Reporter Bob Kretschman of ColoradoBiz Magazine wrotes an in-depth review of the Wine Country Inn and the Palisade agritourism market. Under the headline, "Rooms with Vineyard Views: New Hotel Aims to Boost Western Slope Tourism," Kretschman writes:
"Aside from a handful of bed-and-breakfasts and a small, aging motel, Palisade had no overnight accommodations for visitors. The Wine Country Inn’s opening makes first-class lodging available literally in a vineyard.
"'I think it’s going to be huge for Palisade,' said Leif Johnson, executive director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce. 'The concept is so unique, it’s going to help put Palisade on the map. It’s very unique to Colorado. It has a Napa Valley feel to it; it’s a hotel in the middle of the vineyards.'"
You can read the full article here.