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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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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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08
Jan

New Year, New Me, Same Wine

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  Pairing wine with healthy recipes to help you keep up with your 2017 goals. By Epiphinae McClennon Every new year we make the decision to adopt a healthier lifestyle as we reflect on our holiday eating choices. Maybe eating a whole apple pie and washing it down with a half gallon of vanilla spiced egg nog wasn’t the best idea. How could anyone expect you to say no to a third helping of grandma’s buttery mash potatoes and gravy. Now here we are, on January 1st, standing on the scale trying to revaluate our life decisions. While you are trying to establish your new eating regimen, do not try to leave out the wine. You will find that your […]

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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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13
Sep

Mile High Wine Tours – Wine Tasting Tips

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When it comes to wine tasting , most people think of it as a fun activity over the weekend . However since time immemorial wine tasting is not just an entertainment activity to bring people together . It is an art that has been studied and mastered by many .The art of wine tasting goes back to the 14th century ,when wine started being produced .Denver , Colorado has many a wine tasting session, educating crowds and helping them start their magnificent journey to becoming an acclaimed sommelier or just know what they are drinking ! So let’s take you through a little wine education feast People who indulge in this art as a profession, to both taste and teach […]

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05
Sep

Denver’s TOP Restaurants

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Looking for the best dining in Denver to satisfy your palate? Check out the must-try restaurants below! Scenic tourist attractions. Huge malls and parks. Historic churches. Some of the US’s best hotels and restaurants. What’s not to love about Denver? Not to mention the mouthwatering foods that every palate would surely appreciate! This is why increasingly more tourists take the opportunity to visit the place for weeks or even months only to experience a one-of-a-kind vacation. When it comes to Denver food and wine, the city is a perfect hub for neighborhood, chef-owned restaurants that always impress people. These restaurants boast the emerging and most pioneering culinary talent of the city. Generally, diners will be amazed by the epicurean eateries, […]

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15
Feb

Exploring the best Wineries in Denver

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Mile High Wine Tours has taken it up itself to explore Denver’s wineries for the past two years. It has been an extremely fun and insightful journey to find the best wine spots the Mile High City. Here is our humble list (in no particular order) of wineries that we have found to offer an exceptional wine experience. Balistreri Vineyards Winery Although Denver is not the best place to grow grapes Balistreri actually has a small vineyard in north Denver. This is a family owned and operated winery by the Balistreri family. Their main business was in the flower business but due to an influx of flowers coming into the market from South America they turned to their other passion as a […]

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02
Feb

Wine in Denver, Colorado?

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The wine industry in Denver is growing and is becoming more known to both locals and tourist alike.  Colorado wineries are constructing a market from scratch and demonstrating world class wine crafting.   Colorado is proud to host over 90 wineries and sets itself apart from the rest of the US by having the highest altitude vineyards. You could say we have “high altitude wine“.   In the Denver metro area alone you can visit over a dozen different award winning wineries.  If you’re looking for things to do in Denver, Colorado beyond drinking beer or just want to celebrate a birthday, bachelorette party, a corporate outing or just want to escape the routine come on an urban wine adventure!  

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20
Jun

Winery Tour Proposal in Denver

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Proposal at one of the wineries It can be hard to figure out the best proposal ideas, especially as a guy. We seem to be very simpleminded in this department. When we were approached to do a winery tour/proposal party I thought it would be very straight forward (thinking like a guy). Well, we found that it was a bit different than we had thought. It was a late afternoon when I received an email from Sara about a winery tour reservation. She was the person who was organizing everything for a birthday winery tour. She asked “do you have any ideas for a secret proposal at one of the wineries? The birthday girl’s boyfriend wants to propose. This was […]

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