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Varaison Vineyards and Winery

405 W First St, Palisade, CO 81526-8784
+1 970-464-4928
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Winery tour

We loved the tour so much the first time, a year ago, that we brought 6 more people with us this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen K
via mobile
Always an fun and educational visit!

This was our second trip to Varaison Vineyards. We made a point to come back, because the wine is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise S
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405 W First St, Palisade, CO 81526-8784
+1 970-464-4928
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the tour so much the first time, a year ago, that we brought 6 more people with us this year. The tour was such an amazing education and Alex rocks! We will return again!

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Varaison Vineyards. We made a point to come back, because the wine is fabulous and we always learn something about wine when we visit. This trip, our host was Alex. We spent quite a lot of time talking about...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the BEST winery in all of Palisade--we have been here twice and will come back again. Be prepared for a personalized experience unlike no other. The West family pays attention to the details--there is no serving of the masses. It is a unique...More

Thank yoshiegirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited Varaison Winery and had the most educated experience on wine and how to drink it! Ron, the owner, and his wife were so friendly and gave my husband and myself the best wine experience! Our 3 teenage kids were with us and they...More

Thank tara121080
Reviewed 10 July 2017

At first, I thought we were going into a tea room! The building, inside and out, is beautiful and not your typical wine tasting experience. Each "tour" is personalized...no standing at a long bar, hearing a canned speech. There is a bar, and it is...More

Thank Nursejudy3
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best wine educational tastings ever!! Learned all about whites and reds we never knew even though we have been to hundreds of vineyards! Great experience!!

Thank JimDeb S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing afternoon learning and enjoying. Alex, (assisted by Kristin and Ron) led us through an unparalleled experience. We cannot express enough how wonderful our afternoon was!!!

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I bought an entire case of wine at the end of April and it has all turned. Including their Nebbiolo, Brulee Chard, Barbera, and Cuvee Noir. We tasted a bottle of the Barbera the next day of purchase and it was already bad. Unfortunately we...More

Thank dawnr713
AlexWXA222E, Manager at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

I am so sorry to hear that! I will be glad to replace or refund any product that you feel is defective. Please contact our tasting room and I will be glad to resolve this for you.

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Most educational and lengthy tour. Best wine by far; try creme brûlée. Alex was great and made other wineries not able to live up to the experience or set expectation, and we came back (this was our first stop for the weekend).

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Alex, the winemaker at Varaison, spent a great deal of time (roughly an hour) educating us and making us laugh on our visit. His wines are only available at the winery itself and are top-rated. The wines are all fancy and one-of-a-kind. The tasting is...More

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Jill W
28 September 2015|
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