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Varaison Vineyards and Winery

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Address: 405 W First St, Palisade, CO 81526-8784
Phone Number: 970-464-4928
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Great education!

VISIT THIS WINERY FIRST....if you've never been educated on wine tasting. This was our second trip and I wish I knew then what I know now. Fun and yummy wine!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Amy T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

VISIT THIS WINERY FIRST....if you've never been educated on wine tasting. This was our second trip and I wish I knew then what I know now. Fun and yummy wine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We happened on to this winery and the experience that we had made our trip to Palisade. We were treated to an educational wine tasting that we found very enlightening and enjoyable. I would recommend that you put this location First on your list!

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Thank Wyobreeze
AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so glad that you had a wonderful time here and in Palisade in general! I look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This winery is so wonderful and I will be back over and over to say hi and get more of their superb wines! The West family has created a world class winery in an unexpected place. It goes to show that with passion and dedication, you can create something wonderful anywhere. From the old vintage house and antique cash register... More 

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Thank Troy S
AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Troy for your kind words! I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your experience at our winery. We are extremely passionate about our business and we are proud that you noticed! I look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! ~Alex West More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ron did an outstanding job of walking us through the wine tastings and teaching us so much about wine varietals, how and when to drink and pairings. We had a great time and definitely recommend ...but don't go for a quick tasting. That would waste his time and yours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible tasting experience with the winemaker, Ron. A true wine education with every sip. Highly recommended!

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AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit! I am so glad you had a wonderful time! See you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We went in to buy three bottles if wine, and after tasting some of their new ones ended up with almost a case. Great instructions on how to drink the different types of wines. Would have loved to have done their firepit on Friday with gourmet pizza. Next time.

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AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I am very glad you had a great time! Look forward to seeing you next time! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The visit was OK, the food was good, but the wine (3 different one) were awful .. and it is a French person speaking...

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AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review
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Bonjour Merci beaucoup pour votre visite. Je crois comprendre que tous les vins sont créés de la même, et je... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This tasting room want to help educate you about wine which would have been great, but we were asked to wait 5 minutes till someone could help us. I took longer than 5 minutes because the couple that was tasting keep talking about other thing so after 10 minutes we gave up and left, would have been better if they... More 

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AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we were not able to serve you personally during your visit! Our family-run business is dedicated to spending time with each of our guests. During peak hours, we attempt to begin a new tasting seminar every quarter hour. Thank you for understanding. I sincerely hope that you return for a complimentary second-tier tasting with my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This winery takes wine tasting to a new level. I learned more about wine then I have learned in all my other tastings combined. We had a great time and came away with some great bottles of wine. Put this vineyard on the top of your list!

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Thank Lisa S
AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and your visit. It was truly my pleasure and i look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Our event went perfectly. The staff was very accommodating. They made the kids their own cheese pizza and a gluten free one for us. The figgy piggy is delicious!!!

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