Drink Local All Week with Valentine’s Day and National Drink Wine Day

Photo by Alana Watkins.

As if we need an excuse to drink wine – coming up next week is both Valentine’s Day and also National Drink Wine Day on Friday, February 18.

The Colorado Wine Board is encouraging Coloradans to seek out local Colorado wines and celebrate all week long – whether visiting a tasting room, ordering Colorado wine in a restaurant, or shopping locally in liquor stores.

For those unfamiliar with Colorado Wine, the winners of the 2021 Governor’s Cup Competition are a great place to start. With winning wines from wineries in Boulder, Denver, Littleton, Fairplay, Gunnison, and the Western Slope, there is no shortage of great Colorado wines across the state.

  • BookCliff Vineyards (Boulder) – 2018 Graciano, Colorado
  • BookCliff Vineyards (Boulder) – 2018 Syrah Reserve, Colorado
  • Redstone Meadery (Boulder) – 2019 Tupelo Mountain Honey Wine*
  • Turquoise Mesa Winery (Broomfield) – 2018 Merlot, Grand Valley AVA
  • Continental Divide Winery (Fairplay) – 2019 Gewürztraminer,
  • Grand Valley AVA
  • Buckel Family Wine (Gunnison) – 2019 Cinsault, Colorado
  • Buckel Family Wine (Gunnison) – 2020 Pétillant Naturel Rosé, Colorado
  • Carboy Winery (Littleton, Breckenridge and Denver) – 2019 Teroldego, Grand Valley AVA
  • Carlson Vineyards (Palisade) – Cherry Wine,
  • 100% Grand Valley Montmorency cherries
  • Carlson Vineyards (Palisade) – 2019 Tyrannosaurus Red (Lemberger),
  • Grand Valley AVA
  • Plum Creek Winery (Palisade) – 2020 Palisade Festival
  • (Aromella/ Riesling/ Chardonnay), Grand Valley AVA
  • Sauvage Spectrum (Palisade) –  Sparklet Candy Red (Verona),
  • Grand Valley AVA
  • The Storm Cellar (Paonia) – 2020 Rosé of St. Vincent, Grand Valley AVA
  • Whitewater Hill Vineyards (Grand Junction) – 2019 Chambourcin,
  • Grand Valley AVA

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