Grande River Vineyards

We hope you will join us on the virtual tour of the vineyard and winery to discover why Grande River wines grown in Colorado sunshine are exceptional!


Address
787 N Elberta Ave
Palisade, CO 81526
Hours
Daily 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Contact
Phone:
970-464-5867
Toll-Free:
1-800 CO GROWN (264-7696)
Website: 
www.granderiverwines.com

Map
 

Grande River Vineyards - Chardonnay
Grande River Vineyards' award winning Chardonnay
Grande River Vineyards - Inspecting Grapes
One of Grande River Vineyard's growers inspects grapes as they come in from harvest.
Grande River Vineyards - Grapes
A bin of freshly harvested grapes being emptied into a wine press at Grande River Vineyards
Grande River Vineyards - Merlot
Grande Rivers Vineyards award winning Merlot
Grande River Vineyards - Owners
Owners Steve & Naomi Smith, of Grande River Vineyards, taste the fresh squeezed grape juice used to make their award winning wines.
Grande River Vineyards - Tasting
A customer tastes one or Grande River Vineyard's award winning wine in our tasting room in Palisade, CO
Grande River Vineyards - Aging Room Tour
A group tour through Grande River Vineyard's production facilities.
Grande River Vineyards - Tour
Owner Stephen Smith answers questions on a tour of the Grande River Vineyard facility.


About

We have established one of the best-quality vineyards in the state - in fact, we have the largest grape crop in Colorado. We grow all of the grapes for our wine and supply fruit to many other Colorado wineries as well as wineries and home-wine makers in eight other states.

Grande River Winery has approximately 50,000 gallons of fermentation and storage capacity including 300 to 350 French and American oak barrels as well as some Hungarian oak barrels. We also have 26,000 gallons of tank capacity; we produce 7,000-8,000 cases of wine annually.

The winery and vineyard, nestled beneath the Bookcliffs, which tower 2,000 feet above the vineyard. The buttes & mesas radiate warmth down to our vines to ripen the crop to perfection in the late-August through October harvest and protect the vines from severe winter freezes and spring frosts.

Grande River Wines is a member of the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, the Colorado Wine Board and the Palisade Chamber of Commerce.






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