Beau Simmons, the head chef at Jonesy’s EatBar, stopped by Colorado Urban Winefest to help out with an Extreme Food and Wine pairing demo, alongside Row 14′s Jensen Cummings. He put an anitpasta plate on a skewer, used some local booze to braise lamb belly and paired it with the Mesa Park Vineyards 2011 Riesling. [...]
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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.
A big Bordeaux deserves a martini glass. So says Green Russell barman Joe Hines with his Sunday Red cocktail, an entrant in the inaugural Colorado Wine Cocktail Celebration on June 4. This cocktail featured Mesa Park Vineyards 2006 Merlot, and turned it into a big red wine drink version worthy of the martini glassware. Sunday Red Glass: [...]
Sometimes life just seems a little too good to be true. Sunday was one of those days as the Colorado Wine Board invited a handful of wine writers — including George Taber! — for a whirlwind trip to the Western Slope.
The second annual Edesia Food and Wine Festival will include local restaurants (Le Rouge, Bin 707, Inari’s and more), wineries (Grande River, Colterris, Mesa Park Vineyards and more) and distilleries serving samples of food, wines and spirits. The event will include cooking demonstrations from chef Glenn Smith from the Cooking School of Aspen. The event includes [...]
There are two types of experiences you can have in a wine shop. The first is the simple browse the selection, read the shelf talkers and leave with a bottle of vino for the night. The second is the more intimate, get-to-know your shop keeper approach.
Psst. Here’s a little secret that might score you a free glass of wine next time you’re dining at the bar of Duo in the food-centric Highland neighborhood of Denver: Order the elk, and then answer “it’s from Colorado” to the question that follows.
It’s easy to enjoy the 2006 Mesa Park Vineyards Merlot. It’s just a nice, easy-going Merlot that has spent the last five years in barrel and bottle, mellowing out to an everyday drinking wine.
When we decided to let chef Raul Salazar have a field day by, gasp, picking the menu before we selected the Colorado wines to serve, we figured it’d be a fun way to finish off the monthly event for the year. Little did we know it was to become a swan song. Turns out, Salazar [...]
By Mesa Park Vineyards “I brush my teeth with wine,” Kurt Mayo says, matter-of-factly. It’s not exactly what you think. He’s tasting wine just a few minutes after spitting out an Altoid, meaning swishing some vino through his mouth is a requisite to rid the minty taste before offering his notes on the Mesa Park [...]