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Hermosa Vineyards

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Address: 3269 3/4 C Rd, Palisade, CO 81526-9529
Phone Number: +1 970-640-0940
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Palisade Vineyards and Winery

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Wonderful wines, amazing location, perfect host. We have sent many people to Palisade and this is the one place we are sure to send our friends, they always come back with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Jon T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful wines, amazing location, perfect host. We have sent many people to Palisade and this is the one place we are sure to send our friends, they always come back with amazing reviews.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

While it's a bit out of the way if you're staying more near old downtown Palisade, the people there make it completely worth the drive. It's in gorgeous countryside, and you get to drive through picturesque vineyards to pull up to a winery in a garage. The owner personally helped us do some tastings, then showed us his entire setup,... More 

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Thank Hutch811
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not too far from Grand Junction this quaint winery is as grassroots as it gets. This entrepreneur owns 6 acres and manages another 15 to produce his own grapes. He oversees everything from planting to glass. Very knowledgeable down to earth owner. Best Chardonnay I've ever had. There was not a wine I didn't like.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped at Hermosa on our way back from Utah to Fort Collins. We wanted to stop at one winery in the Palisade region, and this one was higher ranked than most. I liked a couple of the wines, but several were too harsh-tasting for my liking. The guy serving was pleasant, but not real friendly. He was annoyed when... More 

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Kenneth D, Owner at Hermosa Vineyards, responded to this review

I'm sorry Sophie you had a bad experience here at the winery but there are a few things I'd like to clear up. First, while the 06 Chardonnay is not for everyone, it does have a loyal following and is the only Chardonnay I've been pouring at the winery for awhile. So it was an 06 you tasted here. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wow. Reading the reviews, it is impossible to add much of anything. Except to say that we really enjoyed Hermosa. The owner/winemaker/carpenter/tech guy and sales guy extraordinaire, Kenn, is entertainment in a realm of his own. The wines we tasted fit our palate and we bought a couple of bottles to enjoy later. We’ll be the first to admit, having... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Hermosa is absolutely the most delicious stop you will have in Palisade. As a Colorado Native and a frequent annual visitor to the town, it's a must. I personally dream about HV's Merlot all the time and coupled with the most friendly service and relaxed atmosphere of the vineyard, you will dream about it too. Best Cab Franc around and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Hermosa Vineyards...where do we begin!? The environment was so relaxed and inviting. The owner, Kenn, is no stranger to the wine craft. He was taught how to make wine as a child by Italians. I asked an endless amount of questions and Kenn patiently answered them in ways that a non-winemaker could understand. He grows 17 different varietals and the... More 

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Thank Acomida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Ken is a gracious host! We loved meeting him in his tasting room off the beaten path. The 2008 Cab Franc was by far our favorite wine of the weekend spent tasting throughout the region.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The husbands were done with wineries, so we girls made the decision to go to Hermosa. As the owner started to pour the Chardonnay, I said no thank you. Why not? He says. I don't like Chardonnay, I say. How do you know you won't like this one, he says. Because I don't like white wine, I say. Ken, for... More 

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Thank Amy T
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Hermosa Vineyards is always the highlight of our Palisade wine tour. We bike the 20+ mile tour, sipping wines all along the way. And we always always always stop at Hermosa! The wines are some of the best, if not the best, in Palisade. Ken, the owner and winemaker, takes such pride in his wines. He's always in the tasting... More 

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