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Outdoor and indoor events highlight this weekend's Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival.

Sky-High Spirits at Beaver Creek Event This Weekend

Premium wines & spirits featured at pre-eminent mountain resort. The eighth annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival this weekend offers opportunities to learn about and taste premium spirits and wines, and food to match presented by local chefs. The event kicks off with Manhattans in the Mountains on Friday, August 8, sponsored by Maker’s […]

French Champagne a Footnote to Denver History

French Champagne a Footnote to Denver History

Charles Heidsieck himself once owned a chunk of downtown Denver. With the opening of the resurrected, wonderfully reimagined and historically respectful Union Station in Denver, Champagne Charles Heidsieck hosted a trade tasting at Cooper Lounge, the Crawford Hotel’s bar on a balcony overlooking the historic station’s glorious Grand Hall. This was formerly a dingy, underutilized waiting room for passengers […]

Flagstaff House Again Given Top Wine Award

Flagstaff House Again Given Top Wine Award

Iconic Boulder restaurant again wins Wine Spectator Grand Award. Winning a Wine Spectator Grand Award has gotten to be a habit for Boulder’s Flagstaff House. The Monette family’s commitment to fine wine and its 15,000-bottle wine cellar mean that it has again won this prestigious award, as it has every year since 1983. Wine Spectator‘s Grand Award goes only to the […]

3 Upcoming Food/Drink Fests

3 Upcoming Food/Drink Fests

Beer pairing in Broomfield, burgers in Denver & winefest on the Western Slope. Colorado and visiting foodies, pull out your calendars for three terrific food/beer/wine events in the next few weeks. Pairsine Whether your passion is food, beer or both, the upcoming Pairsine Chefs Fine Food & Beer Pairing Competition provides an unsurpassed opportunity to taste the best the […]

3 Tasting Rooms = Boulder Wine Studios

3 Tasting Rooms = Boulder Wine Studios

North Boulder boasts the city’s new “winery row.” Bookcliff Vineyards, a family-run operation that makes wines from grapes grown in its own Western Slope vineyards, has operated a tasting room in North Boulder for several years. Two newer wineries have now joined it. Settembre Cellars, founded in 2007 and now graduated from being a home […]

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Food & Wine Classic Starts Tomorrow

Top national food and wine fest in Aspen. The 2014 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen starts tomorrow, June 20, and continues for three Lucullan days. I’ve been there before,  in the past, and loved the energetic combination of events that had me both fired up and exhausted. Seminars. Classes. Tastings. Star chef sightings. The whole scene. […]