West Elks AVAColorado's North Fork Valley Wineries
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.
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 Father’s Day 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.
Alfred Eames Cellars annual Holiday Barrel Tasting event is featured in the Daily Sentinel. Writer Dave Buchanan expresses his thoughts about the event.
Grapeful Colorado insists that beer isn’t the only beverage made in Colorado. The Centennial State is chockful of wineries growing in both size and scale.
The Tiny House Label for SkyHawk Winery wines represents this “Place”. A sense of place is what makes somewhere special. The tiny house is where the Bennett family lived when they first came to Paonia. It sits in the vineyard and is their icon.