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21
Jun

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Kingman Estate Winery

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Kingman Winery is an urban Denver winery opened by Doug and Karen Kingman in 2012. They originally started in the Grand Valley area of Colorado when they purchased land, with the idea to grow their own grapes. Though their own grapes had not started growing yet, they purchased grapes from other growers and started making their wine. Eventually, they decided owning land wasn’t the way they wanted to go. Between commuting still from Denver and finding that owning land and growing grapes was too much, Doug and Karen decided to sell their land and open Kingman in Denver.   Doug had wanted a job that he could still do once he retired and opening a winery allowed him to do […]

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14
Jun

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Balistreri Vineyards

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Since opening their doors in 1998, Balistreri Vineyards has truly been a family affair. There are currently three generations involved in the process – from making the wine to giving tours of the barrel room. John Balistreri and his wife are the owners, with John being the winemaker as well. Julie, whom we spoke to, says her official title is the “winemaker’s daughter,” meaning she wears a lot of different hats. And there are the grandkids who also work and help out. The family feel also goes into how they treat their customers. As Julie tells us, “when folks come here, we like to treat them like family.” They want their customers to feel at home when they come in […]

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17
May

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Bigsby’s Folly

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Introduction   Bigsby’s Folly is Denver’s newest winery. With the Roaring ‘20s and prohibition as their inspiration, they are looking to hit the ground running when they open in June. Husband and wife, Chad and Marla, were looking for a change of pace when they started their second careers. They had always wanted to open a winery in Napa, but with Napa having Napa prices, they decided Denver was the perfect fit.   With the help of their winemakers, Brian Graham and Chris Nelson, wine will be made both in Colorado and Napa. Brian will stay in California and produce their wines there, while Chris will be in charge of the Colorado winemaking. If wine is not your thing (we’ll […]

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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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17
Dec

Red Wine Can Save Your Life

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Lush-ing over good red wine is one thing, but drinking a glass a day to save your life is the best decision you will ever make. By Epiphinae McClennon If adding a glass of your favorite of Cabernet Sauvignon to dinner every night is not apart of your New Year’s resolutions you should reconsider. Whether you are contemplating a new diet or getting your overall health on track, keeping a good bottle of red will come in handy. Drinking red wine has health benefits as long as you drink it in moderation. Cures The Common Cold Just like clock work you get the sniffles the second week of December and you are always trying new ways to beat it before […]

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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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23
Oct

Exploring Denver with Mile High Wine Tours

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Interested in an exciting wine tour in Denver? Then Mile High Wine Tours can help you! MHWT provides a remarkable wine tasting tour where you will be visiting the finest wineries available in the area and taste Colorado’s most award winning wines.  Check out the video below to see how it works! As you join one of our wine tours you will learn how to Denver wines are made from choosing the highest quality grapes at the right ripeness, handcrafting methods, the blend as well as the fermentation of the wines that certain times of the year you will see. Thus, you will also become highly knowledgeable in terms of producing wines through traditional ways. Most of these wines are hand-crafted to […]

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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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11
Sep

Top Five Wine Festivals in Colorado

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Colorado’s wine country consists of over 100 vineyards and wineries in the western slope and about a dozen in the front range. The state is fast becoming known for its high quality wine and wide variety of wine . If you really want to try tasty and high quality wine, you should go directly to the source and visit our Colorado Wineries. You can also find a wide range of Colorado wine tasting events that feature numerous award-winning wineries all at once and in this article we are going to cover some of the best wine festivals in Colorado. Annual Governor’s Cup Wine Tasting This is an event with a lot of tradition behind it. It’s included in many Colorado wine tours and it does […]

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04
Sep

A toast to Colorado Wine

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With almost 300 days of sunshine year after year and the refreshing mountain breeze to keep the nights nice and chilly. Coupled with perfect humidity, nature brings beauty, taste and adventure together into the ideal conditions for growing world-class wine grapes that make way for the perfect character and chemistry required to produce award-winning wines. It is the majestic mountains, bright sunshine, and brilliant blue sky that make Colorado such a beautiful state. When you are looking for the perfect wine lovers paradise, one place you just cannot miss is Denver, Colorado. Home to some of the world’s best distilleries producing some of the finest wines , Denver Colorado is just the place for all you wine lovers. A trip […]

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