Wine Tasting in Castle Rock

$29 for a Wine Tasting for Two with a Take-Home Bottle at Wild Women Wine (Up to $55 Value)

Wild Women Wine

Wild Women Wine

$55 $29

Three-taste wine flight, plus an additional full glass of wine and a bottle to take home with a personal wine label

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Ryker's Cellars (Up to 51% Off)

Ryker's Cellars

Sunny Side

$36 $18

Seven samples of whites and reds with full glass of wine

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Bonacquisti Wine Company (Up to 63% Off)

Bonacquisti Wine Company

Northwest Denver

$36 $16

Executive sommelier Paul Bonacquisti leads budding oneophiles through a wine tasting, introducing them to various varietals

Private Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Verso Cellars (Up to 57% Off)

Verso Cellars

Within Metropolis Coffee

$60 $29

Wine tastings include an appetizer and bottle of premium Verso Cellars cabernet sauvignon

Wine-Tasting Package for Two, Four, or Six at Mile High Winery (Up to 59% Off)

Mile High Winery

Denver

$35 $17

Handcrafted wines served in a space with art and decor inspired by downtown Denver

Tasting Package for Two or Four with Tour and Wine Credit at Kingman Estates Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Kingman Estates Winery

North Washington

$50 $26

Winery spotlights Colorado grapes in handcrafted white and red wines such as fruity viogniers and peppery cabernet sauvignons

$32 for a Wine Tasting Package Custom Bottle Labels for Two at D'Vine Wine (Up to $64 Value)

D'Vine Wine

Manitou Springs

$64 $32

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Vintners and staff guide palates through tastings of wines handcrafted, bottled, and fermented onsite in a historic bathhouse

Tour and Wine Tasting for 2, 4, or 6 with Take-Home Bottles of Wine at Vintages (Up to 52% Off)

Vintages

Downtown Fort Collins

$35 $20

Tour and tasting features samples of profile select reds and whites, as well as cheese and crackers and an informative talk

Wine-and-Cheese Tasting Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Ten Bears Winery (50% Off)

Ten Bears Winery

Ten Bears Winery

$28 $14

The staff pairs smooth Colorado wines with specially selected cheese and crackers allowing guests to enjoy complementary flavors

Select Local Merchants

At their 11th Street facility, Verso invites guests to sample its Colorado-made vintages of cabernet sauvignon. Anniversary parties, wedding banquets, and corporate functions of up to 40 people learn about the finer points of winemaking with fun tastings and classes, while smaller private parties relax with small plates, appetizers, and drinks. Visitors can sip and mingle amid wine barrels, or relish in the experience of tasting wine twelve feet above floor level.

4640 Pecos St
Denver,
CO
US

Thanks to its impressive selection of varietals from more than 95 local wineries, The Wines of Colorado has been lauded as "one of the most unique wine shops in the country" by Wine Trail Traveler and featured in the Wall Street Journal. Inside, a mural of larger-than-life bottles lines one wall, and an adjacent room houses an expansive tasting counter that stocks a lineup of bottles filled with Colorado reds and whites, which are often compared to Californian vinos. Their food has received it?s fair share of recognition as well, earning numerous awards, including Best Creekside Dining from the Gazette in 2010 and 2011. The chefs sizzle up signature buffalo wine burgers and creamy dill mahi-mahi, which guests can enjoy on the pine-tree-lined outdoor patio as they sip wine mere steps away from the burbling Fountain Creek.

8045 W US Highway 24
Cascade,
CO
US

Winemaking and homebrew center in north Colorado Springs, teaching beginners how to make great wine and beer for personal enjoyment.

6820 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

Winter Park Winery's vintners handcrafts their wine onsite, creating unfiltered reds and whites that range from merlot and cabernet sauvignon to chardonnay and white zinfandel. The winery's tasting room seats 20 guests, making for an intimate environment in which to sample varietals by the glass, bottle, or case. Visitors seeking more from their experience can sign up for Winter Park's wine club, which ships bottles or cases of the winery's latest offerings directly to subscribers' front doorstep or drawbridge.

395 Zerex
Fraser,
CO
US

Owner and senior wine instructor Dani Cross created VinBoutique with a mission to introduce palates to the best French wines. A certified level-III sommelier, Cross personally travels to France to hand-pick vintages from small production companies and develop relationships with local vintners, ensuring her customers enjoy a collection of reds, whites, and bubbly that is exceptional not just in craftsmanship and taste, but also in value. "By tasting my wines, you can actually hone your palate way quicker because [the wines are] technically correct" in the way they are selected, shipped, and stored, she says. "If you're not tasting something that's proper, you won't know what chardonnay is supposed to taste like."

A strong belief that wine should be enjoyed and shared with others inspires VinBoutique's tasting classes, where Cross and other wine experts share insights into different varietals, food pairings, and wine-making techniques. Using an approach designed to be both fun and unintimidating, Cross also includes a question-and-answer section, as well as easy-to-follow tasting notes, making her classes accessible to everyone from the casual wine fan to the connoisseur who can uncork a bottle using only their mind. As Dani continued to try new wines and savor her favorite French vintages, she became dismayed. Often, the wines she bought had been stored improperly or for too long, destroying the bouquets and noses that she loved. "Born of frustration, I decided to start my own [wine boutique]." And thus she curated a selection of French wines for VinBoutique. "By tasting my wines, you can actually hone your palate way quicker because [the wines are] technically correct" in the way they are selected, shipped, and stored, she says. "If you're not tasting something that's proper, you won't know what chardonnay is supposed to taste like."

In addition to bottles of red, white, and bubbly, Dani and a team of instructors offer wine classes suitable for everyone from the casual wine fan to the connoisseur who can uncork a bottle using only their mind. Each class comes with notes and take-home materials, and is taught by a teacher who can both go into great technical detail or give thorough overviews so that student's don?t "get cross-eyed."

19308 East Cottonwood Drive
Parker,
CO
US

Traditional and contemporary recipes reign at India's Kitchen, where chefs sheath chicken, lamb, seafood, and vegan entrees in a flurry of freshly ground exotic spices. They sizzle naan and kebabs in a tandoor clay oven and flood kormas and masalas with housemade yogurt, cream sauces, and coconut milk. Chefs can customize spiciness levels or swap in gluten-free ingredients for the handful of dishes that aren't already gluten-free, adeptly maintaining each dish's intricate flavors and inspirational coming-of-age story. An extensive daily lunch buffet lines up some of the kitchen's greatest hits for guests to sample, and the restaurant also extends its culinary services to the catering realm.

Cylindrical light fixtures dangle amid the dining room's vibrant red-orange walls, which contrast charcoal-hued floors and furnishings. A trickling faux rock fountain beckons patrons to venture to the full bar, where staffers sling Indian beers that harmonize with the aromas and flavors of the cuisine.

18701 East Mainstreet
Parker,
CO
US