Matty Durgin has the cool title of “cocktail consultant,” which means bars near and far pay him to help develop their bar programs.
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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.
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 [...]
Front Range wineries will be hosting a variety of events on their own during Colorado Wine Week (June 3-8). RSVP Here’s a list: An evening at Creekside Cellars (Evergreen) A four-course, wine-paired dinner served at the tasty and cute restaurant at the winery. There’s only space for 30. 7 p.m. June 6. $75. Reservations required. [...]
Colorado can now brag its supremacy over the winemaking regions of Texas and New Mexico (and Sonoma and Provence). How’s that, you say? Well, to help celebrate this weekend’s DrinkLocalWine 2012 conference in Denver, we hosted a little shindig at the Bonacquisti Wine Co. aimed to settle a long waging debate. Who makes better wine? [...]
Starting with the Wild West Wine Shootout — pitting Texas, Colorado and New Mexico against one another — this long weekend of local juice will take over Denver. The Shootout will feature three flights (rose, Viognier and Syrah) in a blind tasting that will include judges votes and crowd participation. It’s a free event, starting [...]
What do Colorado, New Mexico and Texas have in common? Not much, other than the fact that all three states are west of the Mississippi and produce a variety of traditional wines. Since there’s plenty of pride in each respective local wine region, we figured it was best to anoint one the king of emerging regions of [...]
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.
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.
Turkey. Check. Twice-baked potatoes. Check. Jell-O mold. Check. Green bean casserole. Check. You’ve been thinking about the food for weeks but have you given the proper time to consider the vino you’ll be serving alongside the thousands of calories that’ll be on your table this holiday season? Well, get to it.