Mile High Wine Tours Frequently Asked Questions
What does the wine tour include?
INCLUSIONS: Round-trip transportation, lunch or dinner, and wine tastings at each winery.
EXCLUSIONS: Does NOT include additional wine on the tour.
Where are your pick up locations?
For private groups of 10 or more, we can pick you up and drop you off from your location of choice (within a 10-mile radius of downtown Denver). Or we could pick you up at Union Station.
Non-private tours are picked up from Union Station on Wynkoop and 17th St. Denver.
Parking: There is a garage where you can park all day on 17th and Stout and metered parking is FREE all day on Sundays.
How do your wine tours run?
Tour pick up times are the following:
We run most tours once a day 7 days a week. Our daytime wine tours start at 12 pm.
For daytime wine tours, once you arrive at your first winery or wine tasting room, you’ll enjoy a wine tasting for approximately 1 hour followed by a tour and lunch.
How long do the tours last?
Tours last between 4 to 5 hours, depending on how much time guests spend at each winery. Generally speaking, we spend 2 hours at the first winery, and 1 hour at each additional one. With 3 wineries in each tour and the driving time it lasts approx. 5 hours.
Are there vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options during the tour?
Yes. The wineries and restaurants we work with have certain vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes or they adapt certain dishes to fit your dietary needs. Please notify us in advance of special dietary preferences when you make your reservation.
Do I have to book online?
Yes, please select submit an event inquiry at the top of the webpage to make reservations. If you have trouble, please call us at (303) 217-9933 and we will assist you with any issues or special requests you may have.
Do I have to purchase tickets in advance? Can I pay in cash?
Yes, you must pay in advance via credit card on our booking system or by submitting a private event inquiry We don’t take cash.
How do I book a large group with guests that are paying individually?
Have your group leader contact us through an Inquiry Form or by calling us at (303) 217-9933 to let us know the name of your group and how many guests you expect. We will place a hold for the number of guests in your party, and then the guests will go online to individually pay for their reservations. Please make sure your guests note the group name under which the reservation is being held.
Will we be sharing the tour with other people?
We offer private wine tours for groups of 10 or more, depending on availability. If you have less than that amount or if we are short on availability you will be sharing a tour with other guests.
If you would like to book one of our private wine tours then please submit an event inquiry form HERE.
Can I book a private tour?
Yes, please click HERE to reserve a private tour.
Do you offer corporate and convention group tours?
Yes, we provide turnkey service, great pricing, and customized tours to fit your budget and time preferences. CLICK HERE to find out more.
Do you offer anything different for groups celebrating special occasions?
Yes, please specify the special occasion on your reservation so we can do our best to make the tour even more memorable. Groups larger than 10 guests that are celebrating a birthday, retirement party, or a bachelor/bachelorette get one complimentary guest. Please contact us directly if you have other requests. Click HERE.
Up to how many people can you host for a wine tasting group?
Anywhere from 2 (10 for private tours) to 100+ people depending on the type of tour.
HOW DO I BOOk A TOUR WITH LESS THAN 10 PEOPLE?
With groups of less than 10 people, we will ask for flexibility on tour dates since we combine groups in order to meet the minimum number of people required for a tour. This may involve switching the date of the tour at times.
WHAT IF WE HAVE A RIGID SCHEDULE AND DON’T HAVE 10 PEOPLE OR MORE IN MY GROUP?
If it is not possible for your tour date to be changed we do offer more flexible experiences. These usually involve some sort of food, wine tasting, and tour. For these, we do not offer transportation or a tour guide and they are a one-winery experience.
How much walking is involved?
Minimal walking is required as we provide door-to-door drop off service at each winery.
Are gift certificates available?
Yes, please CLICK HERE for gift certificates.
What are the age requirements to join a tour?
You must be 21 years or older to participate in the wine tour and tastings. Some wineries will check ID’s, so be sure to bring a government-issued form of identification.
Is the wine tour vehicle Non-smoking?
Yes, absolutely no smoking is permitted on our vehicles. If smoking occurs in a vehicle, the tour will be terminated, no refund will be issued and additional fees will be applied. Additional fees from $250 to $500 will also apply for any damages to the vehicle including but not limited to vomiting.
Is the vehicle air-conditioned/heated?
Yes, all of our luxury vehicles are air-conditioned and heated (weather permitting).
Are cameras allowed on the tour?
Yes, please take as many photos as you would like during any of our wine tours, and feel free to share them on our Facebook page! We upload all of our tour photos onto Facebook so feel free to like our page and find your photos!
What are your Covid-19 rules and safety protocols?
While the risk remains low at this time, we cannot ensure a virus-free environment. We ask all of our tour guides to follow the most up-to-date CDC guidelines and restrictions. We recommend the following practices when joining our tours: Masks – Guests and hosts must wear masks when interacting if unvaccinated. Social distancing – Hosts and guests are to maintain a social distance of six feet (two meters) or more—as recommended by global health organizations if unvaccinated. Other safety practices – Wash hands with soap and water or use alcohol/hand sanitizers as much as possible. Our tour guides are not to shake hands with guests at this time. These guidelines must be followed unless otherwise specified by local guidelines.