1. OIL AND GAS
Rising wineries, organic farms clash with BLM over leasing in energy-rich western Colo.
At Azura Cellars and Gallery near Paonia, Colo., guests can sip cabernet franc while gazing across the valley at 11,400-foot Mount Lamborn. That view is gold to Ty Gillespie, the winery owner, who is fighting to preserve it as the Obama administration gets ready to auction 20,000 acres of that valley for oil and gas development.