Colorado's Passionate Wine Industry Reinvents Itself
Since 1990, when there were almost no producing vineyards in Colorado, the industry has grown to over 60 licensed wineries and 750 acres planted.
Sep 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The wine industry in the United States, nearly destroyed during Prohibition, is once again booming. More and more, farmers across the U.S. are discovering the value of winegrapes and are abandoning other, more traditional crops to plant increasingly more lucrative vineyards. This, too, is the case in Colorado, where tree fruits, such as peaches, apricots, pears and cherries, are being supplanted by vineyard rows. Although vintners are dedicated and passionate, they have experienced some growin...
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