Many people are surprised to hear that Colorado is home to a number of wineries. Not only are there many wineries in the local area, but there are quite a number of excellent wineries just minutes from Downtown Denver.
5280 Wine Tour Colorado offers tours of the local wineries in the area along with wine tastings so that tour participants can learn more. There are many wine tours available: one is sure to suit your tastes and interests.
Daily tours are conducted from February to October and tours typically take place from 11:30am to 4 pm. The tours leave from a central location in the Denver area, but departure points vary depending upon the tour. You will receive more details about departure points when you make your reservation.
Each tour includes a visit to four different local wineries and sampling opportunities. During the tours, guides talk about the wines and tips for pairing local wines with food. In addition to the tour, participants are treated to a light lunch which includes fruit, cheese, wine, chocolate, and crackers. These tours are for everyone–you do not have to be a “wine snob” to attend. In fact, 5280 Wine Tours has a strict no wine snob policy.
To make reservations online, go here https://d1.www.payjunction.com/trinity/quickshop/check_out_init.action. Daily tours cost $150 per person although military personnel and teachers receive a 20% discount.
The tour company also offers custom tours for your group. Consider treating your friends, family, or office staff to a wine tour this year to show your appreciation or just to say thank you.
During the fall, 4280 Wine Tours joins up with The Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society to explore some of the areas best and least known haunted houses in the area from 8:30pm to 11:30 pm. Guests attend a local winery before the start of the tour to enjoy some local wine and then they are off to explore the area. Guests are also treated to cookies and wine as treats on the bus. Tickets to the tour cost $100 per person.
During the winter season, 5280 Wine Tours offers a holiday lights tour starting the first weekend in December. Tours are conducted twice a night all week long for the month of December. Tours start out at a downtown winery with a wine tasting party, and then guests are off to see the lights. The 2 ½ hour tour features cookies, great wine, and great holiday music. Tours start at 5:30 pm and go until 8:00 pm. The cost per person for a tour is $130. Purchase your tickets early as these events usually sell out quickly. For more information call 720-364-9613 or email the tour company at [email protected]