Events

2014 Events

We’ll be there, will you? Love to see you! By the way, we may be pouring our wines under our yellow Talon Wine Brands tent along with our sister wineries, St. Kathryn Cellars & Talon Winery. Just a heads up.


January 2014


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wine Tasting (Grand Junction, CO) – January 15
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


Citrolas Wine Dinner (Grand Junction, CO) – January 21
Fine local and fresh Italian wine dinner featuring pairings of our wines.


Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend (Beaver Creek, CO) – January 25
Eat. Drink. Ski. Join FOOD & WINE magazine and some of the country’s top culinary talent in Beaver Creek for 4 unforgettable days of food, wine & fun. Set at the base of a World Cup mountain, the Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend offers interactive cooking demos, innovative wine & spirits events, gourmet wine pairing dinners: endless hours of phenomenal skiing.


February 2014


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wine Tasting (Grand Junction, CO) – February 19
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


KAFM Art & Treasures Auction (Grand Junction, CO) – February 21
Sip our wines while bidding on treasures to support the programming and listening you care about at KAFM. Clarion Hotel.


March 2014


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wines (Grand Junction, CO) – March 19
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


Wine Tasting on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad (Alamosa, CO) – March 22
A sure cure for cabin fever! As we rock & roll down the rails, enjoy tastes & talks with us. Experience nuances of tasting and choosing wine while enjoying the view. On the return ride everyone gets creative and makes a wine glass charm. Fantastic on board music & story telling. Round trip from Alamosa over scenic LaVeta Pass. 10 am – 6 pm.


Edesia (Palisade, CO) – March 30
Fantastic Palisade fine food and wine & spirits show, featuring chefs, hourly cooking demos, winemakers and spirits. A benefit for Marillac Clinic. Wine Country Inn. 1 – 5 pm.


April 2014


Chefs’ Dinner (Grand Junction, CO) April 4
Prepared by some of the finest Grand Valley’s chefs, paired with our wines. Bid on silent and live auction items. All proceeds support Colorado Discover Ability’s adaptive outdoor recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. DoubleTree Hotel.


Palisade International Honeybee Festival (Palisade, CO) – April 11-12
Friday: Blue Pig Gallery bee-themed show, taste fine honey wine (mead) from Meadery of the Rockies. Saturday: Stop by our booth downtown at the Town Plaza is a hive of activity with demos, live music, dance theater, spelling bee, kids activities, educational talks at the library, food and vendor booths. Hop the Bee Bus to the Meadery for winery tours every hour noon – 4 pm. Bee Festival schedule.


Viva el Vino (Grand Junction, CO) – April 12
A popular and original spring event, celebrate wines of CO and around the world. Fun silent auction, tasty small plates, we’ll be there pouring! Benefits local not-for-profits. Tickets & VIP tickets: Junior Service League.


Wine Tasting & Appetizer Pairing (Grand Junction, CO) – April 18
Join us and enjoy the wines, the apps, music and the views at the very scenic Golf Club at Redlands Mesa. 6-9pm.


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wines (Grand Junction, CO) – April 16
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


Red Baron Ball (Grand Junction, CO) – April 26
Travel-themed gala dinner with Talon Wines, dance and auction in support of Family Health West.  DoubleTree Hotel.


May 2014


Wine Club Pick-up Party! (Palisade, CO) – May 16
Attention Wine Club Members! Join us Thursday to enjoy all the wines you love and appetizers here at the Meadery of the Rockies, 3701 G Road in Palisade. Pick-up your Quarterly wine club shipment and Share the Joy of wine with us! If you’d like to make an evening of it, or joining us from out of town, we teamed up with the Wine Country Inn to offer a discounted room rate of $95. Just mention the code “TWG” when you book to receive your discount. 5:30 – 7:00 pm.


Montrose Wine & Food Festival (Montrose, CO) – May 10
Fri­day night: Disco Night! Saturday: stop by our tent at Grand Tast­ing on the Lawn is from 2 – 5 pm. Witness start and fin­ish of the Mis­sion to Ride. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club and Voices for Chil­dren (CASA). Mon­trose Pavil­ion.


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wines (Grand Junction, CO) – May 21
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival (Manitou Springs, CO) – May 31
A sweet little festival featuring us and 2 dozen other fine Colorado wineries in a historic, mellow setting in at Memorial Park. Bottle sales too. 502 Manitou Ave. 11-6 pm.


June 2014


Colorado Urban Winefest (Denver, CO) – June 7
Centerpiece event of Colorado Wine Week, offering a celebration of Colorado wine and food. Entrants receive free samples of 100s of Colorado wines, live cooking demos with Denver’s top restaurants, live entertainment, and the chance to purchase wine direct from talented winemakers. At Infinity Park at Glendale, 4599 E Tennessee Ave.


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wines (Grand Junction, CO) – June 18
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film. Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


July 2014


July 4th Holiday – Closed


Colorado Lavender Festival (Palisade, CO) – July 11-13
Sat. the 12thmellow with us at the Fest while we pour tastes & sell glasses/bottles of St. Kathryn Cellars popular Lavender Wine and more in Memorial Park, downtown Palisade. Free Festival entry. Immerse yourself in lavender: high quality lavender themed products, seminars, demos.


Castle Rock WineFest (Castle Rock, CO) – July 19
WineFest will be held outside on grounds of The Grange at The Meadows at Historic Castle Rock. Demos, winetasting, fun, stop by our booth!


August 2014


Vino & Notes – A Jazz, Food & Wine Festival (Woodland Park, CO) – August 2
A jazz, food & Colorado wine festival in Olde Towne Woodland Park. Benefit for Help the Needy.


Palisade Peach Festival (Palisade, CO) – August 14-17
Friday, Aug. 15 – we’re pouring at catered Feast in the Fields dinner at Z’s Orchard, Celebrating Palisade’s world-famous peaches! Tickets online. Stop by the Meadery and try our Peaches ‘n Honey wine!


Bootstraps Western Winefest (Evergreen, CO) – August 16
Live music, Grand Tasting, 20+ Colorado wineries; Amateur winemaking contest. Benefits Bootstraps for Conifer / Evergreen students. Evergreen Rodeo Grounds; 29830 Stagecoach Blvd; noon – 5pm


Front Range Wine Festival (Windsor, CO) – August 23
Colorado wineries, restaurants, retailers, live music. Main Park at 3rd & Elm, 11am – 6pm


Salida Mountain Wine Festival (Salida, CO) – August 30
Intimate gathering of Colorado wineries, with food, music and art in 
Riverside Park in downtown Salida by the Arkansas River. 11am – 6pm


September 2014


Feast of Skulls (Fruita, CO) – September 5
Treat yourself to the sights & sounds of the Cretaceous if you dare! Pith helmets welcome! Dinosaur Journey Museum. 550 Jurassic Ct, 6-10 pm.


Total Beverage Parking Lot Tasting (Thorton, CO) – September 13
We’re pouring our award winners and signing bottles. Stop by for tastes – we’d like to meet you! 4 to 7 pm. 770 E. 104th Ave.


Colorado Mountain Winefest (Palisade, CO) – September 18-21
Festival in the Park: Sat. Sept. 20 featuring 45+ Colorado wineries. Called “Colorado’s Best Wine Festival” by Colorado Biz Magazine; “Signature Event” by Grand Junction VCB. The original! We’ll have 3 tents – Talon Winery, St. Kathryn Cellars and Meadery of the Rockies.


Colorado Marketplace (Palisade CO) – September 21
Winefest Sunday Tour of the Wineries: We’ve invited some of our favorite local craft food producers to offer samples all day here in our tasting room. Stop by and explore tasty items from cheese, jalapeno salt, herb mixes, jams, sauces and much more. Book signing too.


Wildlife Art & Wine (Parker, CO) September 28
Celebrate new exhibit, Wildlife Experience in Art. Enjoy global wines, local food, and watch art come alive as artists demonstrate their skills and reveal insights into the work in galleries. 5-9 pm.


October 2014


Rocky Mtn PBS Community Cinema & Wine Tasting (Grand Junction, CO) – October 16
We’ll be there! Wine, thought-provoking film, Mesa County Library, Community Room. Monthly every 4th Wed. thru May. 530 Grand Ave. Wine & snacks 6:30, film at 7pm.


Colorado State University Homecoming Victory Dinner & Bon Fire Bash (Grand Junction, CO) – October 24
Our wines + Victory bash… an Alumni Association event! At the University Center. 6 pm


November 2014


Denver International Wine Festival (Broomfield, CO) – November 6-9
Grand Tasting of International Wines: Denver’s premier Grand Tasting showcasing More than 400 wines, beers & spirits. Small food samples & food for sale available. General Admission and VIP tickets.


Palisade Business After Hours (Palisade, CO) – November 20
We’re hosting the Palisade Chamber of Commerce popular monthly get together at St. Kathryn/Talon. Delicious wine & nibbles. Call the Chamber to RSVP (970) 464-7458.


Closed Thanksgiving – November 27


December 2014


Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas (Palisade, CO) – December 5-8
Sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Christmas surrounds us with fun for all including shopping, Soup and Chili Challenge, Gingerbread House Contest, Parade of Lights.Happy holidays!
Christmas Eve – December 24 – Close at 3:00 pm
Christmas Day – December 25 – Closed
New Year’s Eve – December 31 – Close at 3:00 pm
New Year’s Day – January 1 – Closed. Happy 2015!