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Top 11 Wineries in Palisade & Grand Junction 2021

Nicknamed the wine country of Colorado, Palisade is recognized internationally for award-winning wines and high-quality vineyards. Whether you are looking for a relaxing retreat or an immersive experience, Palisade is certain to exceed every wine lover’s expectations. But with over 20 wineries and endless amounts of tours, how will you ever plan your visit? Well, we’ve got you covered! We listed our favorite wineries in no specific order and as a bonus suggested some activities and tours that are definitely worth a look. Without further ado here are the top 11 wineries in palisade and grand junction:

Carlson Vineyards

In look for a casual and laid-back wine tasting experience? Carlson Vineyards is the place for you. Not only does it offer a wonderful experience through personable and friendly staff but It also provides award-winning wines without hurting your wallet. The atmosphere presented by Carlson Vineyards is comfortable and friendly with something for everyone. Conveniently located in both Palisade and Grand Junction, Carlson Vineyards is a must for your wine tasting adventure.

Phone Number: (970) 464-5554


Adress: 461 35 Rd. Palisade, CO 81526 

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Mesa Park Vineyards

Expand your wine tasting palate with Mesa Park’s Award-winning estate-grown reds and relax with the best views Colorado has to offer. Not only is the location convenient but it also manages to capture the perfect angle of the Grand Mesa. Apart from beautiful, Mesa Park also offers a cheerful environment with its friendly staff and easy-going dog Daryl. Sit back and relax with the wonderful view of the Grand Mesa in Mesa Park Vineyards.


Phone Number: (970) 628-9113

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Varaison Vineyards & Winery 

Located in a beautiful Victorian estate, Varaison winery is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and become a wine connoisseur yourself. Their focus is education and with their friendly and knowledgeable staff, learning about wine becomes fun and easy. Not only is the building beautiful, but behind the house, there is an amazing garden to walk through. Due to covid, their wine tastings are currently located in 13th °Brix Cider Bistro.

Address: 405 West 1st Street Palisade, Colorado 81526

Phone Number: (970) 464-4928

Email:  info@varaisonvineyards.com

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Meadery of the Rockies

Specializing in sweet honey wines, Meadery of the Rockies is the perfect stop for any sweet tooth. This meadery offers an amazing experience of all things honey and most importantly, showcases the potential of raw orange blossom honey. Enjoy traditional, fruit blends, and Dessert wines at Colorado’s original meadery, Meadery of the Rockies.


Address: Address: 3701 G Road Palisade, CO 81526

Phone Number: (970) 464-7899

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Red Fox Cellars

With a perfect balance between classic and new, Red Fox certainly stands out from the rest. This innovative winery specializes in red wines with a twist and manages to create a unique wine tasting experience without sacrificing quality. But if reds are not your style, Red Fox also offers a wonderful selection of ciders and cocktails.


Address: 695 36 RoadUnit C Palisade, Colorado 81526

Phone Number: (970) 464-1099

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Colterris Wines

If you are looking for a classy and relaxed wine experience, you can’t go wrong with Colterris Wines. Enjoy the taste of their estate-grown cabernet sauvignon and merlot specialties while taking in the beautiful views surrounding the vineyards in Palisade, Colorado. Watch and enjoy as time stops in one of palisade’s best, Colterris Wines.


Address: 3907 N River Rd, Palisade, CO 81526, United States

Phone Number: (970) 464-1150

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Hermosa Vineyards

 Want a cozy spot to relax and enjoy a glass of wine? Try Hermosa Vineyards. This winery is definitely one of the best Palisade has to offer and with their amazing and friendly staff, you’ll feel right at home. This small winery does not focus on being the biggest but rather the finest so, make sure to stop by and enjoy their high-quality handcrafted wines.

Phone Number: (970) 640-0940

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St. Kathryn Cellars

Enjoy a sweet and delightful experience with St. Katheryn Cellar’s unique flavored wines. Botanical and fruit flavors like lavender and cranberry are sure to sweeten up your day. Regardless of whether you’re into sweet wines or not, St.Kathryn Cellars is a must and their quality and uniqueness are indisputable.


Address: 785 Elberta Ave. Palisade, CO 81526

Phone Number: (970) 464-1300

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Maison la Belle Vie

Enjoy bold reds? If so, Maison la Belle Vie is a must. Not only are the wines amazing, but the views of the vineyard are also incredible and one of a kind. Maison la Belle Vie provides a relaxed atmosphere and laid-back experience making it perfect for an enjoyable afternoon with friends. Take a seat in their beautiful courtyard and enjoy the amazing selections of charcuterie boards to pair with your wine.


Address: 3575 G Rd, Palisade, CO 81526, United States

Phone Number: (970) 464-4959

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Grande River Vineyards

This wonderful winery is conveniently located at the entrance of palisade wine country next to the wine country inn. Originally started in 1987, Grande River Vineyards is one of the oldest wineries in colorado. But history is not the only thing they offer. Stop by and experience world-class and award-winning traditional wines and try our favorite, their Meritage red blend of cabernet franc, malbec, merlot, and Petit Verdot.


Address: 787 Elberta Ave, Palisade, CO 81526, United States

Phone Number: (970) 464-5867

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Bookcliff Vineyard

Bookcliff has it all from stunning views to some of the highest quality wines at a reasonable price. They feature some very robust reds, playful whites, and sweet dessert wines. We loved their red blends, and their Viognier is a must-try. Stop by and enjoy a well-rounded experience and don’t forget to take a bottle or two home.

BookCliff Vineyards – Palisade Tasting Room
Address: 670 39 Rd, Palisade, CO 81526, United States

Phone Number: (970) 261-0071

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