the Grand Valley and was voted Best Wine Festival in the Nation by USA Today in 2017.

“We are very excited to see that this year’s festival is on track to sell out once again!” said CAVE Executive Director, Cassidee Shull. “It is inspiring to see guests return to the festival year after year and continue to support Colorado’s winemakers and grape growers.”

This year’s festival will once again take place at Palisade’s Riverbend Park and will feature 45 wineries, live music, artisan vendors, chef demonstrations, educational seminars, and more. Please note that all Colorado Mountain Winefest attendees must be 21 years of age or over with a valid ID to enter. Winefest events will be held rain or shine.

“In addition to Colorado Mountain Winefest, we would also like to highlight the events that are scheduled throughout Colorado Wine Week.” said Cassidee Shull. “This year we’re excited to announce many new and returning wine-focused events taking place across the state!” Colorado Wine Week takes place September 11-18, 2022. Participating wineries, restaurants, and industry partners will be hosting a variety of events such as Wine, Dine & Paint, a Chocolate & Wine Tasting, Feast in the Fields, Food & Wine Pairings, Wine Tours, Live Music, and more! Many events are free to attend, however some do require tickets. For more information on these events and to view the festival schedule, please visit www.ColoradoWinefest.com.

CAVE is also excited to announce the return of its Colorado Wine Week Photo Challenge during September 11-18, 2022. Participants are challenged to share photos of their adventures during Colorado Wine Week using #ColoradoWineWeekChallenge, in exchange for a chance to win tickets to the 2023 Colorado Mountain Winefest. For contest details, please visit www.ColoradoWinefest.com.

Colorado Mountain Winefest is the largest fundraiser for CAVE, the Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE). CAVE is the only non-profit dedicated to the Colorado wine and grape growing industry. All event proceeds go towards its annual VinCO Conference & Trade Show, which is focused on improving winemaking and grape growing in Colorado.

For more information about Colorado Mountain Winefest and for the Colorado Wine Week schedule of events, please visit www.ColoradoWinefest.com

For more information about CAVE, please visit www.WineColorado.org.



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