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Canyon Wind Cellars

Address: 3907 North River Road, Palisade, CO 81526
Phone Number: 970-464-0888
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Ranked #6 of 21 Activities in Palisade
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Founded in 1991, Canyon Wind Cellars is a family-owned, estate winery named for the mountain...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Kent, Washington
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174 reviews 174 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
36 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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CanyonWIndWines, Owner at Canyon Wind Cellars, responded to this review

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

Denver, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. Sat out back on their patio and enjoyed a nice glass of wine and the fresh country air.

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

Glad you enjoyed your time here! Please feel free to let us know what we can do next time to earn a five star review! Thanks again, Jay C. More 

Arvada, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My friends surprised me with a tour and private tasting, what a wonderful experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions! After the tasting we enjoyed a glass of wine outside at a table in the shade. Beautiful surroundings, delicious wines and a very memorable day...can't wait to go back!

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

Thanks so much for the great review! Please let us know next time you are through. Jay C. More 

Hilton Head Island
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95 reviews 95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is our second trip to this area. If you are coming from the East this is the first good winery you will come across. The wine is very good; we liked the 47-Ten red, Boreas, and the Petit Verdot in particular. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, the small tasting area very welcoming and the outside area very... More 

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

Thanks for the kind words! We really appreciate you taking the time to give us a good review. If there is anything that we can do to make the next trip even better please let us know so we can make the experience great. Jay Christianson Owner / Winemaker Canyon Wind Cellars More 

Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
50 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Canyon Wind Cellars was stop #2 on our final day of trailing in the Palisades, CO wine country, but I would have to say that it was probably one of the best visits of all! Canyon Wind Cellars produces about 5,000 – 8,000 cases per year and it is ALL estate grown. Their vineyard planting began in 1991 and has... More 

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

So glad that you had a great time! If there is ever anything that we can do for you please let us know. Jay C. Owner / Winemaker More 

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