Winemaker’s dinner, barrel tasting and wine and chocolate tour on tap
In addition to the DrinkLocalWine conference we discussed in a previous entry, here are a few events coming soon to a winery (and elk ranch) near you:
Grand Valley Winemaker’s Dinner – April 27, 6 p.m., the Chateau at Two Rivers Winery
The Grand Valley Winery Association is hosting this event as a benefit for Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado.
Tickets are $87.50 per person. For information and reservations call 255-1471 or online at www.tworiverswinery.com.
Barrel into Spring 2012 – April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; April 29 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; May 19-20, same hours.
Presented by the eight member wineries of the Grand Valley Winery Association, this event has become extremely popular and usually sells out in advance.
Join Canyon Wind Cellars, Carlson Vineyards, DeBeque Canyon, Garfield Estates, Grand River, Graystone, Plum Creek Cellars, and Two Rivers Winery for a taste of what’s new, what’s hot and some old favorites.
Ticket are $70 if purchased two weeks or more before the selected event; $75 after.
Information: Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway, 970-255-1471; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine, Buffalo and Chocolate Mother’s Day Trail – May 12, 1-5 p.m.
Bring Mom along for a free tour of vineyards, wineries and a buffalo and elk ranch on Rogers Mesa between Delta and Hotchkiss.
Stops include Leroux Creek Vineyards and Spa, 12388 3100 Road; Liliputian Winery, 31424 Colorado Highway 92; and the High Wire Ranch, 27497 Buffalo Rd.
Information and directions at 970-872-3019.