Exploring Fort Collins Distilleries and Wineries

Exploring Fort Collins Distilleries and Wineries

Fort Collins, Colorado, is home to a vibrant wine and spirits scene that offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking for something new and trendy or a bar that will become your new go-to, there are plenty of options for exploring distilleries and wineries in Fort Collins.

Spotlighting Fort Collins Distilleries

One of the many noteworthy distilleries in Fort Collins is Coppermuse Distillery, which offers premium handcrafted spirits ranging from vodka to whiskey and bourbon. There is also Old Town Distilling Co., which is the first organic distillery. It is famous for its bourbon and rye as well as organic vodka and gin.

Exploring Wineries and Cideries in Fort Collins

Learn more about the unique wine culture in Fort Collins when you sample some of the local wineries. The Preserve allows customers to taste local varieties and wines from across the country and then blend these wines into a custom bottle. At Ten Bears Winery, which offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains from the tasting room, you can sample local reds and whites. 

Tasting Experiences in Fort Collins

In Fort Collins, savoring a glass of wine or a beer is a passion, not just a hobby. Whether you love a tasty stout or a fruity wine, Fort Collins offers a beverage for every type of drinker. Multiple breweries, like Odell Brewing Company and New Belgium Brewing Company, provide tours so you can enjoy your favorite beer in a new way.

Make the Most of Your Fort Collins Visit

Fort Collins comes alive in the spring, summer and fall, making March to October the best times to visit and explore some local breweries. Temperatures can change fast, though, so be sure to pack layers so you are ready for any weather. 

The city has a significant biking scene as well, and you may want to see the area in late spring and early summer to participate in a beer and bike tour. If you want to go your own way, you can head out on a self-guided tour on foot, on a bike or with a designated driver.

Also, since Fort Collins is nearly 5,000 feet above sea level, it is vital to drink lots of water and get rest to avoid altitude sickness.

Accommodations in Fort Collins

One of the best places to stay in Fort Collins is Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Holiday. Less than 20 minutes from downtown, our campground is the ideal home base as you explore all the city offers. Find your perfect way to stay with Tent SitesRV Sites and Camping or Deluxe Cabins. You will also have access to amenities such as laundry, fishing and a snack bar.

The Last Pour

Fort Collins is a great destination to find your new favorite drink, with a booming microbrewery scene and many thriving wineries and distilleries. In addition to a unique bar culture, Fort Collins offers plenty of activities — from touring museums to exploring Poudre Canyon and marveling at the nearby Rocky Mountains.

If you need a place to relax after a day full of adventure, Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Holiday has spacious sites and numerous amenities. Start planning the trip of a lifetime when you book a site today!

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