This the tale of two cities intertwined with their love for the grape and the grain. Grand Junction and the Grand Valley offer Colorado's Wine Country, while Fort Collins is no stranger to hand crafted beers. Now the two cities are partnering to feature the best of both to prospective meeting planners.
Under the headline, "Taste of Two Cities Brings Cities Together: Fort Collins, Grand Junction Create Partnership Through Beer and Wine," Coloradoan Reporter Pat Ferrier writes:
"Separated by hundreds of miles and almost five hours by car, Grand Junction and Fort Collins - on the face of it - have little in common."
"Fort Collins is almost three times larger and more than 400 feet higher in elevation."
"Grand Junction is close to Utah."
"Fort Collins is near Wyoming."
"Grand Junction has wine."
"Fort Collins has beer."
"Grand Junction has made an art form out of marketing its wine and wine country."
"Fort Collins hopes to copy its success."
"Now, the two have joined forces to promote their cities."
"The Taste of Two Cities gives companies or meeting planners the chance to rotate gatherings between Grand Junction and Fort Collins."
You can click here to read more about the joint effort between Fort Collin and Grand Junction to market their cities.