Colorado Uncorked, the public tasting of the Governor's Cup Collection

Only great Wines make history!

Colorado UnCOrked 2022 is coming on November 4th!

Join us for this special event, held at the beautiful History Colorado Center, offering 500 people the only chance to taste the 2022 Governor’s Cup Collection in one place, at one time, all paired with small bite menu items prepared by some of Colorado’s most celebrated chefs.

The Collection are wines selected by our judges, who are national and regional wine professionals, as the most acclaimed wines made in Colorado. And many of them are made in very limited quantities.

See the event listing for current information.

 

VIP TICKETS: $130

WHENFriday, November 4, 2022 • 6 PM

WHERE:  The History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver, CO

VIP, limited to 125 tickets:  Entry at 6PM for exclusive access to the new Governor’s Collection wines and the winemakers paired with small bite menu items from some of Colorado’s most celebrated chefs. Then sample winners from previous year with a more extensive food offering.

 

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GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETs: $65

WHENFriday, November 4, 2022 • 7 PM

WHERE:  The History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver, CO

General Admission, limited to 400 tickets:  Entry at 7PM to sample the 2022 Governor’s Cup Collection wines with small bite menu pairings.

 

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2022 Colorado Uncorked

2022 Colorado Uncorked participating restaurants will create original small bite menu items to pair with the Collection wines.  Click on the name to visit the restaurant’s website.

Café Rendezvous at the History Colorado Center- Denver

Anne’s a la Mode, Edgewater (Winner of the Governor’s Plate Competition at the 2022 Colorado State Fair)

Aspen Peak Cellars, Bailey

Bezel at the Sheraton Downtown, Denver

Bin 707 Foodbar, Grand Junction

Blanco Cocina + Cantina, Denver

The Chocolate Therapist, Littleton

The Kitchen, Denver

Logan Street (Carboy Winery), Denver

Plates by the Pound BBQ, Aurora

River Bear American Meats, Denver

Roaming Buffalo Bar B-Que, Denver and Golden

Süti + Co, Boulder

Terra, Denver

 

 

 

View the 2018 Colorado Uncorked Report from KDVR Fox31.

"Don’t miss this unique celebration of Colorado, and your only chance to try each of the wines selected to be in the Governor’s Cup Collection at one time!"

2022 Governor's Cup Collection

Colorado’s best wines of the year, determined by our panel of 19 judges made up of sommeliers, winemakers & wine writers.


