Are you “Experienced”?

Save the Date for the 12th Annual Durango Wine Experience!
May 3-5, 2018.

The Durango Wine Experience has a limited number of media credentials available.

Media: Journalists, bloggers, freelance writers or other authors: If you would like to attend the Durango Wines Experience on behalf of your media outlet in order to write a story; please take a look at the Durango Wine Experience 2018 Schedule of Events and email Mandi at [email protected] with your contact info and the events you would like to attend.  You will be notified of your accreditation status immediately.

Talent: If you are a publicist or a spokesperson representing wine/food publications,  educators,  experts or wine & food geeks; please email Mandi at [email protected] to discuss festival-related speaking and/or sponsorship opportunities. Please include a full bio with your email.


Durango Wine Experience in the News:

Durango Wine Experience expands its palate

2018 DWE Program


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Saturday, April 25th 2015

11:00 am-12:00pm
Wine Life Radio ‘LIVE FROM DURANGO’ Broadcast 

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Wine Life Radio is coming to Durango!
With the abundance of brands to choose from, Wine Life Radio was formed to help with educating and informing the wine consumer. Guests include winemakers, winery owners, local wine buyers, wine association representatives, industry representatives, local and national chefs, industry writers and critics, restaurateurs and many, many more.Tune in to hear the show on RealTalk760  iHeart Radio at 11am on Saturday or catch the podcast later on our website!

Courier, March 2015 issue:
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More than just a glass of red, white or rosé
By Ann Butler
, Durango Herald

Wine fest a success
By Pamela Hasterok, Culinary Corner, Durango Herald 

Wines of the times 
By Pamela Hasterok,  Durango Herald

In The Neighborhood: A Taste of Colorado
Durango got a taste of sunshine, rain, and wine at the 2014 Wine Experience. -4 Corners TV

Durango Wine Experience Interview on Inside Durango TV
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Julia Dodd and Michael LaVerghetta sample wines and appetizers while looking over the jewelry case at Azul Gallery on Friday during the Walk-About Durango tasting event.

Wine event to benefit United Way
By Tim Walsworth

It’ll be days of wine in Durango for vinophiles
Grand Tasting to highlight Durango Wine ExperienceLeah Dean, organizer of the Durango Wine Experience, finished the evening at Guido’s Favorite Foods Wine, Food and Fashion dinner by walking the runway in a dress covered in wine labels.
By Ted Holteen,  Arts & Entertainment Editor, Durango Herald

The Durango Wine Experience: Don’t Miss It!
Edible San Juan Mountains By Molly Childers

Durango Food Photography & The Durango Wine Experience
The Red Energy Blog: Red Scarf Shots

Scenic mountain town welcomes more than 300 wineries at fourth-annual wine festival
Durango Area Tourism Office

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Thank you to our Photographers:

Red Scarf Shots

Ben Eng Photography

Imagesmith Photo

Anneliese Zemp Photography

Lamp House Photo Booth

Q-R Code:

 Patrons of the 2009 Durango Wine Experience gather for a tasting in the courtyard of the Rochester Hotel. This year’s event, the fourth annual, takes place Thursday through Saturday at numerous locations throughout downtown Durango.


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