Grande River Vineyards are located in Colorado.
Grande River Vineyards started planting grapes in 1987, started producing wine in 1990. Founder Stephen Smith has about 60 acres, 8 different varieties, naming us the largest grape crop in the state.
The grapes are machine harvested from August through October each year. Grande River Vineyards produces 7,000-8,000 cases a year utilizing about 40% of their crop, the other 60% they sell to other wineries in Colorado and to 8 other states.
Every aspect of winemaking takes place on premise, thus “Estate Grown and Bottled” on the label.
Wines: Merlot, Chardonnay, Meritage Red & White, Syrah, Voignier…
Contact Name: Cara. Phone Number: 970-464-5867
787 37.3 road (Elberta Avenue), Palisade, CO 81526 – (970) 464-5867, 1-800-CO-GROWN (I-70 at exit 42, turn north 1 mile)
Tasting Room Hours: Summer, 9-7 daily; Spring/Fall, 10-6; Winter 10-5