West Elks AVAColorado's North Fork Valley Wineries
About The AVA
The West Elks American Viticultural Area (AVA) spreads through Delta county on the Western Slope of Colorado. It boasts of some of the highest vineyards in North America and great Colorado wines.
The wineries host 2 signature events: North Fork Uncorked and the West Elks Wine Trail. Learn more about those and other events held throughout the year.
West Elks AVA Signature Events
The Wineries of the West Elks AVA host 2 significant annual events: North Fork Uncorked and the West Elks Wine Trail.
North Fork Uncorked features tasting the wineries’ new releases during a weekend in June.
The premiere West Elks Wine Trail event features pairing the best of Colorado wine with the best of Colorado cuisine.
Latest from the Wine Journal
Our Wine Journal includes articles, blog posts, etc., about the wineries of the West Elks AVA. Learn what others are writing about the wineries.
Celebrating Women Winemakers
Kristen Kuchar of Colorado Thirst composed an article celebrating women winemakers in Colorado including The Storm Cellar’s Jayme Henderson.
Emerging Wine Regions
In this Sommeliers Choice Awards article, Simone FM Spinner discusses emerging wine regions such as the Grand Valley AVA and West Elks AVA.
Visiting Stone Cottage Cellars
Each winery on a West Elks AVA road trip creates a unique entrance, and visiting Stone Cottage Cellars is no exception.