Go Behind the Scenes at Balistreri Vineyards

balistreri vineyardsMountains, professional sports, music, and craft beer – these are just a few of the things most frequently associated with Denver. But one of our favorite places to visit in the city doesn’t fall under any of those categories. We’re talking about Balistreri Vineyards, located on E 66th Ave. This family owned and operated vineyard offers not only excellent wine but an inviting atmosphere as well. Take a trip to Balistreri Vineyards and get a taste of Denver’s best.

Balistreri Vineyards

For the Balistreri family, winemaking isn’t just a business, it’s a family tradition. According to the vineyard’s website, the Balistreris were making wine before their family immigrated to the U.S. from Italy. The pattern of crafting great drink carried on, and since its beginning nearly two decades ago, Balistreri Vineyards has been offering customers delicious, carefully crafted wine.

Wines

The wines at Balistreri Vineyards are made with hand picked grapes, primarily from Colorado farms. According to their website, their winemaking process avoids the use of chemicals, so you enjoy can a glass of Balistreri wine void of unnatural ingredients. You won’t find mass produced vino here, just natural, quality wine, from barrels that are made one by one.

The Balistreri Vineyards menu features an impressive lineup of white, red, dessert and specialty wines! For a great white wine, try the 2014 American Viognier (one of the Balistreri’s unique “orange” whites). If you love reds, if you love reds, order a glass of the oak barrel aged 2013 Brother’s Cabernet Sauvignon, or the 2013 American Syrah. Want something sweeter? The Colorado Cherry wine, or the Balistreri Port. For a full list, check out the Balistreri wine list. When you visit Balistreri, you’ll be enjoying wine from a vineyard with an award-winning resume.

Food

Any good vineyard offers food that pairs with their drinks! Balistreri Vineyards features a lunch menu of housemade food, including Antipasti, Pesto Gnocchi, bacon wrapped dates, and much more.

Tours

The best way to experience the vineyards is by visiting! Stop by any day of the week for a tasting or tours. Group rates and reservation details can be found online.

Events

Movie nights, dinners, live music and more are part of the fun at the vineyards. Learn more about their pupcoming events, and plan a trip around one of them. If wine is your passion, then you’ll want to join the Wine Club, which affords members discounts, special events, and more.

Visiting

Balistreri Vineyards is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit them online, or call (303) 287-5156. Be sure to follow them on Facebook, too!

Visit the Balistreris at 1946 E 66th Ave, Denver, CO 80229.

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