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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

    Aug
    30
    Sat
    11:00 am Salida Mountain Wine Festival @ Riverside Park
    Salida Mountain Wine Festival @ Riverside Park
    Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Intimate gathering of Colorado wineries, with food, music and art in Riverside Park in downtown Salida by the Arkansas River.
    Sep
    13
    Sat
    4:00 pm Total Beverage Parking Lot Tasting @ Total Beverage Parking Lot
    Total Beverage Parking Lot Tasting @ Total Beverage Parking Lot
    Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    We’re pouring our award winners and signing bottles. Stop by for tastes – we’d like to meet you! For more information, click here.
    Sep
    18
    Thu
    all-day Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Sep 18 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. Saturday: Festival in Riverbend Park Featuring 45+ Colorado[...]
    Sep
    19
    Fri
    all-day Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Colorado Mountain Winefest
    Sep 19 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. Saturday: Festival in Riverbend Park Featuring 45+ Colorado[...]

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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