InVINtions

About

InVINtions, A Creative Winery, is a locally family owned & operated business run by 3rd and 4th Generation Coloradoans. Our wine is made using grapes from all over the world.

Location Description

Located in the heart of the Denver Tech-Center in Greenwood Village.

Features

  • A Creative Winery.

Additional Information

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Average Bottle Price

$ 20

Winemaker

Marcus Tipton (Owner, GM & Head Wine Maker):

Marcus Tipton, Owner of InVINtions, A Creative Winery, is a man who has worn many hats. A Colorado Native, and third generation Coloradoan whose family hails from Leadville, Marcus graduated from a Denver high school and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Metropolitan State University. After working for several years as an auditor for the Colorado Gaming Division, then as a police officer in Black Hawk, and the Assistant Superintendent of Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marcus set it all aside to follow his dream of starting a business.

InVINtions, A Creative Winery opened it’s doors May 18th 2010, and Marcus has never looked back. He loves the wine. He loves the people. He loves seeing people smile.

John Dreiling (Wine Maker):

A Colorado native, John Dreiling, grew up and went to school in Aurora and Denver. He joined the Army in 2004 and spent nine years in the service,with a 15 month tour in Iraq. While in the Army, John spent four years as a Meteorologist and five years as an Air Traffic Controller. He was Honorably Discharged in 2014 and moved back to the Denver area. John enjoys sports, attending games, and collecting sports memorabilia. He especially enjoys baseball and football memorabilia, but collects just about anything sports related!

John joined the InVINtions’ team late in the holiday season 2014, helping out with seasonal needs. He now has a non-seasonal position at the winery and thoroughly enjoys working with this great team and learning the various aspects of making wine. John also enjoys meeting and serving the customers and Wine Club members.

The Team

Nancy Tipton (Owner & Chief Financial Officer):

A second generation Colorado native, Nancy Tipton grew-up in Aurora and graduated from Colorado State University. After living in Japan for several years during the Vietnam War, she returned to Colorado and earned her MPA from the University of Denver. She and her husband have one grown daughter, and although Nancy lives part-time in Las Vegas, you will see her and her husband at the winery most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Nancy came out of retirement over ten years ago to pursue her passion of owning her own business, and now owns InVINtions and works two full time jobs: one as the Chief Financial Officer and controller for the winery, and one as the Chief Financial Officer and controller for a local Denver law firm.

Aaron Pucel (Assistant General Manager, Product Development):

Born and raised in Green Bay Wisconsin, Aaron moved to Denver in 2007 to peruse his dream of going to culinary school at Johnson and Wales University. After receiving his Associates in Culinary Arts and Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Nutrition, he worked in the industry for several years. Aaron first discovered InVINtions through his old college roommate, Michael Anderson, and after just one visit, knew he wanted to be part of this special place. Aaron knew you can’t beat the appearance of the winery as well as the extremely generous and delightful owners and employees, so he became part of the family.

Besides cooking, Aaron enjoys sports and cheering on his hometown teams: the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He also enjoys movies, spending time with his girlfriend, and partaking in all the amazing things Colorado has to offer from the nature and science museum to camping in the Rockies.

Daniel Morr (Assistant General Manager, Operations):

Daniel is a Colorado Native who has developed a passion for everything wine. Over the past decade, Daniel honed his love for wine while working at a couple of Colorado’s premiere Golf Clubs. Whether it was in the kitchen or in the wine cellar, Daniel enjoyed the unique atmosphere that only Colorado Golf Clubs provide. After pursuing Country Clubs, Daniel decided to take some time off from the hectic summers and enjoy time with his girlfriend and family. It was during this time off that Daniel found a place with the InVINtions’ Family.

When Daniel is not pursuing his love of wine, you can find him on any given golf course enjoying the Colorado scenery. Along with never giving up on his dreams of playing in the PGA, Daniel enjoys playing lacrosse and hiking the beautiful Colorado Mountains with his girlfriend Mehgan. And no matter the activity, Daniel always finds a way to enjoy a great glass of wine. CHEERS!!

Maddy Wedow (Wine Maker & Winery Coordinator):

Maddy is a Colorado native born and raised in Aurora. She spent a little time growing up near wine country in California after he dad was transferred there for his job. After returning to Colorado, she received her culinary degree in baking and pastries from the Art Institute. One of her passions is making delicious and creative desserts. She has never wanted to own a bakery; however, she has started her own small business providing cakes for events and parties. Her family keeps her busy in that business with birthdays and graduation parties.

Maddy has tried many careers searching for her place int he world. Nothing felt like a good fit until she found the InVINtions family! Maddy loves learning about the wines and sharing her knowledge with customers and Club Members. Mixing and bottling wine has helped Maddy grow to appreciate the art of producing wine and she looks forward to seeing where her path lead her next!

