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Wine Tasting on the Road: Far Niente

The wrought-iron gates of the Far Niente Napa Valley Wine Estate open to welcome visitors into a magical setting that feels miles removed from the busy St. Helena Highway 29. Far Niente, from the Italian “without a care,” was named for those words found carved in stone on the front of the building. And really, … Continue reading

DAM Uncorked: So many wines, so little time

It has become a rite of spring: the annual Denver Art Museum DAM Uncorked fundraiser. On April 11, 2014, hundreds of wine tasters — novices and cellar connoisseurs alike – gathered to sample wines from around the world. Patrons paired them with hors d’oeuvres from Kevin Taylor Catering and some of the best people watching … Continue reading

Tasting Bordeaux: Learning by the glass

Learning Bordeaux wines could be a lifetime pursuit. With more than 8,000 châteaux or wine makers located in a 500-square mile region of France, just sorting out the basics is a formidable task. In the end, perhaps simply learning by tasting is a good place to start. Last Thursday, January 23, offered such an opportunity … Continue reading