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Balistreri Vineyards

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Address: 1946 East 66th Avenue, Denver, CO 80229
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+1 303-287-5156
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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Great atmosphere. Great knowledgeable owner!

Had a great time here with my fiancé. It's in a weird place, but a great venue. The owner was enthusiastic and knowledgeable about all of his wine. When we're back in Denver... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Drew B
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here with my fiancé. It's in a weird place, but a great venue. The owner was enthusiastic and knowledgeable about all of his wine. When we're back in Denver, we'll definitely head here for lunch!!

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience at the Balistreri Winery. The location is a bit unusual however the building and backyard are beautiful. Me and my fiancé did the wine tasting (all complementary) with John the owner himself and he was fabulous! Learnt so much and the wine was so unique and tasted great. We were on our way through to a... More 

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Thank Bronte K
Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are Denver area residents, and I even taught some of the Balistreri cousins (now adults) in my career in the nearby Mapleton schools. Now my family and I look forward to visits to the winery whenever anyone comes to see us -- especially from out of town. The last time was the Friday before Christmas. It just gets better... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure if we were going to eat there but when we heard that the wine tasting was free if you order food we decided to do that - my wife had the pear salad which was superb and I had the cheese plate which was amazing - we were encouraged to try every wine on the menu and... More 

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Thank Ken K
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

An unlikely location for a vineyard (1946 E 66th Ave between Franklin St and York St), on the north end of town on a slightly industrial strip. But, there's off street parking, a big tasting room for FREE, and spacious dining areas along with some outdoor al fresco style dining. You can try a few whites, several reds, some bubblies,... More 

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Shorewood, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a wine-tasting after we landed in Denver and had an extra hour to kill before checking in to our vacation rental. It was a nice tasting room, and the staff was friendly and informative. We weren't hungry, so we didn't try any food. So, it was just a quick stop. If you enjoy wine tastings, it's worth... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Food is wonderful. The wine is good as well but the food is great. Fun place to go with friends and family.

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Thank Mtarin
Aurora, Colorado
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730 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Some friends took me here for a birthday lunch and it was great! Extensive wine tasting with many, many wines. We were not limited on the number of samples and never felt rushed which is often the case. They pride themselves on their natural wine, but I have to say, it just didn't do it for me, maybe it is... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Balistreri prides itself on making wines the natural way; wild yeasts, minimal additions & processing made to the wine. I admire their grit to do this on a commercial scale, and I respect that. Having said that, the wines would be MUCH better if modern winery processes and procedures were used. I've made wine myself and I think I'm right... More 

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Colorado
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I have been to this winery several times. It has grown from a small tasting room in the little white house to a lovely space with a long wine tasting bar and a few tables inside and out for dining. They now have a banquet room and outdoor area for weddings. You could spend an hour tasting all the wines... More 

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