Amanda Sager (Tasting Room Ambassador):

Amanda first walked into InVINtions looking for wine for her wedding. Both she and her Fiance were new to wine and were pretty unsure of how to choose a wine that not only they might enjoy, but that all the wedding guests would enjoy as well. After a 2-hour tasting, Amanda knew she had found her wedding wine and that she would also enjoy being a part of the InVINtions family. It wasn’t until almost a year later that she officially joined the InVINtions team, and now she enjoys every minute of being part of the creative winery that is InVINtions.

When Amanda is not running her massage practice or working at the winery, she loves to go hiking, climbing, mountain biking, snowshoeing…almost anything outdoors, with her husband, John, and their strangely independent dog, Kira (affectionately known as Peanut).

Paige Jaster (Tasting Room Ambassador):

PaigePaige comes to us with a huge passion for wine and sharing that passion with others! She excitedly exclaims: “I’m overjoyed to be part of the “InVINtions Family.” Although she has a full time career outside of the wine industry, over the years she has developed a passion for wine and entertaining, that’s where InVINtions comes in. She feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to exploit that passion and continue to expand her wine knowledge by learning about the wine making process, working with all the wonderful co-workers at the winery and serving all the loyal InVINtions’ customers and Wine Club Members.

Paige, along with her husband David enjoys, the beautiful Colorado outdoors, spending time with family and friends and traveling to Florida to spend time with their son Chris.

Danny Coates (Tasting Room Ambassador):

Danny came to Colorado in 2012 to play professional lacrosse. Originally hailing from Ontario, Canada, Danny grew up playing every sport imaginable, but excelling at lacrosse and ice hockey. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Canisius, Danny was drafted by the Colorado Mammoth. It was through the Mammoth’s support of the Colorado Make-A-Wish Foundation that Danny met the InVINtions’ family. After attending two Sporting Affair events for the Foundation, he was hooked! In 2016, he officially joined the family as a Tasting Room Ambassador.

Besides playing lacrosse, Danny loves the outdoors, ice hockey and coaching youth lacrosse players. He was part of the 2014 Gold Medal Canadian National Lacrosse Team. The host nation for the 2014 world championships was the United States, and the games were held in Denver.

Makyla Vigil (Tasting Room Ambassador):

10686812_10203104110659914_2446286425064731030_n (2)Makyla Vigil is a Colorado native who grew up in the beautiful Highlands neighborhood in Denver. She is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She aspires to attend law school in California, after she graduates in December. Makyla is the oldest of three children and loves to spend time with her two little brothers. She also enjoys reading, hiking and watching movies with her two puppies.

While Makyla’s future career plans will take her outside of the Wine industry, she enjoys her experience at InVINtions where she can expand her knowledge of wine.

Christina Smith (Corporate Business Development & Client Relations):

Christina is a Maryland native but has spent the past twelve years raising her family in Castle Rock, Colorado. Christina has a Masters in International Business Development and Cross Cultural Psychology and spent several years assisting businesses in achieving their developmental goals. She is extremely active in her children’s school community, American Academy Castle Pines, and you can always find her attending one of her son’s many baseball games.

Christina and her husband have been Wine Club members for the past five years and you can’t miss them as part of the InVINtions’ “greeting committee” at the summer wine festivals. In 2015, Christina took on the role of Corporate Development & Client Relations for the winery. She is thrilled to join the InVINtions’ family and looks forward to helping our customers plan their next big event!

Michael Anderson (Webmaster):

Meet Our "Family" : Michael Anderson, Award Winning Winemaker of Water 2 Wine - DTCGraduating form Johnson and Wales with an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Michael was ready to take the real world on. After a month long wine school in Germany, France and Switzerland Michael wanted to be a part of the wine scene. Learning something totally different then what he went to school for he decided to join the “family” of InVINtions, A Creative Winery as the Head Winemaker.

In early 2014, when Michael decided to move back to North Carolina to attend Graduate School, he agreed to continue to assist with the website and web operations for the winery. Michael is now active duty in the Navy and attending the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language School at the Presidio in Monterey, California.

Jackie Tancredo (the Other Owner!):

Jackie TancredoWhile not originally from Colorado, Jackie Tancredo came to Colorado many years ago and graduated from Colorado College. She and her husband raised two sons in Littleton, and now have five grandchildren. You can spot Jackie’s husband at wine festivals helping out in the InVINtions, A Creative Winery tents. You might also see both of them at the winery for large parties and Wine Club events.

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Hours

Monday CLOSED Tuesday: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday CLOSED

Address

9608 East Arapahoe Road
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80112
United States

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