Adult coloring meets wine at Settembre Cellars.
Last fall, Tracy Eliasson, co-owner of Boulder’s Settembre Cellars , discovered a new hobby: adult coloring books. As she sipped wine and filled in the predetermined lines, she noticed something. The activity was calming and methodical—almost, she says, like meditation for those who don’t meditate. An idea took shape, and she and her husband (and winery co-owner) Blake launched Sunday afternoon adult-coloring-book sessions in the winery’s tasting room. Given the Eliassons’ Old World approach (traditional, slow, and natural) to wine making, this activity is right in line with their creative philosophy. Since launching the sessions in December, Settembre sees two to 10 customers at the weekly get-togethers. The resulting sip-and-create afternoons are marked by an easy flow of conversation flanked by comfortable silences. Sundays 1 to 6 p.m., 1501 Lee Hill Road, Unit 16, Boulder, 303-532-1892