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Varaison Vineyards and Winery

405 W First St, Palisade, CO 81526-8784
+1 970-464-4928
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Great wine tasting with an education

Jackie was Great. Not only did we taste some good wines, Jackie gave us an education on a better... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
reddog800
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Fabulous experience

This was our last winery stop on our girls weekend in Palisade. We were greeted at the door... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2arnold1
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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405 W First St, Palisade, CO 81526-8784
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"wine education"
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"great education"
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"creme brûlée"
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"old world style"
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"learn something"
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"west family"
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"alcohol content"
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"whites and reds"
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"bike rental shop"
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"first stop"
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"in town"
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"private tasting"
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"tasting room"
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"walked away"
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"food pairings"
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"great wine"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jackie was Great. Not only did we taste some good wines, Jackie gave us an education on a better way to enjoy drinking wine and how to pick a good bottle of wine. She was wonderful and full of information.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our last winery stop on our girls weekend in Palisade. We were greeted at the door, offered a table on the front porch and then were treated to a fantastic wine experience. We tasted around 10 wines! Our hostess has a degree in...More

Thank 2arnold1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've driven by many times and had been curious. Wow! Awesome pizza... Figgy Piggy was superb. Outstanding wines selection. Great place for special occasions.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here love what they’re doing and create a memorable experience. We were lucky enough to have a tasting with the winemaker, Alex, who is very knowledgeable and passionate about wines. We learned a lot, and he really went above and beyond to make...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely historic home and great staff (Ally, Jackie, Alex) Taking home some great wine and memories! Highly recommend

Thank krokowskinaomi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first and favorite winery stop on our trip! We started with the Fire Pit Friday where we were introduced to the great wine not to mention the flavorful pizza! It has a great atmosphere and environment, highly recommend coming here for dinner...More

Thank missydrex
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited here today and I have to say that I’m beyond impressed! We were given a wine tasting session by Chase and she couldn’t have been more knowledgeable or nicer. My wife and I are nubies to wine tasting and Chase was very detailed...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Great stop on our way to Grand Junction. Very different experience than what we've seen at other tasting rooms. Seated at a dining room table with 5 others. Each wine was introduced, proper method of drinking, food it is best with, descriptive flavoring, alcohol content.(There...More

Thank Greg D
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Alex W, Owner at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and your great review! You lucked out and had the opportunity to sit family style in our dining room and have a seated tasting! We love what we do and we're always looking forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellent visit! Learned a lot about how wine gets its flavors and proper form for drinking. Our sommilier was amazing and even studied in France. He was enthusiastic about his job and it was a memorable experience!

Thank Joshua K
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Alex W, Owner at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and your great review! We all love what we do here and it's a pleasure to share our experiences and wines with you. Looking forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

My wife and I were riding our bikes and decided to stop off and so glad we did. We have a 1:1 tasting with Alex who was witty, smart and provided a one of a kind experience. Along with another two people, we went down...More

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Jill W
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Response from AlexWXA222E | Property representative |
Hi there! We are closing on the property on Wednesday, so nothing official yet :) It will be located in the middle of Downtown Palisade though and we expect to open late next spring, if everything goes right! Thank you for... More
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