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The six Colorado wines of fall

What defines a wine as “fall?” Technically nothing. The fact is that just about every wine can be worked into any season based on circimstances.

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Ryan Conklin’s Yardbird cocktail, featuring Bookcliff Vineyards’ Touch of Red

Ask anyone around town who mixes the best beer cocktails and Euclid Hall’s Ryan Conklin comes to the top of mind.

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Green Russell’s Joe Hines takes home honors at the Colorado Wine Cocktail Celebration

When it comes to wine cocktails, turn to Colorado port. Or at least that was the impression left after the first-ever Colorado Wine Cocktail Celebration on June 4 at Colt & Gray.

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East meets West: A Colorado wine tasting room experience

Some people still have trouble believe there are more than 100 wineries in Colorado. We’re going to prove it to you. Participating wineries along the Front Range will be inviting a friend from the Western Slope to hold an open house. Sip on wines made near Denver from Palisade grapes alongside wines made in the [...]

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April 12: Luca D’Italia wine dinner at Bookcliff Vineyards

One of Denver’s premier chefs is heading to Boulder for an intimate winery dining experience. Hunter Pritchett at Luca D’Italia will stop into Bookcliff Vineyards for a multi-course, wine-paired dinner. Luca is a high-end Italian restaurant on Capital Hill owned by Denver restaurateur Frank Bonanno. Tickets are $65. 6 p.m., April 12 at Bookcliff Vineyards, 501 Lee Hill Road [...]

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A brief history of Colorado wine and a vintage 1998 Cabernet Franc

For a dash of Colorado wine history, it takes little more than a trip to Doug Caskey’s cellar (which should be noted is an actual dirt floor, back bending cellar) in Boulder.

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March 22: BookCliff Vineyards wine dinner with Pizzeria Basta

Pizza and wine, is there any better combination? That’s what BookCliff Vineyards aims to find out on Thursday when it teams with Kelly Whitaker of Pizzeria Basta for a wine dinner at the winery in north Boulder. The menu will expand far from pizza (but still using the same wood-fired oven that creates Basta’s highly [...]

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Feb. 23: Salt the Bistro wine dinner at Bookcliff Vineyards

Bradford Heap, the farm-to-table chef guru behind both Salt and Colterra will stop into Bookcliff Vineyards for a multi-course wine-paired dinner in the winery.

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Drinking in the morning with Denver Diatribe

The good folks over at Denver Diatribe offered an invite to join them for this week’s podcast, themed “Red lights and white wines.” That latter being my expertise, at least when it’s in the realm of Colorado wine. So I introduced them to four offerings, trying to prove that the local juice doesn’t suck anymore.

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1/13-16: Estes Park Winter Festival

The 3rd annual winter festival in Estes Park returns with a variety of entertainment, food and drink options to keep you entertained. The Chili Cookoff, on both Saturday and Sunday, highlight a full schedule of events over the weekend. Plus nine Colorado wineries will showcase their award-winning wines too: Snowy Peaks Winery, Turquoise Mesa Winery, [...]

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