2022 GOVERNOR’S CUP COLORADO WINE COMPETITION MEDAL LIST

Carboy Winery - 2020 Teroldego
Carboy Winery - 2019 Petit Verdot
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2020 Equilibre
Peachfork - 2021 Chambourcin
Red Fox Cellars - Nebbiolo
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2019 Syrah
Vino Salida - 2017 Tempranillo
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Sweet Baby White
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2021 Pinot Gris
Dragon Meadery - Raspberry Melomel
Slaymaker Cellars - Wildflower Traditional Mead
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 Dry rosé of St. Vincent
Carboy Winery - 2019 Blanc LaLaLa
Red Fox Cellars - Tempranillo
Sauvage Spectrum - Domaine Red Wine
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - Sweetheart Red
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 Syrah Vintner's Reserve
Storm Cellar - 2020 Gruner Veltliner
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - As Above So Below: The Astrologist
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 Moscato
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2021 Albarino
Snowy Peaks Winery - Elevé Sucré
Colorado Cellars - Cherry
Colorado Cellars - Chokecherry
Colorado Cellars - Raspberry
Slaymaker Cellars - Dessert Mead
Carboy Winery - 2019 Cabernet Franc Reserve
Carlson Vineyards - 365 Red
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Sweet Baby Red
Colorado Cellars - 2020 Eclipse
Colorado Cellars - 2018 Syrah
Colorado Cellars - 2020 Roadkill Red
Continental Divide Winery - 2019 Petit Verdot
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2021 Cabernet Franc
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2021 Malbec
Maison la Belle Vie - 2019 Malbec
Maison la Belle Vie - 2019 Merlot Reserve
Maison la Belle Vie - 2019 Pinot Noir
Maison la Belle Vie - 2019 Cabernet Franc
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2018 Cabernet Franc Reserve
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Monart - 2019 Malbec
Open Range Wines - 2020 Malbec
Open Range Wines - 2020 Red Blend
Peony Lane - 2019 Landsend Red Blend
Peony Lane - 2020 Cabernet Franc
Qutori Wines - 2019 Cabernet Franc
Red Fox Cellars - Dolcetto
Red Fox Cellars - 2018 Teroldego
Red Fox Cellars - La Dolce Vita
Sauvage Spectrum - Reserve Red
Sauvage Spectrum - Teroldego
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Syrah
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Merlot
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2019 Malbec
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2019 Tempranillo
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2019 Merlot
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2018 Merlot Reserve
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2018 Revelation
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - Sangre de Cristo Noveau
Two Rivers Winery - 2019 Syrah
Vinnie Fera - 2019 Malbec "Hogback"
Vinnie Fera - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon "Hogback"
Vino Salida - 2020 Petite Pearl
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - Ethereal
Williams Cellars - 2019 Syrah "Spirits Freed"
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 285 Fusion
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Ensemble
BookCliff Vineyards - 2020 Malbec
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Syrah
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Buckel Family Wine - 2019 The Flyer
Carboy Winery - 2018 Petite Pearl
BookCliff Vineyards - 2021 Albarino
BookCliff Vineyards - 2021 Chardonnay
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Gewürztraminer
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 365 White
Carlson Vineyards - Tree Ripe White
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Sweet Gewürztraminer
Colorado Cellars - 2020 Orange Muscat
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2019 Riesling
Peachfork - 2021 Traminette
Purgatory Cellars - 2021 Moscato
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2021 Chardonnay
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2021 Traminette
Storm Cellar - 2020 Dry Riesling
Storm Cellar - 2020 White Blend
Talon Wines - 2021 Pinot Grigio
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2020 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2021 Chardonnay
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2021 Viognier
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2021 Riesling
Talon Wines - White Sangria
Talon Wines - Sangria
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2018 Divinity
Two Rivers Winery - 2018 Port
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 Late Harvest Aromella
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - Ruby Classico VI
Aspen Peak Cellars - Mocha Zinsation
Colorado Cellars - Plum
Colorado Cellars - Blackberry
Colorado Cellars - Pomegranate
Colorado Cellars - Blueberry
Colorado Cellars - Elderberry
Colorado Cellars - Huckleberry
Dragon Meadery - Red Apple Cyser
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Serendipity
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Antiquity
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Ton of Brix
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Forswunk
Peachfork - Pear Apple
Red Fox Cellars - 2017 Freestone
Talon Wines - Peach
Talon Wines - Strawberry Rhubarb
Talon Wines - Blueberry
Colorado Cellars - Golden Nektar
Colorado Cellars - Spiced Nektar
Dragon Meadery - Chamomile Metheglin
Dragon Meadery - Vanilla Creme Bochet
Dragon Meadery - Pear Lavendar
Slaymaker Cellars - Orange Blossom Traditional Mead
Talon Wines - Apricot Honey
BookCliff Vineyards - 2021 rosé
Carlson Vineyards - 365 rosé
Carlson Vineyards - Tree Ripe Blush
Colorado Cellars - 2019 Alpenrose
Monart - 2019 rosé
OBC Wine Project - 2021 Pinot Gris
Purgatory Cellars - 2021 Absolution
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - Wild Cañon Harvest
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - Vineyard Sunset
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2021 Dry rosé
Buckel Family Wine - 2021 Pet Nat rosé
Buckel Family Wine - 2021 Glug Glug
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 Blanc de Blanc Brut Naturale
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 Bailey Barberian
