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Address: 3907 North River Road, Palisade, CO 81526
Phone Number: 970-464-0888
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Founded in 1991, Canyon Wind Cellars is a family-owned, estate winery...
Founded in 1991, Canyon Wind Cellars is a family-owned, estate winery named for the mountain breezes that keep the fruit on our vineyard cool under the hot Colorado sun. With the assistance of renowned Napa Winemaker, Robert Pepi, the Christianson family produces award-winning, signature wines utilizing low-intervention winemaking and sustainable practices. We look forward to sharing our passion with you!
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Great Views...Great Wines!

Even though we visited in May, the grape vines were just starting to set grapes and the view of the Pallisades was awesome. Some really, really good wines, including the Pinot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We showed up here as our first stop on two days of wine tasting. I waited until after a few tastings to write a review so I would have something to compare to. The ladies behind the counter were all extremely friendly. It was a joy to sip some wine and talk to them. The views are great from the... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Even though we visited in May, the grape vines were just starting to set grapes and the view of the Pallisades was awesome. Some really, really good wines, including the Pinot Verdot. The locals say this wine grows like a weed which is highly unusual outside of Colorado. Some great blends as well. I want to go back and do... More 

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CanyonWind, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! We would be happy to take you on a tour next time you are in, and would love the opportunity and feedback necessary to earn a 5 star review on your next trip out. Feel free to e-mail me (jay@canyonwindcellars.com) next time you are headed out this way and we can see if we... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We can here on Easter Sunday, very happy that they were open. It's only a small cellar door but very cute. We also won a mini bottle opener as part of an Easter prize! There was a great selection of wines, we tried 4 each for free (I think, it was last week so my memory might be slightly off)... More 

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CanyonWind, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Glad you like us, and glad we were there for you this Easter. You are 100% correct on the 4 tastes for free - good memory. We hope that we can see again, and thanks for the kind review. Jay C. Owner / Winemaker More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Canyon Wind Cellars was the first vineyard we visited on our trip to Palisade. We walked there from Wine Country Inn, which was ridiculous. You should drive. The tasting room staff was friendly and helpful, Lance in particular.

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CanyonWind, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Holy Cow - that is quite the walk! Glad you made it in one piece and that Lance was fun to work with. Next time you are back in town let us know, we'd love to see you again. Jay C. Owner / Winemaker More 

Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Wine tasting in Palisades was the start of a day trip up to Grand Mesa... we chose two that were open today. Canyon Wind has a very cool location, beautiful grounds that I would have explored with my camera, if it hadn't been raining hard. The wines were good, and we enjoyed our visit. (catching up on reviews from a... More 

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CanyonWIndWines, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! Glad that your experience was good, but we would love to be great! Please feel free to reach out to us to let us know how we can make your next vistit a 5 star experience. Thanks, Jay Owner Winemaker Canyon Wind Cellars More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice setup and landscape. wines are average good but way overpriced. Other wineries in the area are definitely a better value for the money.

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CanyonWIndWines, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

I so sorry that you felt that we were overpriced! If you ever get a chance to get back by please let us show you the 47-10 series (named for our altitude on our estate) that retails of $12-$13. Other then that we would greatly appreciate any feedback you may have, to earn a 4 or 5 star review on... More 

Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

While visiting friends in the area, I was surprised to discover I was in the midst of a Colorado wine region. Lucky me! I didn't get to taste at all the wineries in the area, but after 3 days of tasting I have to say that Canyon Winds was our favorite winery. The tasting room is well-constructed and professional, yet... More 

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CanyonWind, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for such a great review and for your kind words about the wine! Especially thanks for dealing with a dirty wine maker pouring wine for you! Thanks again, Jennifer Christianson Owner / Winemaker More 

co springs, co
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

any wine drinker will love this place - only 35 acres but great range of wines, grounds are beautiful in midst of Buttes and river and no cost!

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CanyonWIndWines, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We really appreciate it! Jay C. Owner / Winemaker Canyon Wind Cellars More 

Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Another very nice estate and our favorite tasting wines. Beautiful setting and extremely nice people and presentation. Don't miss stopping here!

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CanyonWIndWines, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review! Glad you had a great experience! Jay C. Owner/winemaker Canyon Wind Cellars More 

Avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I walked in having never done an actual wine tasting and were welcomed with a warm smile and nothing but patience. She was very knowledgable of the vineyard and wines alike and you could tell she enjoyed her job. After tasting a few different varieties we purchased one of their specialty wines, the 47ten White, named after... More 

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We are glad you had a great time, we will certainly pass this on to the staff! Jay C. More 

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Address: 3907 North River Road, Palisade, CO 81526
Phone Number: 970-464-0888
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Palisade
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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