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Behind the Vines

Behind the Vines: Whitewater Hill Vineyards & Winery

No Western Slope wine-tasting trip is complete without a stop at this laid-back winery, which won three of last year’s prestigious Governor’s Cup awards for its outstanding full-bodied reds.

Behind the Vines: Carlson Vineyards

One of Colorado’s oldest and best-known wineries captures the freshest of our state’s fruity flavors—and quirky humor—in its easy-drinking wines.


Behind the Vines: Bigsby’s Folly

Life is an adventure at this new craft winery, which brings the best of California and other grape-growing regions to an unpretentious, Roaring Twenties-themed tasting room in the heart of RiNo.

Behind the Vines: Talon Winery

Owned by an accomplished falconer, this Western Slope winery just south of I-70 features a variety of flavorful white wines.


Behind the Vines: Azura Cellars & Gallery

Located in a spectacular setting high above the lush North Fork Valley, this Paonia-based winery also houses an art gallery that features the works of its multi-talented owners.

Behind the Vines: Guy Drew Vineyards

One of Colorado’s most acclaimed wineries is tucked between Ancestral Puebloan ruins in a stunning slickrock canyon located in the far southwestern corner of the state.

Behind the Vines: St. Kathryn Cellars

Jokingly named in honor of the original owner’s mother, this Palisade winery is known for its innovative herbal and fruit wine—the perfect gift for your own mom this Mother’s Day.

Behind the Vines: Wild Women Winery

This welcoming winery in the heart of downtown Denver embraces the irresistible spirit of “wild” women (and men) who thirst for adventure, fun, friendship—and, of course, delicious wine.

Behind the Vines: Mountain Spirit Winery

The stunning mountain scenery near the base of Monarch Pass is a source of inspiration for this family-owned venture’s award-winning wines—and its eye-catching labels.


Behind the Vines: Canyon Wind Cellars

Located on a carefully selected property beneath the dramatic Roan Plateau, Colorado’s largest estate winery produced the state’s first $100 bottle of vino.


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