Denver food and wine

28
Apr

Colorado Mountain Winefest

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  It’s finally the time of year for concerts, festivals, hiking and camping. If you’re from Colorado, you know that summer can be full of adventure and unforgettable memories. Something I look forward to every year is the Keystone Wine and Jazz festival. The fun starts by getting a group of friends together, renting a scenic hotel room and getting the opportunity to taste hundreds of different wines in a weekend. (Don’t worry, you don’t have to try all the wine if you don’t want to.) The weather is always perfect, the mountain air is refreshing, and the music is exciting. Not only is there wine, but there are amazing food vendors surrounding the festival. The chefs from exquisite restaurants […]

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23
Apr

Wine…It’s What’s For Dinner:

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Feat. Viognier   Originally from Rhône, a region in France, viognier grapes are relatively rare. In the 1960’s, the grape was near extinction, until it was planted in California. Although demand has slowed since the 1990’s, in 1998, the viognier varietal was grown in more than 1000 acres. Currently, there are fewer than 300 acres of viognier grapes in Rhône, but it is being grown in parts of the world such as the aforementioned California, Washington, Virginia, Chile, and Australia. Viognier is a full-bodied white wine, and while its aromas and flavors are often considered sweet, it is more of a dry wine. The biggest and most common aromas and flavors that come through in Viognier wine are honeysuckle, peach, […]

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14
Apr

Drinks With a View

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Spring is in the air, and if you’re anything like me, you’re itching to take advantage of the beautiful Colorado weather we’re having. There’s no telling when the next snowstorm may hit, so why not take advantage of this weather when you can? Personally, my version of spending time outside involves a patio or rooftop deck and a delicious drink in my hand. And fortunately for me, Denver has plenty of options that allow me to do such that. Whether it be Downtown, Cherry Creek, or LoHi, there is no shortage of places where I can drink and enjoy this beautiful state I call home.     Avanti F&B, a collective eatery This upscale version of a food court is […]

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05
Apr

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Wild Women Wine

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  Since they opened ten years ago, Wild Women Wine has been a staple in the Denver urban winery scene. Owners Charlene and Ross (the winemaker of it all) are getting ready to celebrate the ten year anniversary of being open; in that time they’ve seen the Colorado Wine scene grow and boutique wineries make their mark. When they started out as a Denver urban winery, as Charlene said, “we knew that we wanted to be someplace that a) had high foot traffic, and b) people were going to be surprised to see the word winery,” but when they rebranded as Wild Women Wine about five years ago, they would never have guessed at just how appealing the name would […]

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17
Mar

Top Team Building Events in Denver

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Team building events are perfect for any business looking to increase employee engagement and enthusiasm. Not only can the employees enjoy a great company party that’s fun and interactive, but these team building events allow them to interact further, create friendships and so on. However, finding the right corporate events in Denver that will give you the team building events you need can be rather tricky. With that in mind, we created a list to include some of the best corporate events in Denver you can access at this time! Company team volunteering There are many reasons why you should opt for this type of event. Not only is it a delight to get out of your comfort zone with […]

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26
Jan

15 Date Ideas in Denver, Colorado

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As the season of love approaches, now is as good a time as any  to spice things up in your love life. We are providing you with a head start on planning a romantic evening with your honey. Here lies a great opportunity to get creative and choose from some great date ideas. Whether you’re going on a first date or in need of new scenery , not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Also, don’t miss out on our annual Valentine’s day dinner featured at the end of this article. Cru Wine Bar The bar is one of Denver’s best wine bars. It is a great choice for wine aficionados who want to explore collection of over 300 wines. […]

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16
Jan

Mile High Wine Tours Spotlight: Cindi Little

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We want you to know about our amazing staff! By Epiphinae McClennon Whens she’s not water skiing or brewing her own beer our sweet and vivacious Cindi Little is catering to your wine needs on tour. She most definitely knows her wine. How long have you been with mile high wine tours? Since September 2015. How long have you been a tour guide? Since 2001. Its been so long I haven’t bought about it in years. I worked at a winery before. Was stole away from coworkers that started grapevine tours in California.Husband moved me to Colorado 6 years ago.  Disliked other jobs and met Felipe. At the time he had no one and it worked out. What do you […]

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31
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Panzano Restaurant

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Located in the heart of Denver stands a truly incredible restaurant – Panzano. One of Mile High Wine Tours’ partner, this establishment offers a menu of contemporary Italian food, incredible service, and an extensive wine list.   Matt Snyder is the General Manager for Panzano. Snyder is an excellent leader utilizing his past experiences of both front of the house, back of the house, and even bar management to lead Panzano to success. Snyder’s decorated past includes Assistant General Manager at his local college campus bar, working under Aaron Whitcomb and Scott Parker at Table 6, and opening a bar “with childhood friends.” When it comes to Panzano, Snyder utilizes his past experiences to lead the company for about four […]

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28
Dec

Get It Poppin!

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Do more than toast with Champagne this year! by Epiphinae McClennon   Pop! Funny how a bottle of fine Champagne promotes the gathering of family and friends eager to hear the popping of the cork while at the same time avoiding being struck by it. The bubbly goodness is divided up  amongst the party goers as you all laugh and cheer. A good Champagne is your game changer. This year, let the bubbly meet all your party needs. It can play the star role for every dish this holiday season. You can use it for a traditional New Year’s toast or pair it with a sweet treat at the end of a meal. Here is a guide to finding a […]

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12
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Wild Women Winery

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Looking for a cozy yet hip wine bar downtown? Consider visiting  Wild Women Winery. Residing at the same location for over eight years, this winery is unique in organizational structure, location, and the delicious wines offered. Founded by Charlene Meriwether, Wild Women Winery is a woman’s business: by women and for women. Charlene explains the origin of the idea started under a franchise called “Lone Star Vino”  As the name suggests, this concept came out of Texas. However, since then, the winery has been rebranded to the Wild Women Winery we know today.   For the winery, they are fortunate enough to have an amazing location, making it a true gem. The winery is nestled between 16th street, and the […]

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