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Colorado Wine Week Comes to a Front Range City Near You

4th annual
by Carrie Dow on Apr 22, 2014 in Event Listing
Colorado Wine Week Comes to a Front Range City Near You

The fourth annual Colorado Wine Week is upon us from June 1-7 and this event just gets bigger and juicier every year. Cities from all over the state will host events for all things grape-related, but here in Denver we can enjoy seven days of vino in four Front Range cities: Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver, and Colorado Springs.The event is put on by the Colorado Assocation for Viticulture and Enology.

Highlights of Denver’s week include:

Farm to Turntable Keg Wine Party, June 1:  Several of Denver’s finest wineries and five of its top restaurants will provide drinks and eats at the Infinite Monkey Theroem Winery in RiNo. A $25 ticket gets you unlimited samples of delicious food and one glass of wine. Additional wines can be purchased at the cash bar. Enjoy DJ music and a portion of the proceeds will go to Heroes Like Us.

Third Annual Colorado Wine Cocktail Competition, June 4:  Six of the city’s best mixers will compete at the-not-so-secret Green Russell in Denver. Joe Hines, beverage director at Dazzle, is going for the three-peat. A $15 ticket includes entrance a one free wine cocktail. Food and other beverages will be available for purchase.

Governor’s Cup Wine Mixer, June 6:  This prestigious wine event at Hyatt Place in Cherry Creek will showcase the best of this year’s wine releases and honor those who make them. Tickets are just $25 and include tastings of these award-winning wines with appetizers.

Colorado Urban Winefest, June 7:  Enjoy this festival at Infinity Park in Glendale featuring 20 Colorado wineries serving over 100 styles of wine. The festival also includes a celebrity chef demo, wine education opportunities and a VIP experience. Early bird tickets are $30, before going up to $40.

All week long enjoy wine pairing dinners at over 50 restaurants in all four cities and no dinner will cost more than $20.Visit the website for more details.

 


Tags: Cocktails, Dinner, Education, Festival, Fundraiser, Outdoor Seating, Parties, Wine
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