Two Parts and the Colorado Association of Viticulture & Enology Announce
Winter Wine Fest
Presented by Visit Grand Junction,
festival features Colorado’s best wines and vintners
DENVER - Jan. 8, 2016 -Winter Wine Fest is a curated Colorado wine festival designed to celebrate Colorado’s wine scene. This one-of-a-kind event unites vintners, sommeliers and eager tasters to dive into the local wine culture and showcase the very best Colorado has to offer. The inaugural Winter Wine Fest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the RedLine Contemporary Art Center (2350 Arapahoe Street, Denver CO) from 6-9pm. The event is presented by the Visit Grand Junction.
“Colorado’s unique mountain climate and geology helps the state to produce some spectacular wines,” said Zandar Oklar of Two Parts. “Denver has become a huge supporter of breweries and distilleries, and we think the logical next step is for Denver to support the local wine scene. Winter Wine Fest is a wine festival where no matter your wine knowledge, you will feel comfortable enjoying a glass. ”
Wineries and wine experts from around the state will converge to share wine knowledge for a special evening celebrating Colorado wine. Winter Wine Fest will combine wine tastings, gourmet bites, local vendors and great music into an approachable and delicious event for all.
No snootery here, just all the makings for both new wine drinkers and seasoned quaffers to enjoy grapes side-by-side.
The fest will feature the following wineries:
Aspen Peak Cellars
Bijou Creek Winery
Black Arts Cellars
Black Forest Meadery
Cottonwood Cellars/The Olathe Winery
Grand River Vineyards
Kingman Estates Winery
Red Fox Cellars
The Winery at Holly Cross Abbey
What We Love, The Winery
“Colorado is continuing to gain national recognition for its exceptional wine production and wine tourism,” said Barbara Bowman, director of sales and marketing for the Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau. “We are thrilled to be part of an event designed to help heighten this awareness, and to celebrate the great wines being made right in our own backyard.”
General admission tickets are $45 and include unlimited wine sampling, small bites, a wine tote, and a custom tasting glass to take home. VIP tickets are $60 and include early entry, glassware, unlimited tastings, small bites,wine tote, and a gift. Tickets can be purchase online at http://www.wwfest.com. Winter Wine Fest benefits the Colorado Associate of Viticulture & Enology (CAVE), the only trade non-profit in the state supporting the wine and grape growing industry. Like a wine you taste at Winter Wine Fest? Wine will also be available for purchase on-site.
"CAVE is excited to partner with Two Parts on this brand new event,” said Cassidee Shull, executive director for CAVE. “Guests can look forward to tasting everything that Colorado wine has to offer, from big, bold reds to crisp, dry whites and everything in between!"
About Two Parts
Two Parts, formerly known as Imbibe Events, has been creating, marketing and executing craft events for more than two years in the Denver community. The mission of Two Parts is to create community through discovery, consumption, and discussion of local experiences and craft products. The company is made of many parts, many people, and many forms of craft. For more information visit twoparts.com.
About Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology
The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE) is a member-based, trade non-profit that exists to encourage and support enology and viticulture in Colorado. CAVE promotes the interests of Colorado grape growers and wineries in legislative and political matters, provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, and disseminates current information pertaining to optimum winemaking and agriculture practices for vineyards in the area. CAVE seeks to establish contacts and relationships with other associations, both regional and statewide, to further development and growth of the industry.
Winter Wine Fest is presented by Two Parts, CAVE and Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau.