Search Trade Resources:
This page houses information pertaining to Colorado Wine promotional materials, and is intended to give Colorado wineries and retailers easy access to all the tools needed to use materials that will help them grow their businesses.
CO Wine Board
The Colorado Wine Industry Development Board is a semi-independent state board in the Colorado Department of Agriculture created for the purpose of encouraging and promoting agricultural and enological research and experimentation to develop maximum yields and quality from Colorado lands suitable to the production of grapes for commercial wine production, to promote the marketing of wines and wine grapes produced in Colorado, to promote the responsible consumption of all wines, to promote the integration of the Colorado wine industry as a component of the state’s tourism program, and to serve as a resource for the entire wine industry of Colorado.
The Colorado Wine Board has compiled a range of useful resources and documents to assist you in promoting the wine industry. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, please contact us for assistance.
We have number of resources about the Colorado wine industry to support members of the wine trade in your role as buyers, sellers, promoters and educators.
Barb Gasper, Focus Research and Strategy, Inc., conducted the consumer survey of 500 Colorado wine drinkers in the spring of 2019 for the CWIDB. This is her presentation of the survey results and some marketing recommendations from her time in product development at Coors Brewing and in the beverage alcohol industry. Presented at VinCO 2020.
Colorado State University Extension and the College of Agricultural Sciences, the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board collaborated on the publication of this bulletin. It was updated October 2019.
Put together by Wayne Belding, Master Sommelier, this presentation is part of the Colorado Wine Specialist Certification program. This brief presentation includes an overview of history, terroir and geology, and varietal profiles of our growing regions.
Sections 14 and 16 of Article XVIII of the Constitution of Colorado do not permit open and public consumption of marijuana and the State Liquor Licensing Authority deems liquor licensed premises to be public places:
“No person or entity licensed under Article 46, 47, or 48 of Title 12, C.R.S. shall permit the consumption of marijuana and/or marijuana products as defined in sections 14 and 16 of Article XVIII of the Constitution of Colorado on any licensed premises.”
(1 CCR 203-2, Liquor Regulation 47-900 paragraph E)