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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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29
Mar

Wednesday Wisdom: Colorado Wine

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As you may have noticed after being on our site for five seconds, we here at Mile High Wine Tours really like wine. More specifically, we like Colorado Wine. When you think of alcohol made in Colorado, you tend to think of beer or whiskey, but Colorado has really come into its own as it puts itself on the winemaking map. Sure, Colorado winemaking hasn’t been around as long as California or Italy, but that doesn’t mean anything to the quality of wine it’s producing.   The history of Colorado winemaking goes all the way back to the late 1800’s to early 1900’s when European settlers brought their viticulture tradition with them. During that time, the grape harvest had nearly […]

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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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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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