BookCliff Vineyards - 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon "Hawkridge Vineyard"
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Cabernet Franc Reserve
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Merlot Reserve
BookCliff Vineyards - 2019 Petit Verdot
Carboy Winery - 2019 Syrah
Carboy Winery - 2019 Merlot
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 Blaufrankish "Exodus"
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 Lemberger "Tyrannosaurus Red"
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 The WrenQuinn Project
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 Full Curl
Colorado Cellars - 2020 Pinot Noir
Colorado Cellars - 2018 Merlot
Continental Divide Winery - 2019 Cabernet Franc
Continental Divide Winery - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Maison la Belle Vie - 2018 Marechal Foch
Mesa Park Vineyards - Barn Owl Red
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2019 Malbec
Mesa Park Vineyards - 2020 Petit Verdot
Monart - 2019 Cabernet Franc
Peachfork - 2021 Lemberger
Peony Lane - 2019 Pinot Noir
Plum Creek Winery - 2019 Petit Verdot
Plum Creek Winery - Palisade Red
Purgatory Cellars - 2021 Pinot Noir
Qutori Wines - 2019 Pinot Noir "Estate"
Red Fox Cellars - Cabernet Franc "Avant Garde"
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2017 Petit Verdot
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2019 Mourvedre
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2020 Syrah Reserve
Snowy Peaks Winery - 2019 Merlot Reserve
Taboche Winery - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Talon Wines - 2019 Wingspan Red
The Ordinary Fellow - 2021 Pinot Noir
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2018 Cabernet Franc
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - As Above So Below: The Theurgist
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - As Above So Below: The Alchemist
Vines 79 Wine Barn - Cabernet Sauvignon "Cowboy Cab"
Vines 79 Wine Barn - 2020 Double Barrel Blend
Vinnie Fera - 2019 Syrah "Hogback"
Vinnie Fera - 2019 Cabernet Franc "Hogback"
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2020 Merlot
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2020 Cabernet Franc
Williams Cellars - 2018 Malbec "Lunar Spirit"
Williams Cellars - 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon "Sun God Red"
Williams Cellars - 2020 Carmenere "Transcending"
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 Rockin' Rapids Red
Aspen Peak Cellars - 2020 Petit Verdot Vintner's Reserve
Carboy Winery - 2019 Riesling
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Riesling "White Light"
Carlson Vineyards - 2020 Contact
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Riesling "Off-Dry"
Colorado Cellars - 2020 Riesling "Alpenglo"
Continental Divide Winery - 2020 Aromella
Continental Divide Winery - 2020 Chardonnay
Fox Fire Fams - 2021 Riesling "Summer"
Infinite Monkey Theorem - 2021 Sauvignon Blanc
OBC Wine Project - 2021 Riesling
OBC Wine Project - 2020 Chardonnay
Plum Creek Winery - 2020 Chardonnay Reserve
Plum Creek Winery - 2020 Riesling
Plum Creek Winery - 2021 Palisade Festival
Purgatory Cellars - 2021 Sauvignon Blanc
Purgatory Cellars - 2018 Riesling "Qvevri"
Sauvage Spectrum - Domaine White Blend
Storm Cellar - 2020 Gewurztraminer
The Ordinary Fellow - 2020 Riesling "Box Bear Vineyard"
The Ordinary Fellow - 2021 Chardonnay "Box Bear Vineyard"
Vino Salida - 2020 Dry Riesling
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 Chardonnay "No Oak"
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 Chardonnay "Barrel Select"
Colorado Cellars - 2018 Port
Grande River Vineyards - 2018 Primitivo
Grande River Vineyards - 2019 Aromella
Mesa Park Vineyards - Finz
Red Fox Cellars - Field Master II
Carlson Vineyards - Peach
Carlson Vineyards - Cherry
Colorado Cellars - Peach
Colorado Cellars - Key Lime
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Paragon
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Inneffable
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Crimson Gold
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Cidermosa
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Coddiwonple
EsoTerra Ciderworks - 2022 Halcyon
OBC Wine Project - Guava Spritz
Peachfork - Peach
Talon Wines - Apple Blossom
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey - Apple Blossom
Dragon Meadery - O.B. Traditional
Redstone Meadery - Barrel Aged Black Raspberry Mountain Honey Wine
Redstone Meadery - Passionfruit Nectar
Redstone Meadery - Apple Nectar
Redstone Meadery - Juniper Berry Mountain Honey Wine
Slaymaker Cellars - Tart Cherry Mead
Slaymaker Cellars - Ginger Mead
Talon Wines - Lightly Sweet Honey Wine
Talon Wines - Chocolate Cherry Honey Wine
Carlson Vineyards - 2021 Sweet Baby Blush
Fox Fire Fams - 2021 Juliet rosé
Sauvage Spectrum - CER0
Storm Cellar - 2021 rosé of St Vincent
Storm Cellar - 2021 rosé of Chambourcin
Whitewater Hill Vineyards - 2021 rosé
Carboy Winery - 2020 Native Fizz rosé
OBC Wine Project - Sparkling Pinot Gris
OBC Wine Project - rosé with Bubbles
Plum Creek Winery - 2020 Pet-Nat
Plum Creek Winery - 2021 Pet-Nat rosé
Sauvage Spectrum - Sparklet White
Sauvage Spectrum - Sparklet rosé

Medal Criteria

Double Gold Medals | Awarded when a panel of judges unanimously assigns a gold medal to an entry in the preliminary round of judging, or a majority of all judges assign a gold in the sweepstakes round.

Gold Medals | Awarded by earning 3 gold votes

A Gold Medal denotes wines that exemplify their varietal character, terroir or stylistic expression in such a way that makes them memorable and desirable –

  • Wines that you would not only recommend, but seek out and purchase
  • Regardless of personal preference, exemplifies how the variety, style, or terroir is supposed to taste like

Silver Medals | Awarded by earning 3 or more Silver or Gold votes

A Silver Medal denotes a wine with special qualities –

  • Distinctive (unique) qualities
  • Character that would cause you to recommend or purchase this wine

Bronze Medals | Awarded by earning 4 medal votes

A Bronze Medal denotes a well-made wine –

  • Good, solid quality
  • Would recommend to others and be happy to drink yourself

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