Colorado Wine Tasting: Colorado Wine Week preview

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Colorado Wine Week 2014 begins Sunday, June 1, with a Turntable Keg Wine Party at The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery, and concludes next Saturday, June 6, with the Colorado Urban Winefest at Infinity Park in Denver. The week promises fun opportunities to sample Colorado wine and food at events around Denver.

* Sunday, June 1: Farm-to-Turntable Keg Wine Party, The Infinite Monkey Theorem
Come to The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery for wine on tap, paired with five courses of passed food from Denver restaurants. Ticket price includes a glass of wine, food, and entertainment. A portion of the proceeds benefit Heroes Like Us, a chef-driven charity that fights child hunger.
Place: The Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery
Address: 3200 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80205
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets: $25.00

* Sunday, June 1 to Saturday, June 7: Sips and Snacks presented by the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board
Visit some of the almost 50 different Front Range restaurants participating in Colorado Wine Week to sample Colorado wine and food pairings for $20.00 or less. Visit more than one restaurant each night to maximize your enjoyment of Colorado fare! Among the participating restaurants are 240 Union, Colt & Gray, Cool River Café, Creekside Cellars, Eat+Drink Denver, Jonesy’s EatBar, Food at the Riverside, Jax Glendale, Kate’s Wine Bar, Melting Pot, Panzano, and The Squeaky Bean.

* Wednesday, June 4: Colorado Cocktail Competition, The Green Russell
Come for the Colorado wine cocktails mixed by Denver’s top bartenders, stay to watch the winner crowned. Will it be three-time winner Joe Hines? Competition includes mixologists from Ace, Colt & Gray, Green Russell, The Populist, and Williams & Graham.
Place: Green Russell
Address: 1422 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80202
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15.00

* Friday, June 6: Governor’s Cup Wine Mixer, Hyatt Place Cherry Creek
Enjoy tastes of the ten gold medal winning wines from this year’s Governor’s Cup Competition. Meet and mingle with the winemakers and enjoy food from Bad Apple and Slotted Spoon.
Place: Hyatt Place Denver/Cherry Creek
Address: 4150 East Mississippi, Denver, CO 80246
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25.00

* Saturday, June 7: Colorado Urban Winefest, Infinity Park
More than three dozen Colorado wineries will be on hand, offering unlimited samples to attendees. The wines will pair well with food demonstrations, wine education, and a fleet of food trucks on hand for the occasion.
Place: Infinity Park
Address: 4400 East Kentucky Avenue, Glendale, CO 80246
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: $40.00 general admission, $120.00 VIP

Until our next adventure in wine and food…

Read about past Colorado Wine Week Events:

http://www.examiner.com/article/colorado-wine-week-finale-wine-and-sunshine-at-sculpture-park

http://www.examiner.com/article/colorado-wine-week-preview-rock-star-mixologists-create-colorado-wine-cocktails

http://www.examiner.com/article/colorado-wine-week-preview-row-14-patio-party-kicks-off-the-festivities

 

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