Of course, we all associate beer with Colorado but what about wine and Colorado? You may be surprised to find out that Colorado is home to some excellent wineries. Have no fear, Denver has a good number of wine distilleries to get your wine fix locally.
3563 Wazee Street Denver, CO 80216
This gorgeous distillery in located in the popular RiNo neighborhood. You will love the modern ascetic and the historical elements from when the building was built (and the wine, of course!) Enjoy tastings of the wine collection from Oregon, California and Colorado. Lounge and enjoy the wine and small bites either in the restaurant or on the porch.
1946 E 66th Ave, Denver CO 80229
Located just ten minutes from Downtown, this winery features handcrafted wine without sulfates and chemicals. Enjoy a tasting and tour the wine cellar and winemaking facilities. Catch additional events here, such as, the Garden Party in June and a Wine and Movie Night in July. Open for lunch, Balistreri offers a superb location to catch up with friends over a glass of wine.
4640 Pecos St, Unit I, Denver CO 80211
Enjoy the finest wine on tap at Bonacquisti! This winery has a number of events through the month. Grab a friend and take a wine class or enjoy live music every Friday on the deck with Food Trucks at Friday’s Uncorked. Want even more of an excuse to drink wine? Purchase a growler and refill at your leisure.
3316 W 64th Ave. Denver, CO 80221
With roots in Italy, this family run business makes some of the best wine. The tasting room is only open from 1-5 on Saturdays so you will have to put this wine tasting on the calendar. Their award winning wines range from reds, whites and dessert wines.
Silver Vines Winery
7509 Grandview Ave Arvada, CO 80002
Located in the heart of Ole Town Arvada is this quaint winery. Exposed brick walls, seating for multiple parties and a private event room make this a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and relax. No food is served here but you are more then welcome to bring your own food to munch on. The production of the wine is conducted in a nearby warehouse, which you are able to tour by appointment.
Whether you are looking for a tasting with friends, live music and wine or just to relax, be sure to give these Denver wineries a try! Local and award-winning, there is sure to be nothing but enjoyment.
Liz is broker and owner of Liz Daigle Realty.