It was about a decade ago when the growth of wineries in the United States spread to all 50 states. Even so, not every state grew winegrapes. That's because weather conditions in some areas are so extreme that it's economically unfeasible. Some places get so cold that vines suffer from winter kill. Other regions have such humidity that molds and other vineyard maladies cause rot and make growing grapes all but unprofitable.
The 2010 Colorado Mountain Winefest might just be memories to the thousands of wine lovers who flocked to seminars, winemakers dinners and the ever-popular Saturday Festival in the Park, but it's more than that.