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03
May

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Bonacquisti Wine Company

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Open a decade in the small Denver neighborhood of Sunnyside, Bonacquisti Wine Company have cemented themselves as a great part of the Colorado wine scene. Paul Bonacquisti, founder and winemaker, comes from a long-line of winemakers. “I grew up making wine as a family hobby. So I learned from my dad, who passed it on from my grandfather, who came from Italy,” he says. He had a job in radio, but when they switched formats and no longer needed him, he got his Certified Sommelier certification and went back to his winemaking roots.   The idea to open an urban winery was a bit of a no brainer. He lived in the area and didn’t want to move, farming isn’t […]

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19
Apr

Colorado Winery Spotlight: The Infinite Monkey Theorem

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With their unforgettable name and canned wine, TheInfinite Monkey Theorem has made a name for themselves not just in Denver, but throughout the states. Along with an additional location in Austin, they pride themselves on making their wine accessible to everyone and making wine drinking comfortable and enjoyable.   Ben Parsons, CEO and Winemaker, opened The Infinite Monkey Theorem in 2008 originally in the Santa Fe Arts District. “Ben had always had a passion in the wine industry,” Nicki McTague, VP of Corporate Operations, said, and unfortunately, it was the loss of Ben’s father that really pushed him to open the winery. Ben, originally from England, did a lot of his schooling in Australia and New Zealand, and then he […]

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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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04
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Carboy Winery

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In a city with a thriving microbrew scene, there is a new trend that is quickly on the rise – Urban Wineries. As the name implies, these establishments make their own wines in and around Denver. While Denver may not be the most ideal location to grow and harvest grapes, local urban wineries import grapes or juice from all over the world to make high quality wine at an affordable price. One of the newest to the scene is Littleton’s Carboy Winery. From the unique design to cozy feel, this winery offers an experience to remember.   The winery located off Santa Fe Boulevard is nestled between Downtown Littleton and Aspen Grove and truly is one of suburbia’s hidden gems. […]

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01
Apr

Urban Wine Making in Denver

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Many times people are shocked to find wineries here in Denver. They are curious to know if there are vineyards or where the grapes come from. More importantly people are often times curious about the urban wine making process.   In a nutshell everything is crushed, aged and bottled here in Denver. Although, as we have often mentioned there are no vineyards here in Denver most of the grapes come from the Western Slope, Grand Junction and Palisade, CO. Harvest is not always good in this beautiful state so many times wineries bring in grapes from California. Ultimately for Denver and Colorado wine makers or vintners the goal is to make excellent hand-crafted wine. One of the most important variables if [...]

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03
Jul

5 unknown facts about Denver Wineries

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It is often surprising to guests that there are wineries in Colorado, specially in Denver. It is very common that most locals have no clue of the vast amount of Colorado made wine, the amount of wineries in the western slope or in he Denver area. Tourist and locals are surprised to hear the facts of the Denver wine and winery industry. Here are 5 unknown facts about wineries in Denver: 1. The grapes used to produce the wine in Denver come from the Grand Junction and the Palisade area with a small percentage coming from California. 2. Most wineries are located in industrial areas or urban areas. You won’t find vineyards in Denver, only in the western slope (Grand […]

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