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Meadery of the Rockies

3701 G Road, Palisade, CO 81526
+1 970-464-7899
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Ranked #2 of 21 Activities in Palisade
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Owner description: As Colorado's first and most bee-loved meadery, Meadery of the Rockies makes an array of honey based wines. We start with pure, raw Orange Blossom... more » Owner description: As Colorado's first and most bee-loved meadery, Meadery of the Rockies makes an array of honey based wines. We start with pure, raw Orange Blossom honey, then ferment it. We also craft fruit 'n honey wines. They're blends of mead and fruit wines such as blackberry, strawberry & peach. We also carry fortified dessert wines. Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic drinks known to man and has a rich and interesting history. Stop in to our tasting room in the heart of Palisade, CO to learn more and have complimentary tastes of our mead. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Made with honey. Yes honey, honey. Very unique and full of flavor. More on the sweeter than drier side. Very refreshing for a hot day or when you desire a taste of summer when the weather turns to winter. The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly. They made it fun and educated us on the differences of wine vs mead.... More

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North Salt Lake, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Mead is something you can't get everywhere, but the Meadery of the Rockies is certainly worth the stop! Definitely try the Cherry Satin.

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Strasburg, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Loved the different wines made with honey and peaches Lovely sales person to explain the different wines. Store was so well stocked with many interesting items that were so hard to pass up.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I like that they infuse honey in their different wines. The bottles are gorgeous! During the tasting I couldn't decide on a wine, and they didn't give me a hard time about 'repouring' certain ones. We ended up buying two bottles and then hung around in the gazebo on the premises, taking photos and just enjoying the gorgeous Labor Day... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've never really been a mead person, but as a beekeeper, I decided to give it another shot by checking out this local meadery. Everyone gets 5 complimentary tastings. The staff was knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. In the end, I've decided I'm still not a mead fan but I'm glad we stopped here as it's really cute inside. The space... More

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Longmont, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is one of the places we cannot pass up when we come to Palisade. We love their Mead, they are very friendly and the tour is very informational. They also have a great gift shop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A friend asked me to get him some mead since I would be at the peach festival, and I'm glad he did! I went in and was immediately hit with a fabulous aroma. The friendly, knowledgeable staff on hand guided us through a few tastings and we walked out with a few of our own bottles. Terrific experience all around!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We love this place - love the mead - a real nice change from wine. They are always winning top awards - you won't be disappointed.

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Honora S, Public Relations Manager at Meadery of the Rockies, responded to this review

Catface44, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We're glad to "bee" something different among the many wineries in Palisade. We're happy to know you enjoyed your time in our tasting room. Make sure to stop in and see us again! Cheers, Meadery of the Rockies More

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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is one of my favorite wineries in Palisade. The staff is so knowledgable & friendly. They give you generous portions when tasting.

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Honora S, Public Relations Manager at Meadery of the Rockies, responded to this review

Aubrey, Thanks so much for writing a review! We're glad to be one of your favorite places in Palisade. Make sure to stop in again soon! Cheers, Meadery of the Rockies More

Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We absolutely LOVE the Meadery of the Rockies; it's one of our favorite stops on our yearly Palisade trip! The people are so friendly (look for Lindsay and Cindy) and make the time spend there so much fun. Plus, the meades are fantastic. Try five free and you'll already be wanting a glass of each! Be sure to check this... More

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Honora S, Public Relations Manager at Meadery of the Rockies, responded to this review

Lightnhereyes, Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. We're so glad you love coming in! We look forward to seeing you again next year! Cheers, Meadery of the Rockies More

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