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The Wine Country Next Door: Utah

Apr 13th 2012

The Wine Country Next Door: Utah

Wine is grown in all 50 American states. Yes, even Utah. But it’s a struggle here. Perhaps more than anywhere else except Alaska. Take a look at our neighboring states: In 2009, Colorado produced 325,195 gallons of wine. Idaho produced 604,702 gallons. New Mexico produced 700,00 gallons. Utah’s production was too tiny to count. Read More

The Wine Country Next Door: The Fruit Highway

Apr 13th 2012

The Wine Country Next Door: The Fruit Highway

Like many New World wine producing areas, Southwestern Colorado’s terroir was originally planted with fruit, notably the famous Palisade Peach. The region is still known for its fruit, and many wineries also produce varieties made with local fruit nectars. Read More


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