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“Oasis in McElmo Canyon”

Sutcliffe Vineyards
Ranked #7 of 16 things to do in Cortez
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

I cannot say enough about our visit to Sutcliffe Vineyard. It was a perfect way to end a hike in Canyon of the Ancients. We had the grand tour from John Sutcliffe. The guy is truly amazing! Reminded me of "The Most Interesting Man in the World" on the Dos Equis commercial! The wine was so good! It had style and depth. John spent so much time showing us around, from newborn lambs to the barrel room. So glad his passion for wine led him to CO. Don't miss this place.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had a great time visiting with John. He is very enjoyable to visit with while trying his wines. It is a great stop after visiting Hovenweep!

1  Thank Louise C
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

John is a hoot. We almost did not want to leave. Be sure to allocate time to visit and drink. We ate all sorts of vegetables right off of the vine. His wines were well-priced and delicious and his anecdotes and accent were delightful. I get migraines from other wines but not these. We stayed at Canyon of the Ancients Guest Ranch in the same canyon so we were able to drive home after sampling the wines.

2  Thank kelly e
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Wine tasting is always fun. Listening to great stories from a really interesting guy while he pours samples of wine from bottles with his name on it is even more fun. Our whole group had a blast. Just a perfectly picturesque setting.

2  Thank jcz987
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

We were having a family reunion in Durango and decided to visit Sutcliffe Vineyards in Cortez. We enjoyed hearing about the wine and tasting some excellent varieties. John and Judy were warm and welcoming to the five of us and made our visit particularly memorable. The next time we are in the area we will be sure to stop by again.

Thank Tom L
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