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We Believe Wine is to Be Enjoyed

It’s nature’s gift, “…a constant reminder that God loves us and wants us to be happy,” said Benjamin Franklin. People have been drinking wine since the dawn of time. Talon Winery strives to craft nature’s bounty into superb wines from locally grown grapes here in Palisade, the Fruit & Wine Capital of Colorado.

Our founding winemaker, after learning the business from the ground up in Sonoma, moved here in 1995 to join the recent but rapidly growing wine culture. Wine and falconry are two passions that converged in Talon Winery, a small family-owned winery specializing in big classic-style wines that sport a raptor on the label.

On your hunt for excellent wines, stop by our tasting room, located just off I-70 Palisade exit 42, gateway to Colorado’s Fruit & Wine Country. Or find us throughout Colorado at fun events, tastings and retail outlets.

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  • Trip Advisor Award

    Thank you, friends, for your reviews on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your taking the time to share your experiences.

    Because of you, Talon Winery is a proud 2014 recipient of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence!

  • Upcoming Events

    Sep
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    all-day Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Sep 18 – Sep 21 all-day
    Thursday – Sunday: Food & Wine Pairings Participating restaurants will feature a delicious appetizer-sized snack with a Colorado wine, served at happy hour-style pricing at $20 or less. Friday: Seminars & tasting events Saturday: Festival in[...]
    Sep
    19
    Fri
    all-day Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Sep 19 – Sep 22 all-day
    Thursday – Sunday: Food & Wine Pairings Participating restaurants will feature a delicious appetizer-sized snack with a Colorado wine, served at happy hour-style pricing at $20 or less. Friday: Seminars & tasting events Saturday: Festival in[...]
    Sep
    20
    Sat
    all-day Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Sep 20 – Sep 23 all-day
    Thursday – Sunday: Food & Wine Pairings Participating restaurants will feature a delicious appetizer-sized snack with a Colorado wine, served at happy hour-style pricing at $20 or less. Friday: Seminars & tasting events Saturday: Festival in[...]
    10:30 am Festival in the Park @ Riverbend Park
    Festival in the Park @ Riverbend Park
    Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Featuring 50 wineries from across Colorado and hundreds of wines. We’ll have 3 distinctive yellow tents – Talon Winery, St. Kathryn Cellars and Meadery of the Rockies. Called the “Granddaddy of Colorado wine festivals,” “Colorado’s[...]

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  • Talon Winery Awards

    2014

    Colorado Mountain Winefest - Best of Fest
    • Aquila Dessert 2009 - GOLD
    • Viognier 2012 - Bronze
    • Riesling 2013 - Bronze
    Denver International Wine Competition
    • Gewurztraminer – GOLD
    • Aquila Dessert - Bronze
    Governor’s Cup Colorado Wine Competition