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Winetasting or Three-Course Wine Dinner for Two, Plus 12 Custom Bottles from Vintages Handcrafted Wines (Up to 56% Off)

Downtown Fort Collins

95% of 306 customers recommend

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After a light winetasting with cheese and crackers or a heavier three-course dinner, customers design a custom-fermented wine blend

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 21 or older. Experience is non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sommeliers are known for their ability to identify a wine’s subtle flavors, a feat they accomplish by defragmenting the molecules with the bonus taste buds in their livers. Trust their gut with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$89 for a winemaking and tasting experience for two (up to a $200 total value)

  • Winetasting for two with cheese and crackers (a $10 value per guest). The tasting may be scheduled ahead of time any Tuesday through Saturday based on availability.
  • 12 bottles of custom-made wine (up to a $180 value)<p>

$129 for an Italian-country-evening dinner and tasting experience for two (up to a $260 total value)

  • Three-course dinner for two (a $40 value per guest). The dinner may be scheduled any Thursday, Friday, or Saturday evening based on availability.
  • 12 bottles of custom-made wine (up to a $180 value)<p>

No matter which tasting experience duos choose, the occasions are accompanied by an informative lecture on the subtler side of wine assessment and food pairings. With the Italian-country-evening option, diners nibble on small plates of appetizers. The vintners then set to work fermenting a custom concoction based on their clients’ favorite food pairings, personal preferences, and ability to play jug music on the empty bottle. After about four months of fermentation, customers may pick up the 12-of-a-kind bottles. Alternately, dozens of already fermented wines will be available to take home on the day of the event.<p>

Vintages Handcrafted Wines

Since 1999, founder Lino DiFelice has paid tribute to his Italian heritage with customized micro-cases of wine made to customers’ specifications—often by the customers themselves. Armed with more than three decades in the business, a staff of experienced oenophiles, and grapes from Italy, France, and California, DiFelice is able to guide his guests through the bottling process as they select the flavors that best suit their tastes. At tastings, customers can mix a concoction from scratch and wait for the fermentation process, or select one of Vintages’ signature reds and whites.


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95% of 306 customers recommend

  • “Lino is simply a master. A genuine person with a real love for anything and everything wine/food/blending/aging/pairing/etc. his staff is wonderful and to top it all...”

    “Lino is simply a master. A genuine person with a real love for anything and everything wine/food/blending/aging/pairing/etc. his staff is wonderful and to top it all off his wine prices are surpisringly low. I highly recommend to all!”

  • “The staff at Vintages are amazing! They are fun, knowledgeable, professional and made for a wonderful winetasting experience.”

  • “Great time!”

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    Downtown Fort Collins

    120 W Olive St.

    Fort Collins, CO 80524

    +19704849813

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Sniff, swirl, and sip the heady juices of the noble grape
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15% Bonus Savings
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Many people described the Wine as Great. Others thought:
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  • Delicious
  • Excellent
  • Good
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89% of the people were positive about the Experience, most described it as Great.
Many people described the Staff as Friendly. Others thought:
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  • Friendly
  • Knowledgeable
  • Amazing
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