Desert Moon Vineyards Opens Tasting Room and Winery in Denver Tech Center
Desert Moon Vineyards announced that it will open a tasting room and move the winery from Palisade, CO to it's new location near Centennial Airport. The winery will celebrate its Grand Opening on the weekend of May 1st and 2nd, 2010, with wine tastings, tours, music and food.
Desert Moon plans to offer a relaxed, unpretentious wine experience.
“By moving the winery to the front-range, we are able to build relationships with our community. Southeast Denver needs its very own winery. We plan to offer movie-nights, food-pairings, and relaxed, informative classes. With new releases of wine every few months we plan to offer a fresh experience each visit”, said Debra Ray, Desert Moon owner and winemaker.
Desert Moon has already scheduled the first three classes ($20 fee):
May 12th – “Colorado Wines” – learn the history of Colorado wines, the climate that gives our wines unique characteristics, and the varietals that grow best in the state.
May 26th – “Learning To Taste” – learn how to taste wine like the pros in no time! Whether you’re just starting out, or have been collecting wine for years, this course will take your wine education to the next level.
June 9th – “Wine and Cheese Pairing” - when paired properly, wine and cheese do their part to bring out the best in each other. Learn the classic wine and cheese pairings, guidelines and tips.
All courses will be taught by trained sommeliers from the International Wine Guild. Call Desert Moon to reserve a place in one of these classes.
The visual highlight of the tasting room is a giant photograph of Desert Moon’s ten acres of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vines on East Orchard Mesa in Palisade, CO. Local art will also be featured, including a number of works of I.D. Norton, a dynamic new Denver artist that works in travertine, marble and copper.
The winery features a barrel room that will be available for corporate meetings, private parties, rehearsal dinners, etc.
Desert Moon also announced it has turned the farmhouse at the vineyard in Palisade into a Bed and Basket. The house and grounds are perfect for small groups and will sleep up to 12 guests.
The 2,000 square foot winery and tasting room is located at 12656 E. Jamison Pl. Unit #12, Englewood, CO 80112. Tasting room hours are 12pm – 6 pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 12pm – 5pm Sunday. For more information visit us at www.desertmoonvineyards.com or call 303-990-WINE (9463).