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Address: 12174 Road G, Cortez, CO 81321-9570
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Wonderful Surprise!

On our way back to Cortez we came across a gem of a vineyard! The winery is pleasing to the eye and the wine not only the best in Colorado-but truly world-class. John Sutcliffe... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Longmont, Colorado
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Longmont, Colorado
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465 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

On our way back to Cortez we came across a gem of a vineyard! The winery is pleasing to the eye and the wine not only the best in Colorado-but truly world-class. John Sutcliffe welcomed us into his home and then off we went to enjoy a tasting of 4 remarkable wines. The setting is second to none right by... More 

1 Thank Mark107
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I got stuck in Cortez during a particularly snowy afternoon and decided to try out Sutcliffe as it had pretty awesome reviews. The drive out there is incredible. Even with the snow, I had to stop the car several times just so I could look at the surroundings without driving off the road. The actual vineyard and tasting room was... More 

Thank Kelly F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The owner is a gracious and knowledgeable host. He made the visit memorable. The drive up the canyon is a lovely experience and added to the overall joy of the visit. It was our 3rd and best visit to Sutcliffe Vineyards.

Thank FrQtr
Gallup, New Mexico
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Has an amazing visit with John the owner. We were able to try several of their wines and get some of the stories behind them. Beautiful quiet patio with great views of the vineyard which comes right up to the patio. We will definitely be back! Loved the white wine blend! We bought serval bottles a nice mix of reds... More 

1 Thank MJD0120
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The vineyard and tasting room/patio were lovely! The views are amazing; however, that was the highlight of the visit. $10 tasting fee for 4 tastes (they choose the wine you will taste) and they do not waive the fee if you make a purchase. Wines were not very good. Out of the 4 we tried, the Dry Reisling was the... More 

Thank Martha B
Denver, Co
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the vineyard for a wine tasting while we were camping in the area. John's vines have been planted for close to 20 years and are producing some seriously lovely wine. Many CO vintages are too sweet for my taste. Not Sutcliffe! All the red & whites we tried were delicious. The setting, tucked into the McElmo canyon, is... More 

Thank DenverBlueSkies
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 8 May 2016

A surprising gem in the middle of nowhere here in Southwest Colorado. This local winery/vineyard has excellent wines in stock for tasting and purchasing. Once you taste, you'll purchase these delicious wines. The vineyard is nestled at the head of Sleeping Ute Mountain in McElmo Canyon a hop, skip and a jump from the Utah line.

Thank Robert D
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

They were closed, but they let us in anyway. What a wonderful quaint little winery. We got the Cabernet Sauvignon. It was awesome. You must stop here if you're in the neighborhood.

Thank aabadi
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Positive reviews lead us to believe that the visit would be worth our while. Unfortunately our experience was less than favorable. The Riesling was acceptable; the Chardonnay was flat, lacking character; the Cabernet Franc and Syrah were both harsh and lacked complexity. Not sure how this establishment obtained such good reviews. After 16 years of producing wines, one would expect... More 

Thank Dzak540
dreafirth, Manager at Sutcliffe Vineyards, responded to this review

Greetings Dzak540 – Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. We were very sorry to hear about your unfavorable experience. We are deeply proud of the quality, character and... More 

Durango, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

A group of 8 went to Sutcliffe Vineyards for a wine tasting. It should have been more named a wine sipping, as we were only givien enough wine that covered the bottom of the glass. When we called to make our reservation, we were told that we would have our choice of 4 wine tastes, either white or red wine.... More 

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