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Westword tabs Colorado Wino a finalist for top Denver booze blog

We’ve read Westword over and over throughout the years. Worked with a number of their editors, writers and staff, too. Even tried to convince their medical marijuana critic to partake in a pot and wine pairing column (offer still stands, Mr. Breathes). Love the publication in general. So we are super honored to make the [...]

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Eat your heart at Beaujolais nouveau

Beaujolais nouveau will be released on Thursday. The iconic French red from this season’s harvest is a hit the minute it hits shelves. Matt Cookson likes to one up the Burgundy region, releasing the annual Wild Cañon Harvest blush rosé one full day ahead of Beaujolais.

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The six Colorado wines of fall

What defines a wine as “fall?” Technically nothing. The fact is that just about every wine can be worked into any season based on circimstances.

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Vintage Carlson Vineyards and Plum Creek Winery selections shine

The average American wine experience consists of hopping in the car, motoring a few blocks to the wine shop, picking out a bottle, returning home, opening and enjoying. While there’s nothing wrong with this level of instant gratification, a life without vintage wine is not worth drinking.

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Colorado Wine Week commercials featuring Hickenlooper, Dale Katechis and Frank Bonanno

It’s about time Colorado wine had a big-time voice. Our parent company, Local Winos Media, worked on a project recently with the Colorado Wine Industry Development board to produce three Colorado wine commercials ahead of Colorado Urban Winefest on June 9 in Denver. The theme was Colorado Wine Heroes, and each asked a different Colorado [...]

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How DrinkLocalWine and a trip to the Western Slope changed wine perspectives

When DrinkLocalWine 2012 stormed into Denver over the weekend, I was the minority among the dozens of writers, bloggers and journalists who’d come to talk and sip Colorado wine. There was on thing that set me apart: I actually knew a whole lot about the local juice before hand.

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8 new wine tidbits from the Western Slope

Sometimes life just seems a little too good to be true. Sunday was one of those days as the Colorado Wine Board invited a handful of wine writers — including George Taber! — for a whirlwind trip to the Western Slope.

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Picking the right grapes: The hybrid’s future in Colorado

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey has one of the fastest selling bottles of wine in Colorado each vintage. It’s called Wild Harvest, and its name suggests exactly what’s in the bottle — a wild look into the harvest that year.

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Turquoise Mesa Winery: A hard-to-find Broomfield gem

Sometimes it’s difficult to find a winery on the windy mountain roads of, say, Paonia. That’s cake compared to tracking down Broomfield’s own winery, Turquoise Mesa. While just a mile or so from the First Bank Center and smack in the middle of the ever-so-populated Highway 36 corridor, Turquoise is seriously off the beaten track. It’s [...]

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Drinking in the morning with Denver Diatribe

The good folks over at Denver Diatribe offered an invite to join them for this week’s podcast, themed “Red lights and white wines.” That latter being my expertise, at least when it’s in the realm of Colorado wine. So I introduced them to four offerings, trying to prove that the local juice doesn’t suck anymore.

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