2024 Barrel Into Spring

Enjoy a weekend of wine tastings across the Grand Valley! This self-guided tour features seven wineries and includes barrel tastings and food pairings from chefs, caterers, and restauranteurs. Each winery will also be offering discounts on their wines and products. Participants who have their passports stamped at all seven locations before the weekend is over will be entered into a drawing for a free case of Colorado wine!

Attendees will pick up their tasting glass, Barrel Into Spring Passport, and event wristband at their preassigned starting location.

Hours: Friday, 2:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm

Tickets are valid only for the weekend selected (April OR May)
Must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to attend Barrel Into Spring


    • NEW! Barrel into Spring event dates & times have changed! The event takes place Friday from 2:00pm-7:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am-5:00pm
    • Tickets purchased are valid only for the weekend selected (April OR May)
    • Tickets are $75 per weekend, per person
    • Designated Drivers will not be served any wine, they will be offered other beverages to drink. At check-in they are given a different color wristband and a CAVE & Colorado Winefest water bottle instead of a wineglass
    • Ticket sales are final – refunds or event transfers will not be accepted
    • Due to the nature of this event, dietary needs cannot be accommodated
    • You must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to attend Barrel into Spring
    • Please view our Lodging & Transportation partners if you are looking for hotel and tour packages to round out your Barrel Tasting Weekend!
    • Be prepared to show your wristband at each winery you visit to let wineries know you’ve checked-in & are an event participant
    • You will need to keep your wristband on for both days
    • Ticket admits 1 person into the event
    • Be prepared to show your photo I.D. – No I.D. = no admittance
    • Barrel into Spring is an adult event… NO ONE under the age of 21 is allowed to attend Barrel Tasting – this also applies to babies or children of any age
    • Please help us with our goal of responsible wine service… No winery will continue to serve or sell wine to any guest who appears intoxicated, even if they have a limo or designated driver. It is against the law
    • If you have any further questions, please contact the CAVE office at 970-464-0111 or [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you!

    REFUND POLICY: Barrel into Spring sales are FINAL and non-refundable. No full or partial refunds are given to customers who are unable to attend the event. The ticket is valid only on the date selected and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates.

    *Please be aware of those around you as you wait at the tasting bar for your sample, make room for others to enjoy the experience as well.

    *We recommend limiting the number of wines you sample at each winery and we encourage you to take advantage of dump buckets provided for excess wine.


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