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Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:45
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Good Value; Relaxing Atmosphere

We were on the 25 mile bike tour and this was one of our top 2 favorites. I really liked the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Littleton, Colorado
Fun and Friendly

The people here are friendly and seem to want you to enjoy your visit. The day we were there we... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Doug W
Littleton, CO
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“laughing cat”(12 reviews)
“cherry wine”(30 reviews)
“great wine”(13 reviews)
While we take the art of winemaking seriously, we like to have fun too. A favorite since 1988, we're known for pioneering Colorado wines made from local grapes and fruit, with names like Laughing Cat, Cougar Run, and a Dinosaur series. Carlson...more
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461 35 Rd, Palisade, CO 81526-9518
+1 970-464-5554
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were on the 25 mile bike tour and this was one of our top 2 favorites. I really liked the tasting room "policy" maybe not the ambiance I was looking for in a tasting room as it felt pretty industrial, however, once you knew...More

1  Thank Littleton80127
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The people here are friendly and seem to want you to enjoy your visit. The day we were there we got to visit with the owner/winemaker. Wines are good, not great, and very interesting. Lot of emphasis on fruit and sweet wines.

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit with Megan in the tasting room! She was helpful and informative, we left feeling like we had made a new friend! Added bonus was leaving with some great wine! You simply must try the cherry wine with chocolate!

Thank rockymtnboilerbabe
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The staff in the store were very nice, but the woman in the cellar tasting room was rude we purchased a bottle of wine and left won't stop by again.

Thank mm9643787
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Located in lush fruit growing area of western Colorado while surrounded by tall limestone cliffs in the distance. They offer a wide range of wines including cherry and pear. Gift shop had lots of nice gifts including wallets made from cork.

Thank zinlives
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Carlson makes a number of wines, with (according to the staff) fruit wines as their specialty. We aren't lovers of fruit wines, but several of their sweeter grape wines were quite good. The tasting was enjoyable, and the staff was quite engaging. Worth the stop...More

1  Thank Happyrocker
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great place to enjoy a glass of wine in the vineyard behind the winery... dogs are allowed (on leash). We always get a warm welcome here.

1  Thank Osodecolorado
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We left grand junction and started following a series of geocaches each one located at one of the local vineyards. When we reached this one, we decided to try some of their products. The woman doing the sampling was very nice and knew her stuff....More

1  Thank Edward A
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped here first for a wine tasting. Very friendly customer service- she answered all questions we had. The back yard is beautiful and shaded with large ash trees- a perfect place to relax for a picnic or a glass of wine. Would highly recommend!!

Thank Sweetheart0194
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great wine, great tasting room experience. The folks are knowledgeable and super helpful. Their guard cats are as charming as the people are. This is one of the must see, must taste wineries.

Thank danamorganbarnes
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