As someone who has spent the better part of the last year living in the heart of Burgundy—and having been fortunate enough to drink some of the very best wines the region has to offer—I can attest that the lineup for this year’s Burgundy Wine Festival in Boulder is bananas-amazing....
October 17 2012, 7:30 AM
Palisade gets all the love: It’s soaked in sun, and the land produces the majority of the state’s wine grapes. But it would be an oversight to ignore the West Elks, located in the fertile North Fork Valley (roughly 45 miles from Palisade). Paonia is the epicenter of the West Elks, and it’s a food...
June 26 2012, 3:14 PM
When Tom and Diane Barrett moved into their home on Polo Club Drive more than a decade ago, building a charming wine cellar topped Tom’s home improvement list. The partially underground room off the back of the house proved ideal for the project. Tom enlisted the help of local residential carpenter...
March 28 2012, 12:05 PM
THE VILLAGE CORK, 1300 S. Pearl St., 303-282-8399, www.villagecork.comThe Draw A cozy, inviting space that encourages intimate conversation over glasses of wine, small plates, and comforting seasonal entrées such as beef bourguignonne and mac and cheese.The Drawback Service can be...
February 20 2012, 9:01 PM
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Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
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Chef-owner Justin Cucci first made his mark on Denver’s...
I confess: I love the click of concrete under high heels. The thrill of jaywalking in the middle of the block. The silent triumph of finding a parking meter, nearby, with time remaining. I know Coloradans are supposed to love the wood smoke smell of the backcountry—and I do. But I also celebrate...
January 24 2012, 3:58 PM
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Last year’s wine-on-tap trend—grape juice served directly from the keg—was quickly adopted by spots such as Euclid Hall, Table 6, Jax Fish House, and the Kitchen [Next Door]. Now, the eco-friendly practice (i.e., no difficult-to-recycle glass bottles) gets an at-home spin with Denver-based...
January 24 2012, 1:21 PM