Palisade is a peach of a town. It is home to more than 25 local wineries. Each boast award-winning vintages, tasting rooms, outdoor patios and scenic views. All via the town’s Fruit & Wine Byway. The Peach and Wine capital of Colorado, this sun-splashed valley is surrounded by some of the best recreational activities. Enjoy fishing, hiking, biking, golfing or skiing, depending on the time of year you visit.
The Small List
Wine Country Inn – The Inn is situated within a vineyard and offers free breakfast and an evening wine tasting. With a Victorian feel and wrap around porches, it has a restaurant and a heated outdoor pool.
Pêche. Restaurant – This uber-talented couple has a triple-Michelin-star pedigree. While they’re not broadcasting it, you feel it in the hospitality and taste it in the food. This creatively driven restaurant, with no set cuisine, lets the ingredients speak for themselves.
Colterris Wines – Colterris owns and farms 100% of it’s vineyards. They offer a serious array of estate-grown and bottled wines. The wines range from dry rosés to outstanding Cabernet Francs.
Restoration Vineyards – This family owned vineyard and winery is located on East Orchard Mesa, above the Colorado river. Peach and cherry orchards surround the 10 acre property. The Grand Mesa and Bookcliff mountains offer breathtaking views. Their passion for restoration projects inspired the name. For instance, home, cars (vintage Mercedes Benz) and, of course, vineyards.
Whitewater Hill Vineyards and Winery – Whitewater Hill Vineyards produces classic varietal Colorado Grown wines at their farm winery. The winery overlooks their vineyards and the broad vista of the Grand Valley of the Colorado River. A more traditional vineyard with picturesque views.
Hermosa Vineyards – A cozy little winery committed to being one of the best wineries rather than the biggest. With outstanding service by the owner, you may want to sit and stay a while.
Carlson Vineyards – Carlson Vineyards is considered the pioneers of the Colorado wine industry. Since 1988, Carlson uses only sun-ripened grapes and fruit grown at the elevation of 4,700 feet on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains. As a result, why wines are easy to drink as well as distinctive.
Mesa Park Vineyards – Breathtaking views, a relaxed atmosphere and a comfortable tasting room. Mesa Park Vineyards is an ideal stop for wine tasting and an enjoyable afternoon! Moreover, along with their bulldog Daryl, they look forward to meeting you!
Avant Vineyards – At Avant, it is all about keeping the winemaking process simple and natural to create their Spanish and Italian-style wines. The winery’s patio offers breathtaking views of the river and mountains to enjoy as you sip your wine.
Grand River Vineyards & Winery – This winery lets interstate drivers know they are entering wine country. They make wines in traditional styles using only the finest Grand Valley grown grapes. As a result, they are producing a wide array of Bordeaux-style wines.
Maison La Belle Vie Winery – Maison La Belle Vie is set against the beautiful landscape of the scenic Colorado wine country. It is a picturesque property that combines the dramatic vistas of Mt. Garfield with the lush allure of surrounding wine vineyards. Maison la Belle Vie strives to continue the philosophy of minimalism and tradition. Fortunately, their mission is to reflect the purity of the grape in every bottle.
Red Fox Cellars – Bold, adventurous wines and ciders, Red Fox is respectful but unbound by tradition.