The majestic valleys of Colorados Rocky Mountains are blessed with warm days, cool nights and low humidity - conditions perfect for the cultivation of wine grapes with the complex character and chemistry required to produce award-winning wines.
Winemaking began on Colorados Western Slope more than a century ago. With the advent of Prohibition, however, the early vineyards were uprooted and replaced with orchards. Modern vineyards featuring the worlds classic wine-grape varieties have been reestablished in the areas fertile climes, and once again the art of winemaking is flourishing in Colorado.
Today, Colorados vintners enjoy a well-earned reputation for producing a wide variety of premium wines. From rich Chardonnays to robust Merlots to wines made from cherries, peaches, plums and honey, Colorado wines consistently win top national and international awards for their quality.
Vineyards in Colorado are mostly nestled in the temperate, high elevation Grand Valley and the Valley of the North Fork of the Gunnison River. There are seven of these fine wineries located in the Palisade area.
We invite you to visit Colorados magnificent wine country, tour our wineries and sample our award- winning wines. The complimentary tours and tastings are friendly and informative and we welcome the entire family. Visit us soon. Its the perfect way to spend a Colorado day!
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