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Western Slope Colorado Wine

Colorado wine enthusiasts may delight in the book An American Provence, published in 2011 by University Press of Colorado.  In this book, author Thomas P. Huber examines the many geographic similarities between Colorado’s Western-slope wine country and the Provence region in France.  From the book summary: In this poetic personal narrative, Thomas P. Huber reflects […]

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Colorado Wine

This week has been declared Colorado Wine Week by Governor Hickenlooper. There are close to one hundred wineries here in the state of Colorado. June 9-11 is Colorado Winefest, an event in Northfield Stapleton with food and wine pairing seminars, wine tasting, and other festivities. Check out the Colorado Wine Industry website: www.coloradowine.com for information […]

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Wine Country

Did you know that there is a state agency that focuses solely on wine and grapes in Colorado? The mission of the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board is to encourage and promote scientific research about wine, growing vines, and wine-making; to market wine and wine grapes produced in Colorado; and serve as a resource for […]

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Rockfall and Landslides

If you drive up into the mountains or through the canyons, you may notice signs that say “Watch for falling rocks.” We have recently received a CD with a lot of interesting reports on the geology, geologic hazards and history along the I-70 corridor (which you might not guess from the title): “Field Trips” from […]