2008: Ben Parsons (pictured above) opens the Infinite Monkey Theorem (TIMT) in a Quonset hut off an alley at West Fifth Avenue and Santa Fe Drive, selling 2,000 cases of bottled wine in his first year.
2009: TIMT kegs its wine.
2011: The 2010 Black Muscat is released in a can at TIMT’s inaugural Wine at the Mine party at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.
2012: TIMT moves to its current 15,000-square-foot digs on Larimer Street in RiNo.
2013: TIMT begins producing Colorado’s first true méthode champenoise sparkling wine.
2014: Parsons opens a second winery in Austin, Texas.
2017:A second Colorado taproom opens in Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace; 150,000 cases
of wine—90 percent in cans—are sold in 40-plus states.
2018: Parsons signs leases in Dallas and Fort Collins; releases canned sparkling Riesling, Bellini Riesling (with Palisade peach juice), and rosé; and opens the Fort Collins taproom in October.

This article was originally published in 5280 October 2018.
Denise Mickelsen
Denise Mickelsen
Denise Mickelsen is 5280’s former food editor. She oversaw all of 5280’s food-related coverage from October 2016 to March 2021.