Which Winery

Colorado Cellars Winery

3553 E Road, Palisade, Colorado, 81526 USA
Region: Colorado, United States 800-848-2812 http://www.coloradocellars.com/
Like our Winery?
Share the Love!

  • Year Established:
    1978
  • Winery Contact:
    Richard Turley
  • Winemaker:
    Padte Turley

About our winery:

We are Colorado’s Original Winery – the first to make and sell wine from Colorado-grown grapes and fruit under our Colorado Mountain Vineyards label. Since 1978 we have pioneered every type of wine made in Colorado today – varietal grape wines, fruit wines, port wines, champagne and meads – and the introduction of our humorous label wine, Roadkill Red, in 1990 created a whole new category of wines nationwide…Sweet Red ‘Fine Wines’.

Current sole owners Richard and Padte Turley bought out the last of the other 12 original investors in 1989, and with Colorado’s first female Winemaker Padte Turley at the helm we have won over a thousand winemaking awards since then. The Winery has grown tremendously, building from the minimal original equipment purchased from the defunct Ivancie garage winery to a world class facility which was recently picked by Wine Business Monthly as one of “America’s Largest Independent Wineries”. The Winery’s location overlooking the entire Grand Valley includes the last of the original ‘Colorado State University Four Corners Project’s’ test plot vineyards – producing Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for the Winery’s use to this day! As a true family run business we are unique amongst Colorado wineries in that we are – and have always been – exclusively in the wine business…no second jobs, second incomes, or second careers! Winemaking here is truly a way of life!


  Days and hours open

Mon9:00 AM5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM5:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM5:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM5:00 PM

Additional Hours:

November 1st to May 1st Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday 11am to 5pm, Closed Sunday


  • Casual
  • Good For Groups
  • Hidden Gem
  • Has A View
  • Family Run
  • Good for Kids
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Moscato
  • Pinot Noir
  • Rose
  • Riesling
  • Port
  • Syrah
  • Blends
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Chardonnay
  • Dessert Wine
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Merlot
  • Food Available
  • Event Space
  • Outdoor Area
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Picnic Sites
  • Ability to Purchase Wine
  • Limo Friendly

WINERY SIGN UP

STEP 1 OF 2

Claiming your winery profile is free!

Keep your winery profile up to date so that the world of wine lovers can search, find, and favorite you! Once a winery profile is claimed, only that verified user will have access to the profile's administration.

All new and claimed winery profiles will be reviewed for verificaton by the WhichWinery team. Only one profile can be claimed by a user. If you have multiple winery profiles you would like to claim, please contact support for assistance.

You must be registered to use this feature

SIGN UP NOW

OR

Username can contain a combination of numbers, lowercase letters and underscore _ only. No other symbols can be accepted. Username may not exceed 20 characters.
By signing up, I agree to Which Winery's Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions and confirm that I am of legal drinking age in my country.

Log In

OR

Forgot Password?

Reset Password

An email is on the way

We sent a message to @email@, so you can pick your new password.


Create a new collection


Create a new trip


Rename collection


Click here to join our private facebook group: Global Wine Network for exclusive content, events and discounts