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The Wine Festival of Colorado Springs is the city's premier and most comprehensive charity wine event.

It was born 30 years ago, making it the longest-running wine festival in Southern Colorado.  The first event was held in 1992 at the private Colorado Springs' School, and consisted of a modest "Grand Tasting" event with a small wine auction, which procured $16,000 in revenue, over 50% more than was anticipated by the initial planners! Festival coordinators recognized that the Wine Festival of Colorado Springs could be a substantial annual fundraiser for excellent causes throughout the city...

And so it began! 

Featured Wineries & Guests of Festivals Past

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2019 · The Wines of Portugal

Paulo Laureano · Paulo Laureano Winery

Brandy Robinson · Premium Port

Carlos Teixeira · Quinta da Lixa

Pedro Teixeira · Global Wines Portugal

Pedro Veloso · Grape2Glass

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2018 · The Wines of

Southern France

Charlie Corso · Michael Corso Selections

Nicholas Gassier · Michel Gassier Wines

Dan Kravitz, · Domaine Cabirau & VTV

Rodolphe de Pins · Château de Montfaucon

Charles and Ruth Simpson · Domaine Saint Rose

2017 · Washington State Wines

Billy Adams · Proper Wines

Caleb Foster · J. Bookwalter Winery

Sarah Goedhart · Hedges Family Estate

Greg Harrington · Gramercy Cellars

Gilles Nicault · Long Shadows Vintners

Daniel Wampfler · Abeja

Justin Wylie · Va Piano Vineyards

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2016 · The Best Of Wines

Jamie Adams · The Sorting Table

Charlie Corso · Michael Corso Selections + Emile Beyer

Ben Papapietro · Papapietro Perry Winery

Ken Thobald · Classic Wines + Southern Starz

Cristobal Undurraga · Koyle Family Vineyards

Ken Wright · Ken Wright Cellars

2015 · The Wines of Italy

Paolo Canclini · Tellitalia Imports

Matteo Molino · Mauro Molino

Mario Scanu · Winebow Imports

Jeanneth Angel Tonon · La Togata Winery

Matteo Toso · Ca’ Viola

Antonio Zaccheo · Carpineto

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2014 · Biodynamic Wines

Randall Grahm · Bonny Doon Vineyards

Amy Lillard · La Gramière

Jeff McBride · Benziger Family Winery

Crisóbal Undurraga · Koyle Family Vineyards

John Williams · Frog’s Leap Winery

2013 · Wines of France

Jamie Adams · The Sorting Table

Christian Beyer · Emile Beyer

Claude Gaudin · Vitigestion

Charlie Corso · Michael Corso Selections

Charles Lazzara · Volio Vino Imports + Kermit Lynch

Nate Slingsby · Robert Kacher Selections

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2012 · Napa Valley Wines

Jean-Noël Fourmeaux du Sartel · Chateau

Potelle Winery

James Hayes · Araujo Estate Wines

Michael Keenan · Keenan Winery

Andrew Raifaisen · Flora Springs Winery &


Mike Richmond · Bouchaine Vineyard

Rob Sinskey · Robert Sinskey Winery

Dave Vella · Chateau Montelena Winery

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2011 · Wines of Spain

Maite Esteve · Vins El Cep S.A. Marquès

de Gelida

Andrew Holod · Grapes of Spain

Bárbara de Miguel · Bodegas Emilio Moro + Bodegas Cepa 21

Ricardo Peñalba · Bodegas Peñalba Lopez

Marc Picon · Parés Baltà

Sonia Rodriguez · Bodegas Sierra Cantabria + Viñedos de Páganos + Bodegas Teso l Monja

2010 · Wines of South Africa

Jim Clarke · Wines of South Africa

Peter Clinton · Vinnovative Imports

Alister Glen · Douglas Green + Bellingham

Peter Koff, MW · Fairest Cape Beverage Co.

Ken Theobald · Southern Starz

Berenice Wallace · Savanha